Quebec creators proclaim the awakening of the senses at the Nuances restaurant

    MONTREAL, March 29 /CNW Telbec/ - After 13 years of plush seating and
elegant drapery, the Casino de Montréal's Nuances gastronomic restaurant has
now chosen to present its culinary creativity in a more contemporary setting.
The decor, staff fashions, tableware, menu and graphics signature have all
been rejuvenated in a team effort on the part of talented Québec creators who
have created a veritable "awakening of the senses." Proud of its uninterrupted
5 Diamonds CAA-AAA rating awarded since 2000 and named "Restaurant of the year
2007" by the prestigious Guide Debeur, Nuances offers a refined and inventive
cuisine based on the freshness and quality of its ingredients.

    A rejuvenated sensory experience

    At Nuances, an environment of vivid colours, warm, soft textures,
inspired folly and tangible modern elegance impassions the senses of sight and
touch. The restaurant's subdued acoustics, provocative aromas and delectable
tastes sharpen the other senses as well and make a visit to Nuances an
unforgettable tale of voluptuous pleasure, a real "awakening of the senses."
    The marriage of these sensory pleasures and the innovative talents of our
culinary creators and sommeliers make Nuances a relaxed and stylish dining
experience where our patrons feel more invited guests than clients. Situated
on the 5th level of the Casino with a spectacular view of the city, Nuances is
a Montreal "must".
    In addition to the A la carte offerings, the audaciously sublime cuisine
at Nuances can be sampled on our "Discovery" menu or on the "Awakening of the
Senses" menu which is a dining experience in 5 acts, freely composed according
to the intuition of the chef. It's a gastronomic experience destined to be a
permanent keepsake in the sensory memory of our guests.

    A passionate team

    For the various talents needed to successfully transform Nuances, our
restaurant team called upon the passionate minds of many artists and
craftsmen. The team is made up of Jean-Pierre Curtat, Executive Chef at the
Casino de Montréal; Olivier Rault, Nuances Chef; Thierry Andrieu, Pastry Chef;
Claude Magazzinich, Headwaiter; and Sonya Le Houillier, Dining Room and
Banquet Manager. Enthusiastic collaborators who let their imagination run free
to interpret the "awakening of the senses" include Pascale Vaillancourt of
CDID Design for the decor, textures and colours, with expert input from
architects Menkès Shooner Dagenais Letourneux; Jean-Claude Poitras in
association with Marcel Dénommé of 2 Corso Design, for the fashions; Louise
Bousquet, of Porcelaines Bousquet, for the accessories; Colin Schleeh, of
Schleeh Design, for the presentation plates; Annie Michaud, of Gogo Glass, for
the glass plates; and Germain Bergevin, of Loto-Québec, for the graphics
    In the words of Jean-Pierre Curtat, "The new Nuances is the result of the
work of a dedicated team whose members each contributed their own expertise to
the common effort whose results go beyond our expectations and will most
definitely please all five senses."

    For reservations, please call the Nuances team at (514) 392-2708 or
1-800-665-2274, extension 2708.

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For further information:

For further information: Marilyne Desrochers, Corporate Communications
and Public Relations, Loto-Québec, (514) 499-7114, Cellular: (514) 235-0593

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