Dining

At Consensio, we have a passion for fine food and drink. We only use the finest ingredients and wherever possible, local and seasonal produce, sourced from markets and farms.

We ensure that your dining experience is bespoke rather than routine and your chef will be delighted to discuss your requirements before and during your stay. Allergies, cultural requirements, Diets, likes and dislikes are all catered for.  If you require formal dining they can create gastronomic magic; if you prefer local specialities, classic dining or comfort food in front of the TV, they can do that too.

Wine and Champagne

We stock a range of excellent house wines, but if you have any requests, however rare, our specialist partners Antoine Veuriot at La Cave sur Comptoir and Guillaume Masson at La Verre Gourmand will track them down and have them ready for you when you arrive.

In addition we can arrange a wine tasting evening in your chalet where you can trial both vintage and local wines paired with canapés prepared by your chef.

Of course, there is always a well-stocked bar with your favourite spirits along with chilled Perrier-Jouët champagne waiting for you and your guests throughout your stay

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Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Example Dinner Menus
  • Example Tasting Menu
Breakfast

It is said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and never has this been more true than in a ski resort in the winter months. Within our chalets we understand that breakfast is a special time where everyone can gather together and plan the day ahead. We believe that it is both a time to refuel with the energy and nutrients needed for a hard day on the slopes but also a time to indulge and relax enjoying the luxuries of a five star chalet. Our breakfast tables are beautifully laid each morning and welcome you with the best locally sourced produce from the Savoie region. From your kitchen the chef provides a fully cooked breakfast service and creates daily specials that can be tailored to your needs. With healthier options or treats for children, we believe that because breakfast is such a special time why not make it extra special.

On the Table

  • Freshly baked bread and pastries
  • Selection of freshly cut fruits and berries
  • Selection of cereals and muesli
  • Butter and preserves
  • Freshly pressed juices and smoothies
  • Mountain ham & cheese
  • Yoghurts
  • Selection of international teas and coffees
  • Hot chocolate

Fresh Fruits

Fresh fruits are more than just vitamins and minerals, they are an essential part of a balanced and healthy breakfast. All our fresh fruit and vegetables are chosen by our chefs for quality and freshness. Each morning at breakfast, our chefs create platters of cut fruits and berries for the table tempting both adults and children alike. They also prepare freshly squeezed juices and smoothies daily, making it even easier to stay healthy in the mountains.

Fresh Bread from the Bakery

Within every French ski resort is a renowned boulangerie providing the fresh artisan breads, croissants and pain au chocolat that France is so famous for. Fresh breads and pastries are a special part of our breakfast tables and Consensio works closely with these local bakers bringing you fresh samples each morning to try.

Local Meats and Cheeses

These are a traditional standard of every continental breakfast. Every morning the table is laid with a platter of Savoie cured hams, salamis and specially chosen cheeses direct from the fromagerie. With regular artisan markets, our chefs are able to find true savoyard ingredients to create the perfect alpine breakfast.

Breakfast Specials

Going the extra mile makes all the difference. With so many different ideas for breakfast from around the world our chefs create daily specials for an extra indulgence.

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Afternoon Tea

Around the world Afternoon Tea has been enjoyed for centuries by so many different cultures, each one with their own traditions and rituals revolving around it. It has been seen as an occasion where we can build and maintain our social bonds with friends and family, coming together to talk over a refreshing drink and some small light bites.

At Consensio we believe Afternoon Tea is a time to reflect with friends and family and to enjoy each other’s company, talking through experiences from the day on and off the piste, and a chance to plan the next day. Within the warmth of the chalet we have the perfect opportunity for everyone to relax and make the most of the facilities while your team look after your every need.

On your return to the Chalet

After braving the snow covered mountains for the day, what could be more welcoming than returning to the warmth and comfort of your luxury chalet. Before you return, the open fire will have warmed through the chalet to help welcome you in from the cold slopes and a hard day out on the pistes. With staff on hand to greet you upon arrival and see to your every comfort, it is the time of day to finally relax and truly make the most of your Consensio chalet.

Drinks both Hot and Cold

During your afternoon tea your staff will serve a selection of teas and coffees, with speciality teas from specialist Mariage Frères. Flavoured hot chocolates for the young ones and vin chaud for the grown-ups make for a truly alpine experience. For those who enjoy partaking in après-ski we always have Perrier Jouet on ice and your staff on hand.

From the Kitchen

Everyday our chefs create small treats both sweet and savoury for you to enjoy. Afternoon Tea is a time for indulgence with delicate bites that are beautifully hand-crafted and made from the finest of ingredients. Our chefs create everything from the finest French patisserie to English classic cakes as well as the more traditional treats for children and adults alike. All are beautifully arranged and served for you by our Staff.

A savoury option

For those of us who prefer something a little more substantial and don’t have a sweet tooth, our chefs will create a small Savoury option to complement the sweet. With various influences from around the world the tastes and flavours are a perfect way to satisfy the need for a snack before the evening meal.

  • Confit Duck, Walnut and Reblochon en Croute
  • Chicken Satay and Cucumber Wrap
  • Tomato, Basil and Goats’ Cheese Tartlet
  • Miniature Croque Monsieur
  • Beetroot and Salmon Flatbread
  • Chilli Beef and Avocado Quesadillas
  • Pancetta and Mushroom Bruschetta
  • Lamb and Coriander Pasties

For those with a Sweet Tooth

Going the extra mile makes all the difference and with so many different ideas for afternoon tea from around the world, our chefs create daily specials for an extra indulgence. Here are a few examples to whet your appetite.

  • Chocolate and Salted Caramel Torte
  • Individual Victoria Sponge Cake
  • Tarte au Citron
  • White Chocolate and Raspberry Roulade
  • Miniature Black Forest Gateaux
  • Cherry and Almond Tartlet
  • Coffee and Cinnamon Eclair
  • Sticky Apple and Ginger Cake

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Example Dinner Menus
Please note these are only sample menus.
Your Chef will be pleased to cook any cuisine or style you desire.
Day 1
White bean velouté with cocoa and white truffle
Pan fried scallops with parsnip, anchovies, capers, lemon butter sauce
Trio of Rabbit, Gratin of onion, apple tuille, pea sorbet
Cardamom and green tea panna cotta, baby mille feuille of raspberries

Day 2
Whipped goat’s cheese with pickled beetroot
Pressed terrine of duck confit and ginger sour bread
Sea Bass on crushed cauliflower, Crab brandade, spinach, fennel and garlic emulsion
Cucumber and black pepper sorbet
Pecan and bourbon tart with crème fraiche ice

Day 3
Red Pepper and Rioja Gazpacho
Remoulade of Smoked Mackerel – Poached quails egg
Ballantine of Chicken, Pomme Anna, black mushrooms – Parsnip purée
Dark and white Chocolate Fondant, Peanut brittle, cardamom ice-cream
Day 4
Beetroot and Avocado Mousse – Yoghurt sorbet
Wild Boar Scotch egg with Piccalilli
Chargrilled Cannon of Lamb, Celeriac gratin, asparagus and poached egg salad
Apple and Champagne Granité
White chocolate and Amaretto Torte, Goji berry reduction

Day 5
Asparagus Mayonnaise
Chicken and Spinach tortellini in a beetroot consommé
Asian style duo of duck with pan fried bok choy, White port sweet and sour sauce
Passion Fruit and Kiwi Wontons, Vanilla and Muscat Risotto, Strawberry gastrique, pistachio dust and chilli chocolate balls

Day 6
Arancini Arrabiata
Trout in a consommé of tomato and saffron with leeks and samphire
Tournedos of Beef, Green bean and spinach wellington, Sauce bordelaise
Lemon Ensemble, lemon Tart, lemon Posset and lemon Lolly Pops

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Example Tasting Menu
Please note this is only sample menu
Your chef will work with you to create your own tailor-made menu for that special occasion.
  • Butternut Squash, Veloute Arancini
  • Charred Asparagus, Parmesan Foam – Poached Egg – Roquette – Brioche
  • Tuna Tartare Wasabi Cream – Avocado – Ginger – Soy – Lime
  • Quail Consommé, Roasted Breast – Celery – Apple – Spinach – Thyme
  • Salmon Ravioli, Saffron Cream – Braised Leeks – Chive Oil
  • Fillet of Sea bass, Confit Carrots and Fennel – Jerusalem Artichoke Puree – Capers – Dill
  • Seared Lamb Fillet, Roasted Courgettes – Basil and Olive Gnocchi – Red, Pepper Puree – Aubergine Caviar
  • Roquefort Mille-Feuille, Balsamic – Fig – Walnuts
  • Citrus Verrine, Limoncello
  • White Chocolate Mousse, Strawberry – Mint – Chocolate Soil
  • Selection of Chocolates and Petit Fours

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