Le Candille is the sublime restaurant at the Relais & Châteaux member hotel Le Mas Candille.
Le Mas Candille, the stunning French 46 room, 5 star luxury hotel close to Cannes is inviting guests to experience the ultimate gastronomic experience of a lifetime at its Michelin starred ‘Le Candile’. ‘Chef celebre’ Serge Gouloumès, who runs the restaurant will allow guests on Friday or Saturday evenings to go behind the scenes of the kitchen during its busiest time, to take prime position at the chef’s table and watch Serge create a sublime eight course tasting menu before their eyes as they dine with the electric atmosphere of the bustling kitchen.
During the gastronomic experience, Serge will take the guests through each of the courses, explaining how to create a taste sensation using the freshest, seasonal ingredients that he hand selects from Cannes Market every morning. The special menu will include succulent fresh fish, an extensive cheese board and dishes such as “Farm rack of lamb from Auvergne cooked with Mediterranean herbs, roasted baby aubergine and pepper, lamb jus with Pouilles olives oil”. Chef Serge is an extremely friendly, professional and knowledgeable host and is passionate about all the cuisine he creates making this unique gastronomic experience an absolute ‘must’ for foodies.
The ultimate gastronomic experience is open to non residents of the hotel, however if travellers would like to stay at Le Mas Candille, rates start from £306 based on two people sharing, breakfast included. The Chef’s Table 8 course gastronomic experience costs 195 euros per person including a glass of champagne.
The hotel itself is a firm favourite with celebrities and is the ultimate chic hillside retreat for those ‘in the know’. Guests can relax in the hotel’s heavenly infinity pool, sipping on their favourite cocktail and watching the sun set with panoramic views overlooking Grasse or for the ultimate indulgence have a treatment in the world-renowned Shiseido Spa – the only one of its’ kind in France. The hotel offers 46 beautifully designed guestrooms, including seven suites, two restaurants including One Michelin star ‘Le Candille’ restaurant and poolside restaurant La Pergola, three swimming pools and the first Shiseido Spa in Europe. The hotel is set in 4.5 hectares of grounds, located between Cannes and Grasse in the village of Mougins, in the South of France. Le Mas Candille is conveniently situated only 7km from Cannes and 20 minutes drive from Nice International Airport, it offers a central but rural retreat location to enjoy the bustle of the city of Cannes and explore the French Riviera.
To book the Chef’s Table experience at Le Mas Candille please call +33 (0)4 92 28 43 43 or email [email protected]
Le Candille Menu Grand Huit (subject to the season)
Roast langoustine with Ibérian chorizo, pumpkin cream
Amandine potato chantilly with sparkle of wild mushrooms
Fresh prawns sautéed with garlic and thyme, amandine potato tuile, fennel barigoule, orange and saffron
Farm rack of lamb from Auvergne cooked with Mediterranean herbs, Roasted baby eggplant and pepper, lamb jus with Pouilles olives oil
Selection of cheeses from cheesemaker Maître Ceneri