found this article in "The Sydney Morning Herald" about a food tour of ALL the 3 Michelin-star
restaurants located around the world – all 109 of them !!
you need is a very healthy appetite and $300,000 !!
top nosh tour departs at $300k
Date: July 22,
If anyone can spare the cash to go on the Michelin 3-star holiday,
they'll be eating at Fat Duck in Bray, England - and at 108 similarly
extravagant restaurants. Photo: Supplied
organisational headache is the only thing stopping you from booking a meal at
every one of the world's 109 three-Michelin starred restaurants, then rest
online travel agency and a company specialising in creating one-off luxury
experiences have joined forces to take the hard work out of it. All the
food-loving couple will need is about $300,000 and a spare six months to travel
the globe to visit the culinary temples.
beating three Michelin star holiday" was launched last week and promises
prospective travellers a table at each of the restaurants now accorded the
highest ranking by the Michelin Guide, spread though they are across 12
Massimo Bottura, the chef patron of Osteria Francescana, a three
Michelin star restaurant in Modena, Italy. Photo: Jim Rice
Louise Cheng, a
marketing executive at www.holidaysplease.co.uk, told Fairfax that interest in
the Michelin holiday had been high. But as of Friday no one had booked.
been a lot of interest in the trip and we hope to secure a booking
shortly," Ms Cheng said.
From a starting
price of £182,000, Holidays Please will book restaurants and organise
business-class travel and luxury hotel accommodation across Europe, Asia and
the United States where the restaurants are located.
El Celler de Can Roca in Girona, Spain, will be on the itinerary of the $300,000
holiday for the ultimate foodie bragging rights. Photo: Supplied
will go to a restaurant every other day and in their free time can explore the
local sites and interests of the country they are in," Ms Cheng said.
Those with the inclination
to book will be spending most of their time in Japan, where about 30 of the
three-Michelin-starred restaurants are located, and in France, which plays host
to about 25 of them.
The tour will
also take customers to Girona in Spain, home to El Celler de Can Roca, recently
named the world's best by Restaurant magazine. They'll spend about two
weeks in New York where seven three-starred restaurants are located.
The fee for the
tour allows individuals to spend an average of £250 ($416) at each restaurant,
so there should be change leftover after eating at Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck
(Berkshire, England) where £180 buys a 14-course degustation. The lucky foodies
may have to punch a few extra holes in their belts.
won't be on the itinerary with the Michelin organisation yet to send its
restaurant reviewers our way.
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