Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga continues its series of guest chef appearances with Stars on The Stage with its second event and welcomes Chef Schmidberger and Chef Brändli from the two-star MICHELIN restaurant Cà d’Oro in St Moritz.
Riga, 21, 22 and 23 October – Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga, Latvia’s first five-star luxury Kempinski hotel, and its panoramic Bar & Restaurant STAGE 22 offer a unique opportunity for city guests and locals alike, to enjoy three unforgettable evenings with a six-course menu, exquisite wine pairing and the best service of two-Michelin-star-accredited gourmet restaurant Cà d’Oro chefs – Executive Chef MATTHIAS SCHMIDBERGER and Head Chef RETO BRÄNDLI from GRAND HOTEL DES BAINS KEMPINSKI ST. MORITZ.
‘Whoever stops getting better has stopped being good!’ With this motto, and a great deal of creativity and enthusiasm, Matthias Schmidberger and his team cooked up the first star, awarded by the highly esteemed Michelin Guide, in 2012. This gave the gourmet restaurant Cà d’Oro the prestigious award in its first season under the leadership of Schmidberger.
With the creations of Executive Chef Matthias Schmidberger and Head Chef Reto Brändli, the skill of the well-rehearsed chef duo is reflected on the plate, and Cà d’Oro restaurant was one of four restaurants in Switzerland to receive the second star in the Gourmet Bible in February 2021.
Their dishes reflect their passion for European culinary art, straightforward presentation and products of first-class origin. Matthias Schmidberger has been creating unforgettable gourmet experiences at the hotel for eight years – since 2015, he has overseen all the hotel’s food services.
The German executive chef has spent his entire career in star kitchens, including the Traube Tonbach, Baiersbronn; in the Speisemeisterei, Stuttgart; the restaurant Sonnora, Dreis; and, last but not least, in Brenners Park Restaurant in Baden-Baden.
For three inspiring and harmonious evenings, Matthias and Reto, along with RONALDS PETERSONS, one of the Baltics finest sommelier, will give Restaurant STAGE 22 guests a unique taste journey:
Restaurant opening hours for MICHELIN dinner:
Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 18:00 – 00:00
Six-course dinner | EUR 195 per person (wine pairing, water and coffee included)
Dinner with pre-booking only:
+371 6767 0122
About Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga: With the famous Latvian National Opera House by its side and the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, at its feet, the hotel presents a whole new level of comfort and elegance to both city guests and locals. Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga features 141 first class rooms and suites, two gourmet restaurants and three bars, six spacious meeting rooms, including the Grand Ballroom, a world-class SPA and wellness facility, as well as an aromatic pastry shop right next to it. Offering breath-taking panoramic views of the capital, refined service and rich cultural experience, the new hotel is set to become The place to be in the welcoming Riga city.
Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now comprises a portfolio of 75 five-star hotels and residences in 34 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and The Americas. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts, and prestigious residences. Each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands.