Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit presents a Culinary Journey through Symbolism

April 01, 2023

Renowned Hong Kong culinary expert, Chef Wai Yin Man, or Chef Man, has crafted a truly unforgettable dining experience for couples and their guests at the Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit with three Chinese set menus: Silver, Gold, and Platinum,

At the heart of every wedding celebration lies the tradition of sharing a feast with loved ones. Renowned Hong Kong culinary expert, Chef Wai Yin Man, or Chef Man, has crafted a truly unforgettable dining experience for couples and their guests at the Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit with three Chinese set menus: Silver, Gold, and Platinum, each designed to symbolize happiness, good luck, prosperity, fertility, and longevity.Priced between THB 20,000 and THB 28,000 per table of 10 persons, the set menus offer a tantalising journey through traditional Chinese cuisine, with each dish handpicked to convey auspicious symbolism.

To enhance the wedding experience for couples, the hotel now offers the ‘All-Inclusive One Million Baht Wedding Package. Carefully designed to elevate the celebration, this package encompasses all the vital components needed for a truly memorable wedding event: engagement ceremony, wedding reception, and after-party package, a two-night stay in a Presidential Suite, a honeymoon package as well as other special privileges from co-partners. ExplainsSammy Carolus, General Manager of Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit, “Finding the ideal venue with exceptional food and service is crucial to making the couple happy and leaving a lasting impression on their guests. Fortunately, the Hyatt Regency Bangkok can satisfy all the aspects couples’ value. In collaboration with Chef Man, we offer a variety of delectable Chinese menu set banquet options that will delight the taste buds. Chef Man’s approach to Chinese cuisine is simple - using only the freshest, high-quality ingredients. Moreover, our seasoned events team knows how to make dream weddings come true and will do so for every couple.”

But the heart of any wedding celebration is the banquet and Chef Man’s menus begin with carefully curated appetizers that set the tone for the feast to come. Each dish crafted to delight the palate has a specific meaning. For example, the vibrant colours of the assorted cold platter symbolise happiness and celebration, while the selection of premium seafood, such as abalone and scallops, signifies prosperity and good fortune.

As the feast progresses, guests are treated to a series of sumptuous main courses, each representing wealth, abundance, and blessings for the couple. Fish and pork dishes, integral to Chinese cuisine, are chosen for their symbolism of prosperity and affluence. The succulent meats are prepared using traditional techniques and accompanied by an array of fresh, seasonal vegetables that add both colour and texture to each dish. The long strands of noodles, another essential element of the menu, represent longevity and are often served with a rich, savoury sauce that enhances the depth of flavour. The inclusion of rice dishes signifies fullness and abundance; a blessing for the couple that they will always have plenty. The meal culminates in a selection of delectable desserts designed to symbolise the sweet relationship between the bride and groom, as well as the happiness they share with their guests.

Through these thoughtfully crafted Chinese set menus, Chef Man takes guests on a culinary journey that goes beyond taste and presentation. Each dish holds a deeper meaning and serves as a blessing for the newlyweds, creating an extraordinary dining experience that will be cherished for years to come.

The Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit offers more than just a wedding banquet; it provides an experience that is unforgettable, romantic, and full of meaning. From the exquisite Chinese set menus to the All-Inclusive Wedding Package, every detail is designed to make the couple’s dream wedding a reality. The seasoned events team, along with Chef Man’s culinary expertise, work together to create a seamless and exceptional experience for everyone involved. If you’re planning your dream wedding, the Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit might just be the perfect place to host it.

(All images: Hyatt regency Bangkok Sukhumvit)

Savouring Tradition: Chef Man Cooks Up A Storm

Barbecued Suckling Pig “Hong Kong” Style- The skin of the pig is crispy and crackling, while the meat is succulent and tender; perfectly complemented by the sweet hoisin sauce that adds depth to the flavour.

Braised Abalone with Black Mushroom in Brown Sauce- The abalone is cooked to perfection, tender and flavourful. The black mushroom adds an earthiness and a meaty texture to the dish. The brown sauce is rich and unctuous, tying the flavours together beautifully.

Stir-fried Prawn, Celery, Chili Sauce- The prawns are plump and juicy, while the celery provides a refreshing crunch. The chili sauce gives a spicy kick that balances well with the sweetness of the prawns.

Steamed Grouper in Soy Sauce- The grouper is flaky, moist, and cooked to perfection. The soy sauce enhances the fish, giving it a rich and savoury taste. The dish’s simplicity allows the fish’s freshness and quality to stand out.

Double-boiled Pork Spare Ribs with Black Mushroom Soup- The pork spare ribs are tender and fall off the bone. The black mushroom bringing its signature, umami earthiness to the rich and flavourful broth that is comforting.

Fried Rice “Yang Chow” Style - The fried rice is cooked to perfection, with each grain being separate and fluffy. The dish is packed with savoury ingredients like shrimp, Chinese sausage, and egg, and is fragrant and flavourful, making it the perfectway to ‘fill in the gaps’.

Hong Kong Desserts- The desserts are the perfect ending to this exquisite meal. The sweetened water chestnut creamy soup with ginkgo nuts and egg is refreshing and light, while also providing a sweet and creamy finish to the meal.

Overall, Chef Man’s Chinese set menu for wedding banquets at the Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit is a delightful culinary experience. Each dish is expertly crafted with the highest quality ingredients, conveying blessings of prosperity, longevity, and fertility to the newlyweds. The menu offers the bridal couple and their guests the opportunity to celebrate with exquisitely prepared traditional Chinese food.

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