Verbier October 24th 2017: Alpine experiences enterprise Above & Past Verbier has launched a brand new and distinctive connoisseur meals division, Gourmet Food Chalets, which places celeb cooks into 5 star chalets. The goal of the enterprise is to revolutionise the concept of conventional chalet eating and to introduce pleasure and creativity to the palates of its shoppers.
With viewers of TV meals programmes reminiscent of Masterchef and Nice British Bake-off at an all time excessive, this launch goals to deliver a component of connoisseur glamour to folks’s holidays within the Alps, providing a 5 star chalet expertise for connoisseur style buds.
Connoisseur Meals Chalets at present has 9 celeb TV cooks on the location from across the globe together with world-famous Korean celeb chef Judy Joo, UK TV cooks Gizzi Erskine and Sophie Michell, Australian chef Matthew Gojevic, gluten-free cookery e-book author Naomi Devlin and American ex-Ralph Lauren mannequin, turned inexperienced delicacies influencer Anastassia Khozissova.
The shoppers select from the corporate’s little black e-book of celebrity chefs. There may be the choice to e-book the celeb chef for one big day night, or if the shoppers want, they will e-book a star chef for the complete vacation, which may additionally embrace cookery demonstrations and dietary recommendation. If the consumer solely books a star chef for one night, the corporate will supply one in every of its proficient in-house cooks, or will present recommendation on the very best eating places in Verbier if they like to eat out.
As soon as the celeb chef has been booked, Connoisseur Meals Chalets’s concierge crew will then discover a appropriate 5 star chalet for the shoppers, and can plan the vacation from begin to end, providing a spread of thrilling and ‘wow’ bespoke gourmet adventure experiences, reminiscent of heli-skiing on the Italian border with lunch in a Michelin star restaurant; creating an unique and distinctive personal pop-up restaurant the place the chef will put together a full three-course lunch at an altitude of 3300 metres on a glacier; or a romantic canine sled trip to an alfresco champagne aperitif.
Whereas primarily based in Verbier, Switzerland, the favored freeride ski resort and winter playground to the wealthy and well-known, Connoisseur Meals Chalets is providing the celeb chef expertise throughout the Alps. The proposition is launching forward of the winter ski season 2017/2018, however might be open to shoppers year-round to coincide with an ever-popular summer season season within the Alps. The proposition might be of curiosity to high-end shoppers throughout Europe, Asia, The US and the Center East on the lookout for that further pleasure to their ski or summer season mountain vacation.
Verbier itself performs host to a number of thrilling occasions and experiences yr spherical reminiscent of the favored winter Polaris digital music pageant and The Swatch Extreme Freeride World Tour, to summer season occasions reminiscent of The Verbier Festival, a world well-known classical music pageant boasting famend artists and stellar performances; the Jumping International de Verbier, a well-liked worldwide showjumping competitors; a number of thrilling downhill mountain biking occasions; and the Verbier Bike Fest, an unbelievable weekend of motorcycle stunt exhibits.
“We’re tremendous excited in regards to the incredible and numerous collection of celeb cooks who’re concerned from the beginning, and we’re wanting ahead to recruiting extra cooks from all over the world to affix us” says Founder Sophie Heneage.
Presently the cooks listed on the location contains:
World well-known TV chef, presenter, writer, restaurant proprietor, & host of Korean Meals Made Easy, one of many 4 Iron Cooks for the UK, and a daily face on The Meals Community worldwide.
TV chef, meals author, writer, meals stylist and cookery instructor, Gill was a part of the favored River Cottage channel four collection, cooking alongside Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall.
We may checklist James’ accolades in magazines, guides, books and TV – but it surely’s his real character that has actually gained him his devoted following and the respect of the UK’s prime cooks.
2016 noticed the publication of Naomi’s first e-book, River Cottage Gluten Free, an immediate bestseller that celebrates her ‘actual meals’ strategy to cooking.
This yr Tom battled as a contestant within the in style TV Sequence Nice British Menu. Nice British Cooks not too long ago profiled him as ‘one to look at’.
Award profitable chef and meals author Gizzi Erskine is an innovator and chief of the pop-up restaurant scene. Gizzi is because of be launching her first restaurant Pure Filth with Rosemary Ferguson later this yr.
Sophie’s TV highlights embrace, Market Kitchen, Comedian Reduction, This Morning, GMTV, Sunday Brunch, Iron Chef USA, Good Morning Canada, BBC America, Celeb Weakest Hyperlink, Unfastened Ladies.
On season 2 of Heston’s Feasts, Matt created the notorious lickable wallpaper, Jack within the beanstalk golden egg and savoury ice lollies.
Finest generally known as a face of Ralph Lauren, and gracing advert campaigns for Valentino, Karl Lagerfeld, and Vivienne Westwood, Anastassia is now a key influencer of inexperienced delicacies.
Connoisseur Meals Chalets is a division of Above & Past SARL. A luxurious journey experiences enterprise primarily based within the Swiss ski resort of Verbier.