la Maison Pétré | 1936

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An unusual farm

From the years 1860, the Pétré Family runs a farm in the Brussels suburbs. Fresh products from the daily cultivation are sold directly on site.

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End of 19th century
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Establishment Edith Cavell street

In 1936, Dominique Pétré settle down rue Edith Cavell, nummer 1. Having fell under the familial good food spell when he was young, he followed the preordained path while specializing in game in poultry...

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1936
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Trompettes de la renommée

At the end of the war, Belgians find again the pleasure of gastronomy and la Maison Pétré shapes its reputation, becoming little by little a reference throughout the whole Brabant. One comes henceforth from far away to come and pick up his game in season of his stuffed turkey for Christmas of Thanksgiving.

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Post-war
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Like father, like son

In the mid-Fifties, young Paul Pétré pursue his father's way and masterfully took the familial business over, assisted by his brother Pierre and his sister Pauline. He would never have such a beautiful moustache than his father, but he did can pride himself of instituting la Maison Pétré as absolute reference in Brussels food business.

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1955
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One Pétré might hide another...

... and not only due to the stoutness familialy developped by the intense habit of good eating, but also by the arrival of a third generation of Pétré, still at the helm so far. Pierre Pétré, then freshly graduated, decided indeed adding his layers to the company.

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Eighties
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Today

With more than 80 gastronome years, la Maison Pétré is to this day inspired by offering fresh and quality products. A family store where, in the course of a tray of capons, it's not unusual to pass wife and children, the fourth generation giving a hand for December's celebrations...

80 years ! 2018