Traditional Luxuries Cassia at Capella Singapore

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Traditional Luxuries Cassia at Capella Singapore

Capella Singapore teams up with Hong Kong’s oldest Cantonese restaurant for a taste of age- old flavours

Singapore (1 October, 2013) – Celebrate the historical and intricate culinary arts of traditional Cantonese cuisine at Cassia. This October, Cassia at Capella Singapore takes fine Chinese dining to another level, by teaming up with Chef Wu Tak Biu, Executive Chef of Lin Heung Kui in Hong Kong, one of the oldest restaurants in the country, famed for offering diners some of the most authentic Cantonese dining experiences.

Helming the kitchen alongside fellow Hong Kong veteran chef Lee Hiu Ngai, Chinese Executive Chef at Cassia, Chef Wu will be cooking for 11 public dining events at Cassia, from 29 October to 3 November 2013.

With over 30 years of experience with traditional Cantonese cuisine in some of the most popular Cantonese restaurants in Hong Kong, Chef Wu is no stranger to authentic Cantonese flavours. Some of the notable highlights of his career include Tsui Hang Village Restaurant and Maxim’s restaurant which are both hailed as some of the best places for Dim Sum and traditional local fare.

Since taking over the dining scene at Lin Heung Kui, Chef Wu has raised the culinary standards of the restaurant. Some of his most recent accomplishments include leading the restaurant to be listed on the Michelin Guide’s Bib Gourmands Hong Kong for both 2012 and 2013. The Bib Gourmands is a carefully curated list of restaurants recommended by Michelin Guide inspectors. These restaurants are chosen based on the value they hold for the local epicures within each city.

Diners at Cassia at Capella Singapore will be able to experience an authentic gateway to the traditional flavours of Hong Kong. Menu highlights include Lin Heung signatures such as the Spare Ribs with Strawberry Sauce, Steamed Lobster Medallion with Egg White and Chinese Wine and Braised Yun Yeung Fried Rice among many others.

From 29 October to 3 November 2013, Chef Wu, together with Chef Lee, will be presenting three exclusively crafted menus for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.

Designed by the famed Andre Fu, Cassia offers its guests an intimate setting with its 1880s façade fitted with warm modern and sophisticated furnishings, providing the ideal location for business lunches, romantic nights out or even an afternoon of leisure with friends.

Cassia, takes inspiration from the age-old spice routes in Southern and Western China and the seas around Singapore. Classics are prepared with full respect towards tradition, where the freshest local ingredients are used to create a feast for the senses. Recipes are based upon traditional, regional cooking and blended with haute Cantonese technique.

Details:

Traditional Luxuries Set Lunch on 29 to 31 October is priced at S$ 68++ per person. Weekend Dim Sum Experience on 2 and 3 November is priced at S$68++ per person. Traditional Luxuries Set Dinner on 29 October to 3 November is priced at S$108++ per person.

For bookings, please contact Cassia at +65 6591 5045 or email cassia.singapore@capellahotels.comReservations are strongly advised.

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Menu Weekday Set Lunch at $68.00++ per person

鲍鱼烧卖皇,黑松露蚝皇克猪叉烧包,芝士鹅肝付皮卷

Dim Sum Platter Steamed Siu Mai Topped with Abalone, Steamed Barbecued US Kurobuta Pork Bun with Black Truffle, Deep-fried Beancurd Roll with Goose Liver and Mozzarella Cheese

菜胆云吞鸡

Chicken Soup with Dumpling, Shanghai Style

士多啤利骨

Spare Ribs with Strawberry Sauce

太极鸳鸯烩炒饭

Braised Yun Yeung Fried Rice

红莲炖雪蛤

Double-boiled Hasma with Red Dates

Set Dinner at $108.00++ per person

香煎莲藕饼党参汁鸭脯,七味软壳蟹

Combination of Pan-fried Lotus Root Pancake, Marinated Duck with Chinese Herbs, Crispy Soft Shell Crab

红烧高汤海皇包

Braised Supreme Seafood Dumpling Soup

黑椒腰果炒什菌,玉簪带子皇

Combination of Wok-fried Wild Mushrooms with Cashew Nuts and Sautéed Scallop Skewed with Vegetables

花雕蛋白龙虾球

Steamed Lobster Medallion with Egg White and Chinese Wine

凯嘉干贝四宝丝苗

Steamed Assorted Rice with Dried Scallops

日式燕窝炖蛋

Steamed Egg with Bird’s Nest, Japanese Style

WEEKEND DIM SUM EXPERIENCE AT $68.00++ PER PERSON

Dim Sum: Choice of any 6 selections from below

晶莹鲜虾饺

Steamed Har Gau

鱼子蒸烧卖

Steamed Siew Mai topped with Fish Roe

黑松露克猪叉烧包

Steamed Barbecued US Kurobuta Pork Bun with Black Truffle

沙汁海鲜金网卷

Deep-fried Diced Scallop and Prawn in Vietnamese Rice Roll with Mayonnaise

紫菜黑椒牛粒酥

Baked Black Pepper Beef Pastry with Seaweed

白汁鸡粒芋盒

Deep-fried Taro Box with Chicken, Prawn, Scallop, Mushrooms in White Sauce

潮式蒸粉果

Steamed Chicken Dumpling with Prawn, Peanuts in Chiu Chow Style

水云苋菜饺

Steamed Vegetables Dumpling with Black Fungus and Mushrooms (V)

野菌上素水晶饺

Steamed Crystal Dumpling with Vegetables and Wild Mushrooms (V)

芝士鹅肝付皮卷

Deep-fried Beancurd Roll with Goose Liver and Mozzarella Cheese

芹香鲜肉锅贴

Pan-fried Pork Dumpling with Chinese Celery

香滑流沙包

Steamed Custard Bun with Creamy Salted Egg Yolk

Choice of Soup

高唐科甲瓜

Double-boiled Winter Melon Soup with Chicken and Yunnan Ham

太史炖田鸡腿

Winter Melon Soup with Frog Legs BBQ Platter: Choice of any 3 selections from below

港式烧鸭

Roasted Duck in Hong Kong Style

青姜茸醉鸡卷

Chilled Drunken Chicken Roll

泰酱烧五花肉

Barbecued Pork Belly with Thai Sauce

炭烧腩肉

Crispy Roasted Pork Belly in Hong Kong Style

陈皮橙花虾

Sautéed Prawn with Orange Sauce Rice and Noodles: Choice of any 1 selection from below

太极鸳鸯烩炒饭

Braised Yun Yeung Fried Rice

扬州香炒饭

Yeung Chow Fried Rice

干炒牛肉河

Wok-fried Hor Fun with Sliced Beef

港式海鲜煎生面

Crispy Noodles with Seafood, Hong Kong Style

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Choice of Dessert

陈皮炖津梨

Double-boiled Tianjin Pear, infused with Tangerine Peel

杏仁茶汤圆

Homemade Cream of Almond with Glutinous Rice Dumpling

日式炖蛋

Steamed Egg, Japanese Style

香芒冻布丁

Chilled Mango Pudding

Located on Singapore’s premier resort destination, Sentosa Island, Capella Singapore offers an inspiring natural setting while providing easy access to Singapore’s financial and shopping districts. The flagship property for Capella Hotels and Resorts in Asia promises the ultimate in personalised service and represents a new standard of luxury in Asia, combining the best of old and new Singapore. Capella Singapore offers the most spacious accommodations in Singapore. The 112 guestrooms include two Colonial Manors, villas that feature private plunge pools and outdoor bathtubs, suites and premier rooms. In addition, Capella Singapore offers the opportunity for extended stays with full access to the hotel’s facilities via The Club at Capella Singapore. These long stay offerings include 72 sea-facing suites and duplexes and 9 manors with private pools. For more information or to plan an event at Capella Singapore, please visit www.capellasingapore.com.

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