Bal Harbour Village Announces Second Annual Edition of Haute Cuisine 


Six international chefs with a combined nine Michelin stars  will host four dinners and 16 interactive cooking classes

After the success of the culinary event’s inaugural edition last year, Bal Harbour Village announces the second annual Haute Cuisine, a gastronomic experience that introduces guests to the mouth-watering talents of some of the world’s most celebrated chefs. This year’s edition will welcome six visiting chefs who between them have been awarded nine Michelin stars, along with three chef ambassadors from Bal Harbour’s thriving culinary scene making their festival debut. With nearly 300 guests having participated in intimate cooking classes and theme-based dinners during last year’s event, Haute Cuisine Bal Harbour 2020 will span five days from May 5-9th

Kicking off on Tuesday evening, Bal Harbour Village introduces an invite-only welcome cocktail reception featuring a selection of canapés from each chef. Guests will also have the chance to meet with the talented chefs one-on-one.

• On Wednesday evening, guests can attend a fashion-themed dinner at Le Zoo, the French gem at Bal Harbour Shops spearheaded by famed restauranteur Stephen Starr. The menu will be crafted by Chefs Makoto Okuwa, Joel Cesari and Thierry Drapeau who between them boast a combined three Michelin stars.
• On Thursday evening, an art-themed dinner will be held at The Grill at The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort, led by Chefs Jacques Pourcel, Jean-Baptiste Natali and Conrado Tromp with a combined four Michelin stars.
• On Friday evening, Chefs Pourcel, Alain Caron, Sergi Arola, and Anthony Le Pape will collaborate for a design-themed dinner at Artisan Beach House in The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour, totaling five Michelin stars.

• Saturday evening will wrap up the five-day event with a six-chef collaboration, totaling 9 Michelin stars, for a grand finale dinner at Atlantikos in The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort followed by a decadent dessert and champagne soiree.

Haute Cuisine will be presented at various venues in Bal Harbour Village, including Bal Harbour Shops, The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour, and The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort. Tickets are priced at $250 for each of the intimate dinners and cooking classes; $350 for the grand finale dinner on Saturday evening; and $125 for the dessert and champagne soiree. For more information and to view the full schedule, please visit Haute cuisine. Ticket sales will go live on February 7th. Those looking to enhance the experience with a hotel stay in Bal Harbour Village can book preferential rates directly at all four Bal Harbour hotels by mentioning Haute Cuisine. Rates start at $399 per night at The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort; $399 per night at The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour; $239 per night at Quarzo Bal Harbour; and $165 per night at Sea View Hotel.

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Zulma Torres

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