In its ongoing masterplan to continuously improve Sunway Resort City gastronomic selections, the iconic tourist destination which attracts 40 million visitations annually, has been re-shaping concept restaurants and establishing new dining establishments since last year to cater to ever-changing tastes and palates.
As a result, the popular Soju opened its doors in 2013 amidst great anticipation, upgrading plans were currently underway to refresh Borneo Rain Forest and New Orleans, both located within the resort city.
In the latest development, Sunway Resort City announced and unveiled its latest addition to the resort’s food & beverage offerings with the upcoming opening of Grand Imperial Group’s first ever signature restaurant.
Famed Chinese fine-dining group, the Grand Imperial outlet would occupy 20,000 square feet of the 30,000 square feet three storey building located between Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa and Sunway Pinnacle, the newest Grade-A office tower development in Sunway Resort City.
Dato’ Ngeow Voon Yean, Managing Director, Property Investment Division, Sunway Group signed the Memorandum of Agreement with Founding Chef and Owner of Grand Imperial Group, Rand Cheung Wing Shing today at Menara Sunway and unveiled the plans for the establishment.
The venture was part of Sunway Resort City’s ongoing masterplan to continuously improve its gastronomic selections to cater to rising international visitors whom tastes and palates are becoming increasingly global.
Dato’ Ngeow Voon Yean, Managing Director, Property Investment Division, Sunway Group, said that the newest addition to Sunway Resort City will amplify the city’s extensive offerings to the tourists from around the world.
“Besides strengthening our Sunway Resort City’s food tourism offerings, the opening of the establishment will augment our positioning as one of the best MICE destinations in the country,” he said.
The outlet will be Grand Imperial Group’s sixth outlet in Malaysia and its largest yet with a banquet facility serving delectable dim sums to impeccable signature cuisines.
The signature outlet would feature luxurious settings and similar interior design inspired from the Grand Imperial London outlet located along Buckingham Palace Road.
Patrons could look forward to savour the London outlet Roast Duck and Lobster Noodle which is currently not available in Malaysia yet. To ensure authenticity, ducks would be specially air flown and cooked to perfection by their resident London outlet Hong Kong chef.
Hong Kong Chef and Owner of the Grand Imperial Group, Rand Cheung Wing Shing said that the iconic restaurant will be able to leverage on Sunway Resort City’s existing over seven million square feet of facilities to achieve success for the development.
“We are selective with our working partners but with Sunway Group it is an easy decision given the standing of Sunway Resort City as an international tourist destination. This fits in well with our positioning,” he said.
The iconic restaurant will be the latest addition to the extensive 165 F&B outlets already existing in Sunway Resort City. In addition to the annual 40 million visitations, Sunway Resort City also has a catchment of 500,000 and is strategically located in the heart of Klang Valley.
Sunway Pinnacle is Sunway Group’s newest eco-friendly, Grade A development in Sunway Resort City, a 27-storey Grade A office building with confirmed MNC tenants such as Pepsi Cola, Huntsman, Ecolab and Hitachi.