About Us

LOCATION 1716 Depot Street, Manchester Center, VT 05255
PHONE 802-768-8538
HOURS Dinner served 5:00 PM to 9:30 PM seven days a week. Now serving Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM.
MENU OPTIONS Dinner featuring Plats du Jour and Prix Fixe, Brunch, Children’s, Vegetarian’s, Cheese, Dessert, Snack/Bar
CUISINE Traditional French Brasserie with Modern American Style
BAR Full Bar, Wine, Beer featuring Local Brews

Michel Boyer, Proprietor

Michel Boyer, Proprietor



Michel is a connoisseur of French quality and style of service, cuisine and hospitality. He has traveled the world to launch vast hotels for major corporations such as ITT Sheraton Hotels, developed a food service paradigm for the United Nations Headquarters in New York, and most recently held strict oversight of the operations at Brasserie 8 1/2 in midtown Manhattan.

With this experience and knowledge, he has created Brasserie L’Oustau de Provence for the residents and visitors to southern Vermont. Attracted by the region’s beauty and natural resources, Michel has developed the restaurant to embrace the Green Mountain vistas and feature a variety of locally sourced foods.

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The Restaurant Week

In 1992, a small number of enterprising restaurants in New York City coordinated efforts to create the first of what would become “Restaurant Week.” These pioneer restaurants offered a lunch-only $19.92 prix fixe menu from Monday through Friday of the one week, and its great success has since altered the promotional schedules of restaurants throughout the world. From the entire country of Brazil to the city of Bangalore in India and almost everywhere else, diners can find opportunities to choose from specially priced menus for a limited time each year.

Each town’s, city’s, county’s, region’s and country’s Restaurant Week promotions are different. Some events last for only a few days, others are many days or only week days and may occur more than once a year. Prix fixe prices vary, also. There are Restaurant Week events that coordinate with area festivals or have  programs such as cocktail competitions, beer tastings or cooking exhibitions. The size and shape of the Restaurant Weeks are as varied as the places where they occur.

The original format for Restaurant Week may have changed as it expanded around the world, but in NYC the 3-course Prix Fixe remains the only available special menu even as the number of weeks it’s offered has increased.

With homage to the original NYC promotion, SoVT Restaurant Week offers a Prix Fixe 3-course menu at many fine dining restaurants in the southernmost Vermont counties of Bennington and Windham. The twice-yearly event is scheduled when it may be less crowded by seasonal tourism but still a beautiful area to visit. Many of the restaurants are part of some of the most remarkable New England inns while others are located in historic rural towns and small cities. A full list of participating restaurants can be found at the website http://www.sovtrestaurantweek.com

The Sprint 2014 SoVT Restaurant Week promotion features 3-course lunches for $20.14 and 3-course dinners for $30.14 between April 25th and May 4th.

The Spring 2014 SoVT Restaurant Week promotion features 3-course lunches for $20.14 and 3-course dinners for $30.14 from April 25th to May 4th.

Visit and “Like” our Facebook page for updates on all the information you need to plan your meals at the SoVT Restaurant Week!


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