stopover
Japan
from February 28th 2018

In March, we head East for an enriching and magical stopover in the Land of the Rising Sun.

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TWO EXCEP­TIONAL EVENINGS WITH TAKEO YAMAZAKI

FEBRUARY 28th / PRIVATE EVENING ON INVITATION ONLY
MARCH 1ST / OPEN ON RESERVATION

Between traditional know-how and modernity, the Japanese culinary art in its quintessence!
Enjoy a gourmet encounter with Takeo Yamazaki, the stellar Head Chef at Yoshi,
Joël Robuchon’s only Japanese restaurant in the world.

> About Takeo Yamazaki
> Discover the YOSHI
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JAPAN EVENING / 1ST MARCH 2018

DISCOVERY MENU 

An evening of encounters and sharing. Guests will be assigned to a table of 8-10 people according to the number in each party. 

Four-hands menu prepared by Xavier Watrelot with stellar guest chef Takeo Yamazaki

Starters

EBI SHINJO
Kombu consommé with shrimp ball
By Takeo Yamazaki

SASHIMI
Kingfish, fennel, yuzu 

Main courses

OMAKASE
Chef’s selection

GHINDARA NO SAIKYO YAKI
Marinated and grilled black cod
By Takeo Yamazaki

KOHITSUJI
Lamb in nori, morels and carrots

Desserts

AMANDO
Pannacotta with pistachio cream
By Takeo Yamazaki

TAMA KOKONATTSU
Coco sphere, shizo, praline

Menu accompanied by tastings of prestigious sakes and a selection of wines

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CHF. 195.-, per person, including :

CULTURAL APERITIF

FROM 7 TO 8:30PM

Gourmet aperitif with champagne in the company of author-illustrator Philippe Delord who will share the experience of his trip on the historic Tokaido road. Exhibition of Furoshiki by Francine Mancini.

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artist portrait

Meeting with Philippe Delord a passionate globe-trotter

Tokaido 53 / A scooter on the tracks of Hiroshige
by the painter and illustrator Philippe Delord

From his road trip to Japan - a scooter along the Tokaido historic road that connects Tokyo to Kyoto for about five hundred kilometers - Philippe Delord has brought back a sketchbook and paintings that has led to this magnificent book TOKAIDO 53 .

Born in Lyon and living in Tours, Philippe Delord is a passionate globe-trotter. In his travel bag, besides his sketchbook, colored pencils, maps and some practical objects, one will certainly also find also a part of dream ... that he will confront during his trip.

> To learn more about Philippe Delord and his work

Book signing :
Thursday 1st March  /11h30-14h30
Salon Jasmin

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Journey of the month menu

FROM 2 TO 31 MARCH, 2018

In addition to our seasonal offer, a Japon-inspired menu is offered from Monday to Friday, lunch and dinner ! 

Flavours of Japan

Starter

SASHIMI
Kingfish, fennel, yuzu 

Main course

KOHITSUJI
Lamb in nori, morels and carrots

Desserts

TAMA KOKONATTSU
Coco sphere, shizo, praline

CHF. 54.-, per person

Upon reservation

>PORTRAIT OF OUR CHEFS

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furoshiki

Beautiful, chic & eco-friendly …. the art of Japanese wrapping!

Aesthetic, ecological, practical, furoshiki is a piece of fabric used in Japan for centuries to wrap, wear, decorate, offer, store .... Today, it’s many uses are still relevant to contemporary life.

Exhibition and demonstration of furoshiki by Francine Mancini, who will also be running workshops in March for those interested:

Sunday 18th March /16h-17h30

FUROSHIKI Workshop
& Gourmet TEATIME
 

CHF. 60.-/ per person

> on reservation

> More details about Francine Mancini and her activities in Geneva

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