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St.Petersburg Gourmet Days Opening Night in Dishes

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St.Petersburg Gourmet Days Opening Night in Dishes

St.Petersburg Gourmet Days, sponsored by S.Pellegrino, got off to a spectacular start this week with a team of local chefs preparing an unforgettable gastronomic experience at the Four Seasons Lion Palace Hotel.

Accumulated guests and gourmands were treated to an evening inspired by a magical summer garden, with the sunset revealing the culinary flair and expertise of nearly a dozen chefs from the city's finest restaurants. Each inventing their signature dishes around the concept of of plant-based food and  produce of the North-West region and reflecting the culinary prowess of St.Peterburg as a gastronomic destination. 

A special dessert designed for the evening by the Four Seasons Lion Palace pastry chef, Nicholas Lambert.

The evening was the perfect chance to set the tone for this third annual festival, with a series of workshops, guest chefs and restaurant dinners highlighting the local culinary scene, both at home and abroad. A series of restaurant special set dinners are ongoing to 16 June. For more information visit the website.

Enjoy the amazing dishes from the opening night below:

Dimitry Bogachev
(Mr Bo, Gastronomika, Mansarda)
Tuna Ceviche with Fermented Cucumber Sauce


Alexey Kanevsky
(Smoke BBQ)
Temprua Brisket with Kale and Enoki


Evgeny Vigentev
(Hamlet + Jacks)
Cauliflower, Chickpea miso, Black Currant



Maksim Torganov
(Beef Zavod)
Beef Zavod Salami, Tomatoes, homemade bread


Igor Zorin
(The Repa, Terassa)
Sour Cream of Parsnip and salmon caviar


Andrey Kostarev
Torchon of foie gras with leek chips, onion caramel, pickled fir tree sprouts and oxalis


Eler Tukhtaev
(Tea Lounge, Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St.Petersburg)
Scallop, cloudberry, sorrel


Alessio Scarola
(Percorso, Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg)
Beetroot Ravioli with Burrata and Saffron


Hawan Jung 
(Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St Petersburg)
Cucumber, Citrus Granite, trout caviar and raspberry

Dimitry Blinov
Harvest by Duoband
Cabbage with Black Truffle


Hezret-Arslan Berdiev


All images ©Evgeny Belikov

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