Tour de France at Cuistot Restaurant

A $36 three-course menu from one of 10 Regions of France.

Owner Bernard Dervieux with his future entrepreneurs, Colin and Camille, at their elegant El Paseo restaurant.

A Palm Springs Life "Great Restaurant of 2010", Cuistot in Palm Desert has a warm, inviting French farmhouse atmosphere with world-class California French cuisine.

Trained by world-renowned chefs Paul Bocuse and Roger Vergé, Chef Dervieux’s cuisine consistently earns top ratings from the Zagat Survey and other prestigious awards, including the Wine Spectator “Best of Award of Excellence”

This summer Cuistot continues their Springtime Tradition - A $36 three-course menu from one of 10 Regions of France. Offering a different menu every evening - (not available on Saturdays and during Restaurant Week, June 4th – June 13th)

June 2010 Tour de France Menu:

Normandie - June 15th & 29th

Choux Fleur en Salade - Fresh Cauliflower Salad
Veau au Cidre - Veal with Apple Cider Sauce
Croque en Bouche - Towering Caramelized Cream Puff

Champagne - June  16th & 30th
Asperges à l’Hollandaise Ardennaise - Asparagus with Condiment Hollandaise
Poitrine de Poulet aux Morilles - Chicken Breast Stuffed with Morel Mushrooms
Crème Brûlée à l’Eau de Rose - Rose Water Crème Brulee

Dauphine - June 17th

Soupe au Pistou - Diced Vegetable Soup
Damier de Sole et Saumon Sauce Aux Truffes - Sole and Salmon with a Truffle Sauce
Tarte aux Poires - Fresh Pear Tarte

Lyonnais - June 18th & July 2nd

Saucisson sur son Lit de Pomme de Terre - Chef Bernard’s Favorite Dish In the Whole World
Loup de Mer en Croûte - Seabass in Light Pastry
Mousse au Chocolat Grand-Mère - Classic Chocolate Mousse

Bordelais - June 20th

Macédoine de Légumes - Refreshing Mixed Vegetable Salad
Pavé au Poivre Noire et Roquefort - Flat Iron Steak with Black Pepper and Roquefort

Languedoc - June 22nd

Aïgo Bouïdo - Mild Garlic Soup with Fresh Thyme
Canard Aux Olives - Duck with Olive Sauce
Tarte à l’ Orange - Orange Tart

Savoie - June 23rd

Tarte Savoyarde avec une Petite Salade
Omble Chevalier - Lake Bass with Porcini Mushroom Sauce
Clafoutis Aux Cerises - Fresh Cherry Tarte

Provence - June 24th

Tartare de Tomates - Heirloom Tomato Tartar
Bouillabaise de Poisson
Citron Givré - Frozen Lemon Soufflé

Roussillon - June 25th

Pissaladière - Onion Tarte with a Petit Salad
Truite Veronique - Trout with Fresh Grapes
Panier de Fruits Frais - Fresh Fruits in a Tuile with Passion Fruit Sauce

Pays Basque - June 27th

Jambon de Bayonne au Melon - Melon with Basque Prosciutto
Poulet Basquaise - Chicken with Basque Sauce
Soufflé Aux Fraises - Strawberry Soufflé

Cuistot Restaurant
72595 El Paseo
Palm Desert, CA 92260-3344
Phone 760-340-1000

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