Le Cep Restaurant of Fort Worth is a French restaurant that really brings a piece of Paris to Fort Worth residents. Le Cep is a 60-seat restaurant inspired by Paris, France that has brought the authenticity of the area to the city.
If you’ve ever spent time in Paris, you will be whisked away with a bite of food from Le Cep and feeling like you’ve returned to Europe. The restaurant has only been open for 6 weeks and they have been flooded with many French and European customers feeling like a piece of home has reached Fort Worth. Here is a look at what the restaurant is like.
About Le Cep
Le Cep is owned by David Avila, manager of the wine list and Sandra Avila, the chef. David used to work in Latin America, Asia and Europe and left his corporate job to create this French-dining experience to Fort Worth. Sandra has trained under top chefs and interned at 58 Tour Eiffel.
Inside you’ll see a foyer decorated in minimalist black, gray and white. There is a few colorful piece of artwork but otherwise the vibe is sophisticated and classy. The servers will be wearing white shirts with black ties and coats. There are red bread plates on the tables because most of the color inside is found in the food, wine and presentation.
The menu changes every month but always has an eight-course or four-course tasting menu option. The meal in December started with an amuse bouche, two foie gras cones with black truffles and red beet microgreens. Champagne is served with the meal by the glass. From there you can enjoy a salad course, then an Arctic char or venison tartare. You’ll see other options from there like the lamb, a cheese tray, Mont blanc for desert and wine pairings.
The restaurant not only offers a piece of France to Fort Worth but the flavor is impeccable, service is outstanding and the place is beautiful.