The Ritz-Carlton, Macau is shortlisted as the Asia Pacific Top 52 Restaurants and Bars, an honor reserved for dining venues that curate remarkable offerings of elevated cuisine and delicious cocktails. With over 2,800 restaurants and bars under Marriott Bonvoy in the Asia Pacific region, the Michelin-starred Cantonese restaurant Lai Heen of The Ritz-Carlton, Macau is delighted to be a part of it. Between September 9 and 15, their Chinese executive chef, Jackie Ho, has specially crafted a 12-course Gourmet Dégustation Menu to celebrate with all gastronomes. Featuring the finest seasonal ingredients and refined cooking skills, the menu combines Chef Jackie’s abilities in classic culinary art with creative influences to elevate the experience of Cantonese fine dining.
This exclusive menu includes chilled bean curd in sesame sauce, marinated okra in chili sauce served with Mumm RSRV Cuvée 4.5 Champagne, but also smoked bean curd sheet roll stuffed with mushroom and fungus, chilled pork knuckle terrine barbecued Iberico pork in honey sauce, crispy shrimp toast with shrimp mousse, double-boiled crabmeat soup with matsutake mushroom, steamed egg white with superior bird’s nest and scallop served with a 2017 Jean Pabiot et Fils, Sancerre Blanc, La Merisiere, Loire, France. Next up is a wok-fried lobster fillet with kale in shrimp sauce, sautéed diced Korean beef with homemade cognac and shrimp paste with a 2017 La Vieille Ferme, Rouge Cotes du Ventoux, France.
Finally, they are serving a crispy chicken fillet with sesame, lemongrass in tangerine sauce, steamed bamboo pith stuffed with seasonal vegetables and black truffle 2014 accompanied by a Ceretto, Asili, Barbaresco, Piedmonte, Italy wine. Menu highlights also include fried rice with braised sea cucumber, abalone, conpoy, and Sakura shrimp, chilled mango cream with sago, pomelo and aloe vera for dessert, as well as baked Tokachi red bean puff, and chilled hawthorn and preserved plum jelly.
Launched by Marriott Bonvoy, the world-renowned travel loyalty program, Top 52 Restaurants & Bars campaign is the gourmand’s guide designed for guests to discover the best culinary destinations that define good travel in Asia. Every week, Marriott Bonvoy invites guests to explore two of the top restaurants or bars across the Asia Pacific region. From the urban capitals of Bangkok and Shanghai to the islands of Bali and Phu Quoc, experience the exceptional flavors, breathtaking design, and distinguished chefs and mixologists that make each place truly unique.
When: September 9–15, 2019
How much: MOP $2,988 per person (including four glasses of sommelier-selected wine)
For more information and bookings, call +853 8886 6712 or check their website