Penang cuisine requires no introduction in the arena of gastronomy and it is one of the most loved foods by Malaysians as well as internationals. Whether it’s exotic local street food or the elegance of fine dining, Penang seems to have it all. Reputed as being the “food paradise” in the region, Penang has one of the most diverse food fare in Malaysia and at times, with the influences from the Indian, Malay, Chinese and Thai cuisine, it becomes unique to the island itself.
In an effort to promote local cuisines to guests from all over the country and even beyond the Malaysian shores, Seri Pacific Hotel Kuala Lumpur will showcase Penang’s offerings at its Zende Restaurant from 18 May 2015 until 29 May 2015.Supported by the Ministry of Tourism & Culture as well as Tourism Malaysia Pulau Pinang, Jabatan Kesenian & Kebudayaan Negara, Pulau Pinang, Perbadanan Kraftangan Malaysia, Pulau Pinang and Penang Chef Association, guests of the hotel will get to experience one of Malaysia’s most amazing array of cultural and culinary classics through this showcase of fine delicacies from the famed historic state.
The 10-day culinary journey of Penang was launched by Yang Berbahagia Datuk Rashidi Hasbullah, Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of Tourism & Culture Malaysia. Also present to grace the event were Mr Jonathan Freddy P Bagang – Director of Ministry of Tourism & Culture Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, Encik Harun Pilus – Director of Tourism Malaysia Pulau Pinang, Encik Mohamad Halim Merican – General Manager of the Hotel, Encik Zakariya Musa – Director of Sales and Marketing and Head of various departments.
To ensure the authenticity of this promotion, the Penang Chefs Association of Malaysia has appointed two (2) chefs from Penang to assist in the food preparation. Chef Johari Ishak and Chef Mohamad Radhi Rosli will work closely with the hotel’s kitchen team, focusing on serving authentic Penang favourites to all guests.
Amongst items on the buffet line-up that guests can expect, are favourites such asTelur Ikan Goreng, Bergedil Daging and Ubi Pak Sudi, Kambing Kashmir, Ketam Masak Jintan, Sambal Udang Berseri, Mamak Sotong Berendam Masak Cili Pedas, Kari Kepala Ikan Merah with Bendi, Sotong Kangkong, Ekor Lembu Masak Merah, Ikan Pari Asam Pedas, Kofta Kambing, Penang Curry Mee, Ayam Masak Kapitan, Kambing Massala Parsi,Penang Hokkien Prawn Mee, Mee Rebus Mamak, Pasembor Pulau Pinang and many more.
The dessert counter is filled to the brim with sweets such as Pengat Pisang Mas, Kuih Sago, Bubur Cha-cha, Bubur Kacang Hijau, Puding Mangga, Bubur Pulut Hitam, Bubur Sago and Ubi, Popiah Kong Te’ng.
The “Proudly Penang” Promotion is served during lunch and dinner (12.30pm to 3.00pm and 6.30pm to 10.30pm), Mondays to Fridays. The buffet is priced at RM79.00 nett per person. Price is inclusive of 10% Service Charge and 6% Government Service Tax (GST).
During the duration of the promotion, there will be handicrafts on display, sale of native products and those patronising the outlet during dinner will get to enjoy Cultural Performances presented by theJabatan Kebudayaan dan Kesenian Negara, Pulau Pinang.
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