Recently sustainability has become a trend for many restaurants, however, for MirAzur it has been more than a tendency but a philosophy since the first day of its opening in 2006. Once you visit this place, you will never forget it you immediately fell in love with it. Magnificent sea and mountain views, five gardens with more than 300 varieties of plants, cozy welcoming atmosphere, where you feel connected, closer to earth.
According to its chef Mauro Colagresco, the first foreign-born chef in France to earn three Michelin stars, the principal ingredient of a sustainable future is a constant dialogue with nature.
This new MirAzur Season we had a chance to discover the MirAzur Sanctuaries: the Aromatics (located just at the foot of the restaurant) and the Rosmarino Gardens. The last one is on the site of the former Villa of the Belgian King Alberto I. Honestly, a visit to this garden was more than a tour but a sensory adventure. Our wonderful guide Capucine offered us a dreamy immersion into the MirAzur universe which included tasting some of the products first hand, enjoying the heady aromas of the flowers we were going to taste since it was a Flower Day. More than 150 plant species, including exotic ones from South America, 40 hens, 10 hives and it’s just a small part of the magical MirAzur World. Here, you feel connected to Nature as you can observe it in its cosmic beauty and perfection. Notably, in MirAzur Sanctuaries we managed to see numerous pollinators which is not the case of our surroundings these days. As we cross turbulent times, the impact of the food we eat has a strong influence on the health of our planet, nature, and biodiversity. Healthy people and a healthy planet are inextricably connected. It’s important to follow the rhythms of our Mother Earth. The impact of the food we eat on our health is well understood, how our diets affect the health of the planet, nature, and biodiversity, is not. Healthy people and a healthy planet are inextricably connected. As you know, the MirAzur menu follows the rhythms of nature, particularly the moon phases. Thus, 4 menus based on roots, leaves, fruit, and flowers, are linked to the lunar cycles. As the tradition goes, dinner starts from a bread sharing accompanied by an extract of a poem by Pablo
Neruda «Ode to Bread». This poem inspires reflection, indeed we need to reestablish our relationship with the planet we are living on, feel the links between time, space, and our nature which was destroyed by the consumption attitude a long time ago, observe them, and finally get connected with the rhythms of nature... as we still have some time to make a change happen.