Renowned Grand Chef André Jaeger will be hosting a special three-night gastronomic event from 7 – 10 February 2018 in The Restaurant at Sopwell House.

A special seven-course menu with wine pairing has been created by Jaeger and the Sopwell House team. Stand-out fusion dishes include Paupiette of lemon sole with Scottish scallops, Kwan Tung spices, edamame, pumpkin and cherry tomato; and Hoisin duck with orange, red cabbage, Granny Smith apple and truffle potato mash. European classics also feature on the gourmet menu such as Pan-fried duck liver with figs and duck essence; and Passion fruit soufflé with passion fruit chutney, vanilla ice cream and meringue.

A three-course menu is available for £75 per person, a five-course menu is available for £90 per person and a seven-course menu is available for £105 per person. Wine pairing options start at £105 per person. A vegetarian menu is also available.

After taking over the family business of the Rheinhotel Fischerzunft in Schaffhausen in 1975, André Jaeger went on to secure his position as a world class chef.  Chef Jaeger is a pioneer of fusion cooking, blending culinary traditions from Europe with his Swiss heritage and Asian techniques. Jaeger boasts experience from The Dorchester in London, Hotel Eden in Lugano and the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong.

Sopwell House is a stunning 18th Century Georgian house located in the city of St. Albans deep within the Hertfordshire countryside. Located only 20 minutes from London St. Pancras, the hotel is the idyllic getaway just outside of the hustle and bustle of the capital. The hotel is the perfect place to dine boasting a 2AA Rosette restaurant, a vibrant Brasserie, an elegant cocktail lounge, and conservatory bar, all of which look out on 12-acres of beautiful gardens.

Sopwell House, Cottonmill Lane, St Albans, AL1 2HQ
For reservations, please call:
01727 864477
www.sopwellhouse.co.uk/gourmet-encounter