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SHANGHAI, CHINA – September 20, 2017 – The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong's Chinese restaurant, Jin Xuan, has received a Michelin Star in the new Michelin Guide Shanghai 2018. It is the second year that Jin Xuan has received this accolade.

"I am thrilled that Jin Xuan has once again been recognized by the world-renowned Michelin Star rating system this year, an achievement that demonstrates our continual commitment to culinary excellence. This recognition would not have been possible without our Ladies and Gentlemen in the restaurant operations and culinary teams, who are dedicated to crafting a memorable and exceptional dining experience for all our guests," said Andrew Houghton, General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong.

Chef Daniel Wong joined The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong in 2014, bringing more than 20 years of hands-on experience in strategic culinary operations planning, creating new menus and leading highly-motivated culinary brigades to excellence. His relentless quest for culinary perfection with an insistence on superior quality ingredients and innovative ideas creates the authentic Cantonese cuisine appealing to discerning palates that has propelled the restaurant to Michelin heights. Prior to his current role at The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong, he led kitchen teams to recognition by the Michelin Guide Hong Kong Macau in 2009 and 2010.

 “I believe that the key to creating authentic Cantonese dishes is through modest cooking techniques which bring out the natural flavors of the ingredients. Having been in the industry for more than 20 years, my passion is fueled whenever I see the smiles on the faces of guests after they taste my creations,” said Chef Wong. He also makes a personal recommendation on some of his signature dishes that all gourmets should try at Jin Xuan. These include Deep Fried Turnip Puff, Steamed Cod Fish with Homemade XO Sauce, Marinated Chicken with Osmanthus.