Ritz-Carlton KL Guest Chef Dinner Series kicks off with CHEF FRANCISCO ARAYA’s showcase of Modern European Cuisine.

Ritz-Carlton KL Guest Chef Dinner Series

Guest Chef Francisco Araya

The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur is delighted to kick-off the highly anticipated Guest Chef Dinner Series 2018 at The Library with award-winning Guest Chef Francisco Araya. Chef Francisco, of Chilean descent and a maestro in the culinary scene, is set to curate a stunning seven-course modern European cuisine showcasing a fine selection of seafood dishes.

 

Menu - Guest Chef Francisco Araya at The Library

 

Based in Shanghai, Chef Francisco has built a remarkable reputation in the industry with fine dining restaurant NAPA Wine Bar & Kitchen where he is presently the Executive Chef, Alegre restaurant in Chile and 81 Restaurant in Tokyo where he was awarded one Michelin star for the casual fine dining restaurant serving borderless cuisine with a mix of Latin American, European and Asian influences.

Ritz-Carlton KL Guest Chef Dinner Series

Guest Chef Francisco Araya

Adding on to his impressive wealth of experience, Chef Francisco has also spent a season at the legendary three Michelin-starred restaurant El Bulli in Spain under the tutelage of world-renowned Chef Ferran Adrià.

Ritz-Carlton KL Guest Chef Dinner Series

Amuse-Bouche

Ritz-Carlton KL Guest Chef Dinner Series

Oyster with caviar and cauliflower

The five-day promotion will see Chef Francisco meticulously crafting seafood specialties opening with a fanciful amuse-bouche of crispy scallop and herbs, smoked celeriac hen egg, tomato, shrimp and watermelon, beetroot tartelette, followed by mains – oyster served with caviar and cauliflower, scallop ceviche with ginger and cilantro, Arroz Verde consisting of Carabinero shrimp, Arborio rice and spinach, shrimp prepared with yuba, caramelised onion and dill and Japanese Orange Sea Bream with calamari and zucchini blossom.

Ritz-Carlton KL Guest Chef Dinner Series

Scallop Ceviche

Ritz-Carlton KL Guest Chef Dinner Series

Arroz Verde

A decadent dessert of luscious pandan ice cream, financier and late harvest concludes the culinary journey.

Available from 6 to 10 March 2018 from 7pm until 11pm, the seven-course dinner is priced at MYR350 nett per person with an option of wine pairing at MYR500 nett per person. For reservations and enquiries, please call +60 3 2142 8000 or email dining@ritzcarlton.com.my.

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