Chef’s Table: An Immersive Culinary Experience

Words: Crush

Embark on a journey of culinary discovery at Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel’s dynamic Chef’s Table experience. Prepare for a fun, interactive experience where the sights, sounds, scents and flavours of sublime, creative cuisine are brought irresistibly to life.

You’ll be escorted through to the heart of the hotel kitchen. Behind the hub of activity, an intimate dining space awaits. Sit around the table with chosen family and friends, for a night of breaking bread, savouring wine and indulging in conversation.

Chef’s Table Experience

And so begins a wonderfully immersive experience, as different chefs serve a succession of regional and international specialities, taking you round the world with innovative dishes, from canapés and breads to mains and dessert. Listen to the industrious sounds of stirring, sizzling pans and simmering pots, as you dine behind-the-scenes.

Breathe in the aromas of succulent meats like springbok loin and bonsmara, ladeled in rich sauces. If you wish, each course is accompanied by a thoughtfully curated wine pairing.

Take your tastebuds and senses on a culinary tour, with a menu inspired by the origins of unique produce. Chef Rudi intrigues and beguiles the senses with globally recognised dishes using indigenous ingredients. Surprise your palate by tasting foraged plants like sea pumpkin, geranium, garlic and lemon buchu.

Discover stories behind the recipes and the local, seasonal ingredients.

Chef’s Table is more than just a five-course dinner and wine pairing, it’s an experience and opportunity to explore familiar flavours in a reimagined way.

Meet the Chefs

Feel the creative energy as you witness Chef Rudi and his talented team in full-throttle action. It’s all about interacting — talk to the chefs about their specialities, discover stories behind the recipes and the local, seasonal ingredients. Wander into the kitchen to observe delicacies being prepared, even stir a pan or two if you fancy.

Join the chefs of Mount Nelson on this authentic journey, each one different from the last. Come away deliciously satisfied with an enriched understanding of a dynamic kitchen.

Opening hours: Chef’s Table is open Wednesday to Saturday | Seating between 18h30 and 19h30 *Booking is essential
Cost: Five courses: R1200 | Five courses with wine pairing: R1800 | Prices are valid until 31 December 2022.
To book: contact Mount Nelson on 021 483 1966 or email.

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