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Delicious No. 3

Enjoy a generous helping of news, tips and recipes with our seasonal round up of all things food and drink at Dorchester Collection.

From meeting the experts who make it all happen, to restaurant highlights and tempting dishes to try at home – walk this way.
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Our chefs’ favourite autumn dishes

Autumn is a season of many delights, especially when it comes to food. Our creative chefs share with us their best-loved autumn dishes to inspire you to enjoy a tempting taste of the very best of the season.

Which one will you choose?

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A day in Champagne

The Champagne region produces around 300 million bottles of champagne every year. If you’re looking to stock up for the festive season we highly recommend a trip to see this historic area of France.

Sparkling discoveries

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Champagne region in France
Portrait of Executive Chef Adam Smith in the Restaurant Coworth Park

Festive feasting with Adam Smith

Coworth Park’s Michelin-starred executive chef, Adam Smith, takes time out from his busy countdown to Christmas to share some of his top tips for a festive feast to remember.

Meet the chef

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It’s cocktail o’clock

Our marvellous mixologists are masters of their craft when it comes to shaking and stirring up the finest cocktails. From an enticing Marmalade Martini to a fresh twist on a classic Negroni, here are some of their favourite signature cocktails.

Raise your glass

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Cent'anni cocktail at the Principe Bar
Pot Pie Wofgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air

Chicken pot pie

Here’s our chef’s chicken pot pie recipe so you can recreate it from the comfort of your own home. This much-loved family favourite is a classic at Hotel Bel-Air and the ultimate comfort food – enjoy!

Make it yourself

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Menu highlights

With the delights of the festive season fast approaching, we invite you to discover our tempting treats and indulgent dishes – we think you’ll like what we have in store.

Let’s celebrate

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Festive table set up at Il Giardino restaurant, Hotel Eden, Rome

The people behind our remarkable produce

Executive chef Fabio Ciervo is passionate about locally sourced produce and making the most of seasonal ingredients at Hotel Eden. He’s built up a great rapport with carefully selected producers and here are a handful of his favourites.

Local food heroes

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British tradition of afternoon tea

There’s nothing Lewis Hunter, our afternoon tea guru at The Dorchester, doesn’t know about good etiquette and hosting an exquisite afternoon tea. Find answers to those all important questions – like is it jam or cream first?

Only at The Dorchester

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Tray of finger sandwiches served with champagne for Afternoon Tea at The Dorchester
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Who ate all the pies?

Nearly 800 million mince pies are eaten in Britain each year, making this sweet and spicy treat the nation’s favourite throughout the festivities.

Introducing Olivier Bikao

As restaurant director for Restaurant le Meurice Alain Ducasse, discover Olivier Bikao’s commitment to service and love of looking after people.

The art of service

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Portrait of Olivier Bikao, Director of Le Meurice Alain Ducasse

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