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The Ritz-Carlton Chengdu, Asian Afternoon Tea in the Lobby Lounge

| February 2, 2016 | 1 Comment

Experience a fly around Asia with this truly unique Asian Afternoon Tea served in the Lobby Lounge of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Chengdu. This afternoon tea totally stands apart from the standard tradition afternoon tea, conceived by the Executive Chef, Hotel Manager and Executive Chef from the hotels bakery, be prepared for surprises and different tastes.

The Ritz-Carlton Chengdu, Asian Afternoon Tea in the Lobby Lounge

The Ritz-Carlton Chengdu, Asian Afternoon Tea in the Lobby Lounge

Chinese tea had its heydays in 17th-century English courts. The tradition of having tea with pastries has since been passed on across generations to the present time. In 21st-century China, The Ritz-Carlton is creating a new chapter for afternoon tea. The hotels bakery’s Executive Chef Benny introduces a new Asian Afternoon Tea concept, infusing it with desserts from Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong.

The Ritz-Carlton Chengdu, Asian Afternoon Tea in the Lobby Lounge

The Ritz-Carlton Chengdu, Asian Afternoon Tea in the Lobby Lounge

The Asian Afternoon tea is a selection of 6 savory and 7 sweet items as well as 4 scones, Apple is the lobby lounge Manager, before you start you tea (which you must pre-order the day before) she will guide you through the actual tea menu, explaining that a total 8 top grade teas had been selected for complement your appreciation for the different tastes from the savory and sweets delights in this afternoon teas. We had two teas, a black tea Qui Men and a green tea High Mountain Green Tea; each tea came with its small Chengdu style tea pot and small cups, just perfect to start the afternoon tea.

The Ritz-Carlton Chengdu, Asian Afternoon Tea in the Lobby Lounge

The Ritz-Carlton Chengdu, Asian Afternoon Tea in the Lobby Lounge

As the set is brought to your table set out on wood not porcelain, you start with the savory selection first, small but satisfying bites full flavor.

The Ritz-Carlton Chengdu, Asian Afternoon Tea in the Lobby Lounge

The Ritz-Carlton Chengdu, Asian Afternoon Tea in the Lobby Lounge

Savories

Roast Chicken Curry Mayonnaise, Pita
Roasted Duck Sweet and Sour Sauce Cucumber Tortilla Wrap,
Char Sui Cheddar Cheese Panini
Wasabi Prawn Pickled Ginger Soft Roll
Sake Soy Marinated Scallop Salmon Caviar, Sweet Corn Cake
Tom Yum Panna Cotta Coconut Milk Tart

The Ritz-Carlton Chengdu, Asian Afternoon Tea in the Lobby Lounge

The Ritz-Carlton Chengdu, Asian Afternoon Tea in the Lobby Lounge

Sweet

Red Bean Green Tea Tasting
Chilled Mango Sago Crème
Green Tea Tiramisu
Pandan Durian Oplays Cake,
Inka Earl Grey Tea Travel Cake
Sichuan Pepper Chocolate Praline
Mango Sticky Rice Pudding

The Ritz-Carlton Chengdu, Asian Afternoon Tea in the Lobby Lounge

The Ritz-Carlton Chengdu, Asian Afternoon Tea in the Lobby Lounge

The Ritz-Carlton Chengdu, Asian Afternoon Tea in the Lobby Lounge

Traditional and Chinese Ginger Scones and Preserves RMB 358+15%per set, To take a bite of authentic Asian flavors visit the Lobby Lounge at : The Ritz-Carlton Chengdu, 269 Shuncheng St, Qingyang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610017, Phone:+86 28 8358 8888

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