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Michel Roux to Perform Culinary Magic at The Datai Langkawi

The Datai Langkawi will host culinary legend, Michel Roux OBE for an exclusive haute cuisine showcase between 18 and 20 February 2016, Michels first ever event in Malaysia.

For three nights, The Dining Room will be under the expert and esteemed leadership of Chef Michel Roux and his team, offering an unparalleled fine-dining experience of Michelin star prestige.

We are incredibly excited to invite Michel Roux to The Datai Langkawi for his first culinary event in Malaysia, said Arnaud Girodon, General Manager of The Datai Langkawi. He is such an iconic chef and guests are in for a real sensory treat, combining his world-class cuisine with our award-winning service, style and setting. Its going to be spectacular by all accounts.

Guests will be served pre-dinner cocktails Michel Roux Champagne and canaps at the Main Pool, before enjoying a five-course set menu in The Dining Room.

To further elevate the experience, Pierre Bat, Sommelier of the House of Veyret Latour (Bordeaux), will be offering a wine flight, pairing the perfect bottle with each course, to complement the flavours and enhance the gastronomic experience.

For those eager to enjoy a more hands on approach and expand their culinary repertoire, Michel Roux will also be hosting a masterclass. Guided by the Michelin chef, participants will prepare two courses for lunch to follow and receive a number of take-home mementos of the experience, such as the recipes, a cookbook and certificate signed by Michel Roux.

Michel Roux OBE is a French-born chef who has carved a hugely successful and influential Michelin star career. In 1967 he opened Le Gavroche (London) with his brother, which later became the first three Michelin starred restaurant in Britain. His restaurant The Waterside Inn in Bray (UK) has held three Michelin stars for 31 years, a record unsurpassed in the world outside of France. His list of awards and accolades is truly impressive, including: Chevalier de la Lgion dHonneur, France 2004; Meilleur Ouvrier de France, Paris, France 1976; Honorary Doctorate of Culinary Arts, Johnson & Wales Providence, USA 2002; Honorary Professor, Thames Valley University, UK 2006; and Ambassador of the Culinary Institute of America, 2014.

Michel is a regular television and radio personality, he hosts lectures and masterclasses, and is an acclaimed author. His 12 books have been published in 33 countries and 20 languages, including his latest title, The Essence of French Cooking. His next project is the December 2015 opening of his recently acquired new restaurant, Le Miedzor, in his hometown of Crans Montana, Switzerland.

Prices

Dinner on 18th, 19th and 20th February 2016 MYR 700 (Sin$ 233.17) per person.

Wine Paring on 18th, 19th and 20th February 2016 MYR 275 (Sin$ 91.60) per person.

Masterclass with Michel Roux OBE MYR 950 (Sin$ 316.42) per person.

All prices are subject to 10% service charge.

Gourmet, GHM, The Datai, Langkawi, Sommelier, Wine, Michel Roux, Chef, OBE

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