The night represents a novel alternative to take pleasure in a sequence of beautiful dishes which have been perfected and revisited through the years, and characterize Smith’s uncompromising dedication to her craft. All through her illustrious profession, the internationally revered chef has demonstrated a ardour for premium artisan meals, with an emphasis on pure and sustainable components. She has additionally maintained curiosity and fluidity in her artwork. She understands the worth of wanting on the kitchen by means of the lens of time and expertise, with a willingness to re-evaluate, reinvent and improve a few of her finest creations.
Concerning designing the menu for “Journey of Creation,” Smith says: “This expertise inspired me to look extra at what we had performed earlier than; it was enjoyable to return in time to discover dishes. I feel the extra I do it, the extra I uncover and revisit earlier dishes.” With maturity and a contemporary eye.’
Smith has explored the flavors and nuances of beautiful Dom Pérignon Vintages, expertly balancing them with the style and texture of scrumptious meals. The primary dish on the menu is Cornish turbot, crab, cucumber and ras el hanout inventory, which is served with Dom Pérignon Plenitude 2 2004. “This was a dish that was 15 years within the making,” Smith explains. “I haven’t cooked this dish in a very long time,” Smith explains. And once I opened the P2 the dish got here again to me when it comes to flavour. I needed to actually assume, and questioned if this dish may truly carry that concept, and it did simply that. In actual fact, the champagne works effectively with it.
One other impressed dish combines the strong and sophisticated Dom Pérignon Rosé 2008 with Sutton Hoo hen, cockles, oysters, and caviar.
Every aspect of the meals and wine mixture works in excellent synergy to create an thrilling gastronomic expertise. The fantastically designed menu showcases Dom Pérignon and Clare Smyth’s place within the worlds of winemaking and the culinary arts, and their concord.
“The connection between my meals and Dom Perignon’s meals is in regards to the fixed pursuit of excellence,” says Smith.
This unique occasion will happen on 14 November 2023 at Smyth’s Core restaurant in Notting Hill, London. The six-course menu with Dom Pérignon Vintages is priced at £975 + service per particular person.