If ever you find yourself in the mood for something unpretentiously gourmet yet healthy, look no further as Chateau 1771 offers the best of both worlds.
The flagship fine dining restaurant of 1771 Group of Restaurants, Chateau is known for its “No Borders Cuisine” – innovative and well-loved renditions of Swiss, Italian, and French dishes that have remained popular over 25 years. Now that every happy, satisfied foodie understands that eating healthy is part of the culinary experience, Chateau 1771’s Executive Chef Vicky Rose Pacheco introduces countless options for truly enjoyable healthy dining.
It’s interesting to note that Chateau 1771 is one of the few restaurants that offer gluten-free food or anything flourless. Seafoods like Steamed Trout and Olive-Oil Poached Halibut with vegetable sides remain fresh and tasty through a preparation that seals its natural flavors. Carb options such as risotto and marble potatoes are also certified gluten-free at Chateau 1771. If there’s a dish that has crostini or croquettes, one can just simply request to add more vegetables as a replacement—a flexible approach for diners who want to enjoy a delicious, healthy meal any time of the day.
If there’s a must-order meat at Chateau 1771, that would be the chicken dishes. The menu features naturally-raised, free range chicken. This means the chicken can roam freely for food and enjoy the sunlight. It is also fed with herbs and grass mixed with lactobacillus for maximum health benefits. Aside from that, Chateau 1771 only uses chicken from suppliers who don’t use fertilizers or feeds. Lemon Chicken is a certified Chateau favorite and one can opt to order this with organic brown rice with its equally mouthwatering crisp and filling serving. When looking for entrees free of cream or cheese, Chicken Rollatini and Chicken Fricassee-Style are must-orders too.
Freshly-cooked and al dente pasta choices like Pasta Chorizo and Gambasetti can be ordered with whole wheat pasta. For a festive and healthy pasta treat, Parmiggiano Ravioli is a colorful combination of oven-roasted tomatoes, grilled broccoli cauliflower and asparagus which never lacks in zeal and flavor.
For grilled items, Chateau 1771 presents chunky tenderloin available in different sizes without the fat. Hot, flavorful and naturally cooked, the drippings can serve as a satisfying, natural sauce, so one can just forget about the cream. Aside from this, a fresh range of seafood items is just as irresistible, such as the fresh local fish of the day, Norwegian Salmon, Ocean Trout and King Prawns.
Most chefs aim simply to make delicious dishes. But with Chateau’s 1771’s complete roster of gourmet yet guilt-free dishes, Executive Chef Vicky Rose Pacheco has come up with an irresistible menu that makes health and indulgence one and the same.
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