Easter Specialities at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong Featured

Delectable creations for this Easter holiday
by 19 March 2010

From floating eggs to the Easter bunny, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong announces a glorious Easter programme with a distinct chocolate theme. From 2 to 5 April 2010, diners can celebrate with innovative seasonal menus and funfilled family activities. Creating a great Easter atmosphere for the whole family, both The Clipper Lounge and Mandarin Grill will offer special menus and events, while Easter eggs, cakes, and chocolates will be available at The Mandarin Cake Shop.

About Easter at Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong
The Clipper Lounge celebrates the Easter holidays with a delectable “Chocolate Enchantment” afternoon tea, with a mini buffet for children under 12. Featuring an enormous range of chocolate goodies, this extravagant spread is available every afternoon from 2 to 5 April and includes children’s egg painting sessions with the Easter Bunny along with decorations such as “floating Easter Eggs”.

Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong’s cake artist, Bob Tay, demonstrates his dedication to his work with an incredible display of Easter-themed cakes at The Mandarin Cake Shop. The centrepiece of the display will be a giant “Hong Kong” Easter egg nearly two metres tall. Hand-made chocolates, eggs, bunnies and other sweet Easter necessities will be available for sale from 15 March at The Mandarin Cake Shop.

The Michelin-starred Mandarin Grill provides a typically elaborate Easter Brunch on 4 April 2010. The brunch includes unlimited champagne and gourmet delicacies as well as Easter specialities.

Throughout the Easter period, Man Wah on the 25th floor offers diners a choice of new Dim Sum menu selections or à la carte lunch options.

About The Mandarin Cake Shop
Home to perfectly roasted coffee and luxurious hot chocolate served with its own chocolate spoon, The Mandarin Cake Shop has been delighting guests and local residents for over 25 years. The shop’s treasure trove of pastries, breads, chocolate and incredible cakes are all overseen by talented Executive Pastry Chef Yves Matthey, who himself has been at the hotel for more than two decades. Supplier of handmade chocolates, cakes and breads to all of Hong Kong, this is the city’s “must visit” for sweet indulgences. The famous rose-petal jam (made to a secret recipe) and XO sauce are shipped around the world to overseas guests who can’t live without them.

The breathtaking cakes in The Mandarin Cake Shop are exquisite sculptures in glass display cases created by cake artist Bob Tay. His incredible themed cakes both fascinate and amaze, often appearing so real that viewers need to look twice before discovering they’re looking at a work of art made entirely of cake and icing.

Seasonal delights include exquisite hampers for Christmas, Chinese New Year and the Mid-Autumn Festival, as well as themed sweet and savoury treats to take away for Easter, Halloween and Thanksgiving. The Mandarin Cake Shop is open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays and from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Sundays and public holidays.

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