HÉLÈNE DARROZE AT HOTEL MARIA CRISTINA
MICHELIN-STARRED CHEF HÉLÈNE DARROZE RETURNS TO THE HOTEL MARIA CRISTINA IN SAN SEBASTIAN FOR THE SUMMER SEASON 2017
Following huge success in summer 2016, celebrated chef Hélène Darroze, who holds two Michelin stars in London and one in Paris for her eponymous restaurants, will return to Hotel Maria Cristina in San Sebastian to host a three-month ‘pop-up’ restaurant.
Chef Hélène Darroze has created a cuisine where ingredients always take precedence in her kitchen. Their quality, source, freshness and the producer behind them are also essential selection criteria. She seeks to enhance them but at all times applying the greatest respect for the product, the season and expertise.
AN EPICUREAN EXPERIENCE SET IN PALATIAL SPLENDOR
Acclaimed Chef Darroze will introduce guests, residents and the local community to her personal interpretation of the Basque cuisine will again showcase the area’s seasonal and local ingredients.
For lunch and dinner she will offer different delicious menu proposals with an elegant and professional service in an affordable and relaxed atmosphere:
Hailing from Villeneuve-de-Marsan in south-west France, Hélène Darroze received the keys to her father’s kitchen, Chez Darroze, in 1995 and spent the next four years refining her culinary style. At 32, she opened her eponymous restaurant on the Left Bank in Paris, awarded 1 Michelin star and in 2008 oppened, in London, Hélène Darroze at the Connaught, awarded 2 Michelin star.
She has been named the 2015 Veuve Clicquot World’s Best Female Chef and is part of the jury for the successful TV program “Top Chef” in France (2015, 2016).
“San Sebastian is one of my very favourite cities, with its vibrant food scene, and its access to products from both land and sea,” explained Hélène. “My family and I have always spent several months each year in both San Sebastian and Biarritz, and my restaurant menus are always informed by these food memories.”
TASTING MENU WITH ACCOMMODATION
This summer enjoy an unforgettable stay in San Sebastián and have an epicurean experience at the new Pop up Restaurant Hélène Darroze at Hotel Maria Cristina.
- Accomodation in a double room
- Buffet breakfast
- Hélène Darroze tasting menu
Reserve now from €737 per room.