Jakarta, 22 September 2013 – Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta proudly presents its first collaboration with the Embassy of Mexico for the Mexican epicurean adventure and festivities on 25 October to 5 November 2013.
Renowned for its excellence and innovation in food and beverage, Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta offers food lovers an array of Mexican delights at Cinnamon restaurant specially prepared by Mexican guest chef, Francisco Flores Obieta. An executive chef of an award-winning five-star resort and spa in Cancun, Chef Flores has wide experiences around the world working in Michelin-star restaurants in Paris and Canada. He learnt his technique under the guidance of Maître Cuisine de France, Chef Henri Charvet. After years of experience abroad, finally Chef Flores decided to go back to his roots and explore traditional Mexican cuisine in La Joya, a fine dining Mexican restaurant where he gets to create and explore his own version of Mexican dishes, using the best local ingredients to achieve the purest Mexican flavours and putting on every dish his young soul without dishonouring the heart of Mexican food. In Jakarta, Chef Flores will feature a spicy and sassy spread of delicious ethnic dishes highlighting Mexico’s authentic cuisine, which replicates the country’s rich culture.
Guests can enjoy this delicious Mexican buffet for lunch and dinner at IDR 295,000net per person.
The Mexican festivities don’t end at Cinnamon. On Wednesday, 30 October 2013, guests can join the celebration of Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead at MO Bar. Día de los Muertos is a holiday that has been celebrated for thousands of years. This party is almost similar to a Halloween party. Guests are encouraged to dress up in costume and wear face paintings. On this special night, MO Bar will also launch its excellent collaboration with Michelle Worth, a young talented Indonesian designer for its new uniform. A fashion show and music by a well-known DJ will light the night together with free-flow of signature Mexican drinks and canapés. The Dia de los Muertos party will start at 7 pm.
About Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta
With the warmth of Indonesian hospitality and the levels of service for which Mandarin Oriental is renowned, Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta offers exemplary personalised service in luxurious surroundings. Located in the heart of the city, the hotel is an oasis of 21st-century luxury with 272 spacious guest rooms, including 24 suites and a variety of award-winning restaurants and bar concepts, which become the meeting place of choice for hotel guests and the local community. The state-of-the-art meeting and banqueting facilities also provide the best venues for both business and social events.