Musical Christmas and New Year @ InterContinental Kuala Lumpur

Feel the warmth of the festives as InterContinental® Kuala Lumpur celebrates a musical Christmas with grandiose dining experiences at all day dining restaurant, Serena Brasserie, and award winning signature restaurants Tao Chinese Cuisine and Tatsu Japanese Cuisine and an array of festive gourmet for takeaway. Exclusive for guests this season, a 15% early bird discount applies to festive buffet reservations with full payment made before 11 December 2015.

The revel of the magical season begins with the Christmas Eve dinner at Serena Brasserie, showcasing heartwarming Christmas selections of over 100 dishes including traditional roasts, turkey, seafood and grill and an array of the season’s customary desserts on 24 December 2015, at RM 198 nett per person with an additional charge of RM 30 nett per person for a free flow of soft drink and juices, or a RM 150 nett per person surplus for a free flow of wines inclusive of Prosseco and beers.

Guests will be spoilt for choice come Christmas Day, as all day dining restaurant Serena Brasserie brings in the extravagance with a Sparkling Christmas Brunch complemented with the jolly ambiance of Christmas caroling, and the Seafood Christmas Buffet Dinner to bring out the wonders of Christmas.

The Sparkling Christmas Brunch, available on 25 December 2015 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm, is priced at RM 268 nett per person, with the Seafood Christmas Buffet Dinner at RM 198 nett. Both spreads are complemented correspondingly with a free flow of soft drink and juices at an additional charge of RM 30 nett, or a RM 150 nett surplus for a free flow of wines inclusive of the Italian white wine Prosseco and beers.

The elaborate seasons of giving further livens up with a deluxe 6-course Christmas set menu from Tao Chinese Cuisine, an elegant medleyof fish maw, tiger grouper fish roll, smoked lamb cutlet, and wholesome meal of marinated hand-pulled noodles, essentially orchestrated by executive Chinese chef Wong Lian You, an award winning and Red Majesty Cup Chef. With a knack in redefining traditional cooking methods with premium ingredients and contemporary presentation, the exquisite flavours in Chef Wong’s masterpiece is one not to be missed, correspondingly available on 24 December to 26 December 2015 at RM 188 nett per person.

The thrilling flavours of Christmas at Tatsu Japanese Cuisine is a similarly stirring experience, with executive Japanese chef Tadashi Inose amassing his four decades of culinary experience in the pleasing festive 5-Course Set Menu. The main course choices of Norwegian Salmon saikyou miso yakiand wasabi mashed potatoes, along with the pick of chargrilled lamb rack Japanese Umami eggplant and burdock is a pleasure not to be missed this Christmas.

To enrich the ambiance of the season, Chef Tadashi arrayed a picturesque appetiser of seasonal blue fin tuna and sea bream sashimi, amalgating the slices with a salt snowman and dry ice. With fresh, delicate flavours pleasing your palates, this Festive Set Menu is availablefrom 24 December to 26 December 2015 at RM 188 nett per person.

As the festivity wraps up, the merriment rekindles with a Boxing Day high tea and dinner buffeton 26 December 2015, with RM 98 nett per person for high tea, and RM 150 nett per person for dinner. Guests can expect freshly flown-in seafood on ice selections of mussels, pacific prawns, and flower crab, with gratifying fête offerings such as traditional whole roasted turkey, creamy chicken pie with mushroom, and a delightful dessert corner serving luscious season’s pudding with brandy sauce, liquorice crème brulee, rum baba with chantilly cream, and an array of yule logsflavoured in blackforest, raspberry double cheese, chocolate pear caramel, and cherries compote pistachio.

Guests will also be able to enjoy the delectable array of InterContinental festive takeaway, with assorted homemade Christmas cookies, Chocolate figurines, Christmas specialty cakes, and season favourites such as oven roasted Angus beef striploin with thyme and shallot juice (minimum order of 1 kilogram), foot long smoked Hickory barbequed beef ribs (minimum order of 2 kilograms), roasted whole turkey with sage and chestnut bread stuffing, cranberry jelly, and gilbet juice.The rack of succulent and tender foot-long beef ribs, slowly smoked with intense hickory flavour for the ultimate fall-off-the-bone meat, is a traditional recipe by Australian executive chef Sam Kung that is packed with flavour that pleases all.

Assorted homemade Christmas cookies, encompassing the mailaenderli, sable, cinnamon cookies, baslerleckerli, biberli, brunsli, macadamia cookies, and assorted Christmas pack, is available at RM 18 nett per pack of 150 grams, whilst assorted chocolate figurines are priced at RM 22 and RM 42 nett each.

Assorted homemade Christmas goodies, inclusive the Christmas pudding with traditional brandy sauce, traditional marzipan stolen, variant flavours of yule log cake, traditional fruit mince pies, and panforte, are available from RM 15 nett. This year’s festive fruitcake pays homage to the traditional Italian dessert, Panforte. Baked fresh daily and bringing the waft of festive scent in the air, this chewy delight of almond and baked fruits spiced with nutmeg and cinnamon is sealed with delicious honey.Season favouritesof Angus beef striploin, barbequed beef ribs, and turkey roasts are also available from RM 42 nett.

Exclusive for the festive season, guests will be able to enjoy the InterContinental Festive Hamper, packed with the seasonal goodies of panforte, traditional Marzipan stollen, Chef Chan’s signature Christmas pudding, baslerleckerli (honey cookies), brunsli(almond and chocolate cookies), selections from TWG Tea inclusive of TWG Light Tea and the Red of Africa Tea Jelly, priced at RM 350 nett per hamper, available from 1 December to 26 December 2015.

Heartwarming Christmassy evenings of festive musical is a sure-fire way to sprinkle some holiday spirit into the season. From classic Christmas carols, stunning jazz orchestra, melodic piano pieces to invariably energetic and finely burnished string ensemble, InterContinental Kuala Lumpur Christmas musical highlights are surely to leave guests with a warm glow. In collaboration with the Malaysian Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, Japanese Women’s Association and Julliad Music School of Performing Arts, the performances will take place on selected evenings from 11 December to 25 December 2015.

Enrich your seasons of gifting with InterContinental Kuala Lumpur. For more dining reservations or information, call +603 2782 6000 / +603 2782 6228 or email foodandbeverage@intercontinental-kl.com.my. Visit us at www.intercontinental-kl.com.my and follow on Facebook and Instagram @intercontinental.kualalumpur and Twitter @ interconkl.