Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong Gets a Taste of Scotland

21 February 2011, Hong Kong – Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong will allow hotel guests to enjoy a selection of signature dishes featuring local Scottish seasonal ingredients from Scotland’s Gleneagles Hotel and Scotland’s finest malt whiskies from 28 February to 5 March 2011.

Set in the heart of an 850-acre estate of Scottish glen, Gleneagles Hotel is home to four restaurants including two Michelin Star Restaurant Andrew Fairline, Three championship golf courses and a variety of on site leisure activities.   The Managing Director Patrick Elsmie, Executive Head Chef Alan Gibb, Head Pastry Chef Neil Mugg and Bar Manager David Sinclair will visit Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong to present “A Tale of Scotland” to guests of The Chinnery.  A Special “marriage of whisky and food” menu will be offered which includes Loch Ryan native oysters served with a whisky mojito; The Gleneagles tasting plate of Campbell’s smoked salmon, Findony Haggis and Deeside venison chorizo and roast pear that will be served with Highland Park 12 years old single malt, Cragganmore 1984 Distillers Edition, Clynelish 14 years old single malt; and wood pigeon with sautéed potatoes, morel mushrooms and Stornoway black pudding served with Dalmore 12 years old single malt.

You’ll get to also get to try a selection of five Scottish Tullibardine single malt whiskies when David Sinclair conducts an adaptation of The Chinnery’s famous “Whiskey Trail”.   The remaining bottles from the promotion will be added to The Chinnery’s collection of more than 120 whiskies.

A selection of Gleneagles signature dishes including Hebridean black faced seaweed fed lamb with thyme and honey roast roots and Isle of Mull scallops, Stornaway black pudding and sybie mash hazlenuts, alongside Kyle of Tongue and Loch Ryan oysters will also be added to the Michelin star Mandarin Grill + Bar menu.

Get Lucky

Guests who experience any of the “A Taste of Scotland” menus will be invited to enter a prize draw for a chance to win a two-night stay in a suite at The Gleneagles Hotel as well as a spectacular golfing experience for two players on the hotel’s PGA course, the official 2014 Ryder Cup venue (prize valued at HKD32,000).

Submit Photos of “What you Love about Scotland and Why”

For tech-savvy guests, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong calls on all social network users to reveal “What do you LOVE about Scotland and Why?” by submitting to the hotel a photo with caption from 21 February, 2011. Chosen photos + caption will appear on the hotel’s Facebook page. Entrants have a chance to win:

1st Prize – Table for two at The Chinnery with a dining credit of HKD1,000
2nd Prize – One bottle of Glenmorangie Single Malt 1977 and a bottle of Glenrothes 1985 (value HKD3130)
3rd Prize – Unmounted colour prints of The Queen’s Course at Gleneagles (value HKD500)
4th Prize – Gleneagles golf umbrella with gold embossed Gleneagles logo (value HKD400)
5th Prize – Gleneagles 100% silk tie (value HKD400)

To participate, e-mail [email protected] from 21 February 2011 onwards with your photo and caption of less than 50 words. Registration closes on 12 March 2011, 5 p.m. Hong Kong time. All chosen photos and content will be uploaded to
Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong’s Facebook page photo album.  Finalists will be determined by the total number of “Likes” received for each photo and winners by Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong’s Public Relations Department.

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