Regional fashion and beauty retailer, Valiram Group on Friday announced the opening of its first Bath & Body Works store in China at the Shoppes at the Venetian.
Bath & Body Works, a North American brand, offers a variety of fragrances from body to home, and is America’s favorite fragrance brand. The brand operates almost 1,600 stores in the United States and has over 100 stores internationally. The 1,400 square feet store at The Venetian marks the first Bath & Body Works store in Greater China.
“We’re excited about bringing this exciting brand to Macau and to the rest of Asia Pacific. The Bath & Body Works brand is strong and well-recognized in the U.S. and all over the world for its devotion to creating a fun yet pampering experience for everyone. The Valiram Group chose The Shoppes at The Venetian for its exceptional location with international brands and its unparalleled standing as a destination mall in Macau. We celebrate our first store opening here with great expectations, and look forward to our future expansion into Hong Kong and China”, said Mr Mukesh Valiram, Executive Director, Valiram Group.
Truffles are back in season at the Sheraton Macao Hotel, Cotai Central. Chef Gaetano Palumbo, Executive Sous Chef of Sheraton Macao Hotel’s signature Italian restaurant, Bene, has designed two dinner menus featuring the Périgord black truffle and the Alba white truffle starting from Friday.
The Périgord black truffle heralds from the southwestern region of France and is best known for its earthy flavor and subtle aroma. First on the menu is a slow cooked egg with taleggio cheese, winter wild mushrooms and black truffle, followed by a carnaroli rice with pigeon, chestnut, coffee and black truffle. The main entrée is a venison fillet medallion with chanterelle mushrooms and black truffle. And for dessert, a Piedmont gianduia parfait with hazelnut and black truffle.
A special a la carte menu featuring the Alba white truffle from Piedmont, Italy has also been designed. Diners can choose from the scallop, chestnut, pancetta ham and white truffle alba; carnaroli rice, Jerusalem artichoke and white truffle alba or a lamb loin with potato parmesan cheese sauce and white truffle alba. Also on the menu is a dessert of warm chocolate cake with honey and white truffle ice cream.