Mauritius Dinner
Grand Gaube, August 31, 2019
Peruvian night at INTI
" The hotel is known for its exquisite customer service and this evening proved no different "

The theme for this beautiful evening was “Peruvian Night”. Launched in January 2019 and currently therefore the newest National Bailliage, Mauritius has proven it is no amateur in the elite world of food, and the table.

The Bailliage had the pleasure of welcoming its members and their guests at INTI, a Peruvian and Argentinian restaurant, nestled in the stunning LUX Grand Gaube. The hotel is known for its exquisite customer service and this evening proved no different.

Upon arrival we were greeted with Pisco Sour, a famous drink from Peru that uses egg whites as its secret ingredient. Guests mingled on the patio of the stunning restaurant, overlooking the translucent waters of the Indian Ocean sipping champagne and beginning their evening of revelry.

After being elegantly guided to our seats, members and guests were delightfully taken on a gastronomic journey to Peru and Argentina.

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Langoustine and lobster ceviche
vanilla and coconut water tiger milk

Hamachi tiradito, mirin ponzu, wakame, roasted sesame

Wild caught turbot
chorizo cream, chimichurri

Quinine and grapefruit sorbet
with Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin

Seared quail, black truffle humita, green soybean

Peruvian causa with milk-fed veal
young artichokes

Caramel, peanut and white miso, peanut ice cream

DRINKS

Vina Leyda ‘Lot 4’ Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Leyda Valley, Chile

Bodega El Esteco Old Vines Torrentes 2017 - Chile

Matias Riccitelli ‘Republica Del Malbec’ 2015
Vistalba, Argentina

Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva Rum - Venezuela

The lobster and langoustine were deliciously tender, and the pearls of passion fruit exploded in pops of citrus only to be mingled with the creamy coconut milk. Absolute perfection!

The next course was a beautifully executed dish with crispy sesame, soft buttery slices of Hamachi marinated in mirin ponzu that is a cross between sashimi and ceviche, known in Peru as Tiradito.

After the palette cleanser, tender and small the quail proved to be an elegant meat well partnered with the Malbec wine. The milk-fed veal causa melted in the mouth.

And thus yet another incredible evening of Chaîne camaraderie and gastronomy was seared into our memories forever.

Vive la Chaîne!

Tarweeza Sooba
Chargée de Missions