Belgian Week: ‘A taste of Belgium’ at Nairobi Serena Hotel

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What comes to mind when you mention Belgium? Most probably its fine cuisine, Belgian chocolates, beer and varied music scene.

For the second year, in partnership with the Embassy of Belgium, Nairobi Serena Hotel brings you Belgian week starting 22nd to 25th of February for a chance to savoir the best food, chocolate and beer that Belgium has to offer. And we have enlisted help from the best; the talented Belgian chef Olivier Bruckner (L’Olivier, Namur), the renowned Belgian chocolatier (Chocolates Gerbaud Brussels and beer sommelier Jean Hummler.

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Chef Olivier Bruckner (left) with Chocolatier Laurent Gerbaund

Belgium is a food-obsessed country; there is no other way to put it. Belgians love their local products and are proud of their regional specialties. For Belgians, food is not only fuel for the body, it is also part of a culture and a source of pride and pleasure. Belgian chef Olivier Bruckner will take you on a delightful Belgian culinary journey every day from the 22nd to 24th February at the Mandhari Fine Dining restaurant.

If you are a lover of chocolates, then you will agree that Belgian chocolate is famous and appreciated world over for its excellent quality. If you want to know what makes Belgian chocolate so special and different from other chocolate, one definitely has to attend the chocolate tasting workshops with chocolatier Laurent Gerbaud from the 23rd to 25th February. Gerbaud is an artisanal chocolatier who has been marrying chocolate, fruits and spices for the past 12 years.

And did you know you can pair chocolate with beer? Beer Sommelier Jean Hummler owner of Brussles famous bar ” Moeder Lambic” will join Laurent for a chocolate and beer pairing workshops on the 24th and 25th of February.  Jean will also host beer tasting workshop independently from the 23rd to 25th for that extra Belgian twist to give the complete Belgian experience.

Join us on a true culinary journey and make your reservations by calling 0202822464. Check out the the chocolate and beer tasting and paring workshops here

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