The Good France menu at Nostalgia at The Imperial will pay a tribute to the excellence of French cuisine and will showcase a menu using fresh and seasonal regional produce.
The great global event, “Goût de France / Good France” celebrates its 5th annual edition on Thursday, 21st March 2019and Nostalgia at 1911 Brasserie, a proud purveyor of classic western cuisine in the capital since 2011 is chosen to be a part of the largest dinner in the world featuring 5,000 restaurants across 5 continents.
A combination of old- world charm coupled with an unparalleled French menu featuring authentic recipes across aperitif and canapés, entrée, main course & dessert with French wines and champagnes on offer at Nostalgia promises a distinct dining experience.
More than 70 restaurants have been selected across India by the committee of international chefs headed by Chef Alain Ducasse, placing India among the top participating countries. The traditional and rare European theme around which Nostalgia at 1911 Brasserie makes it an ideal property to promote this glorious French dinner.
This extraordinary evening at The Imperial on 21st March 2019 will have a delectable array of signature French dishes, in the backdrop of a venue that makes you experience the old Hollywood glamour.
Chef Prem K Pogakula – Executive Chef at The Imperial will be cooking up a French-style dinner, with a focus on more responsible cuisine. His menu will present dishes using less fat, sugar and salt, with great concern for “good food” and the environment.
The menu includes Poisson chilien, crabe au babeurre, pâtes au calamars à l’échalote et au gingembre Beurre blanc- Chilean fish, buttermilk crab, squid ink pasta with shallot and ginger butter sauce; Jarrets d’agneau braisés, céleri-rave, pois verts et parmesan- braised lamb shanks, celeriac, green peas and Parmesan cheese; Fruit de la passion caramel Chiboust avec crumble barriers and more to devour.
Chef Prem K Pogakula- Executive Chef, The Imperial said “French food is based on local sourcing of very simple ingredients paired with good-old wine and hand-picked variety of cheese. The cuisine has already been influenced in terms of standardizing menus and presentation so the day is not far when Indians will be more familiar with French specialities and classic ingredients.”
He further said. “The French culinary events like Good France is a great initiative to promote French gastronomy in India and it’s an honour for The Imperial to be part of an international gourmet at a global level. We at Nostalgia use exclusive French cheese, cream, butter, seafood and meats to keep the local flavours intact and these local ingredients only help in achieving a perfect dish which the French guests relish.”
He concluded saying, “Chefs and hotels have already been implementing popular French dishes in the menus and promoting the cuisine through various festivals. For instance, Nostalgia at 1911 Brasserie at The Imperial is a classic European restaurant which has French specialities in its menu like coq au vin, lobster thermidor, ratatouille Provencal, Croque Monsieur to name a few which are also hot favourites amidst our discerning guests. Experiences like flambé on the table and live Steinway piano music add to this classic dining affair.”
Here are the details of the French affair:
Meal for two for dinner at Nostalgia, 1911 Brasserie on 21st March 2019: INR 7000 + taxes appx. without alcohol