Forces of Nature

Feb 18, 2022 - Feb 26, 2022

In a one-of-a-kind dining experience, Bompas & Parr offered an incredible opportunity to eat magnificent local produce cooked across a stream of molten lava heated to a staggering 1,350 degrees Celsius. This culinary world-first feast was open for a limited time only.

Lava technicians poured out the molten rocks in a performance spectacle, where dinner was cooked across fresh hot lava, seared to perfection in mere seconds, or smoked, roasted and grilled over three roaring fire pits. This immersive experience featured a phenomenal set menu with the finest of local ingredients.

Where

Forces of Nature was set under the night sky, in the heart of an awe-inspiring canyon. Guests were guided by torchlight to a bespoke sound and light installation. These installations were where our expert pit-masters prepared the meal.

Food & Beverage

Drawing on the raw power of nature, our set menus were inspired by the origins of cooking on open flames. Featuring whole, salt-baked celeriac, charred fillets of beef finished across molten lava, and pit-roasted saddles of goat grilled across our fire pits, this was a one-of-a-kind dining concept. Drink offerings included smoked, flamed and charred cocktails, as well as coffee and tea, heated tableside.

Who: Collaborators

The Forces of Nature dining experience was brought to you by world-renowned creative studio Bompas & Parr, the pioneers of immersive gastronomy, and offered an unprecedented high-end dining experience. Bompas & Parr have teamed up with regional suppliers and brought to life the heart of a volcano to the table.

Safety

Lava technicians and chefs wore custom-made protective clothing – specialised leather gloves and aluminium-lined volcano suits. Guests were able to see the spectacular pours from a safe distance, under the expert guidance of our staff.

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