A Prestigious Evening of Fine Food & Wines
Jakarta, May 20th, 2013. Bengawan invites you to an exquisite dining experience with a fabulous four-course set dinner specially prepared by Chef Lamberto Valdez Lara, paired perfectly with the prestigious Frescobaldi wines.
The event starts at 6.30 pm with an intimate cocktail reception at Keraton Lounge, where tantalizing hors d’oeuvres are passed around, featuring truffled brie cheese, cranberry, organic grown cherries, crust feta cheese, watermelon, basil, aged balsamic reduction with Sevruga caviar, crème fraiche, and freshly made blinis.This is followed by the elegant four-course Dinner at 7:00 pm where guests will enjoy a sampling of the producer’s prestigious selections of wines, including a 2011 Attems, Pinot Grigio, a 2008 Nippozano Riserva, Carbenet Sauvignon, a 2009 Castiglioni Chianti, Merlot, and 2007 Mostesodi Reserva, Sangiovese all carefully paired with a gourmet menu created by Chef Lamberto.
Begin the dinner with a splendid taste of asparagus, bocconcini, vine ripe tomatoes, with grilled baby calamari, Pinot Grigio cream reduction, and aged balsamic. The avant main course delights your palate with duck confit with wild mushroom risotto, Merlot reduction, white truffle oil, and baby micro greens. For the main course, indulge in Chef Lamberto’s delicately prepared lamb osso bucco, seared polenta, roasted beef steak tomato, with fresh basil scented. Dessert brings you to the wondrous flavors of crustata di fichi e pere, raspberry, and Grand Marnier coulis.
The Frescobaldi four-course Dinner is available on July 3rd, 2013 starting from 6.30 pm at IDR 750.000 per person. Price is subject to applicable 21% government tax and service charge.
The Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi is one of Italy’s oldest wineries. The Frescobaldi family began producing wine in the 1300′s when they became the first in Tuscany to import and plant French vine cuttings. Today they are one of the most significant and prestigious wine producers in Italy, dedicated to the production of great Tuscan wines. Frescobaldi wines are consistently listed in the Wine Enthusiast’s top choices for Wines of the Year.
For more information and table reservation, please contact Bengawan at 62 21 5068 0000 or email at [email protected]
Located on the seventh level of the Keraton building, and named for the Javanese word for “river,” Bengawan is a spacious indoor-outdoor restaurant with lush, green foliage, soothing water features, and outdoor seating on the balcony with spectacular views of Jakarta below. Open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner, including Sunday Brunch, Bengawan features a customized menu of both a la carte items and a sumptuous buffet accompanied by an extensive wine list with international labels. The menu utilizes fresh, local produce and seafood along with the highest quality of beef imported daily from Australia and the United States.
About The Keraton at The Plaza, a Luxury Collection® Hotel
Inspired by the Javanese word for “palace,” The Keraton at The Plaza is a distinct and intimate luxury hotel offering a unique, modern interpretation of the rich Indonesian culture. Rising from the 8th to the 22nd floors of the Keraton building, The Keraton is ideally located in the heart of Jakarta on Jalan Thamrin, a prestigious address that includes embassies, corporate headquarters, museums and Jakarta’s high-end shopping and entertainment complex, Plaza Indonesia.
The Keraton at The Plaza offers 140 spacious guest rooms and suites, including four sumptuous Keraton suites more than 135sqm each. Ranging in size from 61 – 140sqm, each guest room and suite is a haven of Javanese luxury, offering an open floor design with spectacular views of downtown Jakarta through floor-to-ceiling windows. With interior design by SCDA Singapore and the Burega Farnell, the sleek décor of The Keraton at The Plaza is inspired by the diversity of Indonesia’s geography and culture, with splashes of color, rich woods, and intricate Batik floral patterns. Artworks displayed throughout the hotel are commissioned to Hadiprana, a famous Indonesian interior designer.
About The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts
The Luxury Collection® is an ensemble of hotels and resorts offering unique, authentic experiences that evoke lasting, treasured memories. For the global explorer, The Luxury Collection offers a gateway to the world’s most exciting and desirable destinations. Each hotel and resort is a unique and cherished expression of its location, a portal to the destination’s indigenous charms and treasures.
Magnificent décor, spectacular settings, impeccable service and the latest modern conveniences combine to provide a uniquely enriching experience. Originated in 1906 under the CIGA brand as a collection of Europe’s most celebrated and iconic properties, today The Luxury Collection brand is a glittering ensemble of more than 75 of the world’s finest hotels and resorts in more than 30 countries in bustling cities and spectacular destinations around the world.
The Luxury Collection includes award-winning properties that continuously exceed guest expectations by offering unparalleled service, style and class while celebrating each hotel’s distinctive heritage and unique character. All of these hotels, many of them centuries old, are internationally recognized as among the world’s finest.
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