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Afternoon tea for the ‘Lady in Red’

Jan 08. 2020
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By The Nation

Siam Kempinski’s Hanuman Bar celebrates anniversary with quail eggs, salmon tartar

The Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok is marking the 10th anniversary of its parent chain’s “Kempinski Lady in Red” global ambassador programme, designed to signify excellent care and service excellence and attention to detail.

“Our brand ambassadors are easily spotted in their striking uniforms and ever-present smiles,” said Richard Schestak, managing director of the Bangkok property. 

“Dedicated to please and educated to entertain, they are alert to any opportunity to go one step beyond to craft unforgettable experiences for our guests, acting as both the perfect host and a trusted companion during their stay.”

Pastry chef Franck Istel will be presenting a “10 Years Lady in Red Edition’ Afternoon Tea from January 17 and 31, daily from 2 to 5pm.

It begins with a sandwich of smoked chicken, pistachio and cream cheese, followed by canapes including egg salad with quail egg and chervil on soft brioche, salmon tartar on pumpernickel bread with sour cream and topped with salmon roe, herbed cream cheese and cucumber on crispy oat bread. 

Then comes sweet concoctions such as the Lady in Red macaron, raspberry and marshmallow tartlet, a mini-pot of white chocolate with strawberry salad, matcha green tea cherry mini-cubes, opera slice cake with coffee cream and chocolate ganache, and passion-fruit mousse with wild strawberry mini-cubes. 

There’ll also be traditional English scones, of course. Plain and raisin scones are freshly baked and served with raspberry jam, passion-fruit curd and clotted cream.

This price is Bt1,010-plus per set and Includes a choice of Ronnenfeldt tea or Lavazza coffee and a Lady in Red teddy bear.

The location is the Hanuman Bar on the lobby floor of Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok.

 

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