Celebrate Le French GourMay at Langham Place, Mongkok, Hong Kong
30 April 2013
Five star luxury hotel, Langham Place, Mongkok, Hong Kong, debuts its partnership with Le French GourMay offering foodies a month of the best of Bourgogne’s gastronomy and wines, all in the heart of the city.
A special collection of Bourgogne wines paired with Cantonese culinary creations from two-Michelin star Ming Court will be available on a six-course menu for HK$988 per person. With a HK$400 supplement, guests may pair the gourmet menu with 3 glasses of fine Bourgogne wine.
Chilled Silk Bean Curd, Black Truffle and Gold Leaf and Suckling Pig, Foie Gras Pâté offer a taste of France’s beloved ingredients to begin the six-course meal. The fruitiness of Pierre André, Tastevine, Macon-Villages 2009 is beautifully harmonised with the appetisers bringing out the sensational, gamy flavours of black truffle and foie gras used in this innovative, Cantonese entrée. Buddha Jumps Over The Wall, Chicken Consommé, Double-Boiled follows, representing a treat for the senses.
A glass of Robert Comte, La Truffière, Meursault V.V. 2009 will then be paired with Scallop, Minced Shrimp, Special Soy, Pan-Seared. The spicy oak flavour of the wine enhances the ocean freshness of the giant scallop. The wine complements the seafood course, Lobster, Crispy Noodle, Superior Broth.
The main course, a soft, slowed-cooked Wagyu Beef Cheek, Beef Consommé, Braised, is matched with Hubert Moret Gevrey-Chambertin 2008 and the next course, Chinese Sausage, Glutinous Rice Deboned Chicken Wing, surprises guests. The Sago Pudding, Crystal Bun is a grand finale for this pairing menu, at the two Michelin-star restaurant.
Ming Court’s Le French GourMay Degustation Menu will be available for lunch and dinner from 2 – 31 May 2013. For more information or to make a reservation for Le French GourMay at Ming Court, guests may contact (852) 3552 3300 or email email@example.com.
Portal – Work & Play
Portal – Work & Play, where business and pleasure intertwine, also heads to France this year. As part of Le French GourMay, the fashionable lounge will offer a tempting platter of three cheeses, paired with a glass of Bourgogne white wine, for HK$198 (La Truffière Bourgogne Blanc “Cuvee Saint-Vincent” 2011) or HK$238 (Jean Bouchard, Chablis 1er Cru, 2006).
-La Truffière Bourgogne Blanc “Cuvee Saint-Vincent” 2011
-Jean Bouchard, Chablis 1er Cru, 2006
Cheese Selection (to be paired with jam and honey)
-Chambertin: a soft French artisan cheese, made from unpasteurised cow's milk, with a sharp flavour and buttery finish
-Charollais: a goat’s cheese originating in France with a grassy aroma and a smooth, firm texture that melts on the palate
-Crottin: a famous goat cheese with subtle and slightly nutty flavo
The cheese platter will be available from 2 – 31 May 2013 daily after 5pm. For more information or to make a reservation for Le French GourMay at Portal – Work & Play, guests may contact (852) 3552 3232 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about Langham Place, Mongkok, Hong Kong, please visit: http://hongkong.langhamplacehotels.com
For more information of Le French GourMay, please visit http://www.frenchmay.com/gourmay
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Appendix- Ming Court Le French GourMay Degustation
Chilled Silk Bean Curd, Black Truffle, Gold Leaf
Suckling Pig, Foie Gras Pâté
Pierre André, Tastevine, Macon-Villages 2009
Buddha Jumps Over The Wall, Chicken Consommé, Double-Boiled
Chinese Black, Straw, White Button, Iwatake Mushroom
Black Tree, Snow Fungus
Scallop, Minced Shrimp, Special Soy, Pan-Seared
Robert Comte, La Truffière, Meursault V.V. 2009
Lobster, Crispy Noodle, Superior Broth
Wagyu Beef Cheek, Beef Consommé, Braised
Hubert Moret Gevrey-Chambertin 2008
Chinese Sausage, Glutinous Rice
Deboned Chicken Wing, Deep-fried
Sago Pudding, Crystal Bun