Six World-Class Chefs from Michelin-starred Restaurants Around the World Gather To Celebrate the 11th Edition of the MICHELIN Guide Hong Kong Macau
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<<20th November, 2018 – Hong Kong & Macau>> Marking the 11th anniversary of the annual MICHELIN Guide Hong Kong Macau, City of Dreams will present a gala dinner themed ‘Metamorphosis’. It will be an evening inspired by shifting trends and landscapes in the ever-evolving culinary world. The gala dinner will take place on Tuesday, 11th December and will include an evening of delectable dining, exuberant celebration and a gathering of industry giants. For one night only, six acclaimed chefs from 2 and 3-Michelin-starred restaurants will join hands to craft a dining experience like no other.
The theme of this year’s gala dinner, ‘Metamorphosis’, is inspired by the modern evolution of culinary trends and the industry’s proclivity to adapt in the most remarkable ways. Successful chefs and restaurants never settle with the status quo. They continue to innovate and adapt to the changing times, curating diverse and ever-new experiences for their guests. In a shifting landscape, ‘Metamorphosis’ is a showcase of the unwavering spirit and creativity of the modern chef.
Following the memorable gastronomic journeys at City of Dreams in the past two years, Melco Resorts & Entertainment will bring the glamorous event for the third consecutive year to Macau, the newly designated “UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy”. The Official Title Partner of the MICHELIN Guide Hong Kong Macau, Melco Resorts & Entertainment is proud to welcome esteemed guests to this year’s celebration. This exclusive dinner event will be a celebration of top-class hospitality and gourmet dining where guests will be indulged with the unique opportunity to enjoy a seven-course dinner prepared by culinary geniuses.
In addition to City of Dreams’ own superstar chefs, Fabrice Vulin of two-Michelin-starred The Tasting Room and Kelvin Au Yeung Man Yin of two-Michelin-starred Jade Dragon, the event will feature visiting culinary masters Alain Ducasse (Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée, France; three Michelin stars), Masa Takayama (Masa, New York City; three Michelin stars), Chan Yan Tak (Lung King Heen, Hong Kong; three Michelin stars) and David Kinch (Manresa, San Francisco USA; three Michelin stars). The evening will conclude with sensational French pastry creations by the legendary Pierre Hermé.
Inspired by the theme, ‘Metamorphosis,’ the gala will be a culinary journey through each of the seven chefs’ evolution over a successful career, and their interpretation of modern gastronomy.
Poached Gillardeau Oyster no.3, Shellfish Tartare, Sea Water Jelly,
Ginger Cream and Lemon Confit from Menton
Fabrice Vulin – The Tasting Room ** – Hong Kong Macau 2018
Masa Toro Caviar
Masa Takayama – Masa *** – New York City 2019
Fish Maw in Rabbitfish Soup with Crab Meat Roll
Kelvin Au Yeung Man Yin – Jade Dragon **, Hong Kong Macau 2018
Cookpot of Blue Lobster, Black Truffle and Potato
Alain Ducasse – Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée ***, France 2018
Steamed Sea Bass Fillet in Fermented Bean Sauce
Chan Yan Tak – Lung King Heen ***, Hong Kong Macau 2018
Grilled Beef Rib Steak, Black Garlic and Matsutake, “Jus Corsé”
David Kinch – Manresa ***, San Francisco 2018
Petit fours, tea or coffee
* Wine Pairing Details to be confirmed Closer to Event Date
Accompanying the evening’s exquisite menu is a selection of highly scored Robert Parker-rated wines, for guests to enjoy.
For the night’s entertainment, the opening performance will be conducted by World of Dance 2017 finalist, Fabulous Sisters, followed by a special musical performance by Hong Kong’s leading female singer, Ms Kay Tse.
The gala dinner will commence at 7pm, following a cocktail reception at 6pm on 11th December, 2018 at the Grand Ballroom, City of Dreams. Tickets for the black-tie event are currently available for purchase at MOP 4,888 per guest or MOP 28,000 nett per table of 8 guests, at box offices located within City of Dreams and Studio City, and also by phone at +853 8868 6681. For more information, please visit https://goo.gl/LPjRHy.
About Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited
The Company, with its American depositary shares listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market (NASDAQ: MLCO), is a developer, owner and operator of casino gaming and entertainment casino resort facilities in Asia. The Company currently operates Altira Macau (www.altiramacau.com), a casino hotel located at Taipa, Macau and City of Dreams (www.cityofdreamsmacau.com), an integrated urban casino resort located in Cotai, Macau. Its business also includes the Mocha Clubs (www.mochaclubs.com), which comprise the largest non-casino based operations of electronic gaming machines in Macau. The Company also majority owns and operates Studio City (www.studiocity-macau.com), a cinematically-themed integrated entertainment, retail and gaming resort in Cotai, Macau. In the Philippines, a Philippine subsidiary of the Company currently operates and manages City of Dreams Manila (www.cityofdreams.com.ph), a casino, hotel, retail and entertainment integrated resort in the Entertainment City complex in Manila. For more information about the Company, please visit www.melco-resorts.com.
The Company is strongly supported by its single largest shareholder, Melco International Development Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and is substantially owned and led by Mr. Lawrence Ho, who is the Chairman, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
About City of Dreams
City of Dreams is an integrated entertainment resort that has established itself as a premier leisure and entertainment destination in Macau. Located in the heart of Cotai in Macau, it combines electrifying entertainment, a diverse array of accommodation, regional and international dining, designer brand shopping and a spacious and contemporary casino. The resort brings together a collection of world-renowned brands including Grand Hyatt and Dragone to create an exceptional entertainment experience that aims to appeal to a broad spectrum of visitors from around Asia and the world. City of Dreams features a 420,000-square-foot casino with approximately 475 gaming tables and approximately 670 gaming machines; over 20 restaurants and bars; an impressive array of some of the world’s most sought-after retail brands; “The House of Dancing Water”, the world’s largest water-based extravaganza showcased in the purpose-built Dancing Water Theater, represents the live entertainment centerpiece of City of Dreams’ overall leisure and entertainment offering. A comprehensive range of accommodation options at City of Dreams include Nüwa offering approximately 300 guest rooms, The Countdown offering approximately 300 guest rooms and Grand Hyatt Macau offering approximately 800 guest rooms. In addition, Morpheus, the new hotel at City of Dreams designed by the late legendary architect Dame Zaha Hadid, commenced operation on June 15, 2018, offering approximately 770 rooms, suites and villas. For more information please visit: www.cityofdreamsmacau.com (Official Website) and www.cityofdreamsmedia.com (Media Portal). For The House of Dancing Water information, please visit www.thehouseofdancingwater.com (Official Website) and www.thehouseofdancingwatermedia.com (Media Portal).
The MICHELIN Guide Hong Kong Macau is brought to Hong Kong and Macau by the following partners:
Official Title Partner
Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited
Nespresso Official Coffee Partner
evian Official Water Partner
Badoit Official Water Partner
Chope Official Reservation System Provider
GH Mumm Official Champagne Partner