15:00 Excursion to the ceremonial halls of the Yusupov Palace "Balls, receptions and banquets". Secular receptions and secrets of gastronomy of the past centuries, the tradition of "open tables" and the organization of the ball.
16:00 After the excursion we will go to the Yusupov kitchens, where will take place: - a master class "How to decorate a festive table". Historical festive table setting, advice from the head waiter of the past in a lecture by historian Natalia Zaitseva. - a master class with the chef on the preparation of two festive traditional salads: the pre-revolutionary salad "Olivier" according to the historical recipe of 1913 "with crayfish tails, capers, etc." and its version, updated in Soviet times, according to the 1960 recipe - revealing the recipe from the chef "Christmas ham." - tasting salads and festive ham with a glass of sparkling wine
17:00 End of the program
Event language: Russian