Mandarin Oriental receives 11 Michelin stars
No fewer than nine diverse restaurants from Mandarin Oriental hotels around the world have been honoured in the 2011 Michelin Guides.
In Europe, Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona celebrates its first anniversary with the news that Moments restaurant, headed by the renowned chef Carme Ruscalleda and chef Raül Balam has been awarded a Michelin star in the newly launched Spanish Guía Michelin. For the celebrated Catalan chef, this is one more star to add to her collection of five stars shared between her two other restaurants located in Sant Pol de Mar and in Tokyo. Rasoi by Vineet has maintained its coveted one star status by Michelin’s 2011 Guide for Switzerland. The restaurant offers the cuisine of London-based Michelin starred chef, Vineet Bhatia, who specialises in deliciously spectacular “evolved” Indian food. In Munich, Restaurant Mark’s at Mandarin Oriental, Munich again retained its coveted Michelin star status. The restaurant’s Chef Tobias Jochim delights diners with predominantly French dishes that have been inspired from travels around the Mediterranean.
In Asia, the Group is delighted to have a total of three Michelin starred restaurants in Hong Kong. The Group’s flagship property, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong is home to two Michelin starred restaurants. Pierre on the top floor of the hotel, which features the bold cuisine of multi award-winning, three Michelin starred chef, Pierre Gagnaire has achieved two Michelin star status, while the Mandarin Grill + Bar, a Hong Kong dining institution, where artistic Executive Chef Uwe Opocensky serves a modern interpretation of grill classics and the city’s finest seafood, has retained its one Michelin star. Amber at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, also maintained its coveted two Michelin star status. The restaurant features the innovative and exhilarating cuisine of talented Chef Richard Ekkebus.
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