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Astir Palace: Athenian Riviera a la française

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Astir-Wine Cheese_2The Astir Palace will participate in the “Gout de France” initiative of the French Embassy and celebrate French culture and cuisine through flavors on March 19, 20 and 21 at the Alia Brasserie.

The resort invites all to enjoy the special tasting menu carefully prepared by Executive Chef Stratos Kalathakis that will be accompanied by French wine labels from 19.00 – 22.30 or to simply order French cheeses in the Alia lounge & bar from 12.00.

The price of the tasting menu is 76 euros per person and wines are included.

In addition, on Saturday, March 19, a special tasting seminar will be held for the lovers of French cheese and wine by George Kyriakopoulos (Deli Provence) and the sommelier George Flouda (Triniti Wines) entitled “L’ART DES FROMAGES & VINS” from 19.30 to 21.00.

Tasting Menu

Assorted French cheese on a pallet with handmade wild strawberry jam and homemade salty biscuits
Wine: Whispering Angel, Provence AOP Rosé

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French salad with green asparagus, crème fraîche with herbs and butter croutons
Wine: Pouilly-Fumé, Jean Max Roger

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Pumpkin ‘Musquee De Provence’ with grilled Brussels vegetables, royal trumpet mushrooms and syrup winter wild truffle
Wine: Côtes du Rhône, Château de St Cosme

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Veal heart fillet for two persons with seasonal vegetables, butter sauce ‘Choron’ traditional potato ‘au gratin’
Wine: Chateau des Trois Tours, Bordeaux

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‘Moelleux au chocolat’ with praline cream and raspberry ‘cassis’
Wine: Eau de Vie, Framboise Sauvage

Meny price per person : 76€

For more information and reservations either contact 210 8902000 or visit Astir Palace’s website.

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