The Hotel Plaza Athénée is a historic luxury hotel in Paris, France. It is located on 25 Avenue Montaigne, near the Champs-Élysées and Eiffel Tower. The Hotel Plaza Athénée is part of the Dorchester Collection group of international luxury hotels. The hotel has five restaurants and a bar.There are several restaurants in the building. In 2000, Alain Ducasse chose the Athénée for his haute cuisine restaurant. It serves dinner on weeknights and lunch on Thursdays and Fridays. Other eateries include the Relais Plaza (classical French cuisine), La Cour Jardin (Riviera-style cooking), La Galerie des Gobelins (breakfast, light lunch, tea and pastries) and Le Bar du Plaza, a popular night spot. Famous chefs to have worked there before Ducasse include Jacques Pépin.