[EVENT] Christmas and New Year Intimate Luncheon at Gran Mahakam Hotel

October 12th, 2016. For me, happiness is Christmas time!!! Taking pictures with Christmas Trees all around the mall in Jakarta, will be an amazing thing to do when I go to shopping malls with my hubby. It’s so fun! And, it’s 2 months to go. Gran Mahakam Hotel, as usual, had planned for this festive season. They put us in Lotus Room. Decorated beautifully. Well, let’s begin.

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To celebrate this annual celebrations on December 2016, Hotel Gran Mahakam will feature an elegant decorations for a Glorious Christmas celebrations with using white paper flowers and Christmas balls décor at the fountain area where the guests can capture the Christmas moment in a stylish way. Also, for welcoming the New Year of 2017 with an array of special festive offerings and invites guests to celebrate the new and prosperous year by enjoying a range of dining indulgences. Guests will experience the countdown celebrations with lavish buffet, modern elegant decor and accompanied with a harmonious live music performance that will make the festivity memorable.

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Chrismas Celebration

The guests will enjoy a lavish buffet at Le Gran Cafe with various selections of Western, Asian and Indonesian menu; Pan Seared Scallop with Grilled Vegetable Salad or Assorted Dim Sum for the appetizer, Cream Lobster Bisque Soup with Prawn Dumpling, Baked Oyster Florentine, Black Angus Beef Medallion with Foie Gras and Ragout Mushroom, Nasi Daun Jeruk or Lontong Mahakam for the main course and relish in an array of traditional Christmas dessert of Pavlova Cake and Yule Log Cake or enjoy the signature dessert Chocolate Melt with Vanilla Ice Cream.

AOKI Japanese Cuisine will also partake in the festivity by adding a range of Japanese specialties into its buffet offerings, starts with Gyuniku Potato Chip or Hokkaido Tomorokoshi for the appetizer, Truffle Wagyu Beef Bowl, Shabu-Shabu or Dry Sukiyaki for the main course. Our guest also can experience a wide selection of refreshing drinks and desserts like; Passion Lemongrass, Tropical Drink, Healthy Juice, Jelly Coffee Cream or our delicious Mochi Ice Cream.

New Year Celebration

Start your dining experience with Lobster and Citrus Salad with Walnut Toasted in Endives Leave or Salmon Tartare for the appetizer, Roasted Lamb Rack Provencal with Cream Morel Sauce or the signature Indonesian Nasi Daun Jeruk or Lontong Mahakam for main course and enjoy a delightful dessert of Black Beauty or Raspberry Millefeuille for the perfect dining experience.

For Japanese food lovers, AOKI Japanese Cuisine will prepare a lavish buffet with featuring Gyuniku Potato Chip or Hokkaido Tomorokoshi for the appetizer, Truffle Wagyu Beef Bowl, Shabu-Shabu or Dry Sukiyaki for the main course. Our guests can also enjoy a wide selection of refreshing drinks and delicious desserts like; Passion Lemongrass, Tropical Drink, Healthy Juice, Jelly Coffee Cream or Mochi Ice Cream for a perfect dining experience.

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I got a privilege to taste the menu first with fellow foodies. Yaaaaay. Always love their decorations. Gran Mahakam, I guess, is the best hotel for event’s decorations. They put very much attention to details. Love it/

Complimentary Bread

Bread and Butter. Perfect combination.

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Lemon Mint

Thirst-quenching.

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APPETIZER

Lobster Salad with Walnut
Salmon Tartare

Lobster and Citrus Salad with Walnut Toasted in Endives Leave. Pardon my photos. Turned out, I forgot to take picture of it, because it’s too delicious. It’s juicy and crunchy at the same time. The Salmon Tartare was also delicious. Nice flavour with amazing texture. Melt in your mouth. Trust me. And it smells so good!!

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SOUP

Cream Edamame with Scallop Dumpling

Silky smooth soup with creamy flavour and very tasty. The scallop dumpling added a nice touch to the texture of the soup. I love edamame. When they make it for soup, I love it even more!

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SORBET

Orange Sorbet

OHMAIGAT! It’s the best orange sorbet. It’s sweet. It’s sour. It’s refreshing. It’s addicting. I wish they serve it in a coconut shell, instead of an orange hahahaha.. When we enjoyed this orange sorbet, nobody moved. Everyone ate this one with calm and serene. Really enjoyable. LOL.

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MAIN COURSE

Black Angus Beef Medallion with Foie Gras and Ragout Mushroom

First bite. And it’s the foie gras, because I thought it was mushroom! DIE!! I wanna save the best for last!!! I adore this dish. Juicy and tender. Eating a thick cut beef medallion had never been this easier. And I still regret the way I ate the foie gras. Huft.. Can I repeat the dish again? Please. Hahaha..

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Nasi Daun Jeruk

It’s a small amount of rice with lime leaves. Served with peanut brittle, shredded chicken, mixed vegetables, squid, jerked beef, satay, and dried potato. ADDICTING! It’s smell so good with rich flavour of the condiments.

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DESSERT

Exotic Fresh Fruit
Black Beauty Cake

There’s always room for dessert. Black Beauty Cake. Beautiful in looks and delicious in taste. It’s small but pretty dense. What a delicious closure. Love the presentation. Simple but cute.

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COMPLIMENTARY

Kue Cucur & Chocolate Biscuit

Best Kue Cucur ever. Trust me!

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Thanks Gran Mahakam for the intimate luncheon. It’s very lovely and delicious.

Gran Mahakam Hotel
Jl. Mahakam I No 8
Blok M, Jakarta
Phone: 021-7209966
IG: @granmahakamhotel

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