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Seppe Bleus

In the vibrant city of Sint-Truiden, food enthusiasts have been flocking to Restaurant De Fakkels for over three decades. Now, under the skilled leadership of chef and owner Seppe Bleus, this gastronomic haven continues to captivate diners with its refined cuisine and world-class flavors. Explore the culinary journey of Seppe Bleus, an up-and-coming talent in the culinary world, as he takes the helm at Restaurant De Fakkels.

De Fakkels

St.-Truiden, Belgium
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In the city of St.-Truiden, Belgium, lies restaurant De Fakkels. Its owners, chef Paul-Luc Meesen and his wife, sommelier Nicole Spreuwers, have transformed this establishment into an elegant gastronomic haven that attracts gourmets from far and wide. Here, chef Paul-Luc brilliantly cooks up traditional dishes with creative and contemporary touches. The inviting dining area is decorated in warm, earthy tones and features wooden floors, leather chairs and designer lighting. It’s a wonderful setting to enjoy the chef’s culinary delights in. During summer you can also sit down on the terrace, where you’re surrounded by the restaurant’s beautiful garden.

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Embracing tradition with a creative flair

Chef Seppe describes his cuisine as classic French with creatively balanced worldly flavors. His inventive gastronomy can be enjoyed in the lush and modern interior of the restaurant or on the stunning garden terrace. With Seppe at the helm, Restaurant De Fakkels continues to captivate patrons with its exquisite offerings.

A fusion of flavours: classic French meets global inspiration

For Seppe Bleus, it was evident from an early age that he would pursue a career in the culinary arts. After completing his gastronomic studies, Seppe refined his skills under the guidance of master chef Paul-Luc Meesen. What distinguishes Seppe is his passion and eagerness to experiment. He approaches his craft transparently, showcasing the use of local ingredients in a modern French kitchen, resulting in a world of flavours on the palate. The combination of warm hospitality and refined cuisine creates an unforgettable dining experience.