Orient Express – Dining with the Stars 2012 in Italy
Orient Express – Dining with the Stars 2012 in Italy
April 2, 2012 by admin

In 2012, Orient Express has crafted what will be known as the most amazing gourmet and luxury package of the year: “The Dining with the Stars” package at five Orient Express luxury properties in Italy during five weekends.

Running from March to November, 10 Michelin starred chefs with that hold up an impressive 21 Michelin stars between them will produce some of their finest menus exclusively for the hotels’ guests in Venice, Portofino, Taormina, Ravello, and Florence. This amazing culinary tour like no other is an opportunity for the foodies and other connoisseurs to discover the gastronomic delights of each Michelin-starred chef while sleeping in luxury hotel suites. Indeed, the “Dining with the stars” weekend package is set during five weekends and includes:

• Two nights in Junior Suite with daily breakfast
• Two gourmet dinners prepared by two Michelin star Chefs
• An exclusive excursion not normally available to the public, highlighting a particular aspect of the destination

Price: Starting at €3,910 (+VAT)

Bespoke concierge company, Pure Entertainment Group invites all connoisseurs and gourmands to travel to Italy and enjoy culinary delights of 10 Michelin starred chefs. An experience like no other, this gourmet trip is selling fast.

The five “Dining with the stars” weekend packages are:

Hotel Cipriani, Venice, 17-18 March 2012

The first culinary weekend will take place at the iconic Hotel Cipriani in Venice from 17th – 19th March. Filippo Chiappini Dattilo, owner of Michelin starred restaurant Antica Osteria del Teatro in Piacenza will recreate dishes from his kitchens on March 17th. Three Michelin-starred Chef Massimo Bottura will then take his turn to create his masterpieces on March 18th. Guests will stay in a Junior Suite with daily breakfast and will be whisked away for a guided visit of the famous Fortuny atelier on Giudecca Island during their stay, the only atelier in the world still producing the fabrics designed by Mariano Fortuny. Guests will also visit the ancient Bevilacqua weaving shop, which creates prized velvet that has been used by Doges and dignitaries for centuries.

Hotel Splendido, Portofino, 14-15 April 2012

Hotel Splendido in Portofino will play host to three chefs, brothers Chicco and Bobo Cerea, and Pino Cuttaia, who between them hold five Michelin stars. Chicco and Bobo are passionate about creating modern Italian cuisine that retains strong links to tradition, and have a particular passion for concocting experimental desserts. Pino will use his skills to create a gastronomic journey of Sicilian delights. As part of their weekend experience, guests will be taken on a guided visit of the Cervara Abbey in Portofino where they will be treated to an exclusive harp and violin concert in the private gardens of the historical site.

Grand Hotel Timeo and Villa Sant’Andrea , Taormina, 29-30th September

At Grand Hotel Timeo and Villa Sant’Andrea in Taormina, Sicily, foodies will have the pleasure of sampling the culinary skills of Pietro Leemann, who owns the first ever vegetarian restaurant to earn a Michelin star, and who will be creating an entirely vegetarian degustation menu for guests on September 29th. The following evening, Heinz Beck will work his magic in the kitchens, using Taormina’s most luscious crop, the tomato. Guests making the journey to Taormina for this culinary weekend will be treated to a visit to Catania fish market to learn about the different varieties of fish that can be found in the waters of Sicily, and also to a puppet-making workshop, to hear about the history of the craft integral to Sicilian culture. Guests will have the chance to witness an exclusive performance.

Hotel Caruso, Ravello, 20-21 October

Hotel Caruso in Ravello on the Amalfi Coast will provide an idyllic backdrop for the penultimate Dining with the Stars weekend. On October 20th and 21st, Norbert Niederkofler, founder of the Chef’s Cup in Italy, and Niko Romito, whose essential ingredients include cheeses from the Abruzzi region and extra virgin olive oil, will work their magic. During their stay, guests will have the chance to waltz the night away to the classic tunes of Wagner, who visited and was inspired by the historical town of Ravello.

Villa San Michele, Florence, 3-4 November

The final instalment of ‘Dining with the Stars’ sees chefs Gennaro Esposito and Mauro Uliassi at the lovely Villa San Michele in Florence, home to the world famous cookery school. Gennaro Esposito, who is chief organiser of the Feast of Vico, a three day food festival that draws 150 chefs to the Amalfi Coast, and Mauro Uliassi, whose forte lies in creating seafood dishes, will cook up a Michelin starred storm on November 3rd and 4th. To complete their Italian gastronomic experience, guests will also be taken on a truffle hunting excursion with a specially trained dog around the San Miniato region, a tiny Tuscan hilltop village in the hills near Florence, and will learn how the powerful flavours of truffle, one of nature’s gourmet wonders, can transform the simplest of dishes.

If you are interested to book any of these five “Dining with the stars” weekend culinary experiences, contact your luxury concierge company Pure Entertainment Group for premium concierge services, reservations, details as well as availability.

Reservations/Bookings the “Dining with the stars” culinary weekend packages in Venice, Portofino, Taormina Ravello and Florence:

Email: concierge@purentonline.com

Pure Entertainment Group

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Orient Express – Dining with the Stars 2012 in Italy
April 2, 2012 by admin

In 2012, Orient Express has crafted what will be known as the most amazing gourmet and luxury package of the year: “The Dining with the Stars” package at five Orient Express luxury properties in Italy during five weekends.

Running from March to November, 10 Michelin starred chefs with that hold up an impressive 21 Michelin stars between them will produce some of their finest menus exclusively for the hotels’ guests in Venice, Portofino, Taormina, Ravello, and Florence. This amazing culinary tour like no other is an opportunity for the foodies and other connoisseurs to discover the gastronomic delights of each Michelin-starred chef while sleeping in luxury hotel suites. Indeed, the “Dining with the stars” weekend package is set during five weekends and includes:

• Two nights in Junior Suite with daily breakfast
• Two gourmet dinners prepared by two Michelin star Chefs
• An exclusive excursion not normally available to the public, highlighting a particular aspect of the destination

Price: Starting at €3,910 (+VAT)

Bespoke concierge company, Pure Entertainment Group invites all connoisseurs and gourmands to travel to Italy and enjoy culinary delights of 10 Michelin starred chefs. An experience like no other, this gourmet trip is selling fast.

The five “Dining with the stars” weekend packages are:

Hotel Cipriani, Venice, 17-18 March 2012

The first culinary weekend will take place at the iconic Hotel Cipriani in Venice from 17th – 19th March. Filippo Chiappini Dattilo, owner of Michelin starred restaurant Antica Osteria del Teatro in Piacenza will recreate dishes from his kitchens on March 17th. Three Michelin-starred Chef Massimo Bottura will then take his turn to create his masterpieces on March 18th. Guests will stay in a Junior Suite with daily breakfast and will be whisked away for a guided visit of the famous Fortuny atelier on Giudecca Island during their stay, the only atelier in the world still producing the fabrics designed by Mariano Fortuny. Guests will also visit the ancient Bevilacqua weaving shop, which creates prized velvet that has been used by Doges and dignitaries for centuries.

Hotel Splendido, Portofino, 14-15 April 2012

Hotel Splendido in Portofino will play host to three chefs, brothers Chicco and Bobo Cerea, and Pino Cuttaia, who between them hold five Michelin stars. Chicco and Bobo are passionate about creating modern Italian cuisine that retains strong links to tradition, and have a particular passion for concocting experimental desserts. Pino will use his skills to create a gastronomic journey of Sicilian delights. As part of their weekend experience, guests will be taken on a guided visit of the Cervara Abbey in Portofino where they will be treated to an exclusive harp and violin concert in the private gardens of the historical site.

Grand Hotel Timeo and Villa Sant’Andrea , Taormina, 29-30th September

At Grand Hotel Timeo and Villa Sant’Andrea in Taormina, Sicily, foodies will have the pleasure of sampling the culinary skills of Pietro Leemann, who owns the first ever vegetarian restaurant to earn a Michelin star, and who will be creating an entirely vegetarian degustation menu for guests on September 29th. The following evening, Heinz Beck will work his magic in the kitchens, using Taormina’s most luscious crop, the tomato. Guests making the journey to Taormina for this culinary weekend will be treated to a visit to Catania fish market to learn about the different varieties of fish that can be found in the waters of Sicily, and also to a puppet-making workshop, to hear about the history of the craft integral to Sicilian culture. Guests will have the chance to witness an exclusive performance.

Hotel Caruso, Ravello, 20-21 October

Hotel Caruso in Ravello on the Amalfi Coast will provide an idyllic backdrop for the penultimate Dining with the Stars weekend. On October 20th and 21st, Norbert Niederkofler, founder of the Chef’s Cup in Italy, and Niko Romito, whose essential ingredients include cheeses from the Abruzzi region and extra virgin olive oil, will work their magic. During their stay, guests will have the chance to waltz the night away to the classic tunes of Wagner, who visited and was inspired by the historical town of Ravello.

Villa San Michele, Florence, 3-4 November

The final instalment of ‘Dining with the Stars’ sees chefs Gennaro Esposito and Mauro Uliassi at the lovely Villa San Michele in Florence, home to the world famous cookery school. Gennaro Esposito, who is chief organiser of the Feast of Vico, a three day food festival that draws 150 chefs to the Amalfi Coast, and Mauro Uliassi, whose forte lies in creating seafood dishes, will cook up a Michelin starred storm on November 3rd and 4th. To complete their Italian gastronomic experience, guests will also be taken on a truffle hunting excursion with a specially trained dog around the San Miniato region, a tiny Tuscan hilltop village in the hills near Florence, and will learn how the powerful flavours of truffle, one of nature’s gourmet wonders, can transform the simplest of dishes.

If you are interested to book any of these five “Dining with the stars” weekend culinary experiences, contact your luxury concierge company Pure Entertainment Group for premium concierge services, reservations, details as well as availability.

Reservations/Bookings the “Dining with the stars” culinary weekend packages in Venice, Portofino, Taormina Ravello and Florence:

Email: concierge@purentonline.com

Pure Entertainment Group

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