Myanmar Festive Dinner
Yangon, December 8, 2018
Festive celebration Italian-style
" enthusiastic congratulations were given to Chef Nico "

For our Christmas Dinner members and their guests gathered at the E Cucina Restaurant in the Pullman Yangon Centrepoint Hotel. The hotel is well reputed for its gracious hospitality, accordingly we started with a welcoming cocktail, Prosecco and canapés.

Head Chef Nico Lalla explained the Menu and Chancelier Renato Buehlmann elaborated on the wines.

Pan-fried escalope of foie gras
fruit mustard, caramelized red onion, forest honey
Prosecco Bottega Gold Edition Brut

Home-smoked duck breast salad
asparagus, rocket, quail egg, artichokes
Villa Cavarena Pinot Grigio 2017 - Allegrini

Chestnuts, legumes, Norcia’s black truffle soup
Rivera 'Preludio No 1' Chardonnay 2016 - Castel del Monte

Risotto with porcini mushroom, truffle cream and pork sausage
Valpolicella Ripasso Corte Ciara 2015 - Allegrini

Lobster ravioli, cherry tomato, orange zest
Planeta Aetna Rosso Nerelo Mascalese 2015

Pan-fried Black Angus beef roll
filled with spinach and Parma ham
green peas, white wine sauce
Monferrato Rosso Vigne De Chiarlo 2011 - Michele Chiarlo

“White snow” Yule log
Limoncello à la Nico

The service was really five-star and the courses wonderfully presented. At the end of the evening enthusiastic congratulations were given to Chef Nico as well as to the kitchen and service brigades.

To conclude the event, the well-known Myanmar singer Hnin Eaindra Shin presented us with a beautiful selection of classical Christmas songs.

Magnus Scherr
Bailli Délégué