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Savour France with Gout De France @ The Oberoi on the 19th of March

Goût de / Good France will celebrate French gastronomy in various locations worldwide on March 19, 2015. Over a 1000 chefs on all five continents are expected to join the event on the eve of spring. Dinners served simultaneously in participating restaurants will honour the merits of French cuisine, its capacity for innovation, and its values: sharing, enjoying, and respecting the principles of high-quality, environmentally responsible cuisine.

Why?

In 1912, Auguste Escoffier started Les Dîners d’Épicure (Epicurean Diners): one day, one menu, served in cities around the world, to as many guests as possible. In 2015. Goût de/Good France takes the idea further, bringing all categories of restaurants together globally. This international event, taking place on March 19, 2015, will mark the first concrete demonstration of French cuisine’s recent listing in the “Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity” category by UNESCO, and its influence on the world.

 Where?

Le Jardin at The Oberoi, Bengaluru is the selected venue and Chef Amit Wadhawan‘s designed menu has been short listed as one of the 1000 restaurants in the world serving an all French menu. On March 19th, evening at 7:30pm book  your seat at Le Jardin to experience this once in a lifetime opportunity to be a part of this momentous culinary wave being synergized across the world.

 The Menu and pricing?

A 6 course French menu consisting of a cold and hot appetizer. A fish and meat based main course. A cheese course and dessert. An exclusive menu handpicked by a panel of Michelin starred chefs including the famous Alain Ducasse.

Pricing: Rs 3,500 plus taxes per person

The Oberoi will have a recommended wine menu consisting of French and Indian labels which will complement the menu. The same can be purchased by the bottle or glass.

 How to book?

Call at 2558 5858 or email Shashank.sharma@oberoihotels.com to book your table.

The menu is on offer only one day for dinner. March 19th, 2015.

 Gout De France - Le Jardin

A peak into the wonderful lunch I had this afternoon with the Consul General of France, Mr.Eric Lavertu, Hemangini, Huvida, Jackie and Pinky. Kudos to Chef Amit and his team for a beautifully crafted menu. And of course, I’ve always been a fan of Shashank and his mixology 😉

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A special mojito in honour of Gout De France – this one had champagne!

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Tian of Bay of Bengal crab, Mango and Avocado relish, Saffron Aioli

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Assam tea smoked duck breast, star anise and orange compote, pickles, cucumber and raisins

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Shallot crusted wild Cochin – Bay sea bass, Salsify , wilted spinach, ‘Soubise’ red wine reduction

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Pan seared fillet of beef, Braised oxtail stew, asparagus, truffle jus

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Warm Roquefort and warm granny smith apple flan

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Chocolate and caramel fondant

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