celebrated architect Michael Graves, the restaurant’s style is inspired
by the grandeur of old Shanghai and the romantic French influence of
this international seaport. The bar and lounge space revolves
around a promenade from which both the stunning vista of the Bund and
the elegant dining space are in full view.
The Jean Georges
concept includes a revival of the elegance of tableside service to
accompany his signature style of modern French cooking, bringing the
excitement and the wonderful aromas of food preparation back into the
The philosophy of
Jean Georges is simplicity with an emphasis on superior ingredients.
"The cuisine at Jean Georges Shanghai will be very light French cuisine
using mainly locally grown organic produce and the freshest of local
seafood,” says Vongerichten.
To ensure guests
select the most suitable wines to accompany their meal, Jean Georges
Shanghai introduces award-winning sommelier Yvonne Chiong – one of
Asia’s youngest and only female sommeliers.
The wine cellar at
Jean Georges Shanghai holds over 5000 bottles, including some choice
selections from Bordeaux, Burgundy and Alsace – each of them specially
selected for their compatibility with various dishes."