[Friday, March 31] Two signature restaurants at MGM – Imperial Court at MGM MACAU and Five Foot Road at MGM COTAI, have been recognized for their culinary excellence with listings in the prestigious 100 Top Tables 2023 hosted by internationally renowned media, South China Morning Post (SCMP). This recognition serves as a testament to MGM’s unwavering strive to strengthen Macau’s position as a UNESCO-designated “Creative City of Gastronomy,” meanwhile promoting Chinese culture through gastronomy and craftsmanship.
Published annually, the SCMP 100 Top Tables guide names the best restaurants in Hong Kong and Macau, honors and celebrates the Food and Beverage industry of both cities. Coming to its 11th edition, the signature dining guide has been recognized as the definitive guide to the executive dining scene in Hong Kong and Macau.
Upon receiving the two recognitions, Geoffrey Simmons, Vice President of Food & Beverage at MGM, expressed his appreciation. “Imperial Court, featuring Lingnan specialties and Five Foot Road of authentic Chengdu-Sichuanese cuisine are the two crown jewels of Macau’s dining scene, both uniquely positioned to demonstrate the-state-of-the art of fine dining in regional Chinese cuisine, well-received by connoisseurs in the region. This recognition is a testimony to our pursuit of excellence in culinary and service and most of all, our desire to share the great stories of Chinese culture to guests from near and afar. We will continue to offer one-of-a-kind dining experiences with originality and innovation to elevate the Macau gastronomic landscape.”
Essence of Lingnan Culinary Craftsmanship
Listed on the SCMP 100 Top Tables once again, Imperial Court serves enticing classic Lingnan culinary fare with a modern, reinvented twist. The grand dining room of restaurant is home to a signature ornamental column featuring a masterful craving of a dragon, which coheres with the exquisite Liuli (traditional colored glaze used by ancient Chinese royal families) tableware. While the menu pays tributes to the essence of Lingnan culinary culture, which are seasonality, balanced seasoning and focus on the original flavors of ingredients, Chef de Cuisine Homan Tsui also values creativity in his practice at Imperial Court, pushing him to continue expanding horizons of gastronomy enthusiasts. Taste the gem of Lingnan cuisine with the Crispy fried chicken skin with shrimp mousse and salted fish flakes, a handcrafted classic reinvented by Chef Homan to a whole new level.
Authentic Chengdu-Sichuanese Cuisine
Sichuanese restaurant Five Foot Road takes guests back in time to the Sichuanese fine dining experience of official banquets and soirée for the respected society held at the mansions of Chengdu back in the early 20th century. Stepping into the Chinese ornamented dining room with landscape paintings and poetry calligraphies, guests embark on a multi-sensory discovery journey with the most authentic delicacies that bring flavors beyond the public perception of fiery and hot. With nearly 40 years of culinary experience, Chef Yang Dengquan, Chef de Cuisine of the restaurant, delivers the daintiest side of Sichuanese authentic cooking with his combination of meticulous execution and high-quality ingredients, introducing the distinctive 24 flavors of Sichuan Cuisine to locals and tourists. Numerous classic Chengdu dishes served at the mansions of the old times are featured on the restaurant’s, including the Stewed minced chicken bouillon with bird’s nest, which brings a long-lasting fragrance is known as the epitome of Chengdu cuisine.
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MGM is an abbreviation for MGM China Holdings Limited (HKEx: 2282) and is a leading developer, owner and operator of gaming and lodging resorts in the Greater China region. We are the holding company of MGM Grand Paradise, SA which holds one of the six gaming concessions to run casino games in Macau. MGM Grand Paradise, SA owns and operates MGM MACAU, the award-winning premium integrated resort located on the Macau Peninsula and MGM COTAI, a contemporary luxury integrated resort in Cotai, which opened in early 2018 and more than doubles our presence in Macau.
MGM MACAU is a Forbes Five-Star luxury integrated resort inspired by the arts with every element of the resort infused with creativity and style. MGM MACAU has approximately 600 guest rooms and suites and boasts a number of distinguishing features, including the architecturally stunning European-inspired Grande Praça, housed under a soaring glass ceiling. MGM MACAU’s world class facilities include the MGM Art Space, dedicating over 5,000 square feet to display authentic works of art, conference and event facilities, spa, and seven signature restaurants and bars to fulfill any gastronomic craving. Our property is conveniently located on the Macau Peninsula and is directly connected to the luxury retail shopping complex, One Central.
MGM COTAI is the latest integrated resort of MGM in China. Designed as the “jewelry box” of Cotai, it offers approximately 1,400 hotel rooms and suites, Asia’s first dynamic theater, meeting space, high end spa, retail offerings and food and beverage outlets as well as the first international Mansion at MGM for the ultimate luxury experience. The Spectacle at MGM COTAI becomes the record holder of the largest free-span gridshell glazed roof (self-supporting) on January 19, 2019, making it the first architectural and structural GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for Macau, China. MGM COTAI is being developed to drive greater product diversification and bring more advanced and innovative forms of entertainment to Macau as it grows as a global tourist destination. MGM COTAI is the only mega complex and hotel in Macau to gain three-star certification in both Green Building Design and Operation Label, as well as the first hotel in the Greater Bay Area and second in Greater China to receive the certifications.
MGM China is majority owned by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands including Bellagio, ARIA, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and Park MGM. For more information about MGM Resorts International, visit the Company's website at www.mgmresorts.com.
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