|In the 1999 Michelin Red Guide there were 479 restaurants awarded at least one star. This represents less than one percent of all the restaurants in France. The Guide states: Certain establishments deserve to be brought to your attention for the particularly fine quality of their cooking. Michelin stars are awarded for the standard of meals served.
There are 21 three-star restaurants: Exceptional cuisine, worth a journey. One always eats here extremely well, sometimes superbly. Fine wines, faultless service, elegant surroundings. One will pay accordingly!
There are 74 two-star restaurants: Excellent cooking, worth a detour. Specialties and wines of first class quality, This will be reflected in the price.
Finally, there are 402 one-star restaurants: A very good restaurant in its category. The star indicates a good place to stop on your journey. Les Château d'Amondans is one of these one-star restaurants.