Jakarta, November 2012, A truly exceptional dining sensation is due to take place at Jakarta’s renowned French restaurant, Lyon at Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta. Lyon will play hosts to another great Michelin-starred Chef Richard Toix.
A master in the art of food fusion, Chef Richard has been awarded by multiple institutions including a Large Table Award by Chateaux and Hotels Collection by Alain Ducasse, Michelin Bib Gourmand and many more. His most recent achievement was his partnership with Chinese painter Zhou Tiehai, where he combined painting with French traditional pastries for a grand exhibition in 2010.
With over 20 years’ of culinary experience, coupled with his great enthusiasm for French cuisine, Chef Richard opened a fine dining restaurant “Passions & Gourmandises” in the charming village of St. Benedict. His interpretation of “oysters and shallots” bewitched the Michelin inspector and led the restaurant to receive its first star in 2008, just nine months after opening.
Chef Richard’s work features beautiful, colourful presentations with unique ingredients. Some of his exceptional dishes include Crunchy Truffle and Potato Cylinder with truffle vinaigrette, Atlantic Sea Bass Fillet with olive oil, green peas and browned butter, Sautéed Pigeon with vegetables in garbure and many other artsy mouth-watering creations.
Guest may indulge in Chef Richard’s sensational specialties in a two-course set menu priced at IDR638,000++, three-course set menu priced at IDR788,000++ or a degustation menu priced at IDR1,588,000++, during lunch and dinner. For those who prefer to have an up-close dining experience with Chef Richard, can join the Chef’s Table with a minimum of four and maximum of six people and priced at IDR2,588,000++, or sign up for a cooking demo price at IDR988,000++. For further information and reservations, please contact Lyon at email@example.com or call +62 (21) 2993 8888.About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
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