Comfort Food Redefined

How to Make the Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich at Home

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Discover the hotel’s Two-Michelin-Starred Culinary Director Gabriel Kreuther’s elevated take on this beloved comfort-food recipe and create this heartwarming classic at home.  

Baccarat Grilled Cheese (serves two)



Mornay Sauce:

- 8 oz (300 grams) whole milk

- 1 oz (28 grams) butter

- 1 oz (28 grams) flour

- 3 oz (85 grams) Emmental cheese, grated



- 4 oz (115 grams) aged Cheddar cheese, sliced

- 4 oz (115 grams) Comte cheese, sliced

- 4 oz (115 grams) Raclette cheese, sliced

- 9 slices of toasted bread



- In a small pot, melt the butter then add the flour, whisking until it forms a paste.

- Add the milk gradually and slowly cook the bechamel until it has a creamy consistency.

- Remove the pot from the stove and add the grated Emmental cheese.

- Season with salt and pepper to your liking. 

- Spread the Mornay sauce on the toasted bread and add the sliced Raclette cheese.

- Add a second slice of toast, spreading the Mornay sauce on both sides and on top of the Raclette cheese. Then add the sliced aged Cheddar cheese.

- Add another slice of toast, spreading the Mornay sauce on both sides and on top of the Cheddar. Then add the sliced Comte cheese.

- Finish with a fourth slice of toast, once again spreading the Mornay sauce on both sides.  

- Melt a bit of butter in a small pan and slowly toast the sandwich until it has a nice golden color on both sides.

- Finish it in an oven set at 340 degrees F for 10 minutes.


Leave the Cooking to Us

Chef Kreuther’s signature grilled cheese sandwich is one of the inspired selections currently available through in-room dining. Enjoy elevated breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner menus, as well as our new Champagne and Caviar Moment, surrounded by elegant appointments and luxurious touches. 

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