The gastronomical elite of Monaco recently celebrated the launch of the “Signature Dishes of the Principality of Monaco” book.
Signature Dishes of the Principality of Monaco is a distinctive publication highlighting the exceptional culinary scene of the Principality, whilst focusing on gastronomical specialities and offering an overview of the heritage of Monaco.
Showcasing the most excellent restaurants in Monaco, this culinary guide offers its readers a unique experience as they are presented a rare insight into the characters and personalities behind these wonderful gastronomical locations.
“Monaco is a pearl perched on the cusp of the Mediterranean, offering iconic gastronomy that we are delighted to showcase in this fascinating book”, says Bradley Mitton, culinary expert and co-author.
The book, dedicated to those who have developed Monaco into an ecological and international gourmet destination, was written by the duo of culinary expert Bradley Mitton and author Zsolt Szemerszky.
Leading chefs and sommeliers of the Principality attended the official launch event of Monaco’s first dedicated culinary book, dedicating the book to an international audience at the Sapphire Lounge of the Fairmont Monte-Carlo.
The book has been produced as an exceptional joint effort thanks to supportive chefs including Alain Ducasse, Benoît Witz, Christophe Cussac, Christophe Dupuy, Dominique Lory, Jean-Claude Brugel, Joël Robuchon, Marcel Ravin, Paolo Sari, Philippe Joannès and Takéo Yamasaki, as well as accommodating sommeliers including Damien Borghi, Noël Bajor, Frédéric Woelffle and Massimo Sacco.
Thanks to these accomplished contributors, the Signature Dishes of the Principality of Monaco book features chefs who together hold over 50 Michelin stars.
“This book is a compelling review on the heritage and lifestyle of Monaco, bringing together the past and present through an exceptional culinary journey”, Zsolt Szemerszky, co-author tells us.
This exclusive guide – created with the kind help of an exclusive and selected group of leading restaurants in Monaco and various Monaco-related organisations including Monaco Government Tourist Office in New York and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation – offers its readers a unique experience as they are offered a rare insight into the characters and personalities behind these wonderful gastronomical locations.
All images courtesy Monaco Gourmand