A restaurant in Salzburg is offering diners an exquisite treat this month: the cuisine of renown Mexican chef Enrique Olvera.
The Mexican-themed menu will feature 11 courses which blend Olvera's avant-garde ways with traditional Mexican ingredients. A total of three menus will be available: the Enrique Olvera Menu (which you can see below), an alternative seafood-based menu and a vegetarian option. Judging from the dishes below, the food seems absolutely amazing.
Olvera's visit is part of the guest chef program at Ikarus, which was designed by executive chef Roland Trettl. Every month a chef from around the world is flown in to treat diners to their special cuisine. Previous participating chefs have included Carlo Cracco, Davide Scabin and Grant Achatz.
To reserve your spot at Ikarus, just visit the restaurant website.
Menu Enrique Olvera
Mini Corn with Coffee Powder and Ants
Beef Tartar with Herbs and Jalapeno
Souffled Tortilla with Scallops and Celery
Cebiche of Loup de Mer with Avocado and Hoja Santa
Mexican Octopus with Tomato and Olive Cream
Roasted Turbot with Courgette, Jalapeno and Herbal Cream
Bean Tamal with Sour Cream
Suckling Pig in Bean Broth with Sweet and Sour Vegetables
Ripe Banana with Macadamia Nut and Cocoa Bean
Avocado Cream with Coco Sorbet and Passion Fruit