2 September 2022, Hong Kong SAR, China – Cucina, the Forbes Travel Guide 4-star restaurant at Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, collaborates with Australia natural and organic aromatherapy skincare brand CANVAS to present a “Multi-scent-sory Afternoon Tea” from 7 September to 8 November 2022, combining food and aromatherapy to boost your mood and energise your body and mind.
Inspired by the renowned CANVAS Pure Essential Oil collection, Chef de Cuisine Andrea Delzanno meticulously crafts an array of sweet and savoury petite treats that are beautifully showcased in a half-metre-tall golden hot air balloon tray, making for a sophisticated and truly photogenic afternoon tea. Each set also includes a voucher for a complimentary Rose Otto Pampering Set (valued at HK$330) as well as special shopping privileges from CANVAS.
Consisting of savoury bites and sweet treats, the afternoon tea blends scents and ingredients from the CANVAS Pure Essential Oil collection. The Hokkaido Scallop, Apple & Crab Meat, Caviar, Bergamot features organic bergamot non-phototoxic oil, which is usually used for relieving anxiety. Chef Andrea’s idea of spraying edible bergamot oil on the scallop brings a hint of tanginess to this delicate dish.
Offering an herbaceous aroma, basil sweet oil is good for calming and balancing and basil is also a key ingredient of the classic Italian antipasto of Bruschetta with Tomato, Basil, Red Onion. Meanwhile, guests can also add a touch of spice to their savoury delights with the Fennel and Black Pepper Paste presented in a tube packaging. Other flavoursome delicacies include Mushrooms & Leek, Truffle Mascarpone, Mini Cone; Duck Liver Terrine, Mango Jelly; and Chicken Puff.
Desserts is “stressed” spelled backwards, and just like aromatherapy, they always help to reverse and relieve stress. A fabulous range of confections, such as Lavender Panna Cotta; Madeleine with Chamomile; Lime Basil Strawberry Mousse with Rose Foam; and Rose Cheesecake, incorporate aromatic plants such as lavender, chamomile, basil and rose to satisfy anyone with a sweet tooth. The delicious Raspberry Lollipop, Macaron with Matcha with a printed CANVAS logo and the classic Raisin Scones are also not-to-be-missed items.
Cucina’s Multi-scent-sory Afternoon Tea comes with your choice of drinks, including the classic Marco Polo Earl Grape Iced Tea or beverages inspired by CANVAS Essential Oils. Choices include the Lucille, made with blood orange tea, cranberry juice, lavender syrup and basil for a sharp red colour and flavour; Melody, featuring chamomile, pineapple juice and curaçao syrup; as well as Destiny, which combines mango peach tea, apple juice, osmanthus syrup and bergamot.
Priced at HK$548 for two persons, the afternoon tea is available from 3:00pm to 5:30pm on Mondays to Fridays and 3:30pm to 5:30pm on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays from 7 September to 8 November 2022. Seize the moment and soothe your senses with this Cucina X CANVAS Multi-scent-sory Afternoon Tea.
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About Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel
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Situated in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, which earned 2022 Forbes Travel Guide Recommended Award, is part of Harbour City – Hong Kong’s largest shopping complex.
Comprised of 665 luxurious guestrooms and suites, many of which offer breathtaking waterfront views of 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 Star Ferry terminal and MTR subway stations.
Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, a gym, a lobby lounge, an all-day dining outlet, Cafe Marco, featuring a wide variety of gourmet cuisines from all over the world and our 2022 Forbes Travel Guide 4-star restaurant – Cucina, a renowned Italian Restaurant. The hotel has 14 function rooms; the largest venue can accommodate up to 430 guests, with the dedicated service of our 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 35 brands with over 500 hotels in 85 countries. Further details on Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel are available at marcopolohotels.com.
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