“INDONESIAN TABLES”, A CULINARY SHOW”
WITH INDONESIAN CELEBRITY CHEF, WILLIAM WONGSO
AT THE PORTMAN RITZ-CARLTON, SHANGHAI.
SHANGHAI, CHINA – February 2011 – This spring, The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai is inviting all foodies to join the first ever organized Indonesian culinary show with the visit of Indonesian Celebrity Chef, William Wongso and The Ritz-Carlton’s very own Indonesian Chef, Sudaryanto from The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Pacific Place.
William Wongso is Indonesia's most famous culinary expert, renowned restaurateur, and hosts his own very popular television series in Indonesia. In 2009, he personally catered for Hillary Clinton and her delegation during her official visit to Indonesia and he also participated in a range of major International culinary events as well as regularly conducting Indonesian food festivals around the world.
Mr. Wongso was awarded chevalier dans l’ordre du merite agricole, an honor bestowed by the Ministry of Agriculture of France, in appreciation of his significant role and merit in French culinary and gastronomy. He is also recognized by the Indonesian government for his continuous efforts in promoting Indonesian culinary both nationally and internationally.
Together with William Wongso, Chef Sudaryanto from The Ritz-Carlton, Jakarta Pacific Place, will prepare a wide selection of Indonesian cuisine using the freshest produce and spices directly flown in from the mother land. Chef Sudaryanto has worked in leading establishments throughout Indonesia and has gained his reputation from his passion and skills for Indonesian dishes.
“We are very excited to bring the diverse flavors of Indonesia to the food community of Shanghai. Indonesian cuisine is one of the most diverse and flavorful in the world and this is a great opportunity for Celebrity Chef William Wongso and Chef Sudaryanto to take our guests on a real culinary journey. Expect some staples and definitely some surprises” expressed The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai’s Executive Assistant Manager of Food and Beverage, Kris Kaminsky.
Supported by Garuda Indonesia, Tables will host “Indonesian Tables – A Culinary Show” from April from 4 – 10 for lunch and dinner. “Indonesian Tables – A Culinary Show” will also offer diners the opportunity to win fabulous prizes including trip to Jakarta, Indonesia. For reservations, please call (021) 6279 7977.
The 610-room Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai is a landmark located in a retail, dining and entertainment complex on the famous Nanjing Road. Situated right in the heart of the commercial, shopping and entertainment district of the city, services and facilities include six restaurants and lounges serving Chinese, Italian, Japanese and Western favorites. An extensive health club with swimming pool, gym, squash and racquetball courts is featured alongside a fully-equipped business center.