Monday, August 25, 2014

Gala Dinner with The Spice Goddess, Bal Arneson

In collaboration with The Asian Food Channel and Glenfiddich Whisky, Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta hosted Gala Dinner with The Spice Goddess, Bal Arneson on Sunday, 24 August 2014 at Ballroom A.

This event was part of Bal Arneson's Spice Adventure tour across Asia where she collaborated with local Chef to present her signature dishes, such as Honey Glazed Grilled Carrots, Sweet Potato and Yam Samosas with Fresh Mango Chutney and a delicious Spice Crusted Rib Eye Steaks with Coriander Blue Cheese, paired with Glenfiddich whisky 12, Solera 15 and 18.

In Jakarta, Bal Arneson worked together with Executive Chef Shangri-La Hotel, Marc Cibrowius and his culinary crew. Presenting beautiful and healthy spicy dishes, the Gala Dinner was highly appreciated by the VIP guests.

About Bal Arneson
Twenty-three years ago, Bal Arneson came to Canada with no education, hardly any English and no family support. Her humble journey began from cleaning people’s home as a single mom and learning English in the evening. Today, she has her Master’s in Education and is a TV host and book author. Her famous TV show is Spice of Life with Bal Arneson, on the Asian Food Channel.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages more than 80 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 34,000.  Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services.  Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.  The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in mainland China, India, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar and Sri Lanka. 

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