Experience Macau’s First “Manchu Han Imperial Feast” at Fook Lam Moon
(Hong Kong and Macau, 30 January 2019) – Fook Lam Moon, Galaxy MacauTM’s Michelin Plate Cantonese restaurant, is launching a first in Macau dining experience which brings to life the most prestigious culinary event in Chinese history – the Manchu Han Imperial Feast, supporting of the Macau Government’s direction to promote Macau as a City of Gastronomy. Reservations are available from now for connoisseurs to taste this sophisticated feast!
The Manchu Han Imperial Feast was first held on Qing Emperor Kangxi’s 66th birthday. It provided the Emperor with the perfect opportunity to celebrate the diverse cultural heritage of China. The feast encapsulated over 5,000 years of Chinese history, drawing from culinary traditions of different ethnic groups, especially those of Manchu and Han people. With more than 108 mouthwatering Manchu and Han Chinese dishes, the feast lasted for three days, spanning six banquets, and was reserved for emperors.
After Hong Kong’s Guobin restaurant attempted it, back in 1977 until now, Fook Lam Moon presents the first ever Manchu Han Imperial Feast Degustation Menu in Macau. The prestigious feast introduces the essence of the Manchu Han Imperial Feast through 15 exquisite dishes selected from the two most important banquets: Longmen Banquet and Luming Banquet, and reinterpreted into a modern set menu fit for gourmands.
The dazzling feast at Galaxy Macau offers a selection of the exquisite dishes enjoyed by the emperor and his guests, using the finest, rarest delicacies of our day prepared to exacting standards. The talented culinary team led by Galaxy Macau’s Asian Culinary Head, Chef Simon Tho and Fook Lam Moon’s Chef de Cuisine, Chef Au Yeung Chung Kei, work together with culinary consultant Chef Lam Chan Kuok, who received a “Medal of Merit” from Macau Government. They have made meticulous preparations together to ensure the quality of the feast. This includes the sourcing of ingredients, tableware and serving methods.
To prepare the feast, Galaxy Macau chefs are using some of the region’s most precious ingredients; replacing original culinary components with modern and eco-friendly substitutes as needed. Esteemed ingredients include water turtle leg, Yoshihama abalone, deluxe fish maw, French quail, sea cucumber, giant grouper fish maw and wild goose. Besides, the presentation of the dishes also requires the supreme techniques of the culinary team. Highlight dishes include Marinated Goose with White Asparagus, Black Truffle, Lobster and Assorted Mushrooms, a dish which is presented like a poetic picture bringing blessings and success; Braised Water Turtle Leg with French Quail, Conpoy and Pigeon Egg, featuring a leg of a giant turtle weighing over 25 kg; and Manchurian Roasted Pork Leg, sensationally served by two chefs carrying the pork leg on their shoulders, as music plays in the background.
The Manchu Han Imperial Feast Degustation Menu at Fook Lam Moon is now available for reservation. True epicureans wishing to taste a superb feast originally created for emperors won’t want to miss the famed and elaborate feast at Fook Lam Moon, only at Galaxy Macau, the dining destination in Asia. Please note that 14 days’ advanced booking is required – so make your reservations at +853 8883 2221 now and experience the feast of a lifetime!
|Sumptuous dishes include Marinated Goose with White Asparagus, Black Truffle, Lobster and Assorted Mushrooms, offering guests blessings and success.|
|Braised Water Turtle Leg with French Quail, Conpoy and Pigeon Egg is a delectable choice for a la carte guests or as part of the full Manchu Han Imperial Feast.|
|The Manchurian Roasted Pork Leg is a sensation to behold, served by two chefs carrying the pork leg on their shoulders as music plays in the background.|
|Macau’s First “Manchu Han Imperial Feast” at Fook Lam Moon.|