InterContinental Hotels and Resorts Dishes Up a Three Course Menu of Celebrity Chef Restaurants
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) welcomes three of the world’s best chefs, Jason Atherton, Pierre Gagnaire and Theo Randall, with the opening of new signature restaurants at InterContinental hotels and resorts in Dubai, Danang and Bangkok.
First Course: Social Fine Dining by Chef Jason Atherton
Scallop Ceviche, Pickled Kohlrabi, Fennel, Orange & Lime
Half Smoked Boston Lobster, Butter Sauce, Smoked Lemon
Whole Herb Roasted Picalou Chicken, Charred Leek, Smoked Thigh and Leek Tartine
Orange and Clove Soufflé, Chocolate Sorbet
British chef, Jason Atherton, has opened his first restaurant in the Middle East, Marina Social, in the newly opened InterContinental Dubai Marina. Chef Atherton returns to the Middle East to expand his Social restaurant concept, which began with Pollen Street Social in London three years ago, earning him a Michelin star within the first year of opening.
Marina Social features an exclusive bar – The Social Room – boasting one of the largest whisky collections in the city – while an outdoor terrace gives guests an opportunity to enjoy sundown music while resident mixologists create unique cocktails. Heading up the Marina Social team will be Executive Chef Tristin Farmer, from Atherton’s Pollen Street Social kitchen and David Vindis from sister venue Social Eating House in London.
Second Course: Modern French with Asian Influences by Chef Pierre Gagnaire
Filet of Local Sea Bass with Tandoori, Tomato and Red Beetroot Jam
Rack of Lamb and Tamarind Juice
Poached Native Lobster, Perfumed with Ginger and Coriander
Guaranja Chocolate Soufflé, Manjari Ganache, Rum Frozen Parfait
Dragon Fruit Syrup with Vanilla, Rambutan, Mangosteen, Green and Yellow Mango
InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, will have three Michelin-starred chef, Pierre Gagnaire at the helm of La Maison 1888, adding to his stable of acclaimed restaurants throughout Paris, Dubai, London, Hong Kong, Seoul, Las Vegas, Berlin, Saudi Arabia and Tokyo.
Included in Architectural Digest’s list of the most beautifully designed new restaurants, La Maison 1888 was built to recreate an antique French mansion and is the first restaurant in Vietnam to feature a Michelin-starred chef. La Maison 1888 captures the essence of haute French dining with inspiration and flavours from local Asian ingredients.
Third Course: Exceptional Italian Cuisine by Chef Theo Randall
Burrata e Pepperoni Piemontese, Carpaccio of Beef Fillet with Wild Rocket, Aged Balsamic Vinegar and Parmesan
Fritto Misto of Local Shrimp, Squash, Artichokes, Zucchini with Fresh Red Chilli and Mint
Sourdough Pizza with Fresh Goat’s Curd, Datterini Tomatoes, Rocket and Black Olives
Theo’s Soft Chocolate Cake with Crema di Mascarpone
Amalfi Lemon Tart
Celebrity chef, Theo Randall, has opened Theo Mio – his first restaurant outside the UK – at InterContinental Bangkok, bringing a taste of Italy to Thailand and adding to the city’s growing fine dining scene. With over 25 years’ of experience in some of the world’s best kitchens, including Chez Panisse in the US and River Café in London, Chef Randall began his relationship with IHG ten years ago, with the opening of Theo Randall at the InterContinental London Park Lane in 2006 and he is now bringing his passion for Italian food to Asia. With a focus on exciting seasonal menus constructed from top quality local ingredients and hand-picked Italian produce, dishes have been designed to be shared and the menu will feature a selection of small bites and antipasti that can be eaten at the lounge bar.
Chef Randall’s sourdough pizza
Bruce Ryde, Director Brand Marketing Luxury and Lifestyle Brands Asia, Middle East and Africa, IHG commented; “Chef Jason Atherton, Chef Pierre Gagnaire and Chef Theo Randall represent some of the finest chef talent in the world and partnering with them on our new exciting signature dining concepts around the Middle East and Asia will offer our guests and diners world-class dining experiences. Working alongside culinary trailblazers is incredibly exciting as they and their teams bring the very best of their experience and passion for food to our hotels. Our strategy is to continue building our portfolio of restaurant & bars through industry leading partners, products and venues in order to constantly offer even more at our hotels.”
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