From 18 to 28 November, at its new home in the Gare Maritime at Tour & Taxis, the Brussels
Gastronomic Festival is offering a special 2020 event: “eat! BRUSSELS drink! BORDEAUX presents Dinners”. 10 days of festival, 10 teams of Brussels talent, 10 different menus. Each day, a team of chefs and artisans will offer a unique and original menu that illustrates the diversity and abundance of the capital’s gastronomy. Attendees of the Dinners will be able to enjoy a convivial seated meal. A total of around 50 Brussels stakeholders will be represented at these Dinners, which are an exclusive culinary experience that will delight gourmets and the curious alike.
This year, due to the health crisis and to ensure public safety, eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX has a new look. For its new location at the Gare Maritime at Tour & Taxis, the festival has a new formula: “eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX presents Dinners”. From 18 to 28 November 2020, the festival will offer a new menu each day, created by a 100% Brussels-based team including three chefs, a pastry chef, a cheesemaker, a barman and a brewer.
Visit brussels, the organiser of the event, is delighted, as it has been for the last 7 years, to be able to count on Les Vins de Bordeaux. Each evening, the chefs’ dishes will be accompanied by four different Bordeaux wines (red, dry white, crémant and sweet white). These wines, selected by two local professionals, are all available in Belgian wine shops and supermarkets.
An original multi-stakeholder menu that changes every day
This year’s programme for “eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX presents Dinners” will change every day, with Brussels chefs and craftsmen working together to create unique menus. There will be something to delight every food lover.
Dinner is an all-in, five-course menu that includes an aperitif (cocktail, mocktail or Brussels beer), two starters, a main course, a cheese platter, a dessert, four glasses of Bordeaux wine and water. All for just €75 per person. Comfortably seated at their table, guests can enjoy the sumptuous, freshly renovated setting of the Gare Maritime at Tour & Taxis. It’s a unique opportunity to discover the expertise of both Brussels’ chefs and artisans in a single evening.
A safe, exclusive experience
“eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX presents Dinners” has applied for the Brussels Health Safety
Label (launched in collaboration with the international certification company SOCOTEC). The event will be organised in accordance with the rules set out by the National Security Council for the hospitality and event sectors. Attendees will also be asked to respect the organisation’s higiene rules, which will be based on the government health measures at the time of the event. Before going to the venue, they will be requested to acquaint themselves with these rules on the “eat!
BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX presents Dinners” website.
For more information: www.eat.brussels/en