Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong celebrates the arrival of the Year of the Horse with a selection of gourmet hampers and delightful dining inspirations.
Fireworks Menu at Restaurant Petrus
On 1 February 2014 (the second day of the Chinese New Year), there is no better place to experience one of the much-anticipated spectacles in the city than at the Michelin-starred Restaurant Petrus. With the backdrop of the fireworks display over Victoria Harbour, guests can dine on a six-course dinner menu specially prepared by Chef de Cuisine Frederic Chabbert. Dinner includes seasonal favourites such as Normandy Roasted Turbot with Meyer Lemon, Celery and Seaweed and Miérel Bresse Roasted Duck crusted with Coriander and Pardailhan Turnips. The menu is priced at HK$1,588* per person.
Auspicious Dishes at Summer Palace
Guests can capture the spirit of the Lunar New Year with a traditional Chinese feast at the Michelin two-star Summer Palace. In addition to the dim sum and dessert menus, Chef Ip Chi Cheung has created special dishes comprising ingredients with auspicious associations.
Festive Buffet Feast at cafe TOO
From 31 January to 3 February 2014, the innovative chefs at cafe TOO will continue its theatrical performances with new signature dishes including Citrus-Cured Raw Salmon, Steamed Abalone, Tandoori King Prawns and Homemade Lollipops. The lunch buffet is priced at HK$468* (adult) and HK$288* (child), and available from noon to 3 p.m. The dinner buffet is priced at HK$638* (adult) and HK$398* (child), and available from 6 to 11:30 p.m.
Homemade Pudding and Gourmet Hampers at Island Gourmet
Island Gourmet has prepared a collection of homemade puddings and gourmet hampers that convey wishes of good fortune. Homemade puddings such as Chinese New Year Pudding, Taro Pudding and Turnip Pudding are priced at HK$228 each. Inspired by the traditional Chinese New Year Candy Box, the delicious puddings are packaged in violet-red coloured hexagon-shaped boxes with a Chinese knot ornament.
The hamper selections include:
• Ruby Hamper (HK$1,888)
Chinese New Year pudding, Chinese cookies, Shangri-La chocolates, caramelised almonds, candies, blueberry jam, black truffle pâté, dried mushrooms and porcini gift box, Chinese tea, a bottle of red wine and Shangri-La red packets
• Jade Hamper (HK$2,588)
Chinese New Year pudding, Chinese cookies, Shangri-La chocolates, caramelised almonds, dried porcini gift box, Summer Palace X.O. sauce, tin of abalone, bird nest, Chinese tea, a bottle of red wine and Shangri-La red packets
• Diamond Hamper (HK$3,688)
Chinese New Year pudding, Chinese cookies, Shangri-La chocolates, foie gras and toast, dried porcini gift box, Summer Palace X.O. sauce, tin of abalone, bird nest, fish maw, Chinese tea, a bottle of red wine and champagne and Shangri-La red packets
Guests can receive a HK$100 dining voucher, which can be utilised in any of the hotel’s restaurants, for every purchase of pudding or hamper at Island Gourmet worth over HK$1,500 (after discount). Island Gourmet offers delivery services to Hong Kong Island (HK$150 per item), Kowloon (HK$200 per item) and New Territories (HK$300 per item). Delivery is not applicable to Outlying Islands.
For reservations or enquiries, please call Restaurant Petrus at (852) 2820 8590, cafe TOO at (852) 2820 8571, Summer Palace at (852) 2820 8552 and Island Gourmet at (852) 2820 8551.
*Prices are subject to a 10 per cent service charge. Child rate is for 3 to 11 years olds.
Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages more than 80 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 34,000. Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services. Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Philippines, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in mainland China, India, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com