The turning of the calendar page from one year to the next is an annual occasion for great celebration and reflection on the times being left behind and, even more so, the beginnings it brings. This January, Hakkasan, the world-class Cantonese restaurant, will mark Chinese New Year celebrations with a festive and auspicious menu that utilises ingredients traditionally thought to usher in good fortune. The limited-edition à la carte menu will be served from Monday, 13th January until Sunday, 9th February 2020.
The celebratory menu will connote impressive craftsmanship, created by Hakkasan’s Corporate Executive Chef, Andrew Yeo, showcasing his creative culinary expertise and theatrical focus. Each dish will be a colourful representation of different elements of the Chinese lunar calendar, including the Yu Sheng salad – a sweet and tangy raw fish salad with house-cured Loch Duart Salmon and a plum dressing. The highlight of this auspicious menu is the Golden treasure pockets with wild mushrooms, decorated with a gold leaf and presented as money bags, that reflect wealth. The Steamed Chilean seabass with Dragon’s well tea broth is a truly decadent dish in the Chinese New Year meal. You won’t be able to resist the Wok-fried jumbo prawns – a treasure brimming with premium ingredients like taro mousseline and brown butter black bean sauce. The centrepiece of the menu is the eye-catching Salt crust fortune baked chicken with shiitake mushroom, bamboo shoot and chestnut. Don’t miss the Baby pak choi and the Fragrant rice – a mainstay of Chinese cuisine.
Round off your meal with the indulgent Lucky Jie, a dessert with salted caramel ganache, mandarin, chilli and cocoa that is presented as a Chinese knot to signify good fortune. Made in signature Hakkasan style, the Cheng Zi cocktail with Diplomático Mantuano rum, chilli-infused Velvet Falernum, mandarin and chocolate is perfect to raise a toast to the New Year.
As a part of Chinese New Year celebrations, guests will be invited to write their wishes for the year ahead on red wishing ribbons and hang them on a 7 feet tall majestic gold-leaf Wishing Tree to bring good luck in the Year of the Rat. Believed to be auspicious as per Chinese culture, the colours red and gold illuminate the artistic tree to embody this theme.
On January 24th, the eve of Chinese New Year, Hakkasan will showcase spectacular lights and laser show, coupled with a saxophonist to add to the festivities.
Come celebrate Chinese New Year Hakkasan style with a festive menu symbolic of luck, prosperity and good fortune.
When: Until Sunday, 9 February 2020
Restaurant Timings: 12 Noon to 4 pm and 7 pm to 1 am
Contact Number for Reservations: +91 22 61378005
Address: Hakkasan, 206 Krystal, Waterfield Road, Bandra (West), Mumbai 400050
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