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Shang Palace Offers a Master in the Palace Set Menu by Executive Chinese Chef Richard Thong

Shang Palace Offers a Master in the Palace Set Menu by Executive Chinese Chef Richard Thong

Manila, October 1, 2013­ – Shang Palace, Makati Shangri-La, Manila’s premier Cantonese restaurant, offers a specially created set menu by Executive Chinese Chef Richard Thong. As the Master in the Palace, Chef Thong will also be conducting a cooking demo of techniques and recipes on October 24, 2013.

Signature dishes included in the Master in the Palace set menu are Hot Prawn Salad with Fried Vegetable Taro Puff, Double Boiled Fried Fish Maw Soup with Cabbage, Mushroom and Red Dates, Sautéed Scallop Wolfberries with Egg White and Asparagus, Braised Mushroom with Dried Scallop and Garden Greens, Fresh Lapu-lapu, Roast Duck, Braised E-Fu Noodle with Seafood and Mushroom, Chilled Mochi, and Chilled Sago with Dried Mangoes. This will be available for lunch and dinner from October 21 to 31, 2013 for P 2,318.46 per person.

The Singaporean-born Chef Richard Thong brings 25 years of experience from five-star properties and restaurants and is excited to flare up the kitchens to continue to offer diners myriad reasons to enjoy authentic Chinese fare at Shang Palace. Chef Thong is expected to soar the culinary team to greater heights by serving innovative Cantonese cuisine in wedding banquets, corporate functions and outside catering events.

“I am happy to be based in Manila for the first time because I have known Filipinos to be very kind-hearted, having worked with them before,” states Chef Richard. Guests can expect innovative dishes to their usual Cantonese favorites.

Shang Palace is known for its exceptional Cantonese cuisine. Its fancy interiors with glittering crystal chandeliers and intricate wooden latticework on the walls create a magical ambience that is unique to this restaurant. Guests may enjoy memorable celebrations with family and friends in any of the eleven private dining rooms, a spacious main dining area and intimate booths. 

Shang Palace is open daily for lunch at 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. For restaurant reservations or more information, please call Restaurant Reservations at (63 2) 813 8888, email, or book a table online through For exclusive hotel offers and updates, like Makati Shangri-La, Manila’s page on and follow on Twitter and Instagram @MakatiShangriLa.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently operates over 100 hotels with a room inventory of over 41,000.  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, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.  The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in Australia, Bahrain, mainland China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia.  For more information, please visit

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