Essential Architecture-  Paris

Maxim's art nouveau interior decor

architect

Marnez

location

3, rue Royale

date

1893

style

Art Nouveau

construction

masonry

type

Restaurant
 
 
 
  The facade of Maxim's Restaurant

Maxim's is a restaurant in Paris, France, located on the rue Royale. It is known for its art nouveau interior decor.

History
Maxim's was founded during the Belle Epoque, on April 7, 1893.

Chefs that worked at Maxim's included a young Wolfgang Puck.

Today
Today, the restaurant and the Maxim's brand belong to Pierre Cardin. Other Maxim's restaurants have been opened in New York City, London, and Beijing. The Maxim's brand has been extended to a wide range of goods and services.

In popular culture

Caricature painting of Maxim's on CD cover of Die Lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow)
Maxim's is featured in both Franz Lehár's operetta "The Merry Widow" (Die Lustige Witwe) and the subsequent "The Merry Widow" ballet.

links

Maxim's de Paris official website
www.essential-architecture.com