Kick off the auspicious Year of the Red Fire Monkey with fiery excitement and gastronomic delights at Edsa Shangri-La, Manila. Gather your loved ones and celebrate good fortune, prosperity, good health and a propitious 2016 together as you take part in a timeless tradition and welcome positivity with a dynamic and colourful Lion and Dragon Dance Blessing Ceremony with drumrolls, eye-dotting and coin tossing rites in the main lobby of the hotel on February 8, 2016, Monday, 10:30 a.m.
Welcome the most significant event in the Chinese lunar calendar with friends and family at Edsa Shangri-La, Manila’s exceptional Chinese restaurant, Summer Palace, notable for its exquisite and authentic Cantonese cuisine. Bask in its royal feast of beautifully crafted set menus – Wealth, Prosperity and Longevity, specially prepared by Executive Chinese Chef Tony Sum and his creative culinary team.
Fill yourselves with propitious entrées highlighting Summer Palace’s Wealth Menu starting off with the renowned braised treasure soup by Chef Tony and a vast assortment of specially prepared Chinese creations such as roasted pecking duck, steamed whole sea bass with minced garlic, baked fresh scallops with homemade tofu in special sauce, minced duck meat on a bed of lettuce, fried la mien noodles with seafood, hot red bean cream with glutinous rice ball and steamed layered cake. Make the feast extra special with the traditional Yee Sang or Yu Shang, a popular practice also known as the ‘Prosperity Toss.’ Yee Sang consists of more than 20 ingredients all chosen for its symbolism and is considered to be a must-have dish for Chinese New Year festivities to attract happiness, wealth and good fortune. Complementing this unique offering are other auspicious set menus signifying abundance.
Guests may also celebrate the start of the blissful year at the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant HEAT which highlights international specialties and a spread of Chinese delicacies featuring Chinese Dim Sum Chef Andy Liew’s prosperity dim sum made with lucky ingredients and the traditional Yee Sang. Make the event more memorable by celebrating with your family and friends for only Php1,890nett per person for lunch and Php2,300nett per person for dinner buffet on February 8. Heat will be serving Chinese specialties for dinner buffet only.
Give the gift of good fortune with Summer Palace’s celebrated fish shaped tikoy for only Php1,338 net for a single box. An auspicious symbol believed to bring good luck in the year of the Fire Monkey. A timeless variety of shapes and delectable flavors are also available to choose from: radish cake, taro cake, pumpkin cake and water chestnut for Php888net per box and gold bar tikoy for Php588net. 25% savings await guests who will purchase 100 boxes and above. All delicacies are wrapped in exquisite gift boxes, perfect for family, friends and business partners, available at the hotel lobby.