Director of Marketing & Communications
The Ritz-Carlton, Macau
Galaxy Macau™, COTAI, Macau
Tel: +853 8883 4151
Spectacular Michelin-starred Chefs’ Line-up Guaranteed to Excite and Delight Senses
Macau, October 24, 2016 – From November 10 to 13, 2016, guests will be transported to a gastronomic world where they can thrill their palates on masterful creations designed by the best-in-class celebrity chefs at The Fifth Ritz-Carlton Annual Asia-Pacific Food & Wine Festival. More than ten global culinary artists will conjure over 40 gastronomic experiences ranging from exquisite chefs’ tables, interactive cooking classes, spectacular mixology workshops and wine tasting sessions to an “All Star Brunch”, all with the authentic flavors of Macau taking center stage. Besides the opportunity to stand alongside internationally acclaimed Michelin Star chefs for a one-of-a-kind dining experience, guests can embark on an unsurpassed culinary journey that is sure to inspire the senses and create memories that will leave an indelible mark.
Star-studded Extravaganza at the “All Star Fusion Brunch” by World’s Best Chefs
Paying homage to The Fifth Ritz-Carlton Annual Asia-Pacific Food & Wine Festival, this star-studded “All Star Brunch”, presented by Diego Muñoz, Erlantz Gorostiza, Andres Lara (trained at the prestigious French Pastry School in Chicago, brings over twelve years of experience in pastry making), Paco Pérez (well-known Michelin Chef and has a total tally of five Michelin stars) and Paul Lau, will see all of the internationally acclaimed guest chefs coming together to offer a myriad of culinary treats, reflecting the wealth of experience from their unique heritage, fused with the Macanese touch. Each individual chef will present their own stories and emotions through food, reflecting a kaleidoscope of culture, traditions and memories. With breathtaking and uninterrupted views of Cotai Macau, guests can truly revel in gastronomic creations of the highest standards and unsurpassed service excellence on the 51st floor, at both Lai Heen, the highest Chinese restaurant in Macau as well as the contemporary The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge.
Exquisitely Delightful Afternoon Tea Showcases by The Ritz-Carlton Pastry Artisans
World-renowned pastry chefs will introduce flavor profiles that embody beauty and femininity, presenting the elixir of life on a plate. Jean-Luc Vasseur from The Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai Pudong will be showcasing a range of simple yet innovative pastry treats using only the best ingredients and seasonal products. To add to the sophisticated afternoon experiences, The Ritz-Carlton Pastry Chef Andres Lara will bring his years of valuable experience at Michelin-starred restaurants such as elBulli in Spain and Iggy’s in Singapore to present an array of deliciously engaging sessions, such as chocolate making classes and a chocolate afternoon tea buffet. Tea sommeliers from Palais des Thés – founded by one of the world’s most recognized tea experts Mr. Francois Xavier Delmas from France – will also offer artisanal, handcrafted works of wonder to complement each and every bite of the delicious afternoon tea flavors.
Flavors of Macau on Chefs’ Table Masterfully Demonstrating Culinary Craftsmanship
These illustrious chefs will be sourcing the best local ingredients from Macau, pairing it with ingredients that remind them of home in order to take guests on a journey down memory lane to share their stories through the intricate layers, textures and flavor profiles. Guests will get up close and personal encounters with esteemed chefs including Regis Marçon (3 Michelin Stars and widely known as the “Mushroom King”) from Regis et Jacques Marçon, France; Paco Pérez (2 Michelin Stars) from Enoteca, Hotel Arts, Spain; Paul Lau (2 Michelin Stars) from The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, at various premium chefs’ tables, where they can witness how the gastronomic art pieces embodying the flavors of Macau come to life right in front of their eyes.