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Julien Dumas succeeds Alain Senderens at Lucas Carton

Lucas Carton

The Restaurant Senderens has, with the retirement of the eponymous chef Alain Senderens, reverted to its previous incarnation: Lucas Carton. We’ve been hearing rumblings since January about Senderens retiring and passing the reigns to chef Julien Dumas.

Alain Senderens, now 74 years old, made his name at the restaurant L’Archistrate where he won, between 1968-1978, all three Michelin stars. He took over the kitchens of Lucas Carton in 1985 and brought that restaurant to three-star status, before “handing back his stars” in 2005, re-baptizing the restaurant in his own name, and lowering the prices.

Le Marché du Lucas

Practical information

Address: 9 place de la Madeleine, 75008
Nearest transport: Madeleine (8, 12, 14)
Hours: Closed Saturday & Sunday; Open Monday-Friday for lunch and dinner
Reservations: Book a day or two in advance
Telephone: 01 42 65 56 66
Average price for lunch: 40-59€
Average price for dinner: 40-59€
Style of cuisine: Modern French
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Reviews of interest

Slate (2014) “Au 1er étage, dans le lounge bar, un quintette de plats du chef dont le tartare de veau aux langoustines et le chocolat Samana.”