The weekend of 29 January saw head chef Pascal Proyart of One-O-One Restaurant at The Park Tower Hotel in Knightsbridge making space in his kitchen for chef Mark Jordan of the Michelin-starred Ocean Restaurant at The Atlantic Hotel in Jersey. The duo were giving London foodies and hotel guests the chance to try a collaborative range of four, six, and eight-course sustainable seafood menus showcasing ingredients from Jersey alongside ingredients like seaweed butter and salt caramel from Pascal’s home, Brittany.
Attending a press preview (of no cancellations and zero no-shows) of the Proyart/Jordan team-up, I found myself smugly pleased only a few chews in to realise the bar was being set at a deliciously heady height for my palate’s expectations so early in the year. I could wax poetical about the meal but it’s probably best to let the food speak for itself. Here’s a look-see at the eight courses offered: