News and Events

Mt Hutt ‘all systems go’ for 40th season opening (13-Jun-13)
Immaculately groomed slopes and a genuinely warm welcome await avid skiers and snowboarders.....

Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area first to open in Australasia (10-Jun-13)
Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area today (June 8) celebrated in style as the first Australasian ski field to open for winter....

Coronet Peak first ski area in Australasia to open on Saturday (05-Jun-13)
Queenstown is officially open for winter as the 2013 season kicks off at Coronet Peak on Saturday (June 8).

Ski Areas Go Out With A Bang! (27-Sep-12)
Season extension and half price passes

Michelin Star For Val d’Isère Restaurant (29-May-11)

A new Michelin culinary star has been awarded to the famous French resort of Val d’Isère.

A new Michelin culinary star has been awarded to the famous French resort of Val d’Isère. This time it is local Antony Tempesta who has been recognised by the Michelin restaurant guide for his gastronomic excellence at his family restaurant, La Becca.

Learning from the best, Antony began his career with the legends that are Michel Husser, Régis Marcon, Marc Veyrat and Gilles Goujou. Despite his natural talent on the snow, at 30 years old Antony chose to put his skis aside to concentrate on his true love of cooking. He did however

continue to maintain his competitive spirit, constantly striving for perfection, “that’s my sporting side. We compete to be the best. It’s the same in the kitchen, we look for perfection.”

The young chef now holds an authentic culinary identity, working only with local products to bring out the natural flavours of the region. He took over La Becca restaurant six years ago, transforming the local family restaurant into an unmissable stopping point for lunching skiers and evening gourmet-lovers alike. La Becca is located right at the heart of nature in the charming Laisinant hamlet at the gateway to the seasonal Vanoise National Park.

La Becca is now officially one of the finest restaurants in Savoy and is looking forward to a complete refurbishment of the restaurant interior and terrace to celebrate such a prestigious award. Unlike most Michelin-starred restaurants, Chef Antony Temepesta ensures his loyal diners that the menu ethos will not change, but will continue to improve and progress, but without a change in the price!

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