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Michelin Chef Alain Ducasse Opens “Burgal” Vegan Burger Kiosk in Paris

Alain Ducasse, the French chef with 21 Michelin stars and the head of more than 40 restaurants in France and overseas, recently opened a vegan burger kiosk called Burgal in the Bastille district of Paris. Alain Ducasse is one of the forerunners in terms of vegetarian and vegan cuisine, having first set a vegetarian menu back in 1996 in his restaurant Le Louis XV located in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. In September of last year, he also opened his Sapid restaurant, whose dishes are 95% vegan. The kiosk will be open from Tuesday to Sunday from 11 am to 9 pm, with a focus on vegetable patties made of zucchini, parsnips, carrots, lentils, onion and quinoa. As for the side dishes and desserts, the chef has also …


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Alain Ducasse, 21 Michelin-Starred Chef, Opens New Paris Restaurant Where 95% of Dishes Are Vegan

Update Jan 2024: Since the opening of Sapid, the menu has changed and no longer boasts 95% vegan options. While the menu is free from red meat and poultry, there are dishes containing fish, dairy, and eggs, along with some vegan options. However, Alain Ducasse has continued his plant-based ventures, opening Burgal, a vegan burger kiosk in Paris in May of 2022.  Alain Ducasse, the renowned chef with 21 Michelin stars and over 40 restaurants, opened Sapid on 6 September. In this new Parisian restaurant, 95% of the dishes are vegan. “Vegetable protein is more than enough to satisfy the nutritional needs of an individual”, says Ducasse. Sapid, located in the 10ᵉ arrondissement of Paris, at 54 Rue de Paradis, is “inexpensive, it’s a refectory-restaurant …