A series of fine dining celebrations at VILA VITA Parc. The award-winning resort will host Michelin star and world-famous chefs in a series of gourmet events to mark its 30 year anniversary. Original collaborations, inspired flavours and the joy of creativity to be savoured during the Reach for the Stars events.
Known for its fabulous gastronomic offerings - the resort is home to 11 restaurants, including 2 Michelin **Ocean Restaurant - VILA VITA Parc also knows how to celebrate in style. The Reach for the Stars series of gourmet events is an ode to the joy of collaborative creativity, the richness of flavour in prime produce, and the skill and art of fine dining.
Part of the special celebrations that will run throughout 2022, to mark 30 years of VILA VITA Parc, the Reach for Stars events will take place over 4 dates.
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Reach for the Stars, World Edition - 2nd August 2022
Discerning gourmands will delight in this unique concept where renowned chefs around the world, all with 3 Michelin Stars, alongside top wine producers will descend on the Clubhouse at VILA VITA Parc for a memorable evening of sumptuous cuisine, an eclectic ambiance and world-class wines.
Continuing to set the gourmet bar as high as possible, Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa hosts the Reach for the Stars – World Edition, bringing together some of the most famous Michelin 3-star chefs in the world. A celebration of skill and flavour, this is a unique gathering that enhances Portugal’s reputation as a destination for gourmands, made possible by VILA VITA Parc’s commitment to excellence and desire to showcase the Algarve’s flavours, talent and hospitality.
The stellar event features nine 3-star chefs from around the world, in the relaxed atmosphere of a Kitchen Party, at the resort’s Clubhouse, where diners can experience the amazing food and interact with the chefs.
Guest Chefs***: Gert De Mangeleer (Hertog Jan, Belgium), Juan Amador (Amador, Austria), Paolo Casagrande (Lasarte, Spain), Jan Hartwig (Atelier, Germany), Jacob Jan Boerma (De Leest, Holland), Christian Bau (Victor's Fine Dining, Germany), Klaus Erfort (Gästehaus Klaus Erfort, Germany), Sven Elverfeld (Aqua, Germany). Peter Knogl (Cheval Blanc, Switzerland).
Reach for the Stars Green Edition - 12th August 2022
Discover the sustainable creations of chef Marc Segarra and resident chef João Viegas, paired with the cocktails of one of the world´s best mixologist, Giacomo Giannotti.
El Refectorio is Hotel Abadía Retuerta's more sophisticated proposal by Spanish chef Marc Segarra, with 1* Michelin Star. In 2020 it achieves its first Green Star, a distinction awarded by Michelin to restaurants that are committed to sustainability and apply environmentally responsible practices.
At Atlantico Restaurant.
Reach for the Stars, Asia Edition - multiple dates
Four different international chefs who specialize in Asian cuisine, are taking over the kitchen at VILA VITA Parc’s stylish Mizu Teppanyaki restaurant on four different dates, starting on 2nd June.
- Thu, 2 Jun 2022
- Fri, 23 Sep 2022 - chef Mario Payán
- Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - chef Masanori Tomikawa
Reach for the Stars, Portugal Edition - 19th June 2022
All six chefs holding two Michelin stars each, in Portugal, will join chef Hans Neuner for a very special evening at the resort's Atlântico Restaurant.
Featuring Chefs**: Hans Neuner (Ocean), Dieter Koschina (Vila Joya), José Avillez (Belcanto), Henrique Sá Pessoa (Alma), Rui Paula (Casa de Chá de Boa Nova), Ricardo Costa (The Yeatman) and Benoît Sinthon (Il Gallo d´Oro).
- Advance booking is essential for each event.
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