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Where's the Cheese Please Wine Pairing Dinner & Masterclass by Passport Gourmet

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What to Expect
Discover fresh, farm made and expertly aged cheeses at the elegant and trendy boutique restaurant.  Many of the fine cheese on offer are selected and aged by 3rd generation Cheesemonger and Affineur (ageing specialist) Pierre Gay, Meilleur Ouvrier de France 2011, based in the Savoy.

You will enjoy a cheese based meal selected by the restaurant's experts from a range of 80 beautiful packaged cheeses they stock, some of which you will not find anywhere else,  plus expert advice during your short Masterclass prior to your pairing dinner.

STEP 1. Select a date for dinner COST  55€pp   

STEP 2. PAY A DEPOSIT 16€pp - Check availability/amount => 

 

STEP 3. PAY THE BALANCE 39€pp TO YOUR HOST

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The Comte Cheese comes from the Arnaud Family in Fort des Rousses who hold over 200 gold, silver and bronze medals at the agricultural competition in Paris for Comte, Morbiers and Mont d'Or. It is aged 18 to 36 month aged at Fort de Rousses in the Jura Mountains, one of last 19th century military forts built in France with more than 500,000 squared feet of vaulted cellars, and miles of underground galleries. It was converted into cheese cellars in 1998.

Masterclass

During your introduction to French cheese you will learn: -
• About French cheese: origin, varieties in France, and the importance of AOC
• About the wine and cheeses served, anecdotes, grape variety, regional origin.
• Matching strengths (contrast, compliment, terroir) and combinations to avoid.

Any questions during your meal, just feel free to ask at any time.

Sample Meal & Wine

The Passport Gourmet Tasting experience is an opportunity to discover a selection of some of these high quality French cheese from which your host will serve with amazing fig or similar jam and some of the best bread you have ever eaten:
• Bleu de Chevre local goat cheese from Yvelines served with a white Juracon from the South West
• Pise de Lot Creamy goat cheese from the South of France served with a Quincy white from the Loire
• Brie de Meaux AOP Traditional local cheese served with a red Morgon wine from Beaujolais
• Tomme de Savoie au Foin Buttery cow mountain cheese served with sparkling Montagnieu.

The specific selection of cheese, wine and meat served will change according to availability and discretion of the staff.

Your Passport Gourmet Tasting experience takes place near auction house Drouot, Folies Bergeres, Hoxton Hotel, Rex Cinema & Galeries Lafayette
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Important Information
Departure Point
Provided in the confirmation email
Departure Time
Monday to Friday at 6:00pm
Duration
1h
Return Details
Same
Inclusions
  • for the Masterclass and reservation fee of
Exclusions
  • Additional food and beverages.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off is not provided
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • 2 person minimum per reservation and minimum age is 18 years.
  • Same menu for everyone in your reservation.
  • Your non refundable deposit covers your reservation fee and the host's introduction in English.
  • Your deposit can not be applied to the balance or any purchases.
  • Your experience starts at the start of the main service so your host has more time to spend with you.
  • Friday and Saturday nights are always very busy.
  • Feel free to ask any questions during your meal but please note that your host may have other restaurant clients to serve so please be patient after the presentation.
  • Your reservation will be held for 10 mins after which you become a No Show.
  • If you are late, your host may allow you to 1. Wait for the next table and provide the Passport Gourmet Menu with or without a presentation or 2. Ask you to return at another time for the Tasting Menu and presentation.
  • On arrival please alert the shop / restaurant to any particular dislikes or allergies and they will do their best to find another option.
  • At the end of your tasting session you may purchase these fine products.
  • The specific selection of foods, wine and spirits served will change according to seasonal availability and discretion of your host.
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  • DEPOSIT
  • amount below.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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Key Details
  • Passport Gourmet
  • Duration: 1h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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