• Sunday, 18 August 2019

The Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai, Pudong Joins Hands With Mikimoto and Launches Pearl Treasures Afternoon Tea


SHANGHAI: Joining hands with MIKIMOTO, the time-honoured pearl brand with a hundred-year-long history, Aura Lounge and Jazz Bar at The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong combines the graceful and elegant beauty of pearls into the design of its exquisite refreshments.

With highly dedicated crafts, Aura launches 10 delicious refreshments radiating resplendent brilliance and invites you to appreciate the glimmering while dynamic luster of pearls. In this season, we invite you to bestow grace upon the bows and adorn the dreamlike summer days with happiness. Welcome to taste the Pearl Treasures afternoon tea to set sail for an intimate journey.



The exquisite refreshments are presented on the racks made of pearl fritillaria and marble in a well-spaced manner. Inspired by pearl elements, pastry chefs incorporate ingenious conceptions in the refreshments. Each of them, no matter sweet or savoury, from the colour and lustre to the appearance and flavour, is worth appreciating and tasting. Among them, five are desserts featuring respective unique aura of luxury. Lemon ivory chocolate mousse tastes dense and fine, the hand-made white chocolate balls radiates pearl sheen under the light. Yuzu coconut cake is made from fresh Japanese pomelo features perfect balance of sweet and sour, being ideal for the summer. The unique shape of Litchi rose raspberry MIKIMOTO dessert is originated from MIKIMOTO M Collection, looking like an earring just taken off. MIKIMOTO M Collection uses initial 'M' of the brand MIKIMOTO as inspiration and the simple silhouette of alphabet 'M' comes to be the signature collection of MIKIMOTO. A simple yet elegant outline to trace the 'M' initial which is further set with dazzling diamonds and perfectly highlighted the magnificent of White South Sea Cultured Pearl.

As to the savoury refreshments, Executive Chef Mr. Christophe Gillino, integrating Japanese cuisine elements and creates five novel snacks with seasonal food materials. Smoked salmon flan with Japanese soy jelly, oyster salsa generates endless aftertaste. The orange flavoured lobster with mango asparagus jelly on classic crisp bread offers multiple luscious tastes. We hope our guests to feel the spirit of quality pursuing from each of these pieces as introduced by Chef Christophe Gillino, Of course, the most important thing is the fabulous experience brought by the delicious food.

MIKIMOTO hopes that adorning the necks of all women around the world with pearls, while The Ritz Carlton Shanghai, Pudong would like to bring the delicate afternoon tea for the gourmets from all over the world.

Along with the newly launched afternoon tea, The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong officially initiates its online activities. The hotel cooperates with MIKIMOTO and All Nippon Airways (ANA) and carries out specially designed journey for the guests. While tasting the exquisite food, the guests may participate in the special activity to win Shanghai-Tokyo dual roundtrip business class air tickets of ANA and three nights' stay at The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo. The lucky guests can also head for the MIKIMOTO Flagship Store in Ginza to have a closer experience of the amazing legendary brand.

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