Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – May 17, 2017 – The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur and the Embassy of Argentina welcome yet another celebrated Guest Chef at The Library. In conjunction with the National Day of the Argentine Republic and in celebration of 50 years of diplomatic relations between Argentina and Malaysia, The Library will showcase the best of Argentine cuisine specially curated by Argentine Chef Patron Diego Jacquet during the Argentine Gastronomic Week.

Argentine Gastronomic Week

H.E Manuel Salas,Ambassador of Argentina, Chef Diego Jacquet, Eric Tea (General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton)

Chef Patron Diego will illustrate through a three-course menu, exquisite flavours representative of this South American nation. Argentina is world renowned for its love for beef and wine both of which will be prominently featured on the menu.

Argentine Gastronomic Week

Ojo De Bife (Argentine Beef)

The four-day promotion will see guests’ palates journey through a refined and distinctively Argentinian menu. Using the best of seasonal ingredients paired with renowned Argentine beef, the dinner will feature specialties such as Empanadas Salteñas (hand cut beef, onions, potatoes, olives empanadas), Ojo de Bife (grilled Argentine rib eye, chips Provenzal, chimichurri), Ravioles de Calabaza y Garrapiñada (pumpkin ravioli, sage, goat’s cheese, garrapiñada) and Torta de 3 Leches (milk cake, coffee, citrus crumble, passion fruit).

Argentine Gastronomic Week

Empanadas Saltenas, Tostado, Trucha Curado

Argentine Gastronomic Week

Cangrejo Y Humita Nortena

Argentine Gastronomic Week

Torta de Tres Leches (Delectable Argentine Desserts)

Currently Chef Patron at London’s award-winning ZOILO, and boCHINche in Singapore, Diego began his career in Buenos Aires.

Argentine Gastronomic Week

Chef Diego Jacquet

He has great passion for food and wild products – something that transpires into the menus at his restaurants. He has worked alongside Argentine legend Francis Mallman and Ferran Adrià of three Michelin-starred restaurant El Bulli. Diego is also an ambassador and founder of the Comilona Food and Wine Festival, a nomadic Argentine food and wine festival that aims to build a community of cooks, producers and writers with the insatiable appetite for knowledge and the desire to discover, learn and improve their Argentine cooking.

Argentine Gastronomic Week

Chef Diego Jacquet in action

Argentine Gastronomic Week. Available from May 23 to 26 from 7pm until 11pm, the three-course dinner is priced from MYR250 per person. For reservations and enquiries, please call +60 3 2142 8000 or email dining@ritzcarlton.com.my.

Menu – Argentinian Gastronomic Week 23-26 May



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