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Anna Polyviou’s Cake range launch at Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney

Sydney, 6 March 2018 – Executive Pastry Chef Anna Polyviou has created a show-stopping range of special-occasion cakes, which are available exclusively at Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney.

Polyviou is not afraid of taking delicious risks with her sweet art, and cake lovers will be dazzled by the daringly delicious creations, designed in the Punk Princess of Pastry’s distinctive style.

“I want to add a fun WOW factor to people’s special events, whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, afternoon tea or wedding,” said Polyviou.

“My cakes will delight the crowd, and be something everyone will remember and talk about long after the day, helping to create special memories.”

Cake aficionados will covet the sublime selection on offer, including her rich and decadent Popping Caramel, fruity Mango Tango, luscious Berry Cheesecake and indulgent Apple Crumble.

As the piece de resistance, Polyviou’s outrageous “Tower of Terror” cake is sure to set cake devotees hearts’ aflutter. This wickedly delicious three-tiered chocolate mud concoction first seen on Family Food Fight has 103 steps, and serves over 100 guests.

The cake combines everything from raspberry lolly jelly filling and perfect glossy ganache to handmade chocolate discs, and is available for the sweet price of $1,000, including a signed copy of Polyviou’s cookbook Sweet Street.

Polyviou’s special-occasion cakes are priced at $25 (small; serves 2–4), $65 (medium; serves 10–12) and $95 (large; serves 1–16) for the Popping Caramel Cake; $25 (small; serves 2–4, $65 (medium; serves 10–12) and $85 (large; serves 14–16) for the Mango Tango; $55 (serves 12–16) for the Berry Cheesecake; and $65 (serves 12–14) for the Apple Crumble. A personalised chocolate plaque is priced at $5 per cake.

Anna Polyviou cake range launch at Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney 

To order, guests may visit www.shangri-la.com/sydney, send an email to dine.slsn@shangri-la.com, call (61 2) 9250 6000.

Executive Pastry Chef Anna Polyviou
Executive Pastry Chef Anna Polyviou turned her creative eye to Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney’s sweetest experiences, becoming known for her celebrated high tea, dessert degustations, Sweet Street festival, Christmas Spectacular and inventive menus. Chef Polyviou is a judge on the prime-time cooking competition Family Food Fight, has appeared as a guest judge on MasterChef Australia for three years in a row and has published a best-selling cookbook, Sweet Street.

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts
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, visit www.shangri-la.com.

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.