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Chef Robert Saulnier Recipes – Restaurant Le Graffiti, Quebec, Canada

by Debra C. Argen
Debra Argen and Chef Robert Saulnier at Le Graffiti, Quebec, Canada - Photo by Luxury Experience
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Chef Robert Saulnier Restaurant Le Graffiti, Quebec, CanadaExecutive Chef Robert Saulnier of Restaurant Le Graffiti in Québec, Canada provides a delicious taste of the restaurant with his recipe for Shrimp and Scallops Fricassée perfumed with Star Anise.


Executive Chef Robert Saulnier is a dedicated and passionate chef who began working in restaurants at the age of 14 in Lyon, France. He learned his profession working as an apprentice to more experienced and recognized chefs, and honed his craft throughout the years by continuing to refine his art and create his own culinary signature.

He moved to Québec 40 years, and joined Restaurant Le Graffiti 25 years ago where the restaurant’s owners as well as the culinary focus is Italian, with housemade pasta their specialty, along with fresh seafood and meat.

Debra Argen and Chef Robert Saulnier at Restaurant Le Graffiti

I had the opportunity to meet Executive Chef Robert Saulnier after having dinner at Restaurant Le Graffiti in May 2009, where I was charmed by his personality, and won over by the high quality and presentation of his cuisine.

Executive Chef Robert Saulnier graciously provides his recipe for Shrimp and Scallop Fricassée perfumed with Star Anise that is sure to tempt your palate.

Shrimp and Scallop Fricassée perfumed with Star Anise
For 4 Persons











Cup (59 ml)

White Wine


Cup (118 ml)

Cream, 35%



Olive Oil


Star Anise

Salt and Pepper


Method: Wash and slice the leeks, drain, and then brown with olive oil. Arrange on four plates and keep warm.

Sauté the shrimp and scallops in butter and set aside. Deglaze the pan with white wine. Add the star anise, and then slowly add the cream. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add the shrimp and scallops to the four plates, and coat with the sauce. Et voílà! Bon Appetit!

Read about Le Graffiti in the Restaurants section and in Chefs’ Recipes where Chef Robert Saulinier provides his recipe in French.

Restaurant Le Graffiti, Quebec City, Canada
Restaurant Le Graffiti

Restaurant Le Graffiti is open for lunch from 11:30 pm – 2:00 pm, and for dinner from 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm.

Restaurant Le Graffiti, Quebec City, CanadaRestaurant Le Graffiti
1191, avenue Cartier
Québec, (Qué
bec), Canada G1R 2S9
Telephone:       +1-418-529-4949

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