Two of the world’s most celebrated chefs, Wolfgang Puck and Daniel Boulud, are coming together to create a one-of-a-kind dinner experience at Dorchester Collection’s Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air on Wednesday, October 23. This will be the first time these master chefs have worked one-on-one in the kitchen together, and will mark the celebration of Chef Boulud launching his cookbook, DANIEL: My French Cuisine (Grand Central Life & Style, 2013) and the 20th anniversary of his flagship restaurant, DANIEL.
The one-night-only, five-course menu, featuring farmers’ market ingredients selected by the chefs that morning, is priced at $220 per person, excluding beverage, tax and gratuity, and is open to both hotel and non-hotel guests. Optional wine pairing from the acclaimed Ca’ del Bosco Winery in Lombardy, Italy, is available for an additional $85. Ca’ del Bosco is the leading brand of sparkling wines with ultra-fine perlage that bear the name of the zone where they are made: Franciacorta.
Reservations will be accepted beginning September 23 at 9 a.m. For additional information and reservations, please call 310.909.1644. Copies of Chef Boulud’s newest book, DANIEL: My French Cuisine will also be available for purchase that evening.
To celebrate this special culinary event, one person will be eligible to win two complimentary seats to the Wolfgang Puck and Daniel Boulud dinner and a signed copy of DANIEL: My French Cuisine via an online raffle. To enter, participants are to email their full name and address to Contest.HBA@dorchestercollection.com.
Master chef Wolfgang Puck is acclaimed for his bold, innovative school of cooking that redefined fine dining in America and around the world. From the introduction of Spago, known as one of the world’s most iconic restaurants, to the creation of Chinois and CUT, and winning three James Beard Foundation awards and an Emmy, Wolfgang has long set the standard for cuisine, service and style. His popular, namesake restaurant, Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air, represents one of his newest restaurant experiences for Los Angeles, and is a hotel restaurant like no other, featuring a spectacular garden setting and two distinct dining venues offering the best in California cuisine.
Daniel Boulud is a world-renowned French chef based in New York. He owns 14 restaurants in New York, Miami, Palm Beach, London, Toronto, Montreal, Beijing and Singapore. Boulud’s culinary accolades include James Beard Foundation awards for “Outstanding Restaurant,” “Outstanding Restaurateur,” “Best Chef, New York City,” and “Outstanding Chef of the Year.” In addition, he has been named “Chef of the Year” by the Culinary Institute of America, and “Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur” by the French government. His flagship Restaurant DANIEL has earned three Michelin stars and Wine Spectator’s “Grand Award,” and is ranked among the “World’s 50 Best Restaurants.” Chef’s culinary style is reflected in his eight cookbooks, including the most recent DANIEL: My French Cuisine (October 15, 2013), and his “After Hours with Daniel” television series.
Dorchester Collection is a portfolio of the world’s foremost luxury hotels in Europe and the USA, each of which reflects the distinctive culture of its destination. By applying its unrivalled experience and capability in owning and operating some of the greatest individual hotels, the company’s mission is to develop an impeccable group of the finest landmark hotels through acquisition as well as management of wholly-owned and part-owned hotels, and to enter into management agreements.
The current portfolio includes the following hotels (in order of them joining the group): The Dorchester, London; The Beverly Hills Hotel, Beverly Hills; Le Meurice, Paris; Hôtel Plaza Athénée, Paris; Hotel Principe di Savoia, Milan; Hotel Bel-Air, Los Angeles; Coworth Park, Ascot, UK; 45 Park Lane, London; Le Richemond, Geneva; and Hotel Eden, Rome.