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Château De Montcaud opened a new gourmet dining venue, Restaurant de Montcaud. Located in the château’s Le Mas building, which formerly housed the estate’s stables, the newly opened restaurant offers guests seasonal cuisine, celebrating the best of the region with locally sourced, quality ingredients. Ambitious Head Chef Matthieu Hervé aims to put Château de Montcaud on the culinary map with the new opening and his inspirational creativity. Restaurant de Montcaud offers guests the choice of a delicious, seasonal menu, with dishes including scallop carpaccio served with apples grown in the neighbouring estate, succulent lamb and sea bass with clams and brussels sprouts. Those looking to sample a variety of flavours can opt for the menu degustation, which regularly changes ensuring returning diners continue to be surprised. Hervé’s refined cuisine is a revelation for all gourmets: a twist added to classic dishes results in modern French cuisine at its finest.  Savour…

The 9th edition of The Gastronomy Seasons International Festival created by Natalia Marzoeva, ran from October 18-20, 2018, in a beautifully set up Pop-Up restaurant specially created for this occasion on the Hercule harbor of the Monaco Principality. Gathering chefs from Monaco, Russia, Spain, Thailand and France, under this year’s befitting theme The Cruise of Flavors,  this gastronomy festival reunited top chefs from different parts of the world. The chefs had an opportunity to talk about their own culture through gastronomy, unveiling to the public the secrets of their culinary techniques and savoir-faire. During three days a variety of delicious dishes were carefully prepared by 13 chefs overall, with different menus for each lunch and dinner respectively, proposed to residents and visitors alike. The international flavors and tendencies were notably represented by Henri Geracy, of La Montgolfiere in Monaco, Igor Grishechkin of CoCoCo in Saint-Pétersbourg Vladimir Burkovsky of PuppenHaus in Novossibirsk, Sergei Nosov of Syrovarnaya in Moscow, Marina Nosova of Valenok also in Moscow, Andrey Savenkov of Doctor…

Highly exclusive, Chocolat General Guisan confections, named after a national World War II hero, are pralines made by hand, in Switzerland, by skilled chocolatiers, using only the finest ingredients and they produce only a limited number of boxes; premium wooden packaging, and their couriers deliver to their clients with a high level of customer service. From Private Event to Direct to You In the beginning, their chocolates were only available at private events, but now they have made this luxurious experience more convenient whilst still being limited in nature. Now shipped to 211 destinations worldwide, each step is still handled with great care so that they offer much more than just chocolates – it’s a true luxury experience.  The use of technology serves to enhance aspects of the experience, with the intention of bringing the boutique experience to the client, when they deliver the order. Justus Pfeiffer, Managing Director says…

The latest addition and the seventh hotel in the Hastings Hotels’ portfolio, Northern Ireland’s finest collection of hotels, is the  Grand Central Hotel in Belfast. Having opened just at the start of July, guests are already enjoying a range of dining options created from the finest local produce by the hotel’s Executive Head Chef, Damian Tumilty, and his team. Damian Tumilty, Executive Head Chef With over 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, Damian Tumilty’s outstanding flair for food will guarantee the perfect fine dining experience at The Grand Central. Having previously prepared high quality, French-influenced food at Shu Restaurant and traditional baked delicacies at French Village in Belfast, his background favours great taste and attention to detail. Outside of the kitchen, Damian further spreads his passion and enthusiasm for food as part-time lecturer in Professional Cookery and has an Advanced Diploma in Culinary Arts in conjunction with Thames Valley…

The French Riviera is filled with delightful restaurants; from glamorous beachfront establishments to quaint Provencal cafes, you are unlikely to have a bad meal whilst on the Cote d’Azur. However, the Michelin star rating system is used to define the very crème de la crème of eateries. Even one star is impressive, signifying ‘a very good restaurant’, with two stars judged as “excellent cooking that is worth a detour”, and three stars meaning “exceptional cuisine that is worth a special journey”. And whether you are visiting for a weekend or have a French Riviera yacht charter booked for the full summer season, you deserve to treat yourself to the best. That’s why we have rounded up the finest Michelin Star restaurants in the South of France… enjoy! Aperitif from Le Chantecler? #Nice #LeChantecler #aperitif #michelinguide #michellinstars #beautifulfood #colorfuldish #colorful #gorgeous #michelin #bestworldrestaurants #nicerestaurants #bestchefs #tomatoes #uniquedish #toobeautifultoeat #hautecuisine #hautecuisineworld #art…

The Legends of the Dining Room is a way for locals and regulars to experience some of the best cooking from some of the most talented chefs in the country.  Each dinner features a different chef who is making a real impact on the UK culinary scene, someone that is quite simply a legend. Chefs and Restaurants Being Featured The Gallivant announced that Damian Clisby of Petersham Nurseries and Phil Howard of Elystan Street are the first chefs in this exciting series to be announced, and will hosting their dinners in the relaunched Dining Room of the Gallivant on Sunday 10th June and Tuesday 17th July 2018 respectively.   About Chef Damian Clisby – Petersham Nurseries Damian joined Petersham Nurseries as Head Chef in 2014 having previously been Head Chef at HIX Soho and Executive Chef at Cotswold House where he won the Cotswold Chef of the Year Award. Damian’s…

Velathri Art Gallery and Cum Quibus Restaurant present an extraordinary collaboration, combining contemporary art with culinary art, in the historic town of San Gimignano. Femme Sublime is curated by the Vitalita Association in collaboration with Velathri Art Gallery and coordinated in the course of the exhibition dedicated to femininity:  [Onna], a show programmed for the Pignano Art Gallery of the Borgo Pignano and at the Palazzo Priori in Volterra. The exhibition space is in the Michelin star awarded restaurant, Femme Sublime featuring a solo show of the Tuscan artist Fabio Calvetti. This collection of works is a story of feminine introspection plucked from time and space, creating an atmosphere of intimacy, depth and wistful reflection. Its a journey into the private world of contemporary femininity, caught in that intimate moment withdrawn from the surrounding chaos, where the more inward and vulnerable qualities of woman are expressed in settings of engaging…

A wealth of fine dining restaurants in Monaco await those lucky enough to reside in or visit the Principality. With inspiring surroundings and an abundance of phenomenal produce at its doorsteps, it is no surprise why many of the worlds most revered chefs have made Monaco their home. For those seeking culinary delight, head to Casino Square for a fine dining experience you’ll never to forget. « It is here, in the Louis XV, at the heart of the Riviera and over 25 years ago that the story began. Discovering this land was an essential moment in my life. This land that sings like the sun, inspires all my cooking. Today, the restaurant re-opens its doors after several months of renovation. Everything has changed. The setting and the menu – which has been deeply transformed. Nothing has really changed… The Riviera is still the prodigal inspiration of my cuisine. Basically, the…

Exquisite roses blended with the syrupy sweetness of honey produces food fit for the gods. Passions stir at the scent of roses, sublimely beautiful, intoxicating and evocative and the sensuality of honey. THETA Foods in Greece, makes of award winning fine foods, creates products of exceptional quality. In this bottle is an indulgence with benefits of a 100% pure honey with rose scent. Paired with pure honey derived of Greek wildflowers is something very special. This 130g container of rose-infused honey is the purest distillation of blending sensuality and unbridled hedonism. THETA. The exquisite flavors they produce are carefully harvested, collected, produced, and packagde by hand, for adding exceptional gourmet pleasing to your fine gastronomy moments. Distributed in EUROPE   Elenianna Distributed in USA | CANADA  Olympicco

Private Members Club, Albert’s, have announced that from January until end of March they will have two dinner tables per night available for non-members. Get a taste of the club but don’t wait too long to reserve. The exclusive tables will be available on a first-come first-serve basis and offer the perfect opportunity for prospective members to trial the Club’s unique dinner-dance concept. Albert’s provides the ultimate entertainment in the Royal Borough, with these limited tables sure to be snapped up. Launched by Some of the Biggest Names in London’s Prestigious Nightclubs Albert’s launched in September 2016 after four of the biggest names from London’s most prestigious nightclubs have come together to play host to London’s latest and most memorable dinner and dance experience. Together, Jake Parkinson-Smith, Carlo Carello, Piers Adam and Fraser Carruthers, with over 60 years of experience between them and the club committee includes Simon Astaire, Alistar…

Known for making the most expensive chocolate in the world, To’ak produces small editions of single-origin Ecuadorian dark chocolate from the oldest and rarest variety of cacao on earth. The ground-breaking company based in Ecuador is also pioneering the art and science of aging chocolate in barrels and various other mediums. And now, at long last, To’ak is releasing two new limited editions, both of which have been many years in the making: Single Malt Islay Cask Matured, which was aged for two years in a Laphroaig Scotch whisky cask ($355 per 50-gram bar), and their terroir-driven labor of love, El Niño Harvest 2016 ($275 per 50-gram bar). To’ak’s Single Malt Islay Cask Matured dark chocolate is a marriage made in heaven for whiskey connoisseurs and chocolate enthusiasts alike. As it turns out, the co-founders of To’ak Chocolate are also unabashed devotees of Scotch whisky—particularly, the peaty single malts of Islay, the most storied whiskey-producing region in Scotland. After sourcing a cask…

With the Antigua Charter Yacht Show just around the corner, the international yachting community – and fans of fine gastronomy, in particular – are counting down to another yacht chef competition. Yacht chefs will be handed the chance to showcase their skills in a spectacular Caribbean setting. We took the opportunity to learn more about such competitions by speaking to the organisers of the MYBA chefs’ competition. Coordinated by Sarah Sebastian, an organiser of the Antigua Yacht Charter Show and a MYBA member, the MYBA Superyacht Chefs’ Competition is held annually.  It celebrates the best charter yacht chefs in the industry and cuisine from across the world. Sponsored by SuperYachtWorld, the event is an eagerly anticipated highlight of the yearly MYBA Charter Show – the premier trade-only charter yacht show in the Mediterranean. Chefs from vessels of all sizes share their expertise and best culinary treats with a panel of discerning judges,…

Three Michelin-starred chef Arnaud Lallement and Champagne Armand de Brignac debut a new luxury tasting menu, exclusively available at the five-star, Relais & Châteaux hotel L’Assiette Champenoise. A historic first, this is the only culinary experience in the world to offer each of the Champagne’s five prestige cuvées in one place. French Delicacies Paired With Champagne Tucked away in the hills of Champagne, France, the ultra-luxurious L’Assiette Champenoise’s new five-course tasting menu pairs French delicacies such as Langoustine Royale and Pigeonneau Fermier with Champagne Armand de Brignac’s handcrafted Gold Brut, Rosé, Blanc de Blancs, Demi Sec and the incredibly rare Blanc de Noirs, whose inaugural blend was named Best Blanc de Noirs in the World by FINE Champagne Magazine and of which only 2,333 bottles exist. An Inspired Menu Deeply Personal and Representational, Standalone or in a Package Inspired by the longstanding friendship between 13th-generation winemaker Alexandre Cattier and Gault et Millau guide’s 2014 Chef of the Year Arnaud Lallement, the menu is a deeply personal representation of…

The French Riviera has long enjoyed an affinity with fine wines, whether being grown in a scenic vineyard or consumed with a sumptuous meal. The popularity of Provence’s rosés – produced in vineyards surrounding St Tropez – has been a constant fixture of popularity in the international wine industry; the pale rosés are especially sipped in wine bars and beach clubs around the world. But winetasting is changing with the times in this idyllic part of the world. Avid wine samplers are arriving at Riviera vineyards from the skies, complementing fine wine with an astounding sense of adventure. A Helicopter Tour Luxury helicopter company, Monacair, offers private helicopter transfers throughout the French Riviera and beyond. Visitors to the region have started to indulge their winetasting fantasies by flying between vineyard destinations in ultimate style and comfort. Aside from being a fantastic way to sample many different wines, helicopter travel is…

The sky is a dream that has always fascinated human beings. Today we crave extraordinary experiences, each seeking something different, unseen, rare and money can’t buy. The Principality of Monaco is renowned for taking centre stage when it comes to offering such breath-taking opportunities and the Dinner in the Sky concept brought thrill-seeking experiences up a notch when it was launched for ten days by events creators and lifestyle management company, Just Unlimited on 7th July 2017. A Thrilling Dining Experience Imagine being immersed with an adrenaline rush even before you sit to enjoy your meal, with your feet precariously free under you, feeling a light breeze, gently and silently getting propelled within seconds from 0-50m admiring the facet of the Monte-Carlo Casino while strapped into a seat reminiscent of a F1 car but with the added thrill factor of being able to lower your seat to being semi lying…