This is an impressively hands-on experience where you will join the Michelin star chefs at the L'Ortolan kitchen in a stunning listed building in the beautiful Thames Valley. If you want to be involved in the behind the scenes action in a Michelin restaurant then this is the way to go. You will be in the heart of the kitchen with a professional, helping out in various areas prepping for the 11.30 lunch service.and after all your hard work you'll join the chefs for a light lunch to include fresh seasonal ingredients, some of which you may have prepared earlier. If you are ready and willing, join the team again for the dinner preparation and service. This is a fast paced kitchen and you will be involved in helping the chefs present the food with Michelin Star quality, all with the guidance of Head Chef Tom Clarke and his team. You will be offered a fabulous return visit to L'Ortolan to experience the fine dining from outside the kitchen with a Tasting Menu and Wine experience. You will also be given an exclusive champagne giftto add to this truly unique and deluxe experience for anyone with a love of fine dining and service.
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Depending on your location (within 50 miles raduis of the restaurant), you may be picked up by a chauffer driven car and taken to the restaurant in real style. Upon arrival at the L'Ortolan restaurant, voted 20th in the Sunday Times Top 100 Food List, you will be met by the friendly staff and chefs and shown around the kitchen. Whilst the lunch service is being prepared you will be working in various sections with a qualified, professional chef. It will soon be your turn to enjoy lunch, and this will be taken with the Executive Chef and his team. The dinner rush will then start and you are welcome to stick around and help with this, which will come to an end at approximately 22.30. You will be invited for a return visit and must book this before you leave. It will involve sampling ten courses and eight wines all chosen by a master sommelier so you can become an expert in the art of matching food and wine the Michelin way.