Hans KinkartzHans Kinkartz
After his culinary training, Hans Kinkartz worked at many great restaurants. His career took him from Auberge De Rousch to Castle Vaeshartelt, and finally to Hotel Bellevue, where he joined the kitchen as a chef. In 1999, he and his partner and sommelier Ellen Kinkartz opened Atelier, a restaurant that has been highly praised by culinary guides for its delicious contemporary French cuisine.
Ellen KinkartzEllen Kinkartz
After working in the kitchens of several restaurants, sommelier Ellen first did a dietician course, as well as a patisserie course, to get more familiar in the hospitality field. She eventually entered the Wine Academy and got her WSET degrees. Next, together with her partner, chef Hans Kinkartz, she opened Atelier back in 1999. Here, Ellen pampers wine lovers with many rare labels, including a wide variety from the Netherlands and Belgium.
Modern French cuisine
16 Gault Millau points
The cooking style of chef Hans Kinkartz blends traditional cooking with a modern flair. To pair each dish perfectly, hostess and sommelier Ellen Kinkartz has selected innovative organic and biodynamic wines for the wine list.
Restaurant Atelier will give you a mouth-watering dining experience. The appetizers are a hit right away, leaving an indelible impression. Lobster and croûte with chorizo mayonnaise, and a combination of eel with miso, chives and horseradish are just a few examples. An enthusiastic, young kitchen team, led by chef Hans Kinkartz creates modern, innovative dishes, where recognizability in flavour and ingredient is essential. Both Lekker and Gault Millau have rewarded their attention to detail and seasons, as well as their passion and dedication. Wine lovers will also be pampered here, by sommelier Ellen Kinkartz. In addition to French-oriented wines, the wine list offers a wide variety from the Netherlands and Belgium.
Atelier restaurant occupies a historic building in the center of Gulpen, right on the market square, surrounded by small pubs, eateries and cozy terraces. Gulpen lies nearby the European cities of Maastricht, Aachen and Liège. The forest surrounding the restaurant and its rolling hills, make it an ideal place to enjoy the peace and nature, or to go hiking and cycling. Interesting sights in the area include Neubourg Castle and the Gulpener beer brewery, where the famous local beer can be tasted.
JRE - Hostess of the Year 2022.
Hospitality is the soul and spirit of every restaurant, reflected through distinctive hostessing. The creation of the perfect atmosphere, the deployment of a carefully curated wine cellar that seamlessly blends with the cuisine. Excellent service, a team dedicated to the comfort of the guest, executed at the highest level of perfection.
|Wednesday||18:30 - 21:30|
|Thursday||12:00 - 13:30||18:30 - 21:30|
|Friday||12:00 - 13:30||18:30 - 21:30|
|Saturday||18:30 - 21:30|
|Sunday||12:00 - 15:00|
Special offers by Atelier in Gulpen
Mastercard Priceless Experience
Brew your own beer together with Chef Hans Kinkartz, lunch, develop the label for your own beer, 100 bottles of your own beer, 6-course ALL-IN dinner at Atelier in Gulpen, overnight stay at B&B De Zwarte Ruiter (only on reservation via secretariat)
Book a table @ Ellen Kinkartz
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