Celebrating Michelin Star Chef Stéphane Gaborieau at Sofitel Mumbai BKC


Mumbai, 11th October 2019: All Things Nice presents an evening with Michelin Star Chef Stéphane Gaborieau, as he teams up with Executive Chef Neeraj Rawoot and the culinary team of Sofitel Mumbai BKC. In 2004, Chef Stephane Gaborieau won the title ‘Best Chef of France’ and was awarded his first Michelin Star in 2008 for his restaurant Le Pergolèse in Paris. The exceptionally talented Chef is on a two-city tour of India with All Things Nice to host a dinner in Mumbai and Bangalore this October.

These exquisite dinners will be paired with Grover Soiree Brut, Art Collection Rose and Chene from Grover Zampa Vineyards, Bodegas Valdemar Blanco, Spain from Flipsydee and Premius Bordeaux White from Monika Enterprise by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal, CEO -All Things Nice.

Our partners for this event include our co-sponsor Hafele, French luxury hotel, Sofitel Mumbai BKC and TWG Tea.

About Stéphane Gaborieau – Chef Stéphane Gaborieau began his career at the Michelin-starred ‘Dodin Bouffant’ in Paris. He quickly realized the art of cuisine was his true passion and went on to become chef de partie at various prestigious restaurants with great names such as M Menagier (Le Moulin du Maine Brun), George Paccard, Roger Pierre (Hotel du Palais), M Villier (Restaurant La Palm d’Or, Hotel Martinez, Cannes), Francis Chaveau (L’Amandier) and the Majestic. In 2004, he won ‘Best Chef of France’ (Meilleur Ouvrier de France). This prestigious competition allowed him to carry out his dreams to create One Michelin Star Restaurant Le Pergolèse in Paris.

Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal of All Things Nice on bringing Chef Stéphane Gaborieau to India: ‘We are excited to bring Michelin Star Chef Stéphane Gaborieau to India and put together these exquisite dinners at The Ritz-Carlton in Bangalore and Sofitel Mumbai BKC in Mumbai. This is the sixth international personality that we have brought in this year itself and we will endeavor to continue giving people in India unique dining experiences.’

On the occasion, Mr. Vikas Kapai, General Manager, Sofitel Mumbai BKC said, “It is our pleasure to welcome Michelin Star Chef Stéphane Gaborieau, in association with All Things Nice by Nikhil Agarwal for an evening of delectable cuisine that will be paired with fine wines. Sofitel Mumbai BKC is known to be a pioneer in bringing an unmatched food and beverage experience to the city. We look forward to welcoming our guests for an exquisite evening as Chef Stéphane presents an array of Parisian dishes along with the hotel’s skilful culinary team led by Executive Chef Neeraj Rawoot.”

The 5 course menu for the evening created specially by Chef Stéphane Gaborieau is as follows and has been paired perfectly by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal.

Grover Zampa Soiree Brut, India

First course

Wild mushroom croquette, cream of artichoke with walnut oil, artichoke chips

Premius Bordeaux White, France

Second course

Charlotte of candied vegetables, served warm, emulsion of basil leaves with pine nuts

Bodegas Valdemar Blanco, Spain

Third course

Sea bass in black olives crust, citrus fennel compote, star anise fish fumet or Vegetable broth risotto, zucchini mousse with pesto

Grover Art Collection Rose, India

Fourth course

Chicken ballotine stuffed with tarragon langoustine cooked, truffle potato press, reduced jus or Fresh pasta cannelloni, julienne of root vegetables with saffron, espelette pepper coulis

Grover Zampa Chene, India

Fifth course

Bavarian dome of exotic fruits, curry flavoured coulis

TWG’s Silver Moon Tea

Booking Information

Date: 18th October 2019 |

Time: 8:00 pm sharp | Dress Code – Formal

Price: INR 6,000 (all inclusive)

Venue: Grand Salon Ballroom, Level II, Sofitel Mumbai BKC

Email: [email protected] or call +919820698883.

About All Things Nice:

All Things Nice (ATN) is a platform to introduce and educate the Indian consumer on all things nice ranging from wines, cognacs, single malts and beer to cheese, charcuterie and gourmet food. ATN works with corporates in the financial and luxury sector in their client engagement and client acquisition activities through innovative events and services. The company also offers consultancy to restaurants, hotels, retail chains and airlines and Indian and international brands in the luxury food and drink sector. Additionally,

ATN is engaged with producers of wine, importers of wine & spirit and international wine & spirit brands available in India as well as Michelin and top Chefs from across the globe.

All Things Nice has been conceptualized by Nikhil Agarwal who studied wine and spirits in London, accredited with the Wine Australia scholarship and appointed as Wine Australia’s A+ Educator in India.

He also holds a Diploma in Single Malt Whisky from the Edinburgh Whisky Academy. Nikhil is a certified and well recognized sommelier, writer, international wine and spirits judge and TV personality.  He was one amongst five contenders worldwide (90 countries) nominated by the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) in London, for The Julian Brand Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Wine Industry. The ultra-luxury BlackBook magazine has listed Nikhil Agarwal as one of their TOP 100 – Indian Luxury’s Most Influential.

Nikhil has been featured on TV channels such as NDTV Profit, Times Now, Bloomberg TV and ET Now. CNBC did a feature on Nikhil as part of the show ‘Young Turks’ in 2013 and Discovery Channel featured him in the show The Flying Wine Maker. The show is currently being telecasted in 116 countries and was viewed by over 66 million people.

Nikhil was voted as India’s TOP 10 Movers & Shakers in Verve magazine in June 2014 and has been invited by trade organizations from around the world like HKTDC, SIAL to speak about the Indian wine and spirits industry in international markets. He is also adviser to ProWein in India.

About Sofitel Hotels & Resorts

Sofitel Hotels & Resorts is an ambassador of modern French style, culture and art-de-vivre around the world. Established in 1964, Sofitel is the first international luxury hotel brand to originate from France with over 120 chic and remarkable hotels in the world’s most sought-after destinations. Sofitel exudes a refined and understated sense of modern luxury, always blending a touch of French decadence with the very best of the locale. The Sofitel collection includes such notable hotels as Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg, Sofitel London St James, Sofitel Munich Bayerpost, Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Ipanema, Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square, Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour and Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort. Sofitel is part of Accor, a world-leading travel and lifestyle group that invites travelers to feel welcome in 4,800 hotels, resorts and residences, along with some 10,000 of the finest private homes around the globe.