Provence Chef Service

Isle Blue features two private chef services for you to enjoy at your villa. Sit back, relax and enjoy quintessential Provence with a culinary experience like no other.

Our renowned professional chefs will bring the exquisite taste and smells of Provence to the convenience of your villa. Forget about the need to shop, organize and clean as your private chef will take care of your needs.

Chef Gérald Koening 

Chef Koening was the chef of the famous and delicious restaurant La Ferme de Huppe in Gordes for several years. After years of experience around the world, Chef Koening has first open his own restaurant in Gordes and has now open a workshop where he prepares with his team delicious meal to deliver or to cook at your private accommodation. Chef Koening is also available for private cooking class at your accommodation. Very professional, the chef will present savoring and creative dishes according to the four seasons. The chef speaks English and adapts his menu for children.

Market Menu:

€50 - Per Person Starter– Main dish – Dessert

Starters

Poached farm egg, lightly smoked, roasted green asparagus, parmesan tuile, asparagus emulsion
Soft pea charlotte with clams, broad beans and parsley juice
Fine tart with green vegetables, squid and lemon zest, olive oil and balsamic vinegar
Fresh herb salad with raw marinated artichokes and mussels in virgin vinaigrette
Puff pastry of white asparagus, egg yolk, bacon and creamy sauce

Dishes

Crunchy cod fish steak, squid ink lasagna with young vegetables, concentrated red wine sauce
Upper leg of lamb roasted with spring onions and anchovies, spicy sauce, new potatoes and carrots rissolés
Duck the chest roast and the leg confit with honey, sherry, black olives, wok vegetables
Filet of sea bass baked with skin on mashed potatoes with runner beans and bacon, chicken juice
Piglet back boneless with a fine garlic and herbs stuffing, chard leaves stuffed with vegetables and sheep cottage cheese

Desserts

Almonds shortbread tart with seasonal fruit in sour sweet texture
Strawberries sponge cake with mint and lime, red fruit coulis
Hot dark chocolate soufflé, tangerine sorbet
Caramelized puff pastry, strawberries, vanilla cream and rhubarb marmalade
Selection of home made sorbet and ice cream

 

Vegetarian Menu:

€50 - Per Person Starter– Main dish – Dessert

Starters

Cold tomato soup, olive oil, goat cheese mousse with fresh herbs
Zucchini gazpacho, black olives espuma
Poached egg on the ratatouille salad, red pepper vinaigrette
Fine tart with green vegetables, lemon zest, olive oil and balsamic vinegar
Fresh herbs salad with raw marinated artichokes in virgin vinaigrette, parmesan tuile
Soft pea Charlotte, broad beans and parsley juice
Poached farm egg, lightly smoked, roasted green asparagus, parmesan tuile, asparagus emulsion (spring season)

Main dishes

Sweet red pepper Risotto with black olives, hay of leek
Puff pastry chanterelles, fresh herbs, gremolata sauce
Pistou soup, runner beans, coco beans, green beans, zucchinis, tomatoes, pasta, pistou sauce
Green lentels, brunoise of vegetables, poached and smoked organic egg Saffron fennel crumble
Large Ravioli stuffed with seasonal vegetables, verbena and fresh fennel sauce
Puff pastry pie with chards, tomatoes, garlic, fresh sheep cheese

Desserts

Curd cake with nectarines and fresh cheese of sheep, citrus zest, red fruit coulis
Caramelized puff pastry with raspberries and vanilla cream, melon sorbet
Fine warm apricot or peach tart, lavender sorbet
Cherries poached in red wine on bitter almond ice cream, kirsch cloud
Chilled Tomato Soup with small red fruits, tomatoes and mint sorbet, caramelized smelling strips
Dark chocolate 66% cake with a basil vanilla lemon zest sorbet 

 

 

 

Chef Chef David Degrugillier 

Native from Provence, Chef Degrugillier has studied cooking in the most remarkable kitchen of Provence. His real experience of the Provençal products and the Provençal cuisine leads you to discover the real taste of Provence. Chef Degrugillier works with his own products directly from his kitchen garden for pronounced taste and aroma. Authenticity, tradition and creativity, this is how we can translate the chef cuisine.

Market Menu:

€52 - Per Person Starter– Main dish – Dessert

Starters

Pressed rabbit, barigoule of artichoke, fresh herbs bush
Crispy tart with vegetables, marjoram tomato fondue
Pink smoke trout charlotte, fresh cheese with savory
Terrine of cod / salmon with fresh herbs
Terrine with tomato and goat cromesquis
Yarrow omelettes with vegetables
Asparagus, hollandaise sauce mint

Dishes

Lamb cutlets, wild rice with hazelnut, thyme juice
Saddle of rabbit, polenta, vegetables bohemienne, sage juice
Ballottine guinea fowl stuffed with apricots and rosemary, Muscat juice
Salmon with vegetables with marjoram, mint Sabayon
Cod, asparagus and vegetables saffroned, verbena juice
Pork tenderloin en croute with sage, Provencal tian.

Desserts

Gazpacho of red fruits, strawberry tartare and cassis sorbet
Strawberry macaron, lemon tart, verbena and raspberry Blancmange
Puff apricot, white chocolate, raspberry and rose juice
Half bake chocolate cake, raspberry heart and pistachio ice cream
Red fruits tulips, violet cream, lemon sorbet*
Strawberry gateau with lemon meringue and raspberry sorbet
Raspberry macaron cake, lemon mousse
Strawberry tiramisu

* Depending on season

 

Gourmet Menu:

€65 - Per Person Starter– Main dish – Dessert

Starters

Puff monkfish, crunchy vegetables and citrus
Tomato charlotte, small vegetables and goat cromesquis
Asparagus, egg pane flowing, hollandaise sauce mint
Duo melon / Ham and mozzarella / tomatoes
Crispy confit of duck, shavings of foie gras
Foie gras cooked with prunes and figs chutney
Ceviche cod, shavings of summer truffle

Dishes

Carre and saddle of lamb, rosemary juice , vegetable crumble with pesto
Fillet of veal, thyme juice, barigoule of vegetables, cream of gears.
Carre Piglet, sage juice, eggplant / tomato with tarragon
Duck breast, pesto puree, raspberries juice
Monkfish Gremolata (garlic, parsley, lemon), fresh beans and peas
Fillet of sea bass , barigoule of vegetable with marjoram
Red Mullet, aioli juice, Provencal ratatouille
Pollack, lemon balm juice, asparagus glazed.*

Desserts

Gourmet plate * Raspberry Macaron / Tiramisu / Nougatine / melon
Melon gazpacho and raspberry bread Genes, blackberry sorbet
Hot puff / apricot ice cream, white chocolate and violet juice
Hazelnut and praline biscuit, caramel and chocolate mousse, passion fruit sorbet
Iced soufflee with raspberry, apricot and almond veloute
Raspberry crystalline, white chocolate and rose juice
Berries macarons cake, mascarpone sorbet
Lemon meringued tart

* Depending on season

 

Epicurean Menu:

€89 - Per Person Starter– Main dish – Dessert

Starters

Smoked salmon roll with cheese and green apple, lawyer sorbet
St Jacques, ratatouille and citrus emulsion
Asparagus, smoked duck breast, eggs with truffle
Lobster, quinoa, mango emulsion, melon balls (+€3)
Puff monkfish with lemon and thyme, exotic piperade
Medallion of foie gras, prunes and fig chutney
Ceviche cod, shavings of summer truffle

Dishes - Fish

Cod, preserved vegetable, mint Sabayon, iced and aniseed asparagus
Lotte in crust of herbs, vegetable saffron, fennel cream
Sea bass snake, pistachio and almonds juice saffron, fennel confit
Sole, marjoram emulsion, verbena and peas mousse
Red Mullet, Provencal ratatouille, aioli juice

Dishes - Meat

Lamb cutlets in crust of herbs, verbena juice, vegetable from the garden
Duck breast, creamy carrots with cumin, Provencal tian
Veal tenderloin, mixed vegetable, porto and figs juice
Pigeon with foie gras, spelt and asparagus, pineapple and sage juice
Fillet of beef in brioche croute, seasonal vegetable (+€3)

Desserts

Gourmet plate: Macaroons, lemon tart, pistachio and strawberry pavlova
Apricot and rosemary gazpacho, lemon and raspberry tart, orgeat sorbet
Chartreuse parfait cake, red fruits, hand made nougat, blackberry coulis
Hot puff and iced apricot, gratinee frangipane, apricot sorbet
Strawberry crystal leaf, raspberry and anise cream
Berries macarons cake, mascarpone sorbet
Chocolate and raspberry dessert

 

Children Menu:

€19 - Per child Starter– Main dish – Dessert

Starters

Plate of melon and Parma ham
Plate of tomato mozzarella, tomatoes salad
Green beans salad, Cobescow salad

Dishes

Chicken nuggets, crunchy French fries
Chicken breast and deep-fried potato balls
Lasagna
Pizza (ham or gruyere or mozzarella)
Hamburger steak and deep-fried potato balls
Skewered lamb

Desserts

Strawberry or other flavor macaroons
Chocolate fondant
Strawberry tart
Seasonal fruit salad
Strawberry or raspberry sorbet or chocolate or caramel ice cream                 

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