Lunar New Year Celebrations

Lunar New Year Celebrations

Inspire your palate with a variety of options this Chinese New Year

08 Dec 2022

Feast Your Way Into The Year Of The Rabbit at The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore

Singapore,  8 December 2022 – As the Year of the Rabbit dawns, spend quality time with those nearest and dearest to you over an intimate reunion meal at home or at The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore. From auspicious set menus for lunch and dinner; traditional Yu Sheng; prosperity-inspired dishes from the Arcade; afternoon tea, and even take-home treats, there is an abundance of creations for you to choose from.

 

15 Stamford by Alvin Leung

 

Curated Chinese New Year Set Menus

15 Stamford by Alvin Leung presents a treasure trove of exquisite set menus for lunch and dinner. From 9 January 2023 to 5 February 2023 guests can enjoy modern twists on classic Asian flavours. The dining venue will offer a four-course Chinese New Year Set Lunch Menu (S$78++) and a five-course CNY Set Dinner Menu (S$168++), with an option to elevate the meal with wine pairings at an additional S$88++ per person.

 

 

(Image Above: 15 Stamford by Alvin Leung’s Set Menus; Lunch; Dinner) 

The lunch menu features dishes such as the Haddock ”Yu Sheng” - a quintessential festive dish to signify abundance and prosperity for the new year . Charrgrilled Abalone with spiced pineapple, Spanish ham, chilli petit pois and corn shoot features a modern twist on the mollusk is another highlight, as is a Kurobuta Pork Shoulder paired with romanesco, pork fat potato, lardo crisp and topped with a pineapple glaze. Bite into a delectable “Nian Gao” Mochi with desiccated coconut, palm sugar and Thai yam ice cream for a perfectly sweet finish.

Dinner begins with an immaculate Razor Clam & Abalone presented with a tamarind gel, shallot, olive caviar, black fungus and a chilli-lime emulsion. As the night continues, the table will be treated to some of the best produce available, including their Canadian Lobster and Quail, offering a flavourful bite and the Flounder served with fried baby leek, lemongrass and coconut foie gras. Finish the night with a traditional and refreshing Osmanthus Soup packed with the goodness of water chestnut, peach gum and white fungus.

 

The Atelier

Curated CNY Set Menus

With its discerning style and elegance, The Capitol Kempinski Singapore’s Atelier makes for an exclusive and sophisticated backdrop for your Chinese New Year gatherings. From 9 January 2023 to 5 February 2023 guests can book their reunion meal with a range of menus to enjoy.

For lunch (S$138++), start the reunion with a hearty Drunken Chicken with Sea Jelly and Smoked Duck Breast. Continue with a sea of classics such as the Braised Sea Treasure and Shredded Abalone in Essence Broth. There is also Braised Sea Cucumber with Black Moss and Chinese Mushroom to symbolise the new year and that everything will continue to move upwards in life. Sample some of the best seafood available with the Steamed Red Garoupa with Garlic Sauce and Braised Ee Fu Noodles with Crab Meat. End the festivities on a sweet note with a Sweet Walnut Cream Soup.

  

 

(Image Above: The Atelier Set Menus; Lunch; Dinner)

 Dinner (S$168++) offers an epicurean blend with six courses, including some remarkable seafood options to ring in prosperity for the lunar new year. Begin the evening with a Crispy Soft-Shell Crab with Green Wasabi & Mango followed by a Double Boiled Chicken Soup, Matsutake Mushroom, Dried Scallop and Sea Cucumber. Guests will be treated to contemporary Asian creations like the tender, savoury and succulent 10-head Abalone & Dried Oysters with Stir-fried Vegetables and a whole Steamed Chilean Sea Bass with Crispy Fermented Bean & Conpoy Crumbs for added abundance. Finally, end the meal with the fragrant Glutinous Rice with Japanese Dried Scallop & Chinese Preserved Meat and a delightful Hot Walnut Dew Soup with Rice Dumplings to savour with loved ones for a blessed new year ahead.

The Atelier also offers an eight-course CNY Dinner (S$238++), with the star of ‘vigour and abundance’ The Capitol Kempinski Abalone Yu Sheng Platter, offering an auspicious selection of ingredients to be tossed. The feast continues with an indulgent Pan-fried Foie Gras and Chilean Sea Bass with Orange and Mango. Guests will be treated like royalty with the Bird Nest and Dried Scallop Soup and Steamed Red Garoupa Fillet with Black Garlic Sauce. Herald in good luck with the Braised Sea Cucumber with Black Moss and Chinese Mushroom and Fried Zhenjiang Pork Prime Rib. Wrap up the new year celebrations with Baked Rice with Chinese Preserved Meat and Mud Crab Meat, followed by the crowd favourite Mango Pomelo with Vanilla Gelato. 
 

The Boutique

 

Sumptuous Takeaways

For Chinese New Year celebrations happening at home, you can re-create the hotel’s signature dining experience with fuss-free takeaways. Toss to a year of abundance and prosperity with The Capitol Kempinski Yu Sheng Platter. The platter features fresh Norwegian Salmon and Kiwi Vinaigrette and can be further customised with add-on options including Hiramasa Kingfish and Hokkaido Scallops. The platter is available for delivery, with the option of serving three to five pax (S$88+) and six to 10 pax (S$168+).

 

(Image Above: The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore’s Signature Pen Cai)

 

The Capitol Kempinski’s Signature “Pen Cai” is perfect for any home gathering (S$408++). This layered dish symbolising wealth and abundance is served in a claypot and comes generously loaded with top-class ingredients, including Abalone, Fish Maw, Sea Cucumber, Tiger Prawns, Chicken Wings, Duck Sausage and much more - all simmered and cooked to perfection in an aromatic sauce - perfect for your family reunion dinner.

Available for delivery between 9 January 2023 to 5 February 2023, impress family and friends with a variety of hampers from the Boutique. The Lunar New Year Prosperity Hamper Grand Box (S$368++) includes 24 pineapple tarts, crispy hae bi hiam rolls, pork floss cookies, canned abalone, premium X.O. sauce, fried oyster, fried black moss, Nyonya kaya spread, caramel kaya spread, Mist Valley tea and Champagne Delamotte. Festive goodies such as Pineapple Tarts, Pork Floss cookies, signature premium X.O. sauce and many more are also available for delivery separately.

Enjoy a 20% discount on Super Early Bird pre-orders from 26 December 2022 to 1 January 2023, or 15% off when you order between 2 January 2023 and 8 January 2023. Chinese New Year Deliveries can be ordered via the hotel’s online shop https://shop-capitolkempinski.com/. Island-wide delivery (S$30 to S$50 per location depending on dates) is available.

 

Lobby Lounge

Bountiful Afternoon Tea

Start the festivities in the afternoon with the Bountiful Afternoon Tea at the Lobby Lounge with free-flow tea (from $56++ inclusive of tea pairing); there will also be an option to top-up an extra S$42++ to allow for two and a half hours of free-flow sparkling wine. Guests will be treated to a delightful array of Chinese-inspired afternoon tea snacks with a touch of European influence in a carefully curated five-course menu. Bond with loved ones over savoury bites like the Maine Lobster Pie Tee, Roasted Beef Roll and Hoisin Smoked Duck Quiche. Then, refresh your palate with a Pineapple Sorbet topped with sparkling wine before indulging in the Plum Pudding with Lychee Liqueur. Other festive inspired sweet treats featured include the Chrysanthemum Bavarian with goji berry curd, Mandarin Orange Choux, and Honey Pineapple Tart

(Image Above: Lobby Lounge’s Bountiful Afternoon Tea)

 

The Bar at 15 Stamford

For the connoisseurs or rum aficionados, the Red Gift Box from The Bar at 15 Stamford is a festive gift as elegant as it is exquisite. Each box comes with a select range of Cuban rum handpicked from the vast collection at The Bar, alongside whisky stones, a box of chocolate and a La Progresiva pocket square. This gift set also comes with two bottles of Fever Tree mixers to make the perfect cocktail during family gatherings. Available from 9 January 2023 to 5 February 2023 at S$168+ each.

 

Arcade @ The Capitol Kempinski

Offering a plethora of dining options under one roof, the Arcade @ The Capitol Kempinski brings you a medley of Chinese New Year-inspired dishes.

Berthold Delikatessen

The delicatessen is a great place to enjoy Chinese-inspired desserts and drinks such as their Mini Pineapple Tart and Carrot Chai Latte.

Frieda Beer Garden & German Restaurant 
Frieda offers the perfect blend of east and west with its German dishes and touch of traditional Asian ingredients. Enjoy Currywurst Chinese New Year Style with Chinese BBQ pork char siu, curry sauce and fries, and their famed Pork Knuckle and Sausage Platter topped with plum sauce.

La Scala Ristorante
La Scala celebrates Chinese New Year with expertly crafted Italian dishes fused with traditional Asian flavours. Usher in the Year of the Rabbit with Fettuccine ‘Longevity’ Ragu, featuring Italian pork sausage, ginger, sesame seed and oil, scallions and parmesan cheese. Great for sharing with your family, the Pizza ‘Bak Kwa’ comprises seasoned sweet meat, soppressata, tomato sauce, black pepper and mozzarella cheese.

For booking enquiries, please get in touch with +65 6715 6871 or email [email protected] For more information, visit www.kempinski.com/singapore or follow them on Instagram for updates.