Cap Maison, St Lucia serves up an array of new culinary delights
Luxury boutique resort, Cap Maison, is once again spearheading the culinary scene in St Lucia with new food and beverage options, internationally recognised awards, exciting pop-up events and UK chef exchanges.
The resort has long been known for the exquisite dining experiences it offers guests, from its gourmet French West-Indian inspired menu at The Cliff at Cap to its delicious, relaxed counterpoint The Naked Fisherman. It is now set to wow even more with new private foodie themed evenings on board Cap Maison I, a brand new outdoor dining experience called ‘La Table’, and rum and chocolate pairings for Chocolate Heritage Month.
Introducing pop-up restaurant ‘La Table’
Known as the innovator of a new culinary movement in Saint Lucia, Cap Maison’s fine-dining restaurant, The Cliff at Cap, was the first to bring pop-up events to the island. Following on from their success, the restaurant has introduced a brand new dining experience called ‘La Table’.
La Table is the ultimate al fresco dining experience, consisting of an elegant table set within the open air at one of St Lucia’s most iconic locations around the Rodney Bay area. Guests will be treated to crystal stemware, elegant china, candelabra and fine linen, complete with a two course five-star dinner. La Table offers a truly intimate dining experience; on each occasion the location remains a secret until 24 hours prior to the event and accommodates a maximum of twelve guests.
La Table will take place on numerous occasions during the winter season, from December to May, the first taking place on Friday 9th December and prices start from £114 approx ($150) per person plus 20% tax and services.
Foodie themed evenings aboard Cap Maison I
Cap Maison will be offering a new series of foodie themed evenings aboard Cap Maison I, the resort’s very own luxury 46 ft Sea Ray motor yacht. The first will be a burger and lobster evening scheduled through-out November, offering a refined alternative to the traditional surf and turf.
Couples will be able to book a private evening cruise that will include a five-star dinner and accompanying wine, starting with spiny-tailed lobster and followed by a char grilled wagu burger in a brioche bun.
The private burger and lobster evenings in November will take place upon request and prices start from £148 approx ($195) per person plus 20% tax and services.
Chocolate & rum pairings for Chocolate Heritage Month
To celebrate Chocolate Heritage Month in St Lucia, in honour of the island’s rich history of cocoa production, Cap Maison is offering rum and chocolate pairings in their Cellar Maison throughout August. Their Rummelier (a sommelier but for rum) will talk through the St Lucian chocolate and which rums it goes well with. This will include a tasting of Cap Maison’s own solera-blended cask-aged rum which can be bottled to take home as a memento.
The rum pairings will take place upon request and are priced at £42 approx (US$55) per person.
Saint Lucia heads to Guernsey
After the success of previous guest chef weekends, Chef Craig from The Cliff at Cap will once again be taking part in an International Chef Exchange, this time with Simon McKenzie from the five-star Old Government House in Guernsey. Craig will be heading to the Guernsey Food Festival and will be taking over McKenzie’s kitchen on Thursday 29th September 2016.
Guests will be treated to a three-course, mouth-sizzling dinner with accompanying wine. The menu will include some of Chef Craig’s Caribbean favourites’ such as poached lobster ravioli, pan fried kobe with caramelised plantain and island spiced doughnut. Simon McKenzie will be heading for the Saint Lucian sunshine for the reciprocal event at The Cliff at Cap on 24th – 25th February 2017.
Tickets for the three-course dinner plus accompanying wine at Old Government House on September 29th are priced from £55 per person , to book visit www.theoghhotel.com or call +44 1481 724921.
Rum award with International Spirits Challenge
Cap Maison’s Solera Cask Rum recently won a bronze medal at the International Spirits Challenge 2016. Now in its 21st year, the ISC is the premier event in promoting quality spirits across the globe. The competition is founded on a rigorous and independent judging process, receiving more than 1,400 entries from nearly 70 countries worldwide makes the ISC a truly global competition.
Cap Maison’s Solera Cask Rum is distilled by St Lucia Distillers using both pot and column stills producing an aromatic fine clear spirit. Following extensive aging in Old Port barrels the premium rum is then aged at Cap Maison using the famous “Solera” aging system in single 10L white oak medium toasted barrels guaranteeing a consistent and superior quality.
Guests can take a bottle of rum home as a souvenir and at a price of £71 approx ($94) per bottle plus 15% tax; it makes a great holiday gift!
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Cap Maison is a boutique villa resort located on the northernmost tip of St. Lucia in Cap Estate, one of the most exclusive areas on the island. Guests are treated to dramatic cliff scenery with the tranquil waters of the Caribbean Sea on one side and the brisk Atlantic Ocean to the other. Designed in an elegant Spanish Caribbean style, Cap Maison’s 49 beautifully-appointed suites are spread over three acres of tropical landscaped grounds. Guests have access to a pretty, secluded sandy beach and enjoy a truly bespoke service throughout their stay. (www.capmaison.com; 020 8977 6099)
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