THE TWELVE APOSTLES HOTEL AND SPA & MULLINEUX WINES TO HOST
EXCLUSIVE FOOD & WINE PAIRING DINNER AT AZURE RESTAURANT
Issued by FIVESTAR PR On behalf of THE TWELVE APOSTLES HOTEL AND SPA
Chris and Andrea Mullineux
On Friday, 28 March 2014, The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa will continue its monthly Food & Wine Pairing series in Azure Restaurant to bring guests a gastronomic four-course dining experience hosted by Executive Chef Christo Pretorius, together with husband and wife team, Chris and Andrea Mullineux, owners of and winemakers of Mullineux Wines.
Azure’s unique seaside location within the five-star Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, a Leading Hotels of the World member, coupled with an outstanding culinary offering and outstanding service, promises a special evening for gastronomes and wine enthusiasts alike.
Christo Pretorius Executive Chef
Located in the small village of Riebeek Kasteel, Mullineux winery is considered as one of the ‘First Growths’ of South African wineries, producing hand-crafted wines from the granite and shale based terroirs of the Swartland region. Having received no less than 11 five stars from Platter’s within only five years, and being awarded ‘Red Wine of the Year’ (2013) and ‘Winery of the Year’ (2014), Mullineux wines will pair perfectly with Chef Christo’s world-class cuisine.
The evening will commence with Pork belly and scallops, with prune, pea and parmesan, which will be perfectly paired with the Mullineux White 2012. Guests will then be treated to Smoked duck Carpaccio, duck croquette, wild rocket, pecorino, orange and citrus aioli, accompanied byMullineux Kloof Street Rouge 2012.
Moving on to the main course, Azure’s team will put together a tender Lamb loin confit belly, served with harissa, babaganoush, chick peas, baby marrow, pistachio and lamb jus. Accompanied by the Mullineux Syrah 2011, this dish is destined to leave you wanting more. Completing the experience, guests may enjoy a glass or two of Mullineux Straw Wine 2012, together with Whipped Rooibos Panna Cotta - rooibos gel, rooibos infused white chocolate, mango sorbet, mango foam and shortbread, followed by Petits Fours served with tea and coffee.
Friday 28 March 2014
Azure Restaurant at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa
19h00 for 19h30
R545 per person (includes wine, water, tea and coffee)
Bookings are essential: contact restaurant reservations on 021 437 9029 or firstname.lastname@example.org
THE TWELVE APOSTLES HOTEL AND SPA
Tel: +27 (0)21 437 9000
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About The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa
The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is situated on Cape Town’s – if not the world’s - most scenic route. Well established as the city’s leading boutique hotel, The Twelve Apostles Hotel prides itself in offering guests that ‘personal touch’. Providing a convenient complimentary shuttle service, guests are five minutes from the most beautiful beaches and Camps Bay, 15 minutes from the city centre and V&A Waterfront, and within easy reach of many vineyards within the Cape Winelands. Helicopter transfers are also available to offer an exhilarating experience flying over the spectacular peninsula.
Poised above the Atlantic Ocean, the five-star Cape Town hotel is situated at the water’s edge of a marine reserve, boasting frequent whale and dolphin sightings. Surrounded by nature only, the hotel is flanked by the majestic Table Mountain and the Twelve Apostles mountain range within the Table Mountain National Park. The interior design is inspired by its namesake, creating a fresh, calming environment that artfully combines sophistication with simplicity, comfort and elegance.
Guests are spoilt with spectacular views of the ocean and mountain views in each of the 70bedrooms and suites, including the Presidential Suite, each superbly designed to provide the utmost comfort and style.
The hotel boasts two swimming pools perched above the ocean; its award-winning health and beauty spa; Azure Restaurant, the Café Grill, and the Leopard Room Bar & Lounge; a 16-seater private cinema; and meeting, events & wedding facilities for up to 90 guests.
About Red Carnation Hotels
Red Carnation Hotels is an award-winning collection of five and four star family-run boutique hotels in London, Dorset, Guernsey, Geneva, Florida and South Africa. Each property has its own individual character and unique location that reflects the local environment, culture and cuisine. They all share the qualities that win Red Carnation so many prestigious awards – splendid luxury, generous hospitality, inventive and traditional cuisine, private art collections, passionate service and loyal staff committed to creating richly rewarding experiences for all their guests. For more information about these award-winning hotels and the rest of the Red Carnation Collection, please go to www.redcarnationhotels.com