Thursday, 19 November 2015

Marriott Cafe – Marriott Thanksgiving and Christmas Magic [MEDIA INVITE]



Gingerbread Man Cookies - Photo Credit: Singapore Marriott Hotel

Pheww, I can't believe it that it's November already. Which means that we are approaching the end of 2015. To welcome the year-end festivities, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel is offering an extensive and exciting array of festive buffets.

Highlights of the Marriott Thanksgiving and Christmas Magic Menu are: Roast Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing. The turkey was evenly roasted as I tried both the breast and thigh meat. Both were tender and succulent, yum! While stuffing helps to seasoned the turkey, it also soaks up the juice from the turkey when it was roasted. If you are a fan of turkey stuffing, I must say, it was one of the better one. Shaped like a meatloaf or pate, it goes will with bread or with the meat itself.

Roast Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing


The Stuffing

Prune & Pancetta Stuffed Roasted Pork Saddle. Pork crackling, one of my favourite festive food. The prune and pancetta flavours are infused into the meat and thanks to the skin that cover most of the surface of the meat, it retain its moist and tenderness. Not forgetting the crackling was thin and crispy. Yum Yum

Prune & Pancetta Stuffed Roasted Pork Saddle

San Daniele Parma Ham, Pork Rillettes and Foie Gras Royal & Fig Coulis. No introduction needed for this parma ham. It is smooth, paper thin and lightly salted taste make a good companion for the sliced rock melon. The pork rillettes have a nice balance between the intense flavour of the meat and fats. Instead of feeling yucky from the fats, it act as binder to the shredded pork and make it stick to anything that you applied it on. The Foie gras royal is just Yum. Smooth, velvety and creamy, the fig and foie gras just work well together.

San Daniele Parma Ham, Pork Rillettes & Crispy Bread

Foie Gras Royal & Fig Coulis

Mash Potatoes and Lobster Bisque. The mash here is one of the smoothest and creamiest mash potatoes that I ever had. It is addictive, and most of us on the table went back for second servings. One of the best dish of the night. The lobster bisque is robust with a hint of bitterness, just as what you expect any good lobster bisque.

Yummy Mash Potatoes

Lobster Bisque

For desserts, Marriott Kaya Namachoco Yule Logcake and Strawberry Cream Raspberry Lychee are a must try. Although the kaya flavour in the logcake is very subtle, the asian inspired choco flavour was just a delightful with the log cake. The Strawberry Cream Raspberry Lychee Jelly is easy on the palate and will definitely be a crowd favourite.

Marriott Kaya Namachoco Yule Logcake

 Strawberry Cream Raspberry Lychee

Overall, it was a very impressive line up from Marriott Cafe for this upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas period. Although we did not see everything on offer, from the sample that we had, there will be something to please everyone. Full details of the event and pricing available below.

Food & Drink: 8/10
Value: 7/10
Service: N/A (Tasting Invitation)
Ambiance: 9/10
Budget per Person: $51 - $80, $81 and Above

Marriott Cafe
320 Orchard Road
Ground Floor, Singapore Marriott Hotel
Singapore 238865

T: +65 6831 4605
IG: @singaporemarriott
OH Daily:
Breakfast: 06.00 – 11.00
Lunch: 12.00 – 14.30
High Tea: 15.00 – 17.30
Dinner: 18.30 – 22.00

Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner – 26 November 2015
$98++ (Adult)*
$46++ (Child)**

Marriott Cafe Festive Buffet Dinner – 1 to 30 December 2015 (excluding 24 & 25 December)
Mon – Thu: Lunch $63++ (Adult); $31++ (Child)
Mon – Thu: Dinner $80++ (Adult); $40++ (Child)
Fri – Sat: Lunch $63++ (Adult); $31++ (Child)
Fri – Sat: Dinner $88++ (Adult); $44++ (Child)
Sun: Lunch $98++ (Adult)*; $33++ (Child)**
Sun: Dinner $80++ (Adult); $40++ (Child)

Thursday, 24 December 2015
Lunch $63++ (Adult); $33++ (Child)
Dinner $138++ (Adult)*; $60++ (Child)**

Friday, 25 December 2015
Lunch $118++ (Adult)*; $58++ (Child)**
Dinner $138++ (Adult)*; $60++ (Child)**

*Inclusive of free flow of Sparkling Wine, Beer and Soft Drinks
**Inclusive of free flow of Soft Drinks


Thanksgiving Takeaway Goodies
Available on 25 & 26 November 2015. (Pre-order required at least 3 working days)

Christmas Takeaway Goodies
Available on 25 November – 25 December 2015. (Pre-order required at least 3 working days)

For orders or enquiries,
T: 6831 4708



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