The most sophisticated and beautifully crafted Afternoon Tea Reimagined is divulged at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok

General Press Releases Friday July 20, 2018 17:41
Bangkok--20 Jul--Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok
Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok is unveiling a new-look week-end Afternoon Tea concept as part of the hotel's magnificent eighth anniversary celebrations this September.

The new sophisticated and state-of-the-art "Afternoon Tea Reimagined" expands this popular English tradition by offering a more substantial selection of savoury and sweet items that are served course by course, rather than as a one-time tea set on the table.

"We wanted to upgrade and redefine our afternoon tea experience by adding even more elegance and sophistication. Our new week-end afternoon tea is a beautiful orchestration of five set courses served by our staff," explained Executive Chef Stefan Trepp. "We have given this concept considerable thought and we have taken great care to create a balanced menu that offers variety, value, quality and enjoyment."

"Afternoon Tea Reimagined" crafted by Kempinski is a spectacular culinary journey presented in the elegant setting of the hotel's grand lobby and Hanuman Bar. The five-course afternoon tea consists of canapes, sandwiches, scones, mini eclairs and mignardises. The canapes include rice cracker with marinated duck, massaman peanut butter and sweet Thai garlic; crispy Thai tea roll; and mini honey with lime matcha cone. The finely-cut sandwiches include smoked salmon and crab rillettes with horseradish butter and lemon, pickled cucumber served with blinis and pumpernickel; and BBQ pork steamed bao with cilantro mayo.

The pastries and delicate desserts include freshly baked scones served with raspberry preserves, passion fruit curd and clotted cream; a selection of mini eclairs including passion fruit and mango eclair; bourbon vanilla and apricot eclair; and white chocolate cherry eclair; whilst the mignardises include marshmallow, pralines and assorted macaroons.

"At Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok we recognise the importance of a well-spent week-end afternoon, especially for those who live and work amid the hustle and bustle of busy Bangkok. There is surely no better way to unwind than by enjoying Afternoon Tea Reimagined in the company of family and friends whilst at the same time sipping a cup of delicious aromatic tea," added Stefan Trepp. "We look forward to welcoming local and international culinary connoisseurs to savour this creative transformation of a fine afternoon tradition."

The new sophisticated and state-of-the-art afternoon tea is Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok's latest beautiful and uplifting crafted gastronomy experience. Guests can enjoy a true performance as one course after another is perfectly orchestrated whilst the harpist is serenading beautifully, adding a graceful atmosphere to a mellow week-end afternoon.

"Afternoon Tea Reimagined" is available every week-end at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok from Saturday 1 September 2018, served between 14:00 hrs and 17:00 hrs. A harpist will serenade guests with a tranquil background of musical entertainment every week-end afternoon. Priced at THB 999++ per person.

For more information about Hanuman Bar, please call +66 (0) 2 162 9000 or email: hanuman.siambangkok@kempinski.com
About Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok:

On 27 September 2010, Kempinski Hotels; Europe's oldest luxury hotel group, opened its first property in Thailand's capital city of Bangkok. Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, the city-resort adjacent to Sra Pathum Palace, located in the heart of Bangkok's premier shopping and entertainment district. The luxury five-star hotel combines Kempinski's trademark of European flair with the traditions of Thai hospitality. Every one of the hotel's 401 guest rooms and suites overlooks the properties surrounding gardens and pools and 21 rooms have direct access to the pool. Thai artistic heritage is a key theme of the Siam Kempinski Hotel. The property displays 4,000 pieces of art, including over 200 original paintings and sculptures by Thai artists commissioned to create art for the property. A new website will soon be launched to showcase the amazing talents of Thai artists. www.kempinski.com/bangkok

About Kempinski:

Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe's oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski's rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now manages a portfolio of 74 five-star hotels and residences in 32 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts and prestigious residences. Each one is imbued with the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world's largest alliance of independent hotel brands.

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