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Creating fun-filled memories with confections on the sky wheel

GUANGZHOU, CHINA – June 22, 2017 – The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou welcomes the summer with a whimsical afternoon tea experience where guests are whisked away into a fun-filled world of themed menus and decorative pieces. Pearl Lounge transforms into a fairy-tale paradise this July and August with a summer fantasy featuring a Ferris wheel tea set and colorful decorations, as well as a selection of unique sweet and savory specialties served with refreshing tea.

Executive Pastry Chef Calvin Sim introduces a world of indulgence with bite-sized treats presented on tailor-made Ferris wheel teaware. A series of pastries made with seasonal ingredients is set to delight taste buds. Savories include roasted duck rice roll with mango chutney; chocolate peanut butter layer sandwich; ham, cheese and pineapple sandwich; crispy fried mac & cheese; and cod fish and chips mini bun. Accompanying delectable desserts include chocolate chip scones with chocolate spread and Chantilly cream; panda chocolate cake; honey bee cupcake and baby yellow duck lollipop.

The highlight of this afternoon tea is the homemade 100% hazelnut chocolate sandwich cookie with chocolate raspberry pudding. The culinary team creates the unique sauce from a blend of pure hazelnut paste mixed with Valrhona chocolate, which creates a more flavorful and strong hazelnut taste, topped with black, white and gold crisp chocolate ball to pair with the smooth raspberry chocolate pudding. Guests can also enhance their Afternoon Tea experience with world-renowned TWG tea, coffee and hot chocolate are also available for pairing with the selection of savories.

“Summer is a season full of fun. Even the heat of the sun can't dampen the enthusiasm for play and curiosity for new things,” said Mr. Calvin Sia, Executive Pastry Chef of The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou. “We draw inspiration from our childhood memories and the innocent smiles of kids to whip up colorful and delicious flavors that adults and children alike can appreciate together.”

Price: RMB 298 for one, RMB 428 for two
Time: July to August, 2017

*Above prices are subject to 15% service charge. Advance reservation is required. Terms and conditions apply. For more information or reservation, please call (86 20) 3813 6888 or email restaurant.reservation@ritzcarlton.com.