Les Coulisses, meaning“backstage” in French. Guests will enter through a private entrance located on the corner of South Hill Street and 11th Avenue, and offered a variety of seating options. The first floor parlor room features an eclectic mix of styles, with one overarching, luxurious theme. A giant gold chair looms over the second story bar. Cozy banquettes line the upstairs mezzanine, which can be booked for private parties of up to 50 people. In total, the two-story 3,500 square foot space can accommodate 150 guests. Les Coulisses caters to a range of unique culinary experiences. Guests will enjoy tasting dishes that are both seasonal and locally sourced.
Los Angeles native Francis Li is a 4th generation cook born to immigrant parents. Her love of french cooking began in her early 20’s, and is influenced by Julia Child and Thomas Keller. She is classically French trained, and has cooked professionally for 14 years. The menu is produce-driven and offers a lighter fare suited for the progressive lifestyle of today. Chef Francis Li adds, “In Los Angeles, you can get anything, and this is important with French food being ingredient driven.”
Les Coulisses is located on 1050 S. Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA. The restaurant serves modern French cuisine in a Hollywood Regency setting inside the historic Belasco Theatre Complex Downtown Los Angeles. Dinner service begins at 5:00 p.m daily, and the lounge space will remain open until midnight seven days a week. For inquiries on private events, email info is @thebelasco.com. Reservations can be made via Open Table Reservations and walk-ins are always welcome at Les Coulisses.