8 restaurants where you can enjoy a glass of Philipponnat Champagne near the slopes
The most Italian
Italian chef Simone Zanoni, an advocate of “sustainable gastronomy”, is behind the menu at La Trattoria de la Taverne in Megève. Drawing on a rich and inspirational regional terroir, he offers a cuisine that takes you on a journey, in traditional Italian fashion: his dishes are enhanced with mountain cheeses, local butters and seasonal vegetables. This Italian fare can be enjoyed in a festive ambience, accompanied by Royale Réserve Brut.
Royale Réserve Brut, à la carte at La Trattoria de la Taverne restaurant
At the gates of Chambéry stands a splendid 15th century castle, where Chef Pascal Colliat, a finalist in the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France competition, offers his very inspiring Tentation and Retour du marché menus. The cuisine is both local and seasonal, and each dish, prepared with extreme attention to detail, is accompanied by advice from Isabelle Aymard, the restaurant’s Master Sommelier. You will be spoilt for choice: would you rather enjoy a vintage Blanc de Noirs, a 1522 Grand Cru cuvée or a vintage Clos des Goisses? It’s up to you!
Find the entire Philipponnat range at the Château de Comtes de Challes
Chefs René and Maxime Meilleur need no introduction. This father and son team offers a memorable culinary experience at their restaurant, La Bouitte, nestling between mountain pastures, lakes and snowy peaks in Saint-Martin-de-Belleville in the heart of Savoy. Their poetic cuisine provides an opportunity to “experience the mountains differently”. You can spend a moment out of time sitting on the terrace, admiring the mountains as far as the eye can see while savouring a vintage Grand Blanc, before enjoying an amazing menu with four, five or eight courses. Magical.
Yoann Conte’s two-star Michelin restaurant serves an extremely subtle cuisine. This lover of “unrefined products” likes to contrast materials and flavours. Each of the dishes is like a mood board, concocted according to the seasons and the magnificent culinary treasures of lake and mountain. At La Table de Yoann Conte, a special effort is made to ensure that everyone feels like a privileged guest and experiences a moment of sharing and conviviality, in all simplicity. Situated on the banks of Lake Annecy, the hotel provides a true feeling of space and freedom, enhanced by a magnificent view over the lake and a glass of Philipponnat Champagne in hand!
Milano Hotel in Presolana offers an exacting cuisine with a constant pursuit of balance between seasonality and taste, which can be enjoyed at any time of the day. Here, culinary creation is part of a natural and sustainable approach: each dish recounts the origin and history of its ingredients. By focusing on local sourcing, the chefs reflect their attachment to local roots and their love of the mountains. In the evening, nothing can compare to spending a moment at the “Champagnerie”, and enjoying a Clos des Goisses in a bright, elegant and informal atmosphere!
The Michelin-starred Ristorante Tivoli has been an institution in Cortina d’Ampezzo for over twenty years. Chef Graziano Prest, in charge since 2002, offers his guests an unforgettable experience. Orchestrating his themed tastings around local products, he excels at the great traditional classics as well as more creative and unusual recipes. The place’s welcoming atmosphere takes this gourmet experience to an even higher level… accompanied by Royale Réserve Non Dosé Champagne.
The Hotel La Perla, the recently renovated home for the La Stüa de Michil restaurant, nestles in the heart of the Dolomites. Chef Simone Cantafio receives his guests in an old house with traditional wooden furniture and a cosy atmosphere. Connoisseurs have it that this is one of the most romantic restaurants in Italy. The perfect place for a dinner for two, accompanied by a glass of Royal Reserve Rosé…
The 5-star Granbaita hotel, where luxury and elegance go hand-in-hand, offers a breath-taking view of the Dolomites. In an intimate setting with only seven tables, Chef Andrea Moccia presents a unique interpretation of the culinary tradition of the Trentino-Alto Adige region. The promise of a multi-sensory journey, accompanied by the 1522 Grand Cru, provides an unforgettable experience…