Hong Kong SAR, China, 3 February 2023 – Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and guests can celebrate their love and spoil their significant other with an intimate five-course Italian set dinner at Cucina. Guests can also relish in exquisite wine pairings for the ultimate romantic evening set against the city’s glittering skyline.
Meticulously crafted by Italian Chef de Cuisine Andrea Delzanno, the romantic feast kicks off with two glasses of Welcome Champagne followed by a starter of Lobster Jelly, Sea Urchin, Cauliflower Purée, Oscietra Caviar. Bursting with the flavours of the sea, this vibrant dish features a sweet and smooth cauliflower purée that perfectly complements the lobster and sea urchin, while caviar adds a luxurious touch. It’s followed by the Linguine with Bell Pepper Juice, Marinated Scampi, Paprika, Lime – a delicious dish that combines pasta with delicate scampi and bright citrus.
Couples can then toast to their love with the indulgent Pink Champagne and Rose Sorbet before they are offered a choice between two mains: Baked Halibut Fillet, Beetroot Crust, Sautéed Clams, Romanesco Purée or Roasted Beef Tenderloin, Seared Duck Liver, Mixed Berry Sauce, Chanterelles, Black Truffle. The former features a crunchy beetroot crust and creamy romanesco purée for a complex layering of taste and texture, while the latter is the perfect choice for meat aficionados who love strong and rich flavours.
Guests can end their exquisite dinner on a sweet note with the decadent dessert of Dark Chocolate and Raspberry Mousse, Passion Fruit Sauce. With two mousse desserts making up the shape of a whole heart, this sweet treat is the perfect way for guests to express their love to their special someone.
The intimate five-course Italian set dinner menu is priced at HK$2,188* for two and will be served during 11-14 February 2023. For an additional HK$580* per person, guests can enjoy four glasses of the finest wines selected by Cucina’s Sommelier to pair with the menu for the ultimate romantic experience. To extend the romance, guests can also bring home a bottle of Charles de Cazanove champagne at a special price of HK$520.
To celebrate the special occasion, guests who dine at Cucina during 11 – 14 February will receive a gift card which entitles the guests to enjoy a complimentary Abeille Royale Hand Massage Service and a Fragrance Kit upon completion of service at designated Guerlain boutique or counter.
Cucina – 2022 Forbes Travel Guide four-star restaurant
Address: Level 6, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Tel: +852 2113 0808 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.cucinahk.com
*Prices are subject to a 10% service charge
About Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel
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Situated in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, which earned the 2022 Forbes Travel Guide Recommended Award, is part of Harbour City – Hong Kong’s largest shopping complex.
The hotel comprises 665 luxurious guestrooms and suites, many of which offer breath-taking views of the celebrated Victoria Harbour. Within a short walk are landmarks such as the Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong Cultural Centre and 1881 Heritage. The hotel is also on the doorstep of the Star Ferry terminal and MTR subway stations.
Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel features an outdoor swimming pool; a gym; a lobby lounge; the all-day dining outlet, Cafe Marco, which features a wide variety of gourmet cuisines from all over the world; and our 2022 Forbes Travel Guide 4-star Italian restaurant, Cucina. The hotel has 14 function rooms, the largest of which can accommodate up to 430 guests, as well as a dedicated and professional Banquet Services Team.
The hotel is part of Wharf Hotels, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Wharf (Holdings) Ltd, a Hong Kong-listed company with core business interests in property and investments in communications and container-terminal operations. Other Wharf Hotels properties include Gateway Hotel and Prince Hotel in Hong Kong as well as hotels in mainland China and the Philippines. Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, bringing together more than 40 brands with over 800 hotels in 100 countries.
Further details on Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel are available at marcopolohotels.com.
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