stopover
Danemark
from 2 to 31 May 2018

Good bye April, hello May: Hygge cosiness and gastronomy with a green attitude.

Scandinavian stopover – This month experience a taste of Copenhagen, the capital of innovative, sustainable cuisine and hygge lifestyle. No wonder it’s ranked as one of the happiest cities in the world!

 

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TWO EXCEP­TIONAL EVENINGS WITH METTE DAHLGAARD JENSEN

Wednesday 2nd of May
& Thursday 3rd of MAY 2018 
/ OPEN ON RESERVATION

Enjoy a gourmet encounter  with Mette Dahlgaard Jensen and experience her innovative, sustainable and refined vegetarian cuisine, rich in taste and textures.
Head Cheffe of the Gemyse Restaurant - the vegetarian restaurant of the famous Nimb Palace in Copenhagen- she developped a unique vegetarian style, which puts vegetables firmly in the spotlight with an emphasis on seasonal, organic produce from local farmers or the restaurant’s own plot of land.

>More about Mette Dahlgaard Jensen
> Discover the Gemyse Restaurant
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DANISH EVENING / 2 & 3 MAY 2018

DISCOVERY MENU 

Four-hands menu prepared by Xavier Watrelot 
with guest cheffe Mette Dahlgaard Jensen, Head Cheffe of the Gemyse in  Copenhagen

Starters

Ravioli with vegetables, fresh herbs and flowers
By Mette Dahlgaard

Baltic salmon gravlax, cucumber textures, caviar and horseradish  

Main dishes

Turbot with yuzu and egg yolk
By Mette Dahlgaard

Norwegian lobster,
green asparagus and crunchy potato, lemon dill opaline

Desserts

Aebleskiver, strawberry, rhubarb, verbena

Popcorn, popcorn, popcorn
By Mette Dahlgaard

Menu accompanied 
by a selection of aquavit and wines

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CHF. 155.- per person

this rate also includes 

GOURMET APERITIF

FROM 7 TO 8 PM

Aperitif with creative appetizers and champagne

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Journey of the month menu

FROM 4 TO 31 MAY, 2018

In addition to our seasonal offer, a Scandinavia-inspired menu is offered throughout the month ! 

Flavours of Scandinavia

Starter

Baltic salmon gravlax, cucumber textures and horseradish  

Main dish

Norwegian mackerel and mussels,
green asparagus and crunchy potato, lemon dill opaline

Dessert

Aebleskiver, strawberry, rhubarb, verbena

CHF. 54.-, per person

Upon reservation

>PORTRAIT OF OUR CHEFS

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danish hygge lifestyle

The incredible Nimb Palace in the Tivoli garden in Copenhagen is a worthy representative of danish hygge spirit !

So what is Hygge?

A cultural experience, a state of mind, a feeling of well-being …. According to Danish translator ToveMaren Stakkestad, “Hygge was never meant to be translated. It was meant to be felt.”

The trendy Danish word that’s so impossible to translate - pronounced “hoo-guh” -  has recently found its place in the Oxford English dictionary: 

Hygge, n.

[mass noun] a quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being (regarded as a defining characteristic of Danish culture)

> See guide on where to find hygge mood in Copenhagen

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