Who didn’t fall in love with the mouse Remy in the animation “Ratatouille”? What few know is that he was a French chef, Bernard Loiseau which inspired the plot.
Loiseau died in 2003 in a tragic episode. But her legacy in gastronomy is indisputable and acclaimed to this day. So much so that this year the cities of Tokyo, New York and São Paulo were chosen to host events honoring the chef.
His daughter Bérangère Loiseau, who currently heads the group created by her father, in the Burgundy region, will be in Brazil on the day September 20 to participate in the special dinner led by the award-winning chef Alex Atala in the starry SUN together with the French chef Patrick Bertron .
Atala began his career in Belgium at the age of 19. When he moved to France, he was a trainee on the mythical La Côte D’Or inside Le Relais Bernard Loiseau . There, he acted alongside Loiseau, one of his masters.
With La Côte D’Or, chef Bernard achieved the feat of obtaining 19 of the 20 possible points given by the Gault Millau the direct competitor of guide michelin, which boasted three stars, the maximum score given by the guide.
He died at the age of 52, leaving a legacy for chefs around the world. It is to him that Alex Atala credits the inspiration for glazing, a technique that is very present in his daily professional life.
The dinner in honor will be in 10 steps and will be done 4 hands per Alex Atala and Patrick Bertron with recipes from Loiseau himself, such as Jambonnettes de grenouilles à la purée d’ail et au jus de persil, for starters, and La rose des sables au chocolat coulis d’orange confit, one of the desserts.
The full menu includes, as amuses-bouches: Amazon ant, pineapple and cachaça. Snacks: Brazilian fish roe, rice and okra, nougat and watermelon; starters: Jambonnettes de grenouilles à la purée d’ail et au jus de persil and Hollandaise with tucupi; main dishes: Peacock bass with shallot sauce in red wine reduction, prawn shrimp and duck confit; desserts: Cassava and native honey, Priprioca – banana and lemon ravioli and La rose des sables au chocolat coulis d’orange confit; plus coffee and petit four.
The invitation costs R$1,300 per person, including wine, valet and services included.
Source: CNN Brasil
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