When Sol Kerzner and acclaimed chef Alain
Ducasse joined forces in 1999, it marked the start of the success
story of ‘Spoon des Iles’ at One&Only Le Saint Géran in Mauritius.
Now ten years after he opened the first
Spoon outside of Paris, the celebrated chef is heading back to the
island to join guests and staff alike for a series of culinary
Marking this special anniversary will be the ‘10
Years, 10 Dishes, 10 Wines’ concept, highlighting Ducasse’s own
personal choice of those food and wine combinations that have
defined the restaurant over this period.
At One&Only Le Saint Géran, the menu will
showcase the best of Mauritius’ national larder which continues to
inspire and delight both the chef and his team at the resort.
From 6 to 8 December, epicureans will have the
opportunity to catch this Michelin-starred chef in action during
three food-filled days.
Overseeing all operations, Ducasse and his
team will share the Spoon menu with guests who’ll be able to join
head chef Romain Meder in the restaurant’s kitchen for cooking
classes where they are bound to discover some of Ducasse’s best
kept culinary secrets and tips.
The celebrations will culminate in a gala
dinner. Guests will be able to feast on specially created dishes
such as Mauritian palm heart ceviche and Lapsang Souchong Soup,
all matched with wines carefully chosen by the resort’s sommelier
Commenting on the celebrations, Alain Ducasse
said, “The authentic flavours found in Mauritius have always been
precious to me and being able to open my first Spoon abroad at the
legendary One&Only Le Saint Géran ten years ago was an opportunity
not to miss. The team there has continuously delivered truly
cutting-edge dishes that have made ‘Spoon des Iles’ the most
sought after dining concept on the island and I am delighted to go
back and celebrate this special anniversary with them.”
To mark the occasion, One&Only Le Saint
Géran has created a special promotion - the 10 Years, 10 Dishes,
10 Wines package - which costs 200 Euros per person and includes a
private cooking lesson with Spoon’s head chef Romain Meder -
inclusive of lunch with a glass of wine, recipes, cooking hat and
apron as well dinner at Spoon des Iles (exclusive of beverages),
one ‘Spoon des Iles on the Beach’ lunch box and a Spoon cookbook
signed by Alain Ducasse himself.
The promotion is valid from 20 November till 20
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