Pourcel in Shanghai: The House of Excellence

Around The World / China / Restaurants / Shanghai / March 21, 2012

Located in the famous Red House building, in the old French Concession of Shanghai, La Maison Pourcel showcases the great French culinary know-how and the symbol of his excellence. At Maison Pourcel, Harry Vieujot manage restaurant the and Sugar Bar & Rhythmic Fooding with a very french touch elegance.

La Table @ Maison Pourcel Shanghai © 2012 Maison Pourcel Shanghai

Maison Pourcel is installed, in place of the famous “Red House”, which was, in the early 1930’s, the first French restaurant in Shanghai. With this historical symbolism, and after the success of their restaurant 6sens at Pavillon de France during the “Exposition Universelle” in 2010 (more than 70 millions visitors), the twins Jacques and Laurent Pourcel have decided to assert their presence in China and particularly in Shanghai (25 million), in a mythical place, to offer to Chinese gourmets the finest showcases of French gastronomy.

© 2012 Maison Pourcel Shanghai

Present on three continents with 20 restaurants, the Pourcel brothers, are the great ambassadors of French culinary expertise. In Shanghai, la Maison Pourcel, is a mecca of festivities: lounge bar and restaurant with “Sugar” (on 6th floor) and “La Table” (on 8th Floor), gourmet restaurant. If the parties always create lounge event in Shanghai at the Sugar Bar & Rhythmic Fooding, led by Mattia Oltrona Visconti, a real gourmet spirit reigns on the 8th floor with refined elegance. Mickaël Le Calvez cook with talent most of “signature dishes” of Jacques and Laurent: “pressed lobster, vegetables, duck ham and mango, melon, marinated in oil seed vanilla”, “roasted Saint-Jacques, cauliflower risotto”s style, shellfish juice flavored with lemon leaf “or ” seabass à la plancha, piquillos puree, crunchy fennel and meat juice with “olives taggiasche”among others.

Equipe du Sugar à Shanghai – Maison Pourcel © 2012 Jérôme Chapman

With 250 references (2000 bottles) of awesome vintages (from around the world), the beautiful wine cellar is one of the most interesting in town. Also on sixth floor, the Harcourt Lounge is a perfect place, after dinner, for cigar lovers. A wonderfull lounge that features elegantly on its walls 22 Harcourt international celebrities ‘ s portraits. La Maison Pourcel is the real French touch of excellence in Shanghai.

Maison Pourcel
La Table – Sugar

35, South Shanxi Rd., 6-7-8F,
Luwan district,
(angle de Changle road) Shanghai . People’s Republic of China

Tél. +86 21 6215 8777

Harry Vieujot © 2012 Maison Pourcel Shanghai

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Jerome Chapman
Journalist @ References since 2000. International Features, celebrity chefs and luxury hotels expert

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