Through Thibaut Calatayud
A meal plunged into total darkness. This is the concept that the restaurant will offer very soon ” In the dark ? “ a Toulouse. Located within Pullman Ramblas hotel on the alleys Jean Jaurès, the establishment wants to seduce the Pink City with an atypical culinary experience.
Open from October
The adventure of the group Dans le Noir? a in 2004 with the opening of a restaurant in Paris. More than a decade later, the brand has notably moved to London, Madrid, Auckland, Saint PETERSBOURG, Brussels, but also Bordeaux, Nantes or Strasbourg.
Since the Friday 1uh October 2021, it will be Toulouse’s turn to welcome this surprising concept.
A surprise menu
Behind the stove, on Find the chef Yousri Ben Jeday, delighted to participate in this adventure. “What a challenge and what luck for a chef to design a menu that will be tasted in absolute darkness. Focus on the essentials: the quality of the products, their flavors, their textures… play with temperatures and seasonings to provide customers with an exceptional sensory journey, an unforgettable experience! “
But what will he offer on his customers’ plates? Mystery! So that the surprise is the most total during the tasting, the menu is kept secret until the last moment. The only clue is that the menu will be “in the colors of the southwest, made up of quality, local and seasonal ingredients”.
What about food allergies?
If you want to participate in the experience, but are prone to food allergies (or dietary restrictions), don’t panic! You just have to specify it when you make your reservation, sine qua non to have a table in this establishment of 60 place settings.
On the security side, the dark room is permanently monitored by infrared cameras. Servers and outside teams can also communicate using walkie talkies. In addition, due to the health context, air filters have been installed.
Customers accompanied by guides
To accompany gourmets on this culinary adventure, Dans le Noir? hired a team of visually impaired guides with the help of local associations. For the time being, eight Toulouse guides joined the adventure.
In the dark ?
Open on Friday 1uh October 2021
Restaurant located in Pullman Ramblas, 84 Allées Jean Jaurès
Dinners on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
3-course menu from € 54
Reservation required on the restaurant website.
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