Grand Imperial restaurant reveals Asian-inspired Easter

From: Guoman & Thistle Hotels
Published: Mon Apr 11 2011

Grand Imperial London has put a spin on authentic Hong Kong cuisine by creating a collection of exquisite chocolate dim sum dumplings - ideal for chocolate lovers looking to indulge in an Easter celebration with Asian flair.

Each crispy dumpling is freshly prepared and filled with a warm silky chocolate sauce made with 70% cacao. The platter comes with four individual parcels; the crispy 'Canton Cracker' pastry, the 'Pumpkin Bundle', a miniature pumpkin made with pumpkin essence and lemon zest, the 'Cashew Crescent', a half moon pastry topped with cashew nuts and icing sugar and the 'Coconut Doughnut' rolled in coconut shavings and tangerine zest.

These delectable chocolate infused dumplings are the work of art of Grand Imperial’s Head Chef Leung and dim sum Chef Sai Feng Zeng.

Grand Imperial's Head Chef Leung says: "We enjoy bringing a touch of contemporary flair to all our authentic dishes here at Grand Imperial. We Chinese have quite a sweet tooth and we love our Green Tea Puddings and Warm Custard Tarts. Making chocolate dim sum was a great way to combine all the expert practices used to create our traditional dim sum recipes, but using a universal sweet treat such as chocolate, and we thought there was no better time to launch this than for the forthcoming Easter holidays."

The restaurant in London Victoria, located within landmark heritage hotel, The Grosvenor, also offers guests an assortment of delicately prepared savoury dim sum as well as other Cantonese specialties beautifully prepared by Chinese culinary genius Chef Leung in authentic Hong Kong style and contemporary flourish.

Grand Imperial's mixed chocolate dim sum platter is available now. Each parcel is also available individually in servings of three.


About Grand Imperial Restaurant:
Owned by Rand Cheung, Grand Imperial Restaurant is one of Malaysia's leading restaurant groups with a premium reputation, specializing in Fine Cuisine. Established in 2008 with its first restaurant in Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, the company now has a total of 4 restaurants including London’s Grand Imperial Restaurant at The Grosvenor hotel Victoria.

The Grand Imperial Restaurant represents Chinese culinary art prepared in the grandeur and extravagance befitting a royal palette. Complemented by warm service and grace, guests can savour the flavours and textures of fabulous dishes prepared with passion from a team of master chefs.

About Guoman Hotels:
Guoman Hotel Management Limited operates two hotel brands within the UK market; Guoman Hotels, an exclusive collection of deluxe hotels located in central London and Thistle Hotels, a chain of quality full service hotels in the UK’s major cities.

Guoman Hotels in the UK consists of four landmark properties; Charing Cross, The Cumberland, The Royal Horseguards (current AA London Hotel of the Year 2010/11) and The Tower. Whilst each hotel in the portfolio is different with its own unique identity and style, each provides the very highest levels of comfort and service to its guests. 

In 2010, Guoman Hotels launched internationally, with its new property opening in Shanghai – with a property in Beijing to follow in 2011. In the UK, The Grosvenor Victoria property will join the collection in the near future.

Guoman Hotel Management Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of GuocoLeisure Ltd, part of the Hong Leong Group which has hospitality and leisure businesses across the globe with hotels in Europe, USA, Australasia and Asia.

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