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May 6, 2016, Beijing - The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing collaborates with GODIVA, Belgium premium chocolate brand, to present “The 90th anniversary afternoon tea” for gourmets and chocolate lovers, the delicious taste of which will introduce an honorable and unique chocolate experience. It commences on May 6, 2016 and will be available until August 7, 2016 at the Lobby Lounge of The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing.

The 90th Anniversary Afternoon Tea set reminisces the milestones throughout the last 9 decades of the Belgian chocolatier.  Introducing the Collection Anniversaire, eight iconic pieces of chocolate and a brand new flavour to celebrate 90 years will be included in the set, bringing guests on a unique time travel through the decades.

A delicious meeting of the past and present, the collection that is both sweetly nostalgic and at the cutting edge of chocolate and design innovation; is created to honour the brand’s 90th anniversary.  The stunningly designed afternoon tea set menu is designed together with The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing’s Executive Pastry Chef Wendy Bai, and GODIVA’s Chef Chocolatier, Pacific Rim and China, Philippe Daue, to invite guests to indulge in the heritage of GODIVA.

Honouring GODIVA’s Belgian heritage and tradition of fine handcraftsmanship, this afternoon tea set is complemented with a refreshing Raspberry Chocolate Chips Scones, inspired by this year’s brand new creation, Egérie Noir.

Together with Godiva Chocolate Drink and Raspberry Rose White Chocolate Frappé, this afternoon tea set leads you into a journey of pure indulgence.

 “Preserving the legacy of GODIVA’s chocolates through the Collection Anniversaire is imperative. Chef Wendy from The Ritz-Carlton Beijing is tremendously experienced, working together, we were about to concoct masterpieces that culminates how tradition and imagination can artfully come together”, says Chef Philippe Daue, GODIVA Chocolatier.

“Third time’s a charm, this is the third time we are collaborating with Chef Philippe Daue and his team at GODIVA, we have truly enjoyed every step of the way,” said Executive Pastry Chef Wendy Bai of The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing. “Chef Philippe is exceptionally knowledgeable about chocolates. The Collection Anniversaire brings so much authenticity to Belgian chocolates. Working with the collection is both challenging and eye-opening at the same time. I have chosen to present this afternoon tea set using the most premium ingredients. Along with our creativity and the quality ingredients used, we are dedicated to impressing our guests with this heavenly and symbolic afternoon tea set.”

Godiva Afternoon Tea: RMB 268* per person.
*Above rate is subject to 15% service charge.
Available from May 6, 2016 to August 7, 2016, from 1:30pm to 5:30pm
For enquiries or reservations, please call 010-5908 8180