Culinary

Fondue Express

Fondue Express

Freshly arrived from the renowned New England ski slopes, a vintage ski gondola sits by our famed 35’ Christmas tree. The Fondue Express pop-up restaurant is an unforgettable, luxuriously cozy private dining venue for two to four guests. Inside, guests are enveloped by warm woods, fine Alpine textiles and the twinkle of imported Swiss and Austrian glassware and china, enhanced by the very best view of our iconic Christmas Tree. Whether booked for a romantic dinner or a warm gathering of friends, the satisfying menu features a choice of Raclette, cheese fondue, bratwurst, Rösti potatoes and other Alpine delicacies, served alongside vintage selections of Veuve Clicquot champagnes.

The Experience

Guests will arrive on the Ocean House’s North Lawn and enjoy a pre-dinner glass of Veuve Clicquot Rich Champagne, borrow a stylish white Columbia Titanium coat, then enter our fully restored Vermont Ski Gondola for a private three-course meal. A personal server will oversee your meal to give you a unique dining experience.

Seatings available nightly, December 1, 2018 through February 14, 2019. Limit four (4) guests per seating.
• Monday to Thursday – one seating at 5:00 p.m; one seating at 7:30 p.m. 
• Friday & Saturday – one seating at 6:00 p.m.; one seating at 8:30 p.m.                                                                                                        • Sunday – one seating at 7:30 p.m.

Starting December 14: one Lunch seating available at 12pm, Thursday through Sunday.

 

Price:
• $300 – for up to four (4) people
(plus 20% gratuity and tax)
• $460 – includes Veuve Clicquot Champagne pairing for up to four (4) people
(plus 20% gratuity and tax)

Reservations

 

Menu

Menu

 

A portion of proceeds from Fondue Express will benefit the Ocean House Fund for Charitable Giving. Reservations are required and pre-payment must be made at booking.

Additional Information

About Veuve Clicquot champagne: Since its foundation in 1772, Veuve Clicquot has remained true to its motto: “only one quality, the finest.” Its history carries the mark of an exceptional woman: Madame Clicquot. This young widow of 27 years old was left devastated by the untimely death of her husband, but courageously took up the helm of the family business. She was uncompromising on quality, and set off to conquer the world, transmitting her taste for excellence and innovation to her successors.

The entire history of the House of Veuve Clicquot is marked by mythical wines, all of which respect the demand for quality that was the force that drove Madame Clicquot. True to this heritage, a short lineage of just 10 Cellar Masters has ensured continuity of the Veuve Clicquot style: strength and complexity.