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City of Dreams presents the Michelin Guide Hong Kong Macau 2019

Author: Theodore Koumelis / Date: Wed, 11/21/2018 - 12:42
The City of Dreams in Macao
The City of Dreams in Macao

Six World-Class Chefs from Michelin-starred restaurants around the world gather to celebrate the 11th edition of the MICHELIN Guide Hong Kong Macau

HONG KONG and MACAU - Marking the 11th anniversary of the annual MICHELIN Guide Hong Kong Macau, City of Dreams will present a gala dinner themed 'Metamorphosis'. It will be an evening inspired by shifting trends and landscapes in the ever-evolving culinary world. The gala dinner will take place on Tuesday, 11th December and will include an evening of delectable dining, exuberant celebration and a gathering of industry giants. For one night only, six acclaimed chefs from 2 and 3-Michelin-starred restaurants will join hands to craft a dining experience like no other.

The theme of this year's gala dinner, "Metamorphosis", is inspired by the modern evolution of culinary trends and the industry's proclivity to adapt in the most remarkable ways. Successful chefs and restaurants never settle with the status quo. They continue to innovate and adapt to the changing times, curating diverse and ever-new experiences for their guests. In a shifting landscape, 'Metamorphosis' is a showcase of the unwavering spirit and creativity of the modern chef.

Following the memorable gastronomic journeys at City of Dreams in the past two years, Melco Resorts & Entertainment will bring the glamorous event for the third consecutive year to Macau, the newly designated "UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy". The Official Title Partner of the MICHELIN Guide Hong Kong Macau, Melco Resorts & Entertainment is proud to welcome esteemed guests to this year's celebration. This exclusive dinner event will be a celebration of top-class hospitality and gourmet dining where guests will be indulged with the unique opportunity to enjoy a seven-course dinner prepared by culinary geniuses.

In addition to City of Dreams' own superstar chefs, Fabrice Vulin of two-Michelin-starred The Tasting Room and Kelvin Au Yeung Man Yin of two-Michelin-starred Jade Dragon, the event will feature visiting culinary masters Alain Ducasse (Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athenee, France; three Michelin stars), Masa Takayama (Masa, New York City; three Michelin stars), Chan Yan Tak (Lung King Heen, Hong Kong; three Michelin stars) and David Kinch (Manresa, San Francisco USA; three Michelin stars). The evening will conclude with sensational French pastry creations by the legendary Pierre Herme.

Inspired by the theme, "Metamorphosis", the gala will be a culinary journey through each of the seven chefs' evolution over a successful career, and their interpretation of modern gastronomy.

Poached Gillardeau Oyster no.3, Shellfish Tartare, Sea Water Jelly, Ginger Cream and Lemon Confit from Menton
Fabrice Vulin -- The Tasting Room**, Hong Kong Macau 2018


Masa Toro Caviar
Masa Takayama -- Masa***, New York City 2019


Fish Maw in Rabbitfish Soup with Crab Meat Roll
Kelvin Au Yeung Man Yin -- Jade Dragon**, Hong Kong Macau 2018


Cookpot of Blue Lobster, Black Truffle and Potato
Alain Ducasse -- Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athenee***, France 2018


Steamed Sea Bass Fillet in Fermented Bean Sauce
Chan Yan Tak -- Lung King Heen***, Hong Kong Macau 2018


Grilled Beef Rib Steak, Black Garlic and Matsutake, "Jus Corse"
David Kinch -- Manresa***, San Francisco 2018 


Pierre Herme

Petit fours, tea or coffee

* Wine Pairing Details to be confirmed Closer to Event Date

Accompanying the evening's exquisite menu is a selection of highly scored Robert Parker-rated wines, for guests to enjoy.

For the night's entertainment, the opening performance will be conducted by World of Dance 2017 finalist, Fabulous Sisters, followed by a special musical performance by Hong Kong's leading female singer, Ms Kay Tse.

The gala dinner will commence at 7pm, following a cocktail reception at 6pm on 11th December, 2018 at the Grand Ballroom, City of Dreams. 


Theodore Koumelis

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Theodore is the Co-Founder and Managing Editor of TravelDailyNews Media Network; his responsibilities include business development and planning for TravelDailyNews long-term opportunities.