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Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong presents Island Gourmet pop-up store

Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong presents Island Gourmet pop-up store

Hong Kong, 13 August 2019 – Known for his talent in handcrafting edible works of art at Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong’s Island Gourmet, area pastry chef Alain Guillet is excited to wow guests of Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong from 15 September to 31 December 2019, by presenting his best-selling creations at the pop-up store located in the hotel lobby.

Freshly made every day with the finest ingredients, Chef Alain’s signature cakes include Frou Frou (dark chocolate mousse with macaroon biscuits and crispy praline); Raspberry Mille-Feuille (layers of caramelised puff pastry with whipped vanilla cream and fresh raspberries); Folly (pistachio–almond dacquoise biscuits with vanilla bavarois and fresh mangoes); Berries Charlotte (ladyfinger biscuits with vanilla bavarois and mixed fresh berries); and Mozart (almond–hazelnut dacquoise with crispy praline, thin layers of milk chocolate, JIVARA milk chocolate ganache and whipped milk chocolate cream).

“I highly recommend the acclaimed and most sought-after Frou Frou, a heavenly textural combination of dark chocolate mousse cake and crispy praline,” said Chef Alain. “Guests can listen to live music and enjoy these aesthetically appetising pieces of edible craft amid the grandeur of the hotel lobby.” 

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, an iconic flagship brand of the Shangri-La Group, currently operates over 80 deluxe hotels and resorts with a room inventory of over 35,000. Renowned for its distinctive Asian hospitality, the Company has properties in destinations of Australia, Canada, Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR and Taiwan, Fiji, France, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sultanate of Oman, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The group’s award-winning Golden Circle loyalty programme extends to all properties of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts worldwide. For more information, visit www.shangri-la.com.