The “Macao Week in Sichuan•Chengdu” will be unveiled today to promote Macao’s diverse dimensions of “tourism +” and raise the city’s profile as a safe and quality destination in Chengdu. Among the highlights, the series of gastronomic promotions entitled “A Delicious Inheritance of Sichuan, Cantonese and Macanese Gastronomy” was unveiled with a kick-off ceremony today (23 September) to radiate the glamour of Macao and Chengdu as UNESCO Creative Cities of Gastronomy.
A kick-off ceremony and dinner were held in advance today (23 September) to unveil “A Delicious Inheritance of Sichuan, Cantonese and Macanese Gastronomy”– the “Macao Week in Sichuan•Chengdu” gastronomic promotion organized by Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), Wynn Resorts (Macau) S.A. and Hotel W Chengdu with the support of Macau Beer. MGTO Director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes; Vice Chairman and Executive Director of Wynn Macau Limited, Linda Chen; General Manager of Hotel W Chengdu, Alain-Thomas Briere; Co-Chairman of Macau Beer Company Limited, Charles Choy; Executive Chef of Wing Lei Palace at Wynn Palace, Tam Kwok Fung; Executive Director of Wynn Food and Beverage Academy and Wynn Portuguese Master Chef, David Wong, and Executive Chef of the Chinese restaurant Yao Yen of Hotel W Chengdu, He Lihua, officiated the kick-off ceremony.
Media conduct live streams at dinner
KOLs and media were also invited to conduct interactive live streams of culinary presentation at the kick-off dinner. Leveraging the influence of the Internet and live streams to reach a broader spectrum of audience, the gastronomic promotion strives to attract Mainland residents to Macao for a taste of Macanese cuisine.
Maestros present Sichuan and Macanese dishes
Sharing Macanese recipes at workshop
“A Delicious Inheritance of Sichuan, Cantonese and Macanese Gastronomy” teems with colorful highlights to promote the diverse culinary culture of Sichuan and Macao. On weekends from 25 September to 24 October, the restaurant ZING at Hotel W Chengdu will present the Macanese Cuisine Weekend Brunch that offers a feast of Macanese delicacies for gourmet lovers. The buffet will be headed by Executive Director of Wynn Food and Beverage Academy and Wynn Portuguese Master Chef, David Wong, who will guide the chef team of the restaurant to craft the dishes. Besides weekends, the restaurant will also serve Macanese dishes from an à la carte menu for more patrons to enjoy the authentic taste of Macanese cuisine. David Wong will also hold a Macanese Cuisine Master Chef Workshop on 26 September to conduct culinary demonstration, share Macanese recipes and the preserved artistry of Macanese cuisine with the public.
On 25 and 26 September, the Chinese restaurant Yao Yen of Hotel W Chengdu will present the Guest Chef Dining Series – Sichuan and Cantonese Taste Buds. Executive Chef of Wing Lei Palace at Wynn Palace, Tam Kwok Fung, will join Executive Chef of Yao Yen, He Lihua, to design an exquisite menu for the palate-tempting feast of high-end Cantonese and Sichuan dishes.
Besides the gastronomic promotion, the mega roadshow “Macao Week in Sichuan•Chengdu” will be held at Jiaozi Plaza, Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone in Chengdu from today (23 September) until 27 September. The mega roadshow will showcase Macao’s tourism, trade and commerce, culture, sports, entertainment and more dimensions through an array of booths. Please stay tuned to MGTO’s official accounts on WeChat, Weibo, Xiaohongshu and Douyin for more upcoming information about the Macao Week in Sichuan•Chengdu.
(Macao Government Tourism Office)
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