- 9 May 2019 1:02 PM
When a concept – in this case Gundel – turns 125 years old, it's time to celebrate it and commemorate it.
To stop a little, look back on the past — and at the same time look forward to what the future will bring. At the intersection of the two is the fantastic present: a unique dinner, of which there will only be one.
For those who attend, it will be an event sparked by creative genius and joyful innovation, a history-making dinner that will be talked about for years to come.
Soon after Hungary's democratic transformation, Kálmán Kalla became the emblematic figure of Gundel's resurrection.
Péter Zwack, the Hungarian ambassador to the United States at the time, and his guests were dazzled by Kalla's fantastic culinary creations at the Hungarian Embassy in Washington, D.C., where Kalla was chef.
Eventually George Lang, Gundel's new owner, sought out Kalla, hoping to convince him to return to Hungary.
Kalla eventually couldn't say no to the Gundel name and what it represents. Now, the legendary chef returns to Gundel.
Kalla, together with the current executive chef, Zsolt Litauszki, will bring to life an unforgettable experience.
For Gundel this is not a competition, but a synergistic collaboration: Two passionate chefs' creations come together in one menu.
Be one of the 125 guests to take part in this one-time event.
Surprise by Kálmán Kalla
Golden Raisin Goose Liver Duo, Red Pepper Jam
Nettle Velouté with Quail Egg
Asparagus, Hollandaise Sauce
Surprise by Zsolt Litauszki
Venison Loin, Wild Boar Cheek, Semolina Strudel, Rhubarb
Cottage Cheese Dumplings Wampetics (Honeyed Sour Cream, Strawberry)
The price of the dinner is 29,125 HUF, plus drinks and the service fee.
For more information and reservations please contact Gundel's colleagues by email via firstname.lastname@example.org or call +36 1 889 8111
Click here to visit Gundel Restaurant online
1146 Budapest, Gundel Károly út 4.