Melco Crown Entertainment’s flagship integrated resort City of Dreams has announced that its Chinese culinary masterpiece Jade Dragon and contemporary French restaurant The Tasting Room have both earned a place on the 2017 list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, building on their two Michelin-star and Forbes Five-Star resumes.
Jade Dragon and The Tasting Room, both homegrown restaurant brands, represented the only two entries from Macau on this year’s list. City of Dreams is now the only destination in Macau that boasts restaurants with this prestigious regional honor.
Dubbed the Oscars of the culinary world, Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants is a critically acclaimed gastronomic guide which recognises the finest restaurants in Asia every year since 2013. With Jade Dragon (No. 32) and The Tasting Room (No. 39) joining the elite group of top 50 restaurants on the continent, City of Dreams once again elevated Macau’s presence and recognition in Asia’s dining landscape.
“City of Dreams has been constantly living up to its promise of innovation, best-in-class hospitality and world-class experience. We are truly honoured that our signature homegrown brands Jade Dragon and The Tasting Room are once again showcased to the world, highlighting what we have to offer. This prestigious recognition is a testament to our dedication and commitment to product and service excellence, and a tribute to our culinary teams who work seamlessly to create the ultimate dining experience for our discerning guests,” said Mr. Jarlath Lynch, Senior Vice President of Hotels and Food & Beverage, Melco Crown Entertainment Limited. “Going forward, we remain fully committed to continuously driving the quality and raising the bar on fine dining in Macau, which will help the ongoing transformation of this city into the top gastronomic destination in the region.”
At City of Dreams, you will be taken on a culinary journey by our amazing team of award-winning chefs. Two Michelin-starred Jade Dragon showcases exquisite Cantonese specialties and innovative modern presentations by using the best organic and farm-fresh ingredients from around the world. The Tasting Room promises a two-Michelin-starred gastronomic adventure featuring artistically presented delicacies cooked using the authentic French technique based modern approach. Both with spectacular designer décor and superlative personalised services, the two restaurants have collectively set the new benchmark for fine dining in Macau.
Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants is judged by Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy, an influential group of over 300 leaders in the restaurant industry across Asia. With 12 countries and regions represented, the 2017 list features restaurants from Thailand, Japan, Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Macau, India, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, the Philippines and Indonesia, showcasing a diverse variety of dining experiences across Asia.