The Excelsior, Hong Kong - Cafe on the 1st. Photo Courtesy: The Excelsior, Hong Kong

The Excelsior, Hong Kong will welcome Chef Din of Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur as a special guest chef at Café on the 1st, presenting an array of authentic Malaysian dishes during dinner buffet from 13 April until 12 May.

Featuring Klang Ba Kut Teh (Chinese herbal pork soup), Rendang Daging Temasik (Braised beef with Malaysian spices), a variety of curry dishes, Penang Asam Laksa station, and Satay station, the themed buffet offers a wide selection of Malaysian favourites. A range of durian dishes will be one of the highlights of this buffet. The exotic Malaysian premium fruit will be transformed into tempting creations, such as D24 Durian Cheesecake, Deep fried D24 Durian Dumpling, “Mao Shan Wang” Crust Nuts Durian Dumpling, Durian Vanilla Cream Roll Cake and Green Bean Soup with Sago and Durian.

The Excelsior, Hong Kong – Chinese Herbal Pork Soup
Photo Courtesy: The Excelsior, Hong Kong

“Malaysian cuisine is influenced by Chinese, Indian and Malay. It is a truly flavourful cuisine that offers an alternative to excite the taste buds in Hong Kong’s dull spring weather.” said Executive Chef Joseph Chan.

Café on the 1st also showcases fresh seafood from around the world during weekend dinner buffet, including Alaskan King Crab Legs, Boston Lobster, freshly-shucked French Oysters and more. Dinner buffet is priced at HKD538 per adult, HKD338 per child on Mondays to Thursdays and HK$638 per adult and HKD 338 per child on Fridays to Sundays, Eves of and Public Holidays.

With over 16 years of experience in authentic Malaysian cuisine, Chef Din is the Malay Chef at Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur and has won various awards throughout his career, including awards from Chef Association of Malaysia and Culinary Malaysia.