March 12th, 2020

Lagardère Travel Retail redesigns Foodservice at Paris-Orly Airport

Lagardère Travel Retail wins the tender launched by ADP Group to upgrade its foodservice offering at Paris-Orly with 10 new dedicated spaces. This success confirms the ramp-up of Lagardère Travel Retail’s Foodservice activities, which now generate more than €1 billion in turnover.

Lagardère Travel Retail has just been awarded a contract for 10 restaurants in Paris- Orly, for which a collection of strong and meaningful brands has been selected, including artisan baker Eric Kayser and the Cojean and Exki concept stores, which will be accompanied by a Food Hall.

Designed as a living space with the architecture and design agency Versions, this Food Hall will particularly welcome brands such as IT Trattoria, a restaurant developed by Chef Christophe Adam, “La Rotonde Bellevilloise” bar, in association with the Parisian group Cultplace, to name just a few.

The new restaurants will progressively open to passengers from 2021.

Vincent Romet, Managing Director of Lagardère Travel Retail France & Luxembourg, comments: “We wanted to work alongside ADP Group to help make the new Orly a showcase for Parisian foodservice and so promote French expertise. We wanted to offer a balanced portfolio of concepts which stand out both for their high level of quality, their strong commitment to social and environmental responsibility and their resolutely innovative spirit, tonensure that passengers have a memorable experience. These future restaurants are real living spaces,nsuitable for offering the best experience and the best service to all passengers at the airport.”

Lagardère Travel Retail is already a major player in Foodservice, as demonstrated by the fact that it achieved €1 billion in turnover in 2019 (a figure which has doubled in three years) and also won eight FAB (Food And Beverage) Awards in 2019.

In France, the Group has seen strong growth in recent years, as a result of its collaboration with big names in gastronomy, such as the double Michelin-starred chef Thierry Marx (Restaurant Teppan in Roissy CDG 1) and Anne-Sophie Pic, holder of eight Michelin stars, who will open new restaurants at Orly 3 in 2020. This growth is also resulting from strong partnerships with internationally recognised brands.