Waldorf Astoria Beijing is collaborating with prestigious Swiss watch and jewelry brand, Chopard, to give guests a romantic and flavorsome treat. Continuing to set standards for stylish sophistication and impeccable service, the hotel is offering "Chopard Jewelry Themed Afternoon Tea" from 1st November 2018 to 28th February 2019. This is a unique celebration of the culinary delights from Waldorf Astoria Beijing and aesthetic excellence from Chopard.
Chopard originated in Switzerland. For 158 years, it has continued the spirit of pursuing excellence and innovation. Similarly, Waldorf Astoria Beijing's talented pastry team bring their common spirit into this new themed afternoon tea, providing guests with quality and supreme experience. They carefully craft visually captivating and deliciously tempting delicacies inspired by the essence of Swiss food elements, with special emphasis on respecting nature and the environment.
"We are delighted to collaborate with the luxurious Swiss maison Chopard. Both Chopard and Waldorf Astoria are charming and distinctive brands, in pursuit of excellence and perfection," said Brian Tong, General Manager of Waldorf Astoria Beijing. "The partnership presents the opportunity to curate additional unique and unforgettable dining experience for epicures in Beijing."
The Chopard jewelry themed afternoon tea, prepared with fresh organic materials and precious ingredients, is available at Peacock Alley, a modern and stylish place at Waldorf Astoria Beijing. It offers a wide range of delicate snacks, including Caramel Williams Pear Mousse with Swiss Lindt chocolate, Vanilla Panna Cotta with Honeycomb, White Velvet Cake with Lychee and Coconut Meat, Manuka Honey Cheese Cake, Mountain Cake with Liquid Nitrogen and Self-made Diamond Sugar, which will satisfy the most fastidious palates.
The Mountain Cake with Liquid Nitrogen, presented in a way that resembles the Swiss mountains covered by mist, delights with its fine and soft texture. In addition, the chef team also for the first time introduces New Zealand Manuka honey into the cheese cake. The Manuka honey, whose antibacterial properties set it apart from traditional honey, has many health benefits such as promoting gastrointestinal functions. Paring with the authentic Swiss cheese, it makes delicate and crisp cheese cake. In addition, the hand-made diamond jelly perfectly combines Chopard jewelry and creative pastry.
Moreover, the chef team employ innovations on the William Pear Mousse with Caramel Glaze andLindt Chocolate Base, Lobster Avocado Egg Rolls, Italian Dried Beef Rolls with Swiss Cheese and Potato, Grilled Australian Wagyu with Swiss Rosti and Tomato Salsa, New Zealand Lobster with Middle Eastern Millet, Sturgeon Caviar with Mini Pepper & Salt Cake and Cheese, all of which will be offered at this unique afternoon tea set, offering guests a delightful and unforgettable time.
A new era of White Velvet Cake is also rolled out. The creative pastry chef adds fresh lychee, coconut meat, as well as a blend of rose wine and imported cream, creating the wonderful cake with achocolate and almond base. This brand-new white velvet cake is deliciously moist with a beautifully light texture. The world-renowned red velvet cake was born at Waldorf New York in 1959, and has been ordered as a classic dish on Christmas and Valentine's Day, and on other days of special occasions over the past 60 years. Developed from the red velvet cake and carrying on its spirits, quality and romanticism, the Waldorf Astoria Beijing is now proud to launch the white velvet cake.
The Chopard Jewelry Themed Afternoon Tea is priced at RMB 598 per set, subject to 15% service charge. This quality and hip afternoon tea will bring a special and sweet time to fashion icons, epicures and the discerning travellers as well.