PARIS, June 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Publicis has joined forces with Joel Robuchon to launch the new Atelier de Joel Robuchon Etoile at the legendary publicisdrugstore on the Champs-Elysees. The new dining space will be created alongside the publicisdrugstore brasserie. Renovations will start in the summer of 2010, and the restaurant is scheduled to open for business by the end of 2010.
"We are delighted to be hosting the Atelier de Joel Robuchon concept," said Maurice Levy, Chairman and CEO of Publicis Groupe. "L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon Etoile is a perfect addition to the publicisdrugstore and, with Joel Robuchon's excellent reputation, the restaurant is bound to be a hit with both French and international diners."
"We are honored by the trust that Publicis has shown us by hosting us in their Champs-Elysees premises. This is a venue with a wonderful image around the globe," added Joel Robuchon.
What the Drugstore has to offer Parisians today is as unrivaled as it was when it opened in 1958: An international newsstand, a gourmet delicatessen, a bookstore and a sophisticated gift shop. publicisdrugstore is a unique, convenient, legendary experience, serving customers until 2 a.m. all throughout the year.
About Joel Robuchon
L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon grew out of a divinely simple idea cooked up in 2003 by Joel Robuchon and his staff: a restaurant with a kitchen opening out onto a bar where diners can pick and choose at their pleasure from the seasonal foods on offer. L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon-a recognized name in sophisticated dining.
SOURCE Publicis Groupe Services