This year, the Davidoff Tour Gastronmique will visit the Dominican Republic, Switzerland, Germany, Luxembourg and Spain. “In 2016 our new programme includes a series of events marked by excellent food, exciting guests and premium cigars for the bon vivant to share with like-minded people combining the very best of Caribbean and European art and cuisine,” explains Paloma Szathmáry, Senior Vice President of Corporate Communication at Oettinger Davidoff AG.
The tour will kick-off at Casa de Campo Resort & Villas in the Dominican Republic with the Art & Gourmet weekend. The weekend’s key events are the Art & Gourmet Cocktail on Friday 19th February in Altos de Chavón, where Davidoff’s International Art Residency is located, and the Davidoff White Gourmet Night on Saturday 20th February at Minitas Beach, Casa de Campo.
The tour continues in Switzerland on 14th April at the new restaurant IGNIV by Andreas Caminada at the Bad Ragaz Grand Resort where Renato Wüst (15 GaultMillau) will present a special Cigar Night to celebrate his becoming Gault Millau CigarMan of the Year 2016.
On 30th May the tour moves on to Zürich for a special evening aboard the Davidoff Ship which chef Antonio Colaianni (17 Gault Millau).
On 8th September the tour travels to Geneva for an evening at Restaurant Bayview with resident Michelin star chef (18 Gault Millau) and Winner of Gault Millau Best Newcomer of West Switzerland, Michel Roth, presides over a soirée to celebrate the launch of an exciting new product.
On 29th September, an evening at Tropenhaus in Wolhusen (14 Gault Millau) will feature a Caribbean-European fusion dinner, showcasing the skills of resident chef Andreas Halter and reuniting him with Michelin star chef and 18 Gault Millau, Othmar Schlegel, of Locanda Barbarosse – Castello del Sole in Ascona.
In the summer, the tour will continue travelling around Europe, starting on 4th June, in Germany, when golf and cuisine collide at the iconic Golf Club Beuerberg close to Munich. Guests can play alongside VIPs in a specially organised tournament or get advice from one of Beuerberg’s golf professionals before a gourmet banquet presented by Michelin-starred chefs.
On 9th June, in Madrid, Dominican-born chef Maria Marte, the only female chef in Spain to have two Michelin stars, invites guests to celebrate her collaboration with Davidoff by cooking dinner at the renowned restaurant Club Allard, where the former King of Spain is known to dine.
Finally, on 23rd June in Luxembourg, Michelin-starred TV chef and food critic Léa Linster will open her Restaurant Léa Linster, for the evening to celebrate her collaboration with the Davidoff Chefs Edition cigar, teaming up with her son, Louis, to present the very first Luxembourgian Davidoff Tour Gastronomique soirée.
The Davidoff Tour Gastronomique events 2016:
19th February Davidoff Tour Gastronomique goes to the Dominican Republic, Art & Gourmet Cocktail
Altos de Chavón School of Design, Casa de Campo Resort & Villas, (D.R.)
20th February Davidoff Tour Gastronomique goes to the Dominican Republic, White Gourmet Night
Minitas Beach, Casa de Campo Resort & Villas, (D.R.)
14th April Davidoff Tour Gastronomique goes to Bad Ragaz/Restaurant IGNIV by Andreas Caminada. 30th May Davidoff Tour Gastronomique goes to Zürich/Davidoff Ship
4th June Davidoff Tour Gastronomique goes to Munich/Golf Club Beuerberg
9th June Davidoff Tour Gastronomique goes to Madrid/Restaurant Club Allard
23rd June Davidoff Tour Gastronomique goes to Luxembourg/ Restaurant Léa Linster
8th September Davidoff Tour Gastronomique goes to Geneva/Restaurant Bayview
29th September Davidoff Tour Gastronomique goes to Wolhusen/Tropenhaus Wolhusen
The 2016 international Davidoff Tour Gastronomique is priced as follows:
– Art & Gourmet Weekend from USD 150 – 360 per person, per event
– In Switzerland from CHF 300 – 350 per person, per event
– In Germany from EUR 140 – 200 per person, per event
– In Luxembourg EUR 250 per person, per event
– In Spain EUR 200 per person, per event
For more information, you can call +41 61/279 36 28 or email [email protected]