Chef Ferran Adriá of El Bulli fame honored by Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong with exclusive events

As part of its 10th anniversary celebrations, the iconic Landmark Mandarin Oriental hotel in Hong Kong has launched an exclusive ‘Friends of Amber’ extravagant dinner with Chef Ferran Adriá. Held for two evenings only on October 23 and 24, 2015, the event which will take place at the hotel’s Amber restaurant is an opportunity to mark the publication of Ferran Adriá’s seven-volume ‘elBulli 2005-2011’, the catalogue raisonné that documents his most prolific years as a chef.

Chef Ferran Adriá
With a menu approved by Adriá, the dinner will feature a 12-course dinner which includes a Dom Perignon Champagne reception with snacks, and 10-glass drinks pairing, with an optional non-alcoholic pairing available. Culinary Director ,Richard Ekkebus, and his team will serve dishes inspired by elBulli on china exclusively designed by leading Spanish Porcelain manufacturer, Pordamsa. Tickets for the dinner will cost HK$10,888 ($1,404) per person. Under Chef Ekkebus, Amber has been awarded two Michelin stars in the Michelin Guide Hong Kong & Macau and is placed No.38 in the 2015 World’s 50 Best Restaurants, the only Hong Kong establishment listed.

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A select group of guests will also have the opportunity to ask Adriá questions during a talk in which he explains the vision behind his pioneering culinary techniques, as well as his views on the future of gastronomy. Each guest will have a photo opportunity with Adriá. To commemorate these two special evenings, guests will take home a vintage elBulli menu signed by Adriá; which is a collector’s item in itself, and a personally dedicated copy of elBulli 2005-2011.

Guests joining the event can also enjoy a special offer on room bookings at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, available between October 21 and 26, 2015. For information or reservations, guests may contact the Reservations team directly on: +852 2132 0088 or e-mail to [email protected]