In a world at contretemps, food may be the one thing that brings us together. It is so precious that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security even established The National Center for Food Protection and Defense (NCFPD) in 2004.
As a little boy, Hugo Roellinger listened eagerly to the bedtime stories told by his father, Olivier Roellinger, a former three-star chef and Vice President of Relais & Châteaux. Former sailor, Hugo returned to world of cooking at Le Coquillage, the Michelin-starred family restaurant in Cancale.
At the initiative of Relais&Châteaux, in collaboration with the environmental organization Ethic Ocean, Mauro Colagreco, chef at Mirazur (Menton), hosted Hugo Roellinger, chef at Coquillage (Cancale), for World Oceans Day. Their event, baptized ‘Poisson Exquis,’ offered an array of sensations.
The event took place last weekend. Guests reflected on the momentous bee, and how the insect’s impact on human life can be experienced further in one of Relais & Châteaux’s many worldwide destinations.
Terroirs aren't just for wine: with their latest interactive exhibition, which opens this week in London, Relais & Châteaux show us honey in a whole new light.
Five thousand delegates from 160 countries will gather in Turin for the 11th edition of Terra Madre Salone del Gusto. This gathering is not only the largest event dedicated to food culture, but it is also the place for thinking about earth, the nourishing mother, or not, of future generations.
Relais & Châteaux and SeaWeb Europe commit to protecting marine resources, will celebrate the World Oceans Day on June 8th 2016.
In Cancale, a few kilometers from the port, along the Breton coast, I arrived around noon at Maisons de Bricourt to meet Mr. Olivier Roellinger. The establishment's owner and former Michelin-starred chef, took the time to share with me the adventures of his life, his love for traveling and spices.
From the North Sea, the English Channel, the Mediterranean, the China Sea, to the Pacific, not a month goes by without scientists around the world alerting us to the gradual disappearance of wild fish. Should we be worried? Definitely. Can we do something about it? Most certainly.