Lai Heen, the signature Cantonese restaurant of The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou, received one star for the second consecutive year from the Michelin Guide Guangzhou, among the eight restaurants awarded a Michelin-star rating at Ritz-Carlton hotels in Asia Pacific. Meanwhile, Italian restaurant LIMONI, also at The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou, retains the Michelin Plate honor for the second consecutive year.
Chef Gordon (M) accepts the award on behalf of Lai Heen. [Photo provided to Newsgd.com]
“These accolades belong to the Ladies and Gentlemen from the professional culinary to the restaurant teams who are dedicated to crafting a memorable and exceptional dining experience with the legendary service of The Ritz-Carlton for all our guests,” said Mr. Matthias Vogt, the General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou. “We are honored to have been recognized globally by such an esteemed, well-reputed organization.”
The Lai Heen team. [Photo provided to Newsgd.com]
Lai Heen is helmed by Chef Gordon, who has over two decades of culinary experience. The well-traveled Chef Gordon is famed for his creative cuisine art and passion for exploring nature to find fresh ingredients of the highest quality. Lai Heen’s fundamental value lies in the freshness of seasonal ingredients and showcasing exquisite Cantonese delicacies through careful balancing of colors, aromas, textures and tastes of each dish. The menu at Lai Heen presents constantly evolving classic and contemporary favorites such as Poached sunflower chicken, Steamed crab custard, crab meat, caviar with Chinese rice wine, Poached Blue Lobster with Hainanese Bell Pepper in Sour Soup, and Rose Wine Flambé, 4 Head Live Abalone.
Steamed crab custard, crab meat, caviar with Chinese rice wine presented by Lai Heen [Photo provided to Newsgd.com]
“We are incredibly honoured to receive the accolade from the prestigious Michelin Guide. It is a tremendous motivation for us to continue delivering traditional and authentic fine Cantonese cuisine to our guests, while supporting Cantonese cuisine to shine on the world’s stage,” said Chef Gordon.
LIMONI has earned its Michelin Plate for its inspired takes on innovative Italian cuisine. Signature dishes include Line Caught French sea bass, gnocchi, calamari, sun dried tomato and lettuce, Boston lobster, green pea, raspberry, peach, foie gras, and Braised duck breast, turnip and red cabbage pickles, honey and lime jus. Focusing on simplicity, authenticity and flavors, LIMONI is an ideal Italian dining destination, and a truly unforgettable experience complemented with stylish décor and a wine cellar stocked with a wide variety of wines. The open kitchen and interactive culinary master, Chef Hubert, offer a warm ambience which creates an even more inspiring and enjoyable dining for every guest.
Boston lobster, green pea, raspberry, peach, foie gras, and Braised duck breast presented by LIMONI [Photo provided to Newsgd.com]