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The Transformation of Blue Bay: Introducing Blue Bay Marcel Ravin

Following an extensive five-month renovation, the Blue Bay restaurant at Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort has undergone a remarkable metamorphosis into Blue Bay Marcel Ravin. The grand unveiling took place on February 10, 2024, graced by the presence of esteemed dignitaries including H.S.H. Prince Albert II, Stéphane Valeri, Deputy Chairman of Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer, Frédéric Darnet, Managing Director of Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort, and the visionary Chef Marcel Ravin. This momentous occasion marked the culmination of Chef Ravin's lifelong dream, a testament to his unwavering dedication to culinary excellence.

Elevating beyond mere gastronomy, Blue Bay Marcel Ravin embodies a harmonious fusion of cuisine and ambiance, enhancing both the dining experience and service. La Table de Marcel, an exclusive enclave within the restaurant, offers an intimate setting for eight discerning guests, providing a personalized and elevated culinary journey.

Inspired by the vibrancy of life and the allure of the Caribbean, the new Blue Bay Marcel Ravin embraces an organic design concept rooted in the five elemental forces of nature: fire, earth, metal, water, and wood. This holistic approach infuses every aspect of the restaurant, from the intricate woodwork to the play of light and shadows, creating an immersive dining environment that reflects Chef Ravin's cultural heritage and global travels.

The revamped menu introduces an array of tantalizing dishes, including signature creations such as the "Monte-Carlo egg" infused with cassava truffle maracuja and the nostalgic "Chocolate of my childhood in Martinique." New additions like the "Chicken Madras 'Boucan d’Enfer'" and the sumptuous "Lovely lobster dumpling" promise to delight the palate with their bold flavors and innovative combinations.

In addition to culinary delights, Blue Bay Marcel Ravin unveils a bespoke rum crafted in collaboration with Maison Clément, offering connoisseurs a unique tasting experience. La Table de Marcel, nestled at the heart of the restaurant, invites guests to embark on a sensory journey inspired by the five elements, curated by Chef Ravin himself.

As Blue Bay Marcel Ravin prepares to reopen its doors to the world, it proudly joins the ranks of the world's finest restaurants, garnering accolades at the prestigious "Grandes Tables du Monde" Congress. This recognition, coupled with its coveted Michelin stars, underscores Chef Ravin's enduring legacy as a culinary trailblazer and visionary.

In his remarks during the inauguration, Stéphane Valeri, Deputy Chairman of Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer, praised Chef Ravin's contributions to Monaco's culinary landscape, hailing him as a beacon of inspiration for aspiring chefs worldwide. With the unveiling of Blue Bay Marcel Ravin, a new chapter in gastronomic excellence is born, promising endless possibilities for culinary exploration and discovery.

Practical information

Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort - 40 Av. Princesse Grace, 98000 Monaco
Opening on 14 February 2024 – from Wednesday to Saturday from 7.30pm
Menus: Solstice at €195, Agoulou at €320 and Inspirations Légumières et de nos Jardins at €175
Table de Marcel: price on request
Reservations: +377 98 06 03 60 - https://www.montecarlosbm.com/en/restaurant-monaco/the-blue-bay