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Chef Glen Robert Launches “From Farm To The Table” Dishes

Chef Glen Robert Launches “From Farm To The Table” Dishes
Surabaya, 1 November 2016 – The hotel’s executive chef, Glen Roberts, recently launched his new creations, “From Farm to the Table”, in support of the ‘Rooted in Nature’ initiative, which is in line with the hotel’s strong commitment to sustainability goals.

 
Farm-fresh vegetables and seasonal and sustainable ingredients are the essence of Chef Roberts’ latest creations at Portofino.  He sources vegetables direct from the Batu Farm for Shangri-La and seafood from sustainable sources.
 
“Shangri-La is committed to promoting greater traceability and transparency of where our food sources come from by working with local and sustainable providers,” said Chef Roberts.  “Through the Rooted in Nature dining experience, we invite guests to join us in embracing and celebrating the benefits that sustainable food brings us.”
 

   

Diners can enjoy his creations from a selection of three a la carte menus.  They can begin with Asparagus Risotto with Baby Carrots and Parmesan Cheese, have the main course of Rack of Lamb with Roasted Baby Orange Pumpkin Potatoes and Steamed Broccoli, followed by “Batu” Farm Roasted Vegetable Pizza.
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts remains committed to operating in an economically, socially and environmentally responsible manner whilst balancing the interests of diverse stakeholders. In striving to be a leader in corporate citizenship and sustainable development, a corporate-level CSR Committee drives the company’s initiatives in the strategic areas of stakeholder relations, environment, health and safety, supply chain and employees. These focus areas are unified under the umbrella brand of “Sustainability”, together with  Shangri-La’s core CSR projects “Embrace” and “Sanctuary”.  Hotel-level Embrace programmes focus on Shangri-La’s Caring People Project, which aims to promote the highest level of education and health support in underprivileged communities.  Sanctuary programmes concentrate on Shangri-La’s Care for Nature Project, which promotes the conservation and restoration of biodiversity.  For more information, please visit the group’s CSR section on www.shangri-la.com.

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