Vatel, behind the scenes of the party: a living reconstruction of the kitchens of the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte!

vatel, behind the scenes of the party: a living reconstruction

The season is gorgeous and ample on the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte! With happiness, the princes and princesses of a night discover there the luxurious Candlelit evenings. Dinner by candlelight, champagne, picnic, fireworks… To the rhythm of classical music, it is time for magic. On June 26, throughout an distinctive annual date, the French artwork of residing is within the highlight in the course of the Nice Century Day. Between interval costumes, dance exhibits and horse-drawn carriage rides, historical past buffs can return in time. Among the many distinctive occasions of Vaux-le-Vicomte, there’s additionally “Vatel, behind the scenes of the social gathering. » Till November 6, relive the celebration, abundance and the artwork of hospitality, as within the seventeenth century.

François Vatel and the splendor of French culinary artwork

Throughout the reign of Louis XIV, Francois Vatel organized probably the most modern occasions by officiating as Maitre d’Hôtel. By creating festive meals, lavish buffets and stylish snacks within the gardens, he helped to develop artwork of cooking and French service.

Vatel behind the scenes of the Vaux-le-Vicomte party

the August 17, 1661, Nicolas Fouquet’s right-hand man is organizing a large-scale reception in Vaux-le-Vicomte. He’s thus the conductor of a celebration in honor of Louis XIV, who’s accompanied by 600 courtiers. Comedy “Les Facheux” by Molière, music by Lully, water jets, fireworks… it is time for many.

A superb immersion within the kitchens of the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Till November 6, the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte invitations you to a immersion within the kitchens of François Vatel. We’re on the eve of the well-known August 17, 1661, and Nicolas Fouquet’s devoted should dazzle the King. Scenography, audacity and concord of the dishes, desk ornament, selection of dishes… Every part should be good.

Noises, smells… Immersed within the environment of Vatel’s kitchen, aesthetes participate within the preparations. Conceived in collaboration with the historian specializing in Grand Siècle gastronomy Dominique Michel and hosted by 2 actors from Artem Manufacturing, this residing reconstruction of the kitchens of Vaux-le-Vicomte definitely worth the detour. An thrilling immersion within the coronary heart of gastronomy, on the beginnings ofFrench culinary artwork.

Vatel, behind the scenes of the social gathering, till November 6 on the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

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