As we enter a new decade, the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac also begins anew. What better place to celebrate the Year of the Golden Rat than The Ritz-Carlton, Macau? The luxurious restaurants have created an array of festive gourmet delicacies for guests to enjoy with their loved ones. Guests can also pamper themselves with a restorative spa package at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Macau.
Lucky Chinese Delicacy at Lai Heen
The Michelin-starred Chinese Executive Chef of Lai Heen, Jackie Ho, has created auspicious and elevated dishes to begin a prosperous year with fortunate connotations. Guests are sure to have a delightful afternoon with the 6-course Chinese New Year Lunch Menu, including the signature Deep-fried Codfish Fillet with Crispy Garlic, which symbolizes abundance in traditional Chinese culture. Guests opting for dinner will be treated to an even more indulgent affair, with an 8-course feast of contemporary Cantonese specialties denoting good luck and prosperity, such as the Sliced Pork and Hairy Mousse Accompanied with Air-dried Oyster. Moreover, Chef Ho presents an ultimate Deluxe Nourishing Soup exclusively for the festive period with 10 luxurious Chinese ingredients like Cordyceps, Ganoderma, Kanto Sea Cucumber, Yoshihama Abalone, Fish Maw and more. The magnificently crafted made-to-order soup requests 24-hour advance order.
Apart from the festive Cantonese delights, Lai Heen offers glamorous Rice Pudding Treasure Box, which features the classic turnip cake and glutinous rice pudding. These pudding delicacies is the best gift to delight your loved ones. The Rice Pudding Treasure Box is priced at MOP 528 per set and is available from now until January 28.
Exquisite Family Feasts at The Ritz-Carlton Café
The Ritz-Carlton Café will transport everyone with an east-meet-west delectable Chinese New Year Family Feast spread. Guests will have a choice of either main course: a French Seafood Hot Pot with White Wine that includes an array of luxurious catches like Alaskan King Crab Leg and Boston Lobster, or an impressive Grilled US Prime Tomahawk steak. Both menus promise innovative brasserie inspired gastronomies under distinctly Parisian ambience. For a more laid-back affair, the Chinese New Year Afternoon Delights is perfect for gathering with loved ones, filled with moreish French sweet, savory, and festive combinations.
Delightfully Festive Bites and Drinks at The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge
Guests can head to The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge for another choice of a Chinese New Year Afternoon Tea Set with the breathtaking views from the 51st floor. Revel in a selection of tea-time delights including a Walnut Polenta topped with Forest Pate and Port Wine Jelly and other treats that are perfectly paired with two special mocktails which inspired by Chinese festive – the ‘Hongbao’, representing the lucky Red Pocket of the Chinese New Year tradition and the ‘Huangdi’, meaning Emperor.
Guests can take in more prosperity with the festive cocktails with Chinese twist on offer, expertly crafted by The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge. Fortune will shine down on guests who sip on the ‘Hong Yun Dang Tou’, a new signature drink made with green and black tea infused gin based balanced with home-made cranberry syrup, Kyoho grape liquor and traditional Chinese Pu Er tea bitters. The ‘Xiang Ning’ is a tall drink of Moutai inspired by Yang Guifei from the Tang Dynasty, one of the Four Beauties of Ancient China, and flavored with homemade blueberry syrup and fresh lemon juice. Another festive cocktail that’s sure to go down in history is the ‘Chen Yu Luo Yan’, a soft rice wine-based cocktail mixed with home-made osmanthus syrup and jasmine tea infused gin inspired by Xi Shi, another great beauty of ancient China. Finally, the powerful ‘18 Wan’ adopts plum-infused Chinese yellow wine as the base and mixed with the sweet sherry wine, whisky bourbon, as well as the refreshing orange sherbet. The marvelous cocktail options come with specially crafted canapés to delight everyone’s palate with the east-meet-west elements.
New Year Indulgence at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Macau
Guests are invited to round off their Lunar New Year with a glittering New Year Indulgence Package at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Macau. The two-hour treatment package, begins with a soothing body exfoliation to soften the skin, followed by a relaxing body massage paired with the signature massage oil. Guests will complete their journey with a customized face cleanse, and walk out of the spa radiant with a complimentary “Clean & Glow” spa gift as well as a MOP 300 spa treatment voucher.
The gourmet delights at The Ritz-Carlton, Macau are sure to bring the entire family together for a prosperous Chinese New Year, with the best blessing for ringing in the joyous Year of the Golden Rat, and the New Year Indulgence Package at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Macau is a wonderful treat to start the new year. For bookings and enquiries please contact (853) 8886 6706 or email [email protected]