(Hong Kong, June 6, 2018) Men of a certain age are notoriously difficult to buy gifts for, say thank you in style this year as Aqua Restaurant Group have put together a selection of bespoke experiences and menus to treat dad this Father’s Day on Sunday 17th June - from impressive dishes to Krug Champagne #BecauseBrunch and a glut of gifts from Giorgio Armani.
Hutong – Luxuriate in a dinner fit for gourmands, the auspicious menu features an elevated classic, the Flaming drunken chicken pot the Chinese wine aromas stand out to balance the tastes creating a robust flavour. The menu showcases chef’s brilliant talent and is priced as $997 per person. Hutong, much loved for its fiery Northern Chinese cuisine, will treat every father with a gift of Chengdu Mala Chilli Sauce, a mouth numbing and hot oil made with Sichuan green pepper and Sichuan facing heaven chilli.
|Exclusively for Father’s Day, Executive Chef will be hosting a dim sum masterclass for all the family. Chef will impart his knowledge on how to handcraft a Lobster steamed bao. Children will be shown how to create the delicious parcels, and then stamp each bun with “愛” – a symbolic meaning of love in Chinese, the perfect handmade gift to be shared with your Father at the table. The complimentary bao workshop can be enjoyed as part of Hutong’s Feng Wei Brunch, $648 per person including free-flow Veuve Cliquot Champagne and cocktails.|
|Aqua – head to one of the city’s best restaurants with a view, aqua has created a series of exclusive privileges for all Father’s on their special day. Those really looking to impress can relish in an ultra-luxury edition of #BecauseBrunch in one of aqua’s four private dining rooms, providing an intimate experience for guests and their families. Upgrade from the standard weekend brunch, sip on luxurious free-flow Krug Champagne and indulge in exquisitely tender Stone cooked A5 miyazaki beef for $1988 per person. Fathers will be delighted further by receiving a Lane Crawford gift card worth $2,500 to shop the best of the best in high-end lifestyle gifts. Guests can also enjoy #BecauseBrunch for $648 with free-flow Veuve Clicquot Champagne and cocktails from 12-3pm. For dinner, epicureans can also feast on Stone cooked A5 miyazaki beef (HKD $988) to crown the celebratory Father’s Day occasion.|
Armani/aqua - have made a careful selection of dishes from both Japanese and Italian kitchens to create an impressive Father’s Day brunch experience. Delight in #BecauseBrunch, for $648 with free-flow Veuve Clicquot Champagne and cocktails from 12-3pm. Chef has curated artfully prepared dishes including Cherry chocolate cigar with raspberry sorbet. As a special gift, the first 24 bookings will also receive an excellent apple scented Primeros cigar from Davidoff boasting with high-quality wood matches sure to awe any discerning gentleman.
The 4-course dinner is guaranteed to get you into dad’s good books and features Grilled aged-beef tenderloin with grilled fennel, French beans & red wine sauce for $588 per person, elevate the evening with the sommelier’s selected wine pairing for $298. Gentlemen who join the Father’s Day dinner will be presented with a complimentary gift from Giorgio Armani, along with an exclusive redemption letter to redeem Crema Nera oil and eau de perfume Acqua Di Gioia at Giorgio Armani Chater House.
Just for the weekend Armani/aqua has crafted a cocktail just for the occasion, a contemporary take on a pisco sour with apply brandy topped with gold leaf. Bask in the warmth and enjoy the elixir on the Armani/Prive terrace perfectly paired with the cherry chocolate cigar dessert.
|Ayuthaiya – Ayuthaiya offers a menu for $298 per person with recognisable, authentic dishes which reflect local culture and flavours, but with a contemporary flair – including Gentlemen’s firm favourite Pek Poo Chee, grilled tender pork neck salad is a faultless balance of flavours, served shredded with pan-fried shallots and Thai herbs and Kai Yang.|
For reservations for all restaurants:
2/F, Landmark Chater, Central
3583 2828 | www.armani-aqua.com
29/F +30F, One Peking, Tsim Sha Tsui
3427 2288 | www.aqua.com.hk
28th Floor, One Peking, Tsim Sha Tsui
3583 2828 | www.hutong.com.hk
35 Hollywood Road, Central
3105 5055 | www.ayuthaiya.com.hk
In 2000, former lawyer David Yeo, launched aqua restaurant with a vision to bring some of the chic restaurant buzz of New York, Tokyo and London to Hong Kong. It proved such a phenomenal success that today Aqua Restaurant Group has grown to a formidable culinary empire of 18 groundbreaking outlets which embraces some of Hong Kong’s most innovative destination restaurants including aqua, Armani/Aqua, Armani/Prive, Hutong, Tivo, Shiro, Zafran, Ayuthaiya, Dim Sum Library, a traditional authentic Chinese junk experience – aqua luna and now aqua luna II as well as talk of the town multi-faceted restaurants in London and Beijing. Throughout the years, Aqua Restaurant Group’s fundamental philosophy has remained unchanged; to prepare exquisite food using the freshest, highest quality produce and to prepare it in a way where the true flavours shine. This is coupled with service that is approachable and unobtrusive, and always in a jaw-droppingly stylish environment that features the very best of innovative Asian-inspired contemporary design, right down to the last small details, which has become the hallmark of the Aqua Restaurant Group. In early 2012, David Yeo was awarded ‘Restaurateur of the Year’ by the prestigious World Gourmet Series. This was followed by the ‘Ospitalità Italiana’ award in September 2012 for Best Italian Restaurant in Hong Kong which was presented to aqua by the Italian Chamber of Commerce.
Issued by GHC Asia on behalf of Aqua Restaurant Group
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