21 January 2015

Art inspired menus for Art Basel at the Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, which is the Official Hotel for Art Basel* in Hong Kong for the third year, will be offering guests a series of bespoke services ranging from art-inspired menus in the Michelin-starred Mandarin Grill + Bar and in Pierre to an exclusive stay package this March. 

From 11 to 17 March 2015 Chef Pierre Gagnaire will be offering guests of the Pierre restaurant (two Michelin stars) unique menus highlighting The Art of Pierre Gagnaire. This is Pierre's first time offering an art-inspired menu. Dishes are Chef Gagnaire’s culinary takes on his favourite works of art. A set lunch menu will be offered in addition to a seven-course dinner menu. 

For reservations to Pierre, please call +852 2825 4001 or email mohkg-pierre@mohg.com. 

Source: Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong. Chef Opocensky.

The Michelin-starred Mandarin Grill + Bar will also feature an art-related menu from 2 to 22 March 2015. Michelin-starred Chef Uwe Opocensky will be offering guests of the Mandarin Grill + Bar an art-inspired three-course lunch and a five-course dinner menu. The dinner will include a ticket to Art Basel**. 

Source: Mandarin
Oriental, Hong Kong.
Designed to stimulate all the senses, guests will see dishes such as 'Spot the Difference', 'Scroll' and 'Warrior' unfold before their eyes. The description for a dish called 'Jade' lists stones, bag, salmon and scallop, whereas 'Warrior' is about 'terracotta, chocolate, chocolate, chocolate'.

The three-course lunch menu costs HK$888*** and the five-course dinner menu, HK$1,688***. For reservations please call +852 2825 4004 or email mohkg-grill@mohg.com. 

*Art Basel will be held from 15 to 17 March 2015 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
**Dinner between 2 to 13 March and 17 to 22 March will not include tickets to Art Basel since the show will have not begun or ended.

***Prices exclude a 10% service charge.