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February 25, 2016The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur was recently refreshed and ensconced within this new and stylish hotel are brand new restaurants offering distinctive dining experiences.

Afternoons at The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur is a leisurely affair and leading the host of exciting offerings to be unveiled, is the new Afternoon Tea at The Lobby Lounge. The Lobby Lounge is renowned for its much-loved and time-honoured English tradition of an Afternoon Tea and now features a fresh take on this tradition. Indulge in three elegant tiers of freshly baked scones, petite gourmet sandwiches, quiches, pies and desserts accompanied with a beautiful Bone China pot of Ronnefeldt tea steeped to perfection.

To celebrate the launch of this new experience, the hotel had invited its long-term tea partner, Ronnefeldt to collaborate on a special Afternoon Tea Pairing whereby each tier of delicious handcrafted savouries and desserts were meticulously paired with selected teas from the Ronnefeldt collection. The guests were also the first to savour The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur Blend, crafted exclusively for the hotel and not available anywhere else in the country.

The event was opened by the General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur, Mr Mahmoud Skaf who welcomed the guests and gave an overview of the refreshed hotel. This was followed by a speech by Mr Andreas Aufmkolk, Regional Director of Asia-Pacific and also the holder of the Ronnefeldt TeaMaster® Silver qualification. Mr Aufmkolk also conducted an interactive tea tasting to introduce and explain the different types of tea that were paired with the Afternoon Tea set. With more than a decade of experience in the tea industry and a recognised authority on the beverage, Mr Aufmkolk shared his knowledge with tea novices and experts alike.

The Lobby Lounge features 40 types of Ronnefeldt tea including The Ritz-Carlton Blend. The new
Afternoon Tea is priced at MYR 80.00 nett per person and is served from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. For
reservations and enquiries, please call +60 3 2142 8000 or email