AN EVENING TO REMEMBER –
MICHELIN GUIDE HONG KONG MACAU 2019 GALA DINNER AT CITY OF DREAMS
Six World-Class Chefs from Michelin-starred Restaurants Around the World Gathered To Celebrate the 11thEdition of the MICHELIN Guide Hong Kong Macau
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<<12th DECEMBER, 2018, Wednesday – Hong Kong & Macau>>The 11thMICHELIN Guide Hong Kong Macaumade waves with announcements celebrating the culinary achievements of some of Hong Kong and Macau’s restaurants. Following the prestigious announcements on December 11, City of Dreams hosted a celebratory annual gala dinner for the third consecutive year with hundreds of glamorous gourmands, influencers and industry giants in attendance. Melco Resorts & Entertainment, the Official Title Partner of the MICHELIN Guide Hong Kong Macau, was proud to deliver a mind-bending seven-course gala dinner themed “Metamorphosis” and accompanied by a fine selection of some of Robert Parker-rated wines.
Representing the shifting trends and landscapes in the ever-evolving culinary world, ‘Metamorphosis’ was an eclectic showcase of the unwavering spirit and creativity of modern chefs. Six acclaimed chefs from 2 and 3-Michelin-starred restaurants and the legendary pastry chef Pierre Hermé joined hands in a rare collaboration to craft a dining experience like no other.
In addition to City of Dreams’ own superstar chefs, Kelvin Au Yeung Man Yin of Jade Dragon which just earned its third Michelin star in the 2019 Guide, Pierre Marty of Alain Ducasse at Morpheus which attained two stars also in the 2019 Guide in less than six months after opening, and Fabrice Vulin of two-Michelin-starred The Tasting Room, the event featured visiting culinary masters such as 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). On this night, guests indulged in exclusive dishes such as Poached Gillardeau Oyster no.3 with Shellfish Tartare, Sea Water Jelly, Ginger Cream and Lemon Confit from Menton (The Tasting Room), Masa Toro Caviar (Masa), Fish Maw in Rabbitfish Soup with Crab Meat Roll (Jade Dragon), Cookpot of Blue Lobster, Potatoes and Black Truffle (Alain Ducasse at Morpheus), Steamed Sea Bass Fillet in Fermented Bean Sauce (Lung King Heen), and Charcoal Grilled Kagoshima Beef Ribeye and Charred Cabbage, Black Truffle with “Jus Corsé” (Manresa). The evening concluded with a sensationalTruffle dessert by Pierre Hermé.
Guests also found themselves momentarily enthralled by the opening act of World of Dance 2017 finalist, Fabulous Sisters, who mesmerized the crowd with award-winning Japanese fusion dance moves.
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 Macauis brought to Hong Kong and Macau by the following partners:
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Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited
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