Gastronomy at its Peak

The Mountain Gourmet Ski Experience is an annual event created by Heston Blumenthal OBE and Momentum Ski, where a selection of the best Michelin starred chefs head to Courmayeur, Italy to cook up incredible meals, set in a range of stunning Alpine restaurants. Past chefs include Heston himself, Tom Kerridge, Paul Ainsworth, Clare Smyth MBE, Claude Bosi, Jason Atherton, Marcus Wareing & Sat Bains.

Get Ready for March 2023!

The experience will return for the 8th time 16th-19th March  2023. In addition to the dinners, guests can enjoy Courmayeur’s skiing domain, dog-sledding, a walk on the Mont Blanc glacier and ride on the revolutionary Skyway cable car, or simply enjoy the historic village of Courmayeur. And the best bit is, with plenty of alternative activities available, you don’t even have to be able to ski!

We are thrilled to confirm the stars of the next Mountain Gourmet Ski Experience 2023 in Courmayeur from 16 to 19 March.
Jean-Philippe Blondet, 3 * Michelin Head Chef of the Alain Ducasse Dorchester, will be joined by Canadian Jonny Lake, previously executive head chef of the 3* Michelin restaurant The Fat Duck and their development kitchen, now Patron head chef of 1* Trivet, an exceptional restaurant in London.
Our star chefs will be joined by co-owner of Trivet Isa Bal, one of the world’s leading sommeliers and winner of the Michelin Sommelier award for 2022.

A Menu of Options

Two diverse types of haute cuisine by two of the leading Michelin star chefs in London, one inspired by the classic cuisine of France, the other a global view on how food and drink interact.

PROGRAMME

16 March

Apericena dinner to meet the chefs in a convivial setting by the fireplace at the historic and iconic Caffè della Posta on Courmayeur’s pedestrian street via Roma.

17 March

“London Meets the Mountains Signature tasting dinner”
Jonny Lake and Jean Philippe-Blondet will treat guests to an incredible dining experience at new slope side restaurant, Les Dames Anglaises. An enchanting alpine chalet and new restaurant on the Courmayeur scene, characteristic yet modern and refined in style, with a cuisine that blends the simplicity of tradition with innovation, through the vision of Andrea Matteotti.
This 6 course tasting experience will showcase the London starred chefs’ signature dishes in a timelessly elegant setting with wine pairings by Isa Bal, accompanied by snowmobile transfers to and from the restaurant

18 March

“Michelin Starred Mountain Festa”

A completely different festive experience prepared by Jonny and Jean-Philippe, with an original local twist for this festa evening, with a four course tasting menu of dishes inspired by the local traditions as well as mixology by Valentina Bianco of La Bouche Cocktail bar in Courmayeur and a live DJ set to complete the proceedings.

All dinner venues on the mountain are accessible by cable car and foot.

Plenty of non-skiing activities are available on request.

 

The weekend offers a flexible format so guests can curate their perfect experience, with all dinners available to book separately, plus accommodation, flights and transfers as potential add-ons to suit different budgets. Over the last 7 years we have hosted couples, groups of friends, individuals and families… if you’re a foodie, we can cater for you. Email jessica@momentumski.com for further information.