Rech by Alain Ducasse Celebrates 1 Year & 1-Michelin Star with Special Menus this March
How quickly one year has flown by Rech by Alain Ducasse, the first international outpost of Paris’s most famous seafood restaurant, is celebrating its 1st anniversary and 1st Michelin star (in the 2018 Michelin Guide to Hong Kong & Macau) during the month of March. Discover what makes the 1-Michelin star Rech by Alain Ducasse a favourite among seafood lovers.
Clos L’Église Wine Dinner – March 1
Rech by Alain Ducasse begins its anniversary month with a Clos L’Église Wine Dinner on Thursday, March 1.
Celebrate over a 5-course dinner paired with six vintages at HK$2,188 per person.
- Spiced crayfish broth - 2014 Clos L’Église Small spelt from Haute-Provence, seasonal vegetables-black truffle 2009 - Clos L’Église
- Sea scallop in their shell, pumpkin-cranberry-hazelnut - 2006 Clos L’Église
- Pan-seared large sole with half-salted butter, tiny potatoes – 2002 & 2000 - Clos L’Église
- Mr Rech: hazelnut ice cream and chocolate sauce - 1998 Clos L’Église
Click here for the menu.
About Clos L’Église
One of Pomerol’s Grand Crus, Clos L’Église is located in the heart of Pomerol. Its vines date back to the 18th century. Owned by S.Garcan-Cathiard, this six hector property produces an average of 2,800 cases per year. Located in the centre-east of the Pomerol appellation, next to Chateau Clinet, the property shares a similar climate to that enjoyed by both St. Emilion & Pomerol.
In 1997 it was brought for 12 million Euros (a record at the time for Pomerol) by Sylvaine Garcin Cathiard, sister of Daniel Cathiard who owns Château Smith Haut Lafitte.
The winemakers Hélène & Patrice Levêque meticulously observe each stage of the growth cycle – using traditional vinification and aging in oak barrels for 14 months.
The vibrant wine is intensely fruity with significant depth and structure.
Rech 1st Anniversary Signature Menu – available March 1-31
To mark its 1st anniversary, Rech presents a 5-course set menu inclusive of a glass of Alain Ducasse Champagne at HK$1,338 per person.
Executive Chef Stéphane Gortina is preparing the menu showcasing the best seasonal fish and shellfish with his personal interpretation and contemporary French cuisine.
The 5-course 1st Anniversary Signature Menu includes:
- Royal seafood platter
- ‘Club’ Crab and Mango
- Grenobloise-style skate wing
- Our famous Camembert
- Mr Rech: hazelnut ice cream and chocolate sauce from Alain Ducasse’s Manufacture in Paris.
“RUSH TO RECH” 3-course Menu (HK$450 + 10% service per person) – available now throughout 2018
Ideal for an early or late dinner with friends or business associates, or a quick dinner before or after a concert or movie, the new “RUSH TO RECH” 3-course Menu (HK$450 + 10% service per person) is available for bookings from 6:00pm-6:45pm (last order at 6:45pm) and 10:00pm-11:00pm.*
You’ll adore the 3-course “RUSH TO RECH” menu which offers a choice of 3 Fines de Claire de Marennes Oléron n°33 Oysters or the signature “Club” Crab and Mango for the Starter. For the main course, choose between the Cookpot of small spelt, squid and sesame seeds or the Wild cod aïoli. For dessert, choose either our signature “Mr Rech”: hazelnut ice cream and chocolate sauce (from Alain Ducasse’s Manufacture in Paris) or the Oven-baked victoria pineapple, coconut sorbet.
*This offer cannot be combined with other promotional offers and is subject to advance reservation and availability. Black-out dates apply.
GOUT DE FRANCE Dinner – March 21
As per world acclaimed chef Alain Ducasse: “On the same day, 2000 chefs around the globe will create a unique French dinner. Beyond a celebration of French cuisine, Goût de / Good France pays respect to today’s cuisine: humanist, energetic, diverse, and relevant. Contributing Goût de / Good France chefs all share the same values: sharing, enjoying, and respecting the principles of high quality, environmentally responsible cuisine.”
Organised by the France’s Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE) and Atout France, which is responsible for promoting the development of the tourism industry (the country’s largest economic sector), Goût de France / Good France will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 21.
Inspired by Auguste Escoffier, who started The Epicurean Dinners in 1912 – showcasing the same menu, the same day, in several world cities, and aimed at as many diners as possible, Goût de France / Good France reproduces this concept with a desire to involve chefs from around the world, in this special one-day event.
Rech by Alain Ducasse participates in GOUT DE FRANCE 2018 on Wednesday, March 21 with a 5-course menu by Executive Chef Stéphane Gortina at HK$1,188 per person, with a wine pairing option for HK$588 per person.
Paying homage to the legendary chef Paul Bocuse, who recently passed away at the age of 91, Alain Ducasse and Chef Stéphane Gortina have included Chef Bocuse’s famous “Red mullet, crispy potato scales” in the menu which includes:
- Fines de Claire de Marennes Oléron n°3
- Steamed duck foie gras, citron
- Red mullet, crispy potato scales
- Our famous Camembert
- Mr Rech: hazelnut ice cream and chocolate sauce
Click here for the GOUT DE FRANCE Menu.
Please add 10% service charge to all prices.
Goût de France / Good France is promoting French cuisine that is accessible to all, based on the freshest seasonal ingredients available. Each menu honours the merits of French cuisine, its capacity for innovation, and its values: sharing, enjoying with respect for the planet and its inhabitants.
Participating restaurants are encouraged to donate 5% of Goût de France / Good France menu proceeds to a local NGO promoting health and the environment. Rech by Alain Ducasse will be donating 5% to the New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association, which provides a comprehensive range of quality community-based rehabilitation services for people in recovery from mental illness. New Life has over 30 service units across Hong Kong, including halfway houses, sheltered workshops and social enterprises providing work & training opportunities. New Life also has Healthy Living Specialty Shops, New Life Restaurants and an organic farm in Hong Kong's New Territories which offers eco-tours and educational programmes on healthy living.
Goût de France / Good France invites the world on an unforgettable culinary journey, with all Alain Ducasse restaurants globally participating. For more on this global French culinary event, please visit: www.goodfrance.com / Facebook @ProjetGoodFrance / Instagram / Twitter @Good France
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