The Mountain Gourmet Ski Experience

For the 7th consecutive year, a true celebration of the meeting of great UK chefs in the mountains!

Tom Kerridge will be attending and skiing, having developed this passion for his first time on skis at the 2019 event.

Claude Bosi, great friend of Tom’s, will be there for the fourth time.

A spectacular and unique experience, to witness two great chefs coming together in a true alchemy of styles to create two inimitable dinners on the mountain, one accessible only by cable car and snowmobiles.

A feat involving members of their UK kitchens coming out, transport of ingredients and hardware, sourcing local ingredients and the best Italian wines to pair with the masterful courses prepared by the chefs, and above all a strong collaboration with the locals who open their kitchens and their homes to Claude and Tom, bringing the mountain feel to complete the menus.

Past experiences have included: Heston Blumenthal (curator of the event), Sat Bains, Clare Smyth, recently voted best female chef in the world, Marcus Wareing and Jason Atherton.

A plethora of the best chefs, coming together by Mont Blanc.

Guests can choose to attend one or more dinners and activities.

Accommodation and flight packages are available in a selection of 3 to 5 star hotels, from Thursday 12 March to Sunday 15 March.

Over the last 6 years we have hosted couples, groups of friends, individuals and families.

And the best bit is you don’t even have to ski!

The HQ is the Grand Hotel Royal & Golf, situated on the main historic pedestrian street of Courmayeur, where chefs stay for the duration of the event and home to Italian Michelin starred Chef Paolo Griffa.

During the daytime, guests can enjoy Courmayeur’s skiing domain with ski guides in select groups, dogsledding, a walk on the Mont Blanc glacier and ride on the revolutionary Skyway cable car, or simply enjoy Courmayeur’s mountain restaurants (there are more of these than pistes on the skiing domain!) and the historic village of Courmayeur.

Activities are tailored to guests’ individual requests.

Dinner Thursday 12 March

A mountain adventure to meet the Michelin starred chefs in a relaxed and rustic environment. Guests are taken up by cable car and snowmobile to Giacomo Calosi’s Rifugio Maison Vieille for a rustic meal and party until 2am, where the UK chefs can relax and meet attending guests.

Dinner Friday 13 March

Tom Kerridge & Claude Bosi tasting dinner on the mountain. Accessible only by cable car and snowmobile. Tom & Claude will prepare some of their signature dishes in the rustic environment of a wood and stone chalet, La Chaumière.

Dinner Saturday 14 March

The gourmet tasting evening at the Grand Hotel Royal & Golf, showcasing Tom Kerridge’s & Claude Bosi’s more elaborate UK signature dishes with a twist of the mountains and their unique approaches, with canapés by local Michelin starred chef Paolo Griffa, 2 starters and 2 main courses by the UK chefs and one dessert by Paolo.

Cooking demo Saturday 14 March

10:00 Tom Kerridge, Claude Bosi & Paolo Griffa at the Petit Royal kitchens: witness the alchemy and skills of 2 great chefs.

Local ingredients canapés Saturday 14 March

18:00 Local ingredients canapé tasting produced by the Michelin starred chefs, outside the Grand Hotel Royal & Golf with an Apérol Spritz

Q&A session Saturday 14 March

17:00 An interview of the 3 chefs with a Q&A public session outside the Grand Hotel Royal & Golf. Free to attend.

FOOD FESTIVAL

From the 13 to 15 March the village and mountain bars and restaurants will be serving their signature gourmet offering in honour of the Mountain Gourmet Ski Experience.

Further details to be announced.

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