October 22, 2012
Every year the Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière reinvents Christmas, and this year is no exception.
Amazing light shows, original entertainment for the children, and a sleigh yule log… Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière reinvents Christmas each and every year, adding an equal dose of magic and unforgettable moments for the whole family.
This year, the Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière pastry chef, Claude Ducrozet, invites everyone on a journey aboard his festive sleigh yule log, proudly displaying the Fouquet’s colours!
A light mousse filling, delicately flavoured with vanilla and violet, is complemented by candied blackcurrant and fresh raspberries: this special Christmas dessert will tempt all taste buds into delicious and fruity flights of fancy! An extra treat tops off this amazing creation: a dark chocolate reindeer pulling a present-filled sledge. Price: 68 €. For 6 to 8 people. Limited edition.
Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière kids, entertainment and workshops!
Following the success of its first season, 'Fouquet’s kids' returns with a whole new programme of workshops and entertainment, sure to delight children and parents alike! Join the Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière in December 16th for the workshop “My beautiful Christmas tree”: the children will make and personalize their Christmas decorations, which will then adorn the family tree at home. 'Fouquet’s kids' will appeal to children between the ages of 3 and 9 years old. Sunday December 16th, from 3 to 5pm. Price: 45 € per child.
Light show at the Lucien Bar
Starting December 2nd, Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière celebrates the holiday season and lights up for Christmas. The magnificent interior courtyard showcases an innovative light display: the “mapping building” technique using projected 3D images, gives new life to the 19th Century façade. The exceedingly realistic effects are spectacular: the façade is illuminated, takes on new colours and seems to come to life… An amazing light show to discover while drinking a hot chocolate at the Lucien Bar. Surprising daily entertainment from 6:30pm from December 2nd 2012 to January 9th 2013.
Holiday Season Festive Menus
For both Christmas and New Year’s Eve, head Chef Jean-Yves Leuranguer, Meilleur Ouvrier de France (prestigious French culinary distinction) has created exceptional menus for the traditional Fouquet’s restaurant and the Michelin-starred restaurant Le Diane. Claude Ducrozet has imagined innovative sweet treats to round off festive dinners. The Fouquet’s will also be offering menus specially designed for our younger gourmet palates, to be savoured whilst waiting for Father Christmas to make an appearance on Christmas Eve.
Jean-Yves Leuranguer, Meilleur Ouvrier de France, introduces a Foie Gras workshop
Jean-Yves Leuranguer, Meilleur Ouvrier de France (a highly coveted French culinary distinction), opens the doors to his kitchen at the Michelin starred Le Diane restaurant, to share his unique knowledge on how to make an exceptional foie gras in the purest French tradition. A gourmet creation, to be taken home and savoured with the whole family at the Christmas dinner table. Saturday December 15th, from 11am to 1pm. Price : 150 € per person.