MICE Middle East Websites

Movenpick Hotels & Resorts revamps iconic Swiss dishes

The creative juices have been flowing in the kitchens at Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts where the hospitality firm’s director of Food & Beverage Europe has achieved a gastronomic feat – the reinvention of traditional Swiss dishes.

 

Thomas Hollenstein has married tradition with the culinary innovation for which Movenpick is famous, taking Swiss recipes that reflect the brand’s rich heritage and reimagining them to appeal to the modern palates of guests and diners around the world - local cuisine with global appeal.

 

The result is a spectacular new array of ‘Signature Dishes’ that will become a permanent fixture on restaurant and in-room dining menus at every Movenpick hotel and resort globally from 1 September.

 

Bringing local Swiss flavours with a unique twist to its discerning guests, the new dishes range from beef tartare with toasted brioche to a light but flavoursome carrot cake that is ingeniously gluten free. These dishes are quintessentially Swiss, but have been updated to reflect contemporary tastes and trends, explained Hollenstein.

 

“We made the recipes for these dishes lighter and fresher, but at the same time, retained the ingredients and flavours that have made them so popular for decades,” he said.


“The result is a menu of new contemporary classics that appeal to the palate of modern diners. These dishes give a nod to Mövenpick’s Swiss roots, reflect the brand’s 70 years of world-renowned gastronomic experience and showcase once more its culinary inventiveness.”

 

The four signature dishes are:


Beef tartare: One of Mövenpick’s greatest culinary successes, steak tartare is a true classic, not only in Switzerland, but around the world. The 2017 take on this dish offers mild, medium or ‘fiery’ options and introduces brioche toast and butter.


Riz Casimir: Curry and tropical fruit flavours suggest an exotic origin, yet Riz Casimir was first invented in the Mövenpick kitchen by the company’s founder, the legendary Ueli Prager, and has been served in its restaurants since 1952. The latest version complements delicate veal slices with a mild curry sauce and fragrant Jasmine rice.


Zürich-style veal: This quintessential Swiss dish has been updated to combine succulent veal with a mouth-watering cream and mushroom sauce, served with a traditional crispy rösti.


Carrot cake: A modern take on the traditional Swiss ‘Rüebeli Chueche’, this contemporary gluten-free carrot cake is light to bite but big on flavour, and comes topped with a smooth and velvety cream cheese frosting.

 

These new core classics will be featured on restaurant and in-room dining menus at all Mövenpick properties, but each hotel and resort will also be given the option to choose from additional Signature Dishes, selecting those that best suit the tastes of their specific restaurant guests.

 

Movenpick’s other reinventions include Tomato Soup, Caesar Salad, Club Sandwich, Gruyère Burger, Rosti Bufala Mozzarella e Pomodoro, Wienerschnitzel, Black Angus Entrecôte Café de Paris and Mövenpick Birchermüseli, all prepared to perfection and beautifully presented in keeping with the brand’s high-quality promise.

Back to Home Page

The importance of digital technologies in tourism, providing opportunities for innovation and preparing the sector for the future of work, is at the centre of World Tourism Day 2018, to be celebrated in Budapest, Hungary (27 Septemore
Get ready for adrenaline-filled adventures, be it in the water, up in the sky or on solid grounds. Surprise your children with a visit to mini zoos or to countryside estates where they will have a chance to see the animals. Jump imore
Sited on the outskirts of an ancient port town, Caresse Bodrum is the perfect place for an aquatic adventure this summer.more
“And some people get to call this place home…” These were the words of Alex Strohl, one of the world’s best photographers, in one of his Instagram stories launched during his stay in Slovenia. His photo of the alpine shelter on Skmore
For the upcoming high touristic season, visitors are expected to discover Lausanne, Switzerland to lounge its streets and head straight for shopping to the renowned luxury boutiques.more
Turkish Airlines signed a significant deal with American Express Global Business Travel (Amex GBT), one of the world\'s leading agencies for corporate travel.more
Senior management appointment will lead hospitality company’s European operation and expansion drivemore
International tourist arrivals grew 6% in the first four months of 2018, compared to the same period last year, not only continuing the strong 2017 trend, but exceeding UNWTO’s forecast for 2018.more
Summer is also officially here. And Slovenia, Europe’s best kept secret awaits you in all its glory. If you are a foodie, then paying a visit to Hiša Franko, Ana Roš’s restaurant, is a must. They recently ranked 48thon the world 5more
From European adventures with the kids to Asian romantic getaways, we have put together a guide of the best summer destinations to escape the heat. Whether you prefer a bustling city escape, or a relaxing trip surrounded by naturemore
Honeymoon Middle East
Urban Beauty - Thailand
ITE HCMC 2018, Vietnam
CEMS Beijing International Travel Mart 2018
Chengdu International Tourism Expo 2018
Huvafen Fushi, Maldives, For Honeymooners..
Zaatarah & Co. Travel Agency - Jordan.
Honeymoon In Spain By Spain Top.
Casa de Campo, For Honeymooners..
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana, For Honeymooners..
Travel Armenia - For Honeymooners.
Caribbean Tourism Organization, For Honeymooners.
Meydan Hotels and Hospitality, Dubai - For Honeymooners.
Travel Connection Maldives For Honeymooners.
Dominican Republic Tourism For Honeymooners.
Hilton Munich Park, Hilton Munich City and Hilton Nuremberg, Sellers at The Honeymoon Workshop and Dinner 21st April, Dubai - UAE
Gili Lankanfushi, Maldives, For Honeymooners.
Spiceland Holidays - India, For Honeymooners.
...Caldana Tour Operator - Italy, For Honeymooners.
Bali & Beyond Travel Fair - BBTF2018.

Copyright Travel and Tourism Guide - Middle East 2011

P.O.Box 841113 Amman 11180 Jordan, 37 Samir Rifai Street 3rd Floor, Amman - Jordan

Mobile: +962 785557778 fax: +962 6 5713689

Email: motaz.othman@micemiddleeast.com  Website: www.ttgmiddleeast.com

Motaz Othman Email