After the cities of San Francisco, Shanghai, Saint PETERSBOURG, Brussels, Hong Kong, Montréal, Taipei, Las Vegas, Singapore to name a few, This is the 27th trip “La Tupina” in the world.
Of 20 to 25 January, map of “La Tupina” was present in a large restaurant with a foreign capital of Japan.
after Shanghai, where the kitchen “La Tupina” was served (8000 meal) for eight days at the restaurant of “Pourcel brothers” French Pavilion at the World Expo, it was the turn of Alain Ducasse “Chez Benoit” Tokyo serving southwestern emblematic dishes.
For a week, the restaurant has offered its customers dishes “La Tupina”, such as Saint Jacques nuts and bacon de Bigorre, duck carpaccio with truffle oil, Sturgeon steak with grapes and dessert in the spline must and ice cream with prunes and Armagnac.
On this occasion, the whole team , cooks, butlers, servers, sommeliers were the ambassadors of southwestern products and wines of the Union des Côtes de Bordeaux.
The operation launched by Alain Ducasse “Food of France” was a resounding success with Japanese customers with, in particular, lunch offered sixty influential Japanese and, a press lunch gathering seventy guests, all very attentive to our culture.
The Last Supper proposed “La Tupina” took place at the brewery of’ French Institute for the occasion, played to sold (80 persons).
We have seen, the strong interest of Japanese to French culture and, especially for products from the southwest and of course for Bordeaux. Appointment for an upcoming trip….