This year marks two decades of Rosa Alpina’s acclaimed two Michelin-star restaurant, St.Hubertus, founded in 1996 by Head Chef Norbert Niederkofler. From1st – 20th June, the restaurant will celebrate with a special foodie event, serving a different popular dish and wine pairing every day from each year of the restaurant’s history. The Rosa Alpina isStay 3 nights and enjoy a 20-course gourmet dinner at St.Hubertus.
Havingattended the Hotel Management School in Tegernsee, in Germany, Norbert Niederkofler did further trainingin Italy and in starred restaurants in London, Zurich, Milan. Claiming hismost formative experiences were with Eckart Witzigmann in Munich and David Bouley in NewYork, he learnt that perfection can be reached when you respect nature and the quality of the produce. Without that, he says, you can’t achieve anything.
Before being awarded two Michelin stars Chef Niederkofler had launched Rosa Alpina as a pizzeria. Following its success, Norbertbegan moulding the restaurant into a classicfine-dining experiencebased on a mountain withItalian tradition and Austrian influences in South Tyrol.
Grand Chef Relais & Châteaux, Norbert Niederkofler says “the best things are the simplest things but at the same time also the hardest things to do”. He describes his cooking philosophy as “simple, clear and clean”, it is always the most basic products that are the most important.
As part of the anniversary celebrations, guests at the Rosa Alpina can enjoyguided excursions in the mountains with Chef Norbert, discovering the wild plants and herbs used for cooking before learning to incorporate them into your own dishes in themed cookery lessons.There will also be the chance to taste local cheese andwine from the Alto Adige region and enjoy a picnic at Rosa Alpina’s private mountain cabin at 2,200m, before indulging in dinner at St.Hubertus.
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