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Altitude Restaurant reaches new heights

Altitude Restaurant, the iconic Sydney restaurant perched at the top of Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, welcomes a new chef de cuisine, Matthew McCool. Chef McCool was previously with the renowned Aria Restaurant at China World Hotel, Beijing.

Chef McCool joins the restaurant with over 12 years of experience at establishments in China and the United Kingdom, including Bank Restaurant, two-star Michelin restaurant Chez Bruce, Tom Aikens Restaurant and a post training alongside Gordon Ramsey at Maze, a three-star Michelin restaurant in London.

Renowned for exquisite cuisine and its signature view, Altitude Restaurant is one of Sydney’s most desirable addresses and recently won the accolade of an Australian Good Food and Travel Guide 2013 Chef’s Hat.

“I’m thrilled to be further developing my ideas and love for food at an iconic Sydney restaurant like Altitude. Fresh and organic produce from local suppliers will be our focus and making seasonal fruit and root vegetables the hero of our dishes,” said Chef McCool, who is excited about his success after only a few months at Altitude.   

Chef McCool’s experience in China has led him to develop a new menu that combines his intriguing techniques with local Australian produce that perfectly harmonises on the plate. The chef’s signature style is surprising food combinations, such as white chocolate and artichoke brûlée – a recent addition to the menu at Altitude Restaurant.

During his time at Aria Restaurant in Beijing, Chef McCool secured a range of prestigious awards, including being named “Chef of the Year 2011” at the TimeOut Beijing awards and “Restaurant of the Year” by City Weekend Beijing.

Chef McCool works alongside award-winning Chef Steven Krasicki, who now runs the hotel’s central food operation in the role of executive chef for Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney.

For enquiries and reservations, please contact Altitude Restaurant on (61 2) 9250 6123, e-mail dine.slsn@shangri-la.com or visit www.shangri-la.com.

香港を拠点とするシャングリ・ラ ホテルズ&リゾーツは、「シャングリ・ラ」のブランド名で現在80軒以上のホテルを世界で所有・運営し、総客室数34,000以上を有する、世界有数のホテルグループです。シャングリ・ラ ホテルは、5つ星のデラックスホテルで、高範囲にわたる高級施設やサービスを提供しています。シャングリ・ラ ホテルは、オーストラリア、カナダ、中国、フィージー、フランス、香港、インド、インドネシア、日本、マレーシア、モルジブ、ミャンマー、フィリピン、シンガポール、オマーン、台湾、タイ、トルコ、アラブ首長国連邦およびイギリスに所在しています。現在当グループは、中国、インド、モンゴル、ミャンマー、フィリピン、カタール、スリランカでプロジェクトが進行中です。ご予約やご質問等は各旅行代理店、またはwww.shangri-la.com/jp/ までお問合せください。

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