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Gondola Village Returns November 2, 2022!

Our winter private dining experience opened to coverage from Food & WineDepartures and Forbes magazines—plus millions of impressions on social media. This luxuriously cozy private dining venue transports guests to the French Alps, with delightful in-gondola breakfast, lunch, afternoon crepê, and dinner menus.

 

The Experience

Guests will arrive on Ocean House’s North Lawn to enter one of our fully restored vintage ski gondolas for a private dining experience with a personal server. Each gondola has been outfitted with warm woods, fine textiles, chandeliers and sophisticated Le Creuset tableware, surrounded by an enchanting winter wonderland.

Each of theses unforgettable experiences is perfect for a romantic rendezvous for two or a warm gathering of friends. 

 

In-Gondola Dining

Breakfast:

Begin the day with a charming breakfast experience, starting with yogurt parfait and fresh fruit, followed by your choice of sweet or savory crêpes, like banana, Nutella, and whipped cream, or ham, Gruyere, Dijon mustard cream, and sunny side egg. Plus a sweet ending with Valrhona hot chocolate and warm beignets.

  • 8:00  and 10:00 a.m..
  • Price: $300 for up to four (4) people (plus 24% service charge and tax. Reservations are non-refundable.)
Sample Breakfast Menu Reserve

 

Lunch & Dinner:

Enjoy a warming four-course meal with a selection of French cuisine, including French onion soup, boeuf bourguignon or white mushroom stew, braised lamb shank, among other dishes. Each guest is welcomed with a signature Veuve Clicquot Rich Rosé cocktail.

  • Lunch: 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. 
  • Dinner: 6:30 p.m.
  • Price: $600 for up to four (4) people (plus 24% service charge and tax. Reservations are non-refundable.)
Sample Lunch & Dinner Menu Reserve

 

 

Afternoon Crêpe:

This perfect afternoon or pre-dinner experience allows guests to enjoy indulgent Valrhona hot chocolate and the choice of sweet or savory crêpes, Choose from warm berry compote, fresh berries, and whipped cream or spinach, artichoke and brie cheese, among others.

  • 4:00 p.m. 
  • Price: $180 for up to four (4) people (plus 24% service charge and tax. Reservations are non-refundable.)
Sample Afternoon Crêpe Menu Reserve

Each seating allows the choice of one gondola with a limit of four (4) guests. 

 

 A portion of proceeds from Gondola Village 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.

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