Blending modern sophistication and contemporary luxury, Langham Place, Mongkok, Hong Kong takes breaks to a new level in the next of its series of Elevated Experiences by Langham Place. Surprising guests’ palates with a collection of new, innovative luxury canapés and refreshers, the award-winning hotel in the heart of the city introduces concepts including Picnic, The Secret Sweet Garden, Wellness and Tokoro Oyatsu, alongside its current, stylish culinary concepts.
Ideal for corporate breakfasts and cocktails, conference and meeting breaks and party planners’ intimate soirées, the Elevated Culinary Concepts allow the hotel’s chefs to create designer canapés with flair and creativity using pretty props and exceptional ingredients to elevate the guest experience.
For planners seeking a pleasure excursion at the hotel’s gorgeous event spaces, Picnic features baskets of light, picnic goodies including homemade breads, deli-style finger foods, quiches, salads, hams, cheeses, homemade jams and pies, together with fresh juices, iced teas, picnic blankets and tablecloths.
The Secret Sweet Garden
The romantic Secret Sweet Garden, includes white picket fences adorned with butterflies and birdcages surrounding edible flowers, honeycomb crunch cakes, yuzu bamboo charcoal macarons, éclairs, oodles of truffles, chocolate fountains and tarts, all accompanied by garden flower pots, mossy pebbles and watering tins.
Elevating the holistic experience for the health-savvy guest, the city’s adored Michelin-starred Cantonese restaurant, Ming Court, collaborates with Chuan Spa, Hong Kong to launch the new Wellness themed break, featuring healthy delicacies using premium Chinese herbs and fine ingredients that stay true to Chuan Spa’s ‘Wu Xing’ (Five Elements) and TCM-focused philosophy including element teas, ginger pudding, lotus seed soup and green bean rice dumplings.
The theatre of robatayaki and the flavours of authentic Japanese cuisine come together at Tokoro Oyatsu, featuring signature maki rolls, mochi skewers, hot dishes and desserts including Hokkaido milk pudding and green tea rolls created by the hotel’s Japanese Chef de Cuisine, Manabu Oikawa.
In addition to the new line up above, Langham Place Hotel’s current repertoire of Elevated Culinary
Vintage Hong Kong
Bringing to life traditional Cantonese dim sum and Hong Kong’s old-time favourites including herbal teas and honey-glazed walnuts, barbeque pork buns, shrimp dumplings and mini egg tarts, Vintage Hong Kong is perfect for those wanting to experience the old Hong Kong without leaving the hotel and also showcases traditional cooking utensils and baskets, Chinese treasure boxes, vintage vinyls and prints, and the timeless abacus.
I Love Mongkok
The mayhem and buzz of Mongkok is also renowned for its delicious dynamism and street chic foods and culture. I Love Mongkok takes guests on a street side journey through Fa Yuen Street and Sai Yeung Choi Street where kaya toast, curried fish balls, pineapple buns and Hong Kong lai cha milk tea bring the authentic flavours of Mongkok to five-star contemporary surrounds.
Candied, gold foil cornets dance delicately in swirly iron frames which tower over the artistic culinary creations of Edible Art which include poppadom cones, salmon and goat’s cheese éclairs, cake pops and chocolate pavés, alongside creative material awaiting interpretations of art to be expressed upon, perhaps to join the hotel’s collection of 1,500 pieces of creative contemporary art work.
Embracing planet conservation and encouraging green-consciousness, Green Chic shows guests the way forward through eco-friendly canapés, homemade organic goodies and healthy eats, perfect to perk up the body, mind and soul. Delights include Vietnamese rice paper rolls with spicy tofu and sweet dipping sauce, mini mac and cheese with Serrano ham and chicken, organic berry compote with low fat yoghurt and granola, chocolate dipped bananas with pistachio and fresh fruit juice stations.
The Elevated Culinary Concepts are available for cocktails, soirées and events for a minimum of 80 persons, with menus and pricing available upon request.
Each theme features a completely unique presentation and may be set up within any of the hotel’s sixteen contemporary event spaces including the Langham Place Ballroom, holding up to 600 people with its 23 foot high ceiling, floor-to-ceiling windows and new LED coloured lighting, the naturally lit, panoramic Star Room, opening out to a glamorous, outdoor rooftop pool, holding up to 300, the cosy Shanghai and Shantung Rooms, as well as Michelin-starred Cantonese restaurant, Ming Court, recognised by Michelin for over six years, breezy outdoor deck The Backyard, and Tokoro – Robatayaki & Sushi Bar.
MICE clients may enjoy additional privileges at the hotel, including:
– Meeting packages from HK$780 plus 10% service charge per person (minimum 15 persons) until 31 December 2014
– Group accommodation rates from HK$1,500 plus 10% service charge per room on selected dates until 31 August 2014*
– A designated group registration level for speedy check-ins and a group assembly point
– For groups booking over 30 rooms, added privileges include welcome drinks per guest, signature DREAM BIG turndown amenities, one complimentary room and a room upgrade throughout the group’s stay, plus special discounts for treatments at Traditional Chinese Medicine-inspired Chuan Spa, Hong Kong (applicable for stays before 31 August 2014)
– For booking made before 30 June 2014, clients can earn double takethelead points or up to 130,000 miles
More information about meetings at Langham Place, Mongkok, Hong Kong, is available at http://hongkong.langhamplacehotels.com/meeting/meeting_venues_hongkong.htm
*Subject to availability