Founded in 1978 by Jacques Fortier and Jean-Luc Boulay, Le Saint-Amour has become a Quebec City institution that aims to be a figurehead for the influence of Quebec gastronomy, offering French haute cuisine inspired by fine local foods. regional. Renowned chef Jean-Luc Boulay and his brigade relies on the latest techniques to pay tribute to local producers and offer a gourmet, refined and unique gastronomic experience.

Le Saint-Amour is listed in the Top 10 of travelers’ favorite gourmet restaurants in Canada on Trip Advisor (Travellers’ Choice Awards 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2020) and our cellar contains one of the 10 largest wine selections in Canada with more than 15,000 bottles from all over the world. Over the years, we have had the pleasure of welcoming several celebrities such as Sir Paul McCartney, Sting, Alicia Keys, Johnny Hallyday, Charles Aznavour and many others who have chosen the Saint-Amour during their visit to Quebec.

This recognition is added to the many distinctions received in recent years by Chef Jean-Luc Boulay such as the title of Maîtres Cuisiniers de France, the medal of Officer of the Order of Agricultural Merit of France, the Prize of the Governor General of Canada for tableware, as well as the Prix Hommage Renaud-Cyr. Le Saint-Amour was awarded 4 stars by the prestigious Guide Debeur (the guide’s highest distinction) and received the title of Restaurant of the Year 2011. Chef Boulay is also recognized for sharing his passion with the next generation; notably as a permanent judge on the show Les Chefs! for 10 seasons broadcast on Radio-Canada.

An essential address in Old Quebec for local gourmets and gourmet travellers, Le Saint-Amour combines the daily search for a culinary experience that is both surprising and unforgettable.

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