If you are looking for some excellent gastronomic cuisine, then you can check out the Le Moût, one of the best restaurants that offer exceptional gastronomic food. Located in the busy Taichung area, Le Moût has been widely acclaimed from the day of its opening for its amazing French cuisine with a touch of Chinese elements cleverly combined. Le Moût in French means the process of creating wine by fermenting grape juice.
In a similar way, Chef Lanshu Chen, who heads the kitchen at the Le Moût just uses some common ingredients found locally and creates some exemplary dishes. Headed by Chef Lanshu Chen, the 4-storeyed restaurant is located one of the posh areas of the city. The interior of Le Moût is quite defining with beautiful chandeliers along with some exceptional modern art embracing the walls.
Even though het dishes are inspired by French cuisine, you can still feel the local Taiwanese flavor amongst most of the dishes. The restaurant is ranked 28 by the S Pellegrino’s “Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants” list and Chef Lanshu Chen also won the “Best Female Chef” award in 2014. She largely mastered her culinary skills at the Le Cordon Bleu in France under Jean François Piège and Thomas Keller.
Most of the dishes in her menu are quite delicate but there are also dishes that comes with strong flavors including the popular Pork dish. Overall, the meal at Le Moût is delicious combined with some awesome environment and friendly customer service.
Chef Lanshu Chen, the winner of the “Best Female Chef” in 2014 oversees the proceedings in the kitchen at the Le Moût restaurant. Even though she completed literature at the National Taiwan University, she was drawn towards her passion for cooking and took up the culinary career. Hence she left for Paris to master her culinary skills and spent around 4 years working in many popular restaurants under many legendary chefs including the Les Ambassadeurs with Jean-François Piège and Jérôme Chaucesse and at the Relais d’Auteuil with Patrick Pignol.
Asia's 50 Best Restaurants 2017: #28
Dress Code: dressy.
Children Policy: Children welcome from 8 years old.