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Welcome to the world of Celebrity Chefs! There is no limit to creativity, imagination, and  the desire to experiment and astonish here at the Forte Village.
During our Celebrity Chef Evenings the stars of haute cuisine demonstrate their skills beneath the stunning  star studded night sky of the Forte Bay Terrace. Every summer, exclusively for you, we present the greatest  Michelin-starred chefs and the most famous exponents of international cuisine, from France, UK, Spain, Germany and the most beautiful regions of Italy. Every refined menu features a constellation of signature dishes paired with wines from the most prestigious cellars.

Life is for living and top of the range of the exclusive themed evenings at the Forte Village are the unforgettable ‘One of a Kind Nights.’ Each evening has a unique theme involving a special location, extraordinary cuisine, excellent wines and music which floats into the night. Places are limited, pre-booking is essential.

 

June

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20 - 21

Christian Jürgens

Ristorante Überfahrt, Rottach-Egern,Germania
Michelin

Christian Jürgens, head chef at the renowned Überfahrt restaurant in Bavaria, was awarded best chef of the year several times by the prestigious Gault & Millau and has three Michelin stars. His cooking style draws inspiration from the natural surroundings of the Tegernsee valley in Bavaria, which he reinvents in his dishes such as his signature "Tegernsee Kiesel” (Tegernsee pebbles).

27 - 28 - 29

Giuseppe Mancino

Ristorante Il Piccolo Principe
Michelin

Giuseppe Mancino, top Chef of the restaurant “Il Piccolo Principe“ has a long academic career that led him in 2005 to arrive in the restaurant of "Grand Hotel Principe di Piemonte". Before long it obtained several international awards including, among the most important, listing in the "Gambero Rosso" and "Espresso" guides followed by the recognition of a Michelin star in 2008. His cuisine is a mix of creativity and classicism: reinventing typical dishes without altering the traditional flavors.

30 - 01.07 - 02.07

Andrea Berton

Ristorante Berton di Milano
Michelin

His ‘Berton Restaurant’ in Milan is modern cuisine often with little known ingredients. Trained by Marchesi, Mossiman and Ducasse, Andrea has won many awards and earned his first Michelin Star in 2008 with Restaurant Piazza Della Scala in Milan.

July

03 - 04 - 05 - 06

Lionello Cera

Antica Osteria Cera, Lughetto di Lupia, VE
Michelin

With his culinary history dating back to the 60s, when his parents opened a tavern serving ‘cicchetti’, Cera’s style of cooking explores new flavours and ingredients while staying true to his traditional roots. The aim is to take diners on a journey: an emotional as well as gastronomic experience.

Chris Wheeler - Michelin Star - Gourmet
07 - 08 - 09 - 10

CHRIS WHEELER

Stoke Park - Buckinghamshire - UK

Originally from Swanage in Dorset, Chris’s passion, enthusiasm and culinary excellence was spotted and nurtured from a young age. Starting his career at the Domaine De Bassible Hotel and Michelin-starred restaurant located in the cosy French town of Ségos, nutured his talent.

11 - 12 - 13 - 14

Andrea Canton

Ristorante La Primula di San Quirino, Pordenone
Michelin

Andrea Canton comes from a line of six generations of restaurateurs from Pordenone and the family have owned La Primula since 1875. Sensitivity and knowledge are the characteristics that Andrea perpetuates in the kitchen and, while always maintaining a respect for tradition, his greatest satisfaction comes from breaking the rules and creating new and exciting dishes.

Pierre Meneau
15 - 16 - 17 - 18

Pierre Meneau

Ristorante Crom’Exquis

Meneau was just 25 when he opened Crom’Exquis, his restaurant in Paris. His style, which is both classic and daring, immediately attracted plaudits in this famously gastronomic city.

19 - 20 - 21 - 22

Claudio Vicina

Ristorante Casa Vicina, Torino
Michelin

Claudio Vicina, born in Piedmont in 1967 is a chef trained by his family who have worked in catering for four generations. He subsequently collected important experiences on the international scene before becoming Chef of Casa Vicina, a restaurant in Turin which opened in 2003 and since 2007 has become part of the Eataly project.

23 - 24 - 25 - 26

Renato Bosco

Ristorante Saporè, Verona

Renato Bosco is a chef born in 1967. His passion for pizza arose by chance after replacing the pizzaiolo of the restaurant he was working in. The love for this profession pushes him to open his first restaurant and start the long journey that has made him the world-renowned Chef he is today. In 2013 he receives the highest award in the gourmet pizza category of the Gambero Rosso food guide.

27 - 28 - 29 - 30

Peter Brunel

Ristorante Caffè dell’oro, Firenze
Michelin

Under the great chef Giorgio Nardelli, Peter Brunel made a name for himself at the Villa Negri restaurant in Riva del Garda. Then, at just 28, he earned a Michelin star. Today he is Executive Chef at the Caffè dell’Oro, part of the Lungarno Hotel Collection, in Florence.

August

Pierre Rigothier
31.07 - 01 - 02 - 03

Pierre Rigothier

Le Burgundy Parigi
Michelin

Pierre Rigothier is the French Executive Chef of the Michelin-starred restaurant Le Baudelaure in Paris, where he uses only the best French products and fresh natural ingredients for his style of cooking. He started his career as a chef at L’Espadon in Paris followed by 5 years in England.

Alessandro Breda Chef Forte Village
04 - 05 - 06 - 07

ALESSANDRO BREDA

Ristorante Gellius, Oderzo, Treviso
Michelin

Gellius, Alessandro Breda’s Michelin starred restaurant in Oderzo, near Treviso is set among archaeological ruins and picturesque countryside. Here Breda creates dishes focused on local products that are given an imaginative modern take with new cooking techniques.

Franck Reynaud Chef Forte Village
08 - 09 - 10

FRANCK REYNAUD

Hostellerie Pas de L’Ours, Crans-Montana, Svizzera
Michelin

Working alongside his wife, Séverine, Reynaud opened the Hostellerie du Pas de L’Ours in Crans-Montana, Switzerland in 1994 to great acclaim. A year later, he gained 14 points from Gault & Millau and, four years later, a Michelin star. Shortly after that Reynaud was included in Les Grandes Tables Suisses. Reynaud creates seasonal cuisine with delicate local ingredients from the heart of the Valais.

13

Roberto Carcangiu

Roberto Carcangiu, one of the most lauded international Chefs, has a long career path that led him to become R & D Cooking Director at just 35 years of age. Celebrated as one of the most important Italian Chefs abroad, he owes everything to the training that led him to obtain these results. "The Cuisine of Common Sense" is his philosophy of life, which means he optimizes his efforts to obtain excellent products: an innovator in the kitchen he uses advanced technologies that help to achieve high added value results.

Massimiliano Mascia
21- 22 - 23 - 24

MASSIMILIANO MASCIA

Ristorante San Domenico, Imola
Michelin

Massimiliano Mascia leads a new generation of talented chefs at San Domenico, the legendary restaurant in Imola near Bologna, with two Michelin stars. After gaining his diploma, Mascia worked overseas in restaurants including the Vissani near Terni, the Romano in Viareggio, Fiamma Osteria in New York and Alain Ducasse’s celebrated restaurant at the Plaza Athénée hotel in Paris.

25 - 26 - 27 – 28

Fabio Pisani & Alessandro Negrini

Ristorante Il Luogo di Aimo e Nadia, Milano
Michelin

Fabio Pisani and Alessandro Negrini are the two young chefs who have taken over the kitchens of the renowned restaurant Il Luogo di Aimo e Nadia. Alongside Stefania the daughter of Aimo e Nadia, they are the heirs of the unique style which combines the rich culinary history of Italy in contemporary dishes.

29 - 30 - 31 - 01.09

Nicola Batavia

Ristorante 'L Birichin, Torino

With experience in the finest cuisine of England, China, Korea, Thailand, Morocco and Qatar, Nicola Batavia, born in 1966, combines traditional Piedmontese dishes with flavours of exotic adventures. His Restaurant L’Birichin boasts a relaxed dining area, with a style evident of Batavia’s curiosity of the world.

One of a Kind

12.07 – 26.07 – 08.08 – 17.08

Exclusive Sardinian Evening

The Dam Keeper’s House

The evening begins at 07:30pm when guests are invited to visit at our herb garden with the chef to select fresh ingredients for an authentic Sardinian dinner. The dining tables are laden with tasty local starters including platters of crudité, prosciutto, salami, and cheeses. Meanwhile succulent pork and lamb is turned slowly, slowly, on the spit over an open fire. The meal is completed with dairy desserts and nougat specialties of the “Torronaio.” The rustic cuisine is accompanied by local wine, traditional music and Sardinian dancers in embroidered costumes. Casual dress.

20.07

Exclusive Grand Cru of Bordeaux Evening

Five Star Terrace

An exclusive evening of French Grand cru with gastronomic delights matched to the wine. The evening is hosted by the sommelier with live cooking by the chef and set against the spectaclular sea views from the intimate Five Star Terrace. Unique and unrepeatable, this event is exclusively for the few who apprecialte the delights of fine wine at the level of Grand Cru Bordeaux vintage 2013, Lafite, Mouton Rothschild, Margaux, Haut Brion. Dress, casual elegant.

20.07 – 18.08

Full moon dinner

Bar Blue Moon

Elegant, stylish, and romantic. As thee full moon rises high over the glistening stage of the Mediterranean, an exquisite menu is served of light Mediterranean delicacies, seafood and crudités, accompanied by chilled Champaign and the gentle notes of a piano. An unforgettable evening at the blue moon bar. Dress: casual elegant.

04.08

Verticale di Château Palmer

Five Star Terrace

An extraordinary evening for the senses, gourmet cuisine matched to the notes of exceptionally fine wine served in the spectacluar Mediterranean setting of the intimate Five Star Terrace at night. The exclusive few will taste 6 of the very best vintages of the last 20 years produced by Château Palmer, one of the most beautiful, antique and facinating Bordeaux Château, 1996 1997 2000 2001 2007 and 2011. Dress: casual elegant.

11.08

A Sweet and Savory Evening

Forte Bay terrace

The evening takes place on the beautiful Forte Bay Terrace. Master Pastry Chef Gianluca Fusto presents a wonderful menu where sweet and savory sensations unite to delight the palate.

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12.08

Carlo Cracco & Pommery

Forte Bay terrace

The most famous Italian chef, Carlo Cracco, presents a splendid menu paired with the ‘bollicine’ of Pommery, served on the beautiful Forte Bay Terrace.

14.08

Dinner with Ice Cream

Forte Bay terrace

A wonderful evening at Fort bay terrace where Chef Emanuele Scarello, 2 Michelin stars, will pair his dishes to the delicious delights of Master Ice Cream Maker Emanuele Reti, for a unique evening

17.08

Stars and caviar

Forte Bay terrace

Chef Emanuele Scarello 2 Michelin stars, will present his most famous dishes paired with Caviar Calvisius, for an unforgettable evening on the Veranda of Fort Bay

20.08

A Chocolate Dream

Forte Bay terrace

A spectacular evening where chocolate is the main protagonist. Prepared by Master Chocolatier, Gianluca Fusto, and served on the beautiful terrace of Forte Bay.

Champagne

15.07

22.07

29.07

05.08

19.08

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26.08

Cooking Class

05.07

Chef Lionello Cera

Michelin

Chris Wheeler - Michelin Star - Gourmet
08.07

Chef Chris Wheeler

13.07

Chef Andrea Canton

Michelin

Pierre Meneau
17.07

Chef Pierre Meneau

28.07

Chef Peter Bruner

Michelin

Pierre Rigothier
02.08

Chef Pierre Righotier

Michelin

Alessandro Breda Chef Forte Village
05.08

Chef Alessandro Breda

Michelin

Massimiliano Mascia
22.08

Chef Alessandro Mascia

Michelin