Where and when does a barbecue stops being a barbecue and becomes a gourmet lunch? Members of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs from the Algarve, Lisbon and Estoril discovered that it could happen at the five-star resort of Monte Rei, well known for its world-class golf courses and its Michelin star executive Chef Rui Silvestre.
On a very hot day, on the terrace by the pool, members enjoyed a “perfect summer lunch” with a selection of salads, grilled fish and assorted meats, “cooked to perfection” and served at the table by an attentive staff, whilst the sommelier refreshed guests with a “pleasant” sparkling wine and a “very enjoyable” Fernão Pires white wine from Serradayres, which was “just perfect with the delicious meal”.
Some members of the Chaîne stayed the night in one of the beautifully-appointed villas of the resort, and were brave enough, after a siesta and a dip in the pool, to enjoy a gastronomic dinner at Rui Silvestre’s restaurant Vistas, which fully deserves its Michelin star.
Another memorable event for the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs!
If you would like to know more about the “Chaîne”, contact:
Dr. Jean Ferran, Bailli Provincial do Sul do Tejo
282 912 822 | [email protected]