Archive for November 17th, 2011

Beaujolais Nouveau at MLH

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

To celebrate the 2011’s famous French wine’s arrival and take pleasure in some French delicacies, there is only one place to be ….………. Governors Restaurant, Mount Lavinia Hotel 17th November. It’s a night of Beaujolais Passion, with French culinary extraordinaire and indeed re-creating the French ceremony in the heart of Colombo.

Mount Lavinia Hotel celebrates the release of the Beaujolais Nouveau 2011 with a night of BEAUJOLAIS PASSIONS with French culinary extraordinaire and indeed re-creating the French ceremony in the heart of Colombo. The frenzy the Beaujolais Nouveau’s arrival generates is almost as high as the build up for a major award show. Hence, the hotel will feature French culinary delicacies prepared by Chef Nicholas Clavier flown in specially for the event, and live music by Brass in focus. Mr Dewapura avers, “Guests will be able to taste the Beaujolais Nouveau 2011, sample great food, dance, have fun, and enjoy what Mount Lavinia Hotel loves to boast wine, food and ambiance.” To add to the festivities, we have 12 piece brass band “Brass in Focus” to keep your toes tapping into the wee hours of the morning.
Chef Nicolas Clavier, is the new Kitchen Head of Hotel Astor Saint Honoré. Nicolas Clavier has grown up in the restaurant industry. He started in the team of Chef Del Burgo, in the prestigious kitchen of “Le Bristol” hotel. He learnt how to be rigorous, to work with top-quality products. His passion expanded really rapidly. Then, he worked as Kitchen Head Deputy along with Chefs Barbier (L’hotellerie du Bas Bréau) and Lozay (Château de Beaulieu). He continued his career at the “Dormy House” in Etretat where he worked as Kitchen Head. The carte he invented was highlighting the variety of local products. Nicolas Clavier now works in the kitchen of Astor hotel, he brings the genuineness and the freshness of its experience to magnify products. His only goal is to make you spend a great culinary moment!

The ceremonial release will take place on “17th November, courtesy Embassy of France and Alliance Francaise de Kotte, ”states Mr Anura Dewapura. A variety of dishes ranging from the Burgundy region will scintillate your senses Les escargots de la region( Burgundy Snails with melted butter spiced with garlic), Le Potage du Vigneron(wine harvesters style vegetable soup), traditional specialties of Bourgogne like Le Boeuf Bourgnignon(Traditional Burgundy beef stew), and even La Charcuterie Montaguard de Bourgogne – Selection of local ham, salami and sausages from the region and much more will be yours to fancy and it indeed calls for celebration with wine and great food.

Join the re-creation of the ceremonial release of the world’s most famous vin de premier. The dates are set from 17th to 23rd November 2011, at the Governor’s restaurant. On the 17th it would be a dinner buffet priced at Rs 2,700/- and the promo will continue, from 18th till 23rd on A La Carte menu. It would be a French extraordinaire menu to compliment the nouveau passion.
For inquiries please call 2711711 ext 430.

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