what we know about your son Antoine’s funeral

YANNICK ALLENO. This Friday 13 May the funeral of Antoine Alléno, son of the star chef who died in a tragic accident, takes place. Who will attend his funeral? Where and with whom will he rest?

[Mise à jour le 12 mai 2022 à 19h32] The funeral of Antoine Alléno, son of Yannick Alléno mowed to death by a fugitive in a car stolen last Sunday, will take place on Friday 13 May at 3 pm at the collegiate church of Poissy in the Yvelines in Île-de-France. “Brigitte Macron, who joined the family, would have been present at his funeral,” said CNews reporter Pascal Praud.

The 24 year old who died near the bridge of Alma, where Lady Di died 25 years ago, she will rest in peace with a loved one. In fact, Le Figaro announced that he would be buried “in a familiar environment”, together with his grandfather, in the cemetery. The boy leaves behind a grieving father, mother and brother. Antoine Alléno, chef in the making, followed in the footsteps of his father, crowned with 13 stars around the world. The latter sent him touching words once again on Instagram:

The star chef first sent a tender message to his son on Instagram, posting both a photo and a story of memories. “Look at Antoine everyone thinks of you !!!!“Yannick Alléno published the photo of the flowered facade of the Alléno gourmet burger restaurant that he had opened with his son in L’Allénothèque, in the 7th arrondissement of Paris. Many personalities reacted with comments, launching many messages of support, such as Hélène Darroze, Mohamed Cheikh, David Gallienne, Michel Sarran, Christophe Michalak, Simone Zanoni, Pierre Sang …

Thomas Alléno, his brother, posted a moving message on Instagram: “My brother … my love … my double … my life … I will miss you very much. Words fail me to tell you how much I love you and how proud I am of you, of the man you were … You leave a huge void behind you, I love you so much. ”He then posted this photo taken at the foot of the Eiffel Tower where chef Frédéric Anton of the Jules Verne restaurant in La Dame de Fer also sent him a message:

Mohamed Cheikh, winner of the Top Chef award last year, with whom Antoine had worked on a hamburger project last April, delivered a touching homage to the Parisian on the son of Yannick Alléno, who died on Sunday following a tragic accident: ” Antoine was reserved, very shy, always dressed up and didn’t take advantage of his father’s notoriety. He was motivated, kind to everyone and always had a banana. He was very proud of his father but he followed his own path. He was destined for a great career ” .

Beyond family and friends, the entire world of gastronomy is shaken. Three-star chef Guy Savoy sent his condolences to his friend Yannick Alléno on Twitter:

Even Guillaume Gomez, the chef of the Elysée in 2021, called this incident an “unjust and horrible tragedy”. Antoine Alléno has followed in his father’s footsteps and has already taken on the role of chef at the gourmet burger restaurant he ran with his father. “You were a smiling, fun young chef with a bright future,” Guillaume Gomez wrote on Twitter on Monday:

Former jury member of the show Top Chef Michel Sarran also posted a story on Instagram: “I am shocked by such a tragedy. So unfair and horrible. All my thoughts for Yannick and the whole family.” And also Mohamed Cheikh, the winner of the 2021 edition of Top Chef wished “the Alléno family all the comfort, support, courage and kindness you deserve in this difficult time”, through there too, a story on Instagram.

The road accident occurred around 11:20 pm on the night between Sunday 8 May and Monday 9 May 2022 at the corner of Place de la Résistance and Avenue Bosquet in the 7th arrondissement of Paris. An Audi RS6, at full speed, hit a VTC car then Antoine Alléno’s self-service electric scooter stopped at a red light. The driver of the Audi, a 25-year-old man, allegedly stole the luxury car from the parking lot of the Coya restaurant and gave the valet a fake ticket. Yannick Alléno’s son died instantly, while his passenger and VTC driver were taken to the hospital, without their vital prognosis being involved. The passenger suffered bruises and was treated in shock while Antoine Alléno died from his injuries despite first aid and heart massage provided by the on-site emergency services …

The car driver, who had escaped on foot, was eventually arrested by a police officer from the Paris Metropolitan Area Local Security Department (DSPAP), who was off duty during the incident. After being placed in police custody and refusing a blood alcohol test, the defendant was then taken to the hospital in Pitié-Salpêtrière, but no injuries were found. “The suspect was wanted for a prison term and for drunk driving,” Paris police said.

The suspect, a 25-year-old named Francky D., is a building contractor, originally from Bezons in Val d’Oise. In a drunken state, he had just stolen a luxury car, an Audi RS6, from a restaurant parking lot, giving the valet a fake ticket. Filed J, he was wanted by the police to serve a prison sentence of 3 months. According to RMC, he “is an individual who is also known for several vehicle thefts, an organized gang theft and a fraud case.” According to a police source reported by Le Parisien, the suspect was “so drunk that he could not accurately remember the conditions under which he caused this tragedy.” Again according to the same source, the suspect is not “not a brigandage bounty. He is rather a petty criminal with no scale.”

The suspect was indicted for “murder and involuntary injury” on Wednesday 11 May. According to The Parisian, the prosecution and the investigating judge have asked for his pre-trial detention. He is already known to the police for several crimes, including traffic offenses but also a case of violence. The Paris prosecutor’s office also carried out two other sentences of 6 and 3 months of imprisonment previously registered in his criminal record.

Who was Antoine Alléno, son of Yannick Alléno?

Antoine Alléno followed in the footsteps of his multi-starred father by becoming a chef himself. Also, father and son were already working together. Antoine took on the role of chef in the restaurant he ran with his father, Burger Père et Fils by Alléno. The restaurant offers gourmet burgers in the heart of the famous L’Allénothèque winery, in the 7th arrondissement of Paris. In 2021, Antoine Alléno had created a new burger for last year’s Top Chef winner, Mohamed Cheikh. “Antoine belonged to this new generation of chefs, determined to revolutionize the French gastronomic landscape”, his relatives announced in a press release.

Who is Yannick Alléno, multi-starred chef?

Chef Yannick Alléno was born on 16 December 1968 in Puteaux in the Hauts-de-Seine department in the Île-de-France region, into a family of bistros. Trained at Santos Dumont high school in Saint-Cloud, he gets a BEP in the kitchen and then joins the Lutetia hotel in 1986 as an apprentice pastry chef. In 1987 he joined the Royal Monceau hotel as an employee, then at the Sofitel de Sèvres hotel as Demi-Chef and then chef de partie in 1990. He continued his career as a chef at the Le Meurice hotel in 1992 as a chef de then left at the Drouant Restaurant in 1994 as an assistant chef, before becoming head chef at the Hôtel Scribe in 1999.

In 2003 the young chef Yannick Alléno headed the restaurant of the hotel Le Meurice in the 1st arrondissement of Paris and in 2004 he obtained a second star in the Michelin Guide. But it was in 2007, when he had just celebrated his 40th birthday, that the chef was crowned with three stars in the Michelin Guide, a consecration that earned him, a year later, in 2008, the title of Chef of the Year. .

If Yannick Alléno obtained 3 stars in France in 2007 with Le Meurice which he left in 2012, then in 2015 with the Pavillon Ledoyen, and finally in 2017 with his restaurant Le 1947 located in Courchevel, he is also an emblematic figure of French cuisine abroad. In 2008 he founded the restaurant group Yannick Alleno Group in the field of luxury catering, he took the reins of the Cheval Blanc building in Courchevel and then moved to the Royal Mansour in Marrakech. In 2010 he settled in Dubai at One & Only The Palm and then in Beijing at Shangri-La. In 2011 he moved to Taipei 101 in Taiwan. In addition to his prestigious tables which he later opened in France (see below), Yannick Alléno is also known to the general public for his regular participation in Top Chef on M6.

Yannick Alléno, at the helm of two 3-star restaurants in France, the Pavillon Ledoyen in Paris and Le 1947 in Courchevel, was in fact included in the casting of the 2022 edition of Top Chef. He will be in episode 16 of the cooking show, on the date of Wednesday 1 June 2022 at 9.10 pmas a surprise juror when there are only 3 candidates left in the running for the semi-finals!

“Candidates who have not yet won the final pass will have to convince Yannick Alléno and his pastry chef Aurélien Rivoire around a product they use in their restaurant: chocolate, which candidates will have to cook sweet and savory”, explains the M6 ​​channel in a official statement about the event.

What are Yannick Alléno’s restaurants?

In 2012 Yannick Alléno opened his first bistro in Paris: Le Terroir Parisien, in the 5th arrondissement, in homage to the products and recipes of the Île-de-France where he grew up, with an accessible menu. His second Terroir Parisien was inaugurated in 2013 at the Palais Brongniart in the 2nd arrondissement.

It was in 2014 that Yannick Alléno took the reins of the Pavillon Ledoyen in the Champs-Élysées square in 8And arrondissement of Paris, for which he was awarded 3 stars in 2015. In the same year he was also named Chef of the Year by Gault & Millau.

In 2017 he won three stars in the Michelin Guide for his restaurant Le 1947 located in the prestigious Cheval Blanc building in Courchevel. The chef proposes a “technical, creative and tasty cuisine” applied to local products, cheeses and fish. His specialties are the modern tartiflette, Reblochon’s black truffle and snow, the whitefish gnocchi with watercress, with black truffle and buttermilk, or the chocolate fondant under a spicy meringue mikado, seaweed biscuit and yuzu sorbet.

In April 2022 the 13-star chef adapted his famous Pavyllon to the Hermitage in Monaco, reinventing the codes of the palace’s restaurant.

Who is Yannick Alléno’s wife?

On December 18, 2015, chef Yannick Alléno married the sculptor Laurence Bonnel, whom he met in 2011. They got married in the town hall of the 8th arrondissement of Paris. “The important work of the heart for me is a sculpture by Laurence Bonnel entitled Awakening, which the latter had deposited one morning in the middle of my living room, a surprise. It was the beginning of our story and this work has become the symbol of this moment that changed my life “, he confided his relationship with the magazine. Fine Arts November 12, 2021.

What love story between Yannick Alléno and Patricia Kaas?

Yannick Alléno was the partner of singer Patricia Kaas between 2008 and 2009. “We kept a real tenderness,” Patricia Kaas said in an interview with Retro magazine.

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