Eat, drink and be merry – How to plan your foodie experiences at Rise;
A sneak peak of the best meals, drinks and experiences to be had at Rise Festival
It’s been a tough few years sampling the culinary delights of Les Deux Alpes. We’ve struggled through many an aperitif, cheesy starters, succulent meaty mains and chocolatey desserts in order to curate a list of the best restaurants, meals, watering holes and culinary experiences you can find in the area! Luckily for you, our partner restaurants are putting on something extra special for our Rise tribe, so get ready to tantalise those taste buds! Here’s a sneak preview…
At the heart of it, L2A is a close-knit community passionate about they’re independently run food, drink and retail establishments. From local cuisines and hyper-local ingredients, to hand crafted artisan goods that make for awesome Christmas gifts, you’ll feel the Alpine atmosphere as soon as you arrive! Immersing yourself in the L2A culture is the only way to go so get hungry, get shopping and dive straight in! You won’t believe the choice and quality of the food here it’s best to sample it for yourselves.
Whether it’s to fit a budget or fit around your packed-to-the-max day plans, pick and plan your foodie week ahead of time. So grab your friends and pour over the options because you’ll be there living this experience in no time!
If you would like to make any bookings or have any special requests / questions, don’t hesitate to contact our guest service team on firstname.lastname@example.org and they will be more than willing to help you plan your Rise experience!
Apéritifs (pre dinner drink)
The RISE Gin Bar
It isn’t just London or New York that can do the trendy Gin Bars! Our fully stocked Gin bar can satisfy even the most discerning of palates-it’s the only place to go for your apéritifs. Let the lovely team recommend their favourite gin cocktails for you to sip on as you get your evening started in style!
The One and Only Digestif (post dinner drink)
Rise and Le Genepi
Make like a local and try an after dinner drink with this traditional herbal Alpine liqueur from our participating Rise Bars/Restaurants. Genepi is a must try!
Breakfast & Brunch
The Rise Big Breakfast – to get your brain working again and ready for a big day on the hill, the Rise Big breakfast has been designed just for this reason-think fry up with the finesse of Alpine food. Book it online here: https://risefestival.co.uk/adventure-wellbeing/
The Rise Hot Chocolate Den – Grab a sweet and delicious homemade pastry alongside a hot coffee pre Hill time. We know how to do coffee and hot chocolates like no other, so enjoy it in the beautiful setting of an Alpine hut.
Rise Taster Menu – A little sample of everything to take you to Les Deux Alpes foodie heaven! We have put on an incredible tasting menu, it’s an experience not to miss and perfect for that special occasion. Frank and his team are experts in wine and can recommend perfect pairings to supercharge this experience. Book it online here: https://risefestival.co.uk/adventure-wellbeing/
Street Food Rise Style – Naughty, delicious and a little bit messy. Our street food oozes with all the no fuss grab-and-go ease that you need. You will find our pop up kitchens at our main stages. Perfect for those midnight munchies.
Lunches at the Rise Lunch Lodge
The Ultimate Rise Burger – All the good stuff you know and love with a French twist. Served with les frites.
Rise Holy Buddha Bowl – A nutritious bowl of goodness. Filled with brown rice, seasonal salad and veg plus wholesome beans.
Rise Raclette Sharer – (Swiss cheese melted to perfection and scraped onto your plate with grilled meat and potatoes)
RISE Plat de Jour – Order a surprise meal at participating restaurants for all those Alpine adventurers out there. (each restaurant has their own special offering)
The Rise Pizza Suprême – A thin crust stone baked pizza for those who know what they like.
Rise Burger de Boeuf – A beef burger to write home about.
Exclusive RISE Cheese Experience
If there is one thing Les Deux Alpes specialise in then it’s cheese! Do it the French way and delve into a plethora of dairy delights as you experience the best in locally made cheeses. If you want to buy some of the local cheeses you loved from this experience, our loyal friend of the festival, Sylvain’s cheese shop is a little gem of a cheese shop located in resort where you’ll be wheeled over by the choice to take home!
Rise Wine Tasting – Know your Chablis from your Sauvignons. Where better to start or improve on your knowledge of wine than France in a beautiful Alpine resort.
The Rise Passport
The best way to experience all that L2A has to offer is the Rise Passport! Giving you priority bookings for all Rise Partner restaurants, eating out at the festival has never been so easy (and rewarding: for every Rise passport holder there is a special treat at each participating venue!). Every place you visit will stamp your passport. By dropping your completed passport off to the Rise Passport Office you’ll be entered into a drawer to win your festival ticket back as well as many other exciting prizes!
This list comes from our enthusiastic foodies at RISE who have sampled many dishes at L2A over the years. To suit your needs, compliment it with your own research too. We’re here to help if you have any questions! RISE Passports will be in your event programme on arrival to resort.