MANDARIN ORIENTAL, NEW YORK WELCOMES MICHELIN-STARRED CHEF THIERRY MARX FOR EXCLUSIVE DINNER SERIES
Enhance the dining experience with the ‘Thierry Marx Culinary Journey’ package
Hong Kong, 7 January 2014 – Mandarin Oriental, New York is delighted to welcome Michelin-starred French chef Thierry Marx to signature restaurant Asiate for an exclusive dinner series in New York City from January 28 to February 1, 2014.
Thierry Marx at Restaurant Asiate
Known for his acclaimed restaurants Sur Mesure par Thierry Marx and Camélia at Mandarin Oriental, Paris, Chef Thierry Marx will showcase his modern twist on traditional French cuisine with special three and five course prix fixe dinner menus. The menu highlights the most renowned dishes offered at Camélia, including Calamari Risoni with squid ink, cuttlefish tagliatelle and crunchy vegetables, Pumpkin Cream with chestnut and balsamic foam, “Crossed Arms” Ravioli with haddock, Granny Smith apple and mozzarella foam as well as Charred Beef with rice cracker and colonnata ravioli. Inspirations for dessert include Castanea with chestnut biscuit and mousse, cherry marmalade, vanilla whipped cream and meringue and Frozen Sake with crystallized fruits. To complement the culinary experience, Wine Director Annie Turso has collaborated with world-renowned French sommelier David Biraud, Head Sommelier at Mandarin Oriental, Paris, to develop a menu of wine pairings that distinctly showcases his vast expertise that has garnered him such accolades as the 1998 Ruinart Trophy for best young French sommelier, the Meilleur Ouvrier de France award in 2004 and Best Sommelier by Gault&Millau for 2014.
As one of France’s most distinguished chefs, Thierry Marx mixes French tradition with Asian influences using the avant-garde textures, flavors, forms and colors for which he is renowned. In his role as Executive Chef at Mandarin Oriental, Paris, he is responsible for creating unforgettable experiences for each of the restaurants and menus which have been carefully crafted in his French Food Innovation Center. An aesthete with an eye for detail, Thierry Marx also worked closely with Agence Jouin-Manku to create an exclusive dinner service for Sur Mesure par Thierry Marx, the hotel’s gastronomic restaurant which was awarded two Michelin stars in 2012.
Thierry Marx at Restaurant Asiate takes place from January 28, 2014 to February 1, 2014. The three course menu is priced at USD 195 and the five course menu is USD 250. Wine pairings are an additional USD 150. Seating is limited. Reservations will be taken starting January 1, 2014 by calling +1 (212) 805 8809.
Thierry Marx Culinary Journey Package
Guests are invited to enhance the dining experience with a special hotel offer. The Thierry Marx Culinary Journey Package begins at USD 1,760 plus tax per night and includes:
- Accommodation in a guestroom or suite
- Special welcome amenity from Thierry Marx
- Five-course Thierry Marx dinner menu in Asiate for two guests
Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel directly at +1 (212) 805 8800 or via the Group’s direct on-line reservations service at www.mandarinoriental.com. The package is based on availability and on double occupancy.
About Mandarin Oriental, New York
A stunning fusion of modern design with stylish Oriental flair, Mandarin Oriental, New York features 244 elegant guestrooms and suites — all with breathtaking views of Manhattan and Five-Star hospitality. Luxurious amenities include Asiate, the hotel’s elegant restaurant; MObar created by noted interior designer, Tony Chi; the Lobby Lounge with dramatic views of Central Park; a 14,500-square-foot, Five-Star Mandarin Oriental Spa; and a state-of-the-art fitness center with a 75-foot lap pool. In addition, there is premium meeting and event space, including a 6,000 square-foot pillar-less ballroom with three walls of windows overlooking Central Park. Located in Columbus Circle’s Time Warner Center, Mandarin Oriental, New York is in an idyllic location just steps away from world-class dining, shopping and entertainment, including the Broadway Theater District, Lincoln Center, Central Park, Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Time Warner Center’s collection of upscale retail shops and restaurants.
About Mandarin Oriental, Paris
Mandarin Oriental, Paris has a premier location on Rue Saint-Honoré, surrounded by history and fashionable shopping. The hotel’s 99 luxurious rooms and 39 suites offer guests an eminently stylish Parisian experience, and are among the most spacious in Paris. An inner courtyard camellia garden provides outdoor dining and is a peaceful oasis in the city. Other dining choices, include the two-Michelin star signature restaurant, Sur Mesure par Thierry Marx, Camélia, The Cake Shop and Bar 8, all under Executive Chef and Culinary Director Thierry Marx. The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Paris brings relaxation in a peaceful, modern setting, and an indoor pool and a fully-equipped fitness centre complete the hotel’s leisure facilities.
About Thierry Marx
Executive Chef and Food & Beverage Director for Mandarin Oriental, Paris, Thierry Marx supervises the hotel’s two restaurants, Bar 8, the Room Service, the Cake Shop and catering for events. One of France’s most distinguished chefs, Thierry Marx trained in some of the country’s best restaurants including Ledoyen, Taillevent and Robuchon. He was awarded his first Michelin star in 1988 at Roc en Val in Tours, and another at Cheval Blanc in Nȋmes in 1991. He spent ten years at Château Cordeillan-Bages, a Relais & Châteaux in Gironde, where he held two Michelin stars since 1999. In 2006, Thierry Marx was elected Chef of the Year by Le Chef Magazine as well as by the GaultMillau guide.
About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. The Group has grown from a well-respected Asian hotel company into a global brand and now operates, or has under development, 45 hotels representing over 11,000 rooms in 26 countries, with 20 hotels in Asia, 11 in The Americas and 14 in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In addition, the Group operates or has under development, 13 Residences at Mandarin Oriental connected to its properties.
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