Corporate bits | Celebrity chef to bring Portuguese cuisine to Sands Cotai central

Celebrity Chef Henrique Sá Pessoa will bring cuisine from his Michelin two- star Alma restaurant in Lisbon to his newly-opened Chiado Portuguese restaurant at Sands Cotai Central for a series of exclusive dining events on Jan. 18, 19 and 21-26, 2019.

Chef Henrique draws on influences including his knowledge of the country’s traditional cuisine, life in Lisbon, his travels around the world and his passion for Asia, according to a statement released by Sands Cotai Central.

The five-course dining experience at Chiado includes glazed baby carrots, seared foie gras, salted cod, suckling pig confit, basil sorbet and blackberry textures and celery.

Chiado was developed in partnership with the celebrity chef and is a modern, fine-dining yet informal concept emphasising traditional dishes.

The restaurant is also complemented by an extensive Portuguese wine cellar.

Wwynn announces festive cuisines for CNY

As Chinese New Year approaches, Wynn Macau and Wynn Palace Cotai are offering traditional dishes at their restaurants to celebrate the arrival of a new year.

At Wynn Macau, Golden Flower, which has received the Michelin two-star honor for seven consecutive years, is introducing a series of new dishes including one of its highlights, the “sliced red grouper and live abalone served in hot fish soup.”

The restaurant will also present traditional seasonal Northern Chinese-style dishes,  such as fried Beijing New Year cakes.

Meanwhile, Wing Lei, which has received Michelin recognition for 10 consecutive years, will serve deep-fried Malaysia Marlboro fish with supreme soy sauce – a Chinese New Year classic. The Marlboro from Malaysia is tender and sweet, and is heralded as one of the best varieties of freshwater fish, the gaming operator noted in a statement.

Red 8 and 99 Noodles are also offering Chinese New Year favorites, with special Chinese New Year and Chef Recommended dishes from China’s north and south.

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