In celebration of the 8th Annual Chinese Restaurant Awards, Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver and Market by Jean-Georges present East Meets West, an epicurean feast prepared in collaboration between four gastronomic giants.
Flying in for two nights only, from the prestigious Michelin-starred restaurants at Shangri-La Hotel, Paris, are award-winning chefs Christophe Moret and Samuel Lee Sum. Representing the West Coast is homegrown talent Chef Ken Nakano from Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver, and internationally acclaimed Master Pastry Chef Thomas Haas.
Two exclusive evenings, Friday, January 29 and Saturday, January 30, 2016
Market by Jean-Georges at Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver
1115 Alberni Street, 3rd floor Vancouver, BC V6E 0A8 Canada
Champagne Reception and Wine, Spirits & Caviar Auction benefitting Mount Saint Joseph Hospital
East Meets West Dinner
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These master chefs will come together to prepare a seven-course menu that expresses each chef’s distinctive food philosophy, while presenting the best of French, Cantonese, and West Coast cuisine. The thread throughout this epicurean excursion is the collective passion these chefs have for showcasing seasonal products and the freshest ingredients. Delicately paired with some of France’s most prestigious wines and Champagne, this East-meets-West dinner is culinary art at its finest.
Executive Chef, L’Abeille
With more than 20 years at the helm of some of the world’s premier restaurants, Chef Christophe Moret leads Michelin-starred restaurant L’Abeille at Shangri-La Hotel, Paris. At L’Abeille, Chef Moret offers a sophisticated dining experience expressed through precise, elegant cuisine, synonymous with French gastronomy.
Samuel Lee Sum
Executive Chef, Shang Palace
Originally from Hong Kong, Chef Samuel Lee Sum leads Michelin-starred restaurant Shang Palace at Shangri-La Hotel, Paris. Chef Lee Sum is an accomplished Chinese chef well versed in subtle arts of Canton and Huaiyang regional culinary techniques. At Shang Palace, Chef Lee Sum maintains a philosophy that rejects the status quo, continually challenging himself to take his cooking a step further.
Homegrown talent Executive Chef Ken Nakano delights guests at Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver with sophisticated yet uncomplicated flavours at the hotel’s signature restaurant, Market by Jean-Georges. With a passion and dedication for authentic farm-to-table cuisine, Chef Nakano showcases the finest Canadian ingredients from coast to coast.
Owner & Executive Pastry Chef,
Thomas Haas Chocolates and Patisserie
Internationally acclaimed Chef Thomas Haas is a fourth-generation pâtissier who was first introduced to the delicate art of handcrafting chocolates and pastries in his great-grandfather’s legacy kitchen in Aichhalden, Germany. Working with top chefs in Michelin-starred restaurants across Europe allowed him to earn his stripes as Konditormeister, or Master Pastry Chef.