SEYCHELLES WELCOMES THE OPENING OF THE BRAND NEW LES ROCHERS RESTAURANT AND BOUTIQUE IN ISLAND OF PRASLIN
aTP- Arab tourism portal News – Joel and Sandra Confait have re-opened "Les Rochers Restaurant and Boutique" at Grosse Roche, La Pointe of Saint Sauveur Praslin. A popular restaurant with the same name and owned by Mr & Mrs Jean-Claude Confait (Sr), the parents of Joel operated with success until only a couple of years ago and now just adjacent to the original restaurant Joel and Sandra Confait have opened their purpose built creole restaurant right on the sea with one of the most picturesque views.
It was the island’s Tourism and Culture Minister, Alain St.Ange who visited the new restaurant with two members of Praslin’s tourism trade Louis D’Offay and Natalie Kerndler du Buisson. Minister St.Ange who was on a working morning on the island of Praslin called on Joel and Sandra Confait and was given a tour of the facilities of their new property.
The purpose built 30 seater sea-side restaurant with an impressive verandah virtually on the sea and its traditional Seychellois armchairs was built at a cost of about 14 million rupees and it is Madame Magdelene Confait (Sr) who is personally in the kitchen daily coaching her son on the family popular recipes. "My University training is in the kitchen with my mother" says Joel Confait.
Minister Alain St.Ange said as he congratulated Joel and Sandra Confait on the opening of their restaurant that he wish them success. "Standalone restaurants are an important part of the hospitality industry. You have taken time and built an great looking property. The creole touches are so evident and the attention to details so apparent. You deserve success" Minister St.Ange said.
The new "Les Rochers Restaurant and Boutique" of Praslin has been popular since its opening and Hoteliers have been recommending the establishment to their guests wanting a night out.
After touring the restaurant Minister St.Ange accompanied by Louis D’Offay and Natalie Kerndler du Buisson walked the Confait property on the other side of the road to see the fruit trees of the property and also met with Madame xxxx Confait, the motor of Joel.
The Minister said that Joel and Sandra Confait have been able to marry their vision with their passion. "Their positive outlook sells. Their professional approach is impressive and we believe that have a future well worth believing in" said Minister St.Ange.