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Merhan El Massry
Director of Public Relations
The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh
P.O. Box: 13048, AlHada Area,
Mekkah Road, Riyadh 11493,
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
(P) +966 11 802 8020 ext: 8628
(F) +966 11 8028999

Riyadh – September 2016 – The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh announced the re-launch of authentic Chinese restaurant Hong, bringing back traditional Chinese flavours and dishes to the kingdom’s capital with Chef de Cuisine, Peter Li.

The newly launched restaurant enhanced its menu as well as its serene ambience and casual dining experience for hotel guests. With seating capacity for 60, guests will be mesmerized by the restaurant’s calligraphy masterpieces, raw silk furnishings and elusive mood lighting. Upon their arrival, guests are welcomed by Hong’s hosts and offered old-fashioned teas in various flavors.

Hong’s signature dishes include a mixed seafood in oyster sauce, a traditionally-roasted Peking duck, classic salt-baked lamb chops and a tea-smoked Char Siu chicken. Perfecting the overall experience, Hong offers unique beverage concepts that includes the Matcha Ceremony, Jasmine Garden and Princess of China, all of which are made from freshly squeezed fruit juices, spices, and specially-sourced ingredients.

“I’m passionate about innovating and refining the traditional Chinese recipes I have grown up with. And I’m so thrilled to have the opportunity to share with you my personal recipes celebrating modern Chinese gastronomies.” said Chef De Cuisine-Peter Li.

Peter Li has been appointed as the new Chef de cuisine of The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh. He joins the hotel’s formidable culinary team with his vast and extensive experiences from fine dining restaurants, five-star hotels, to some of the luxurious brand properties around the globe including his stints from his native country China, Cyprus, Maldives, India, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, and United Kingdom. With more than 20 years of culinary experience focusing on traditional and modern Chinese cuisines, Chef Li’s inclusion to the hotel’s Chinese restaurant, Hong is just timely and perfect.

Hong opens six days a week except Sundays from 7 pm until 12 midnight. For reservations, please dial +966 11 8028333 or email

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