Four renowned chefs from across Indonesia joined their creative talents for charity to present an exclusive menu inspired by unique ingredients from the archipelago. They were Chef Petty Elliott, a renowned journalist and gourmet, Chef Ray Adriansyah from Locavore, Bali, chef of one of the Top 25 Best Restaurants in the World, and Chef Sean Macdougall together with Chef Prambudiyono, the hotel’s very own executive chef and pastry chef.
Taking place at Pacific Restaurant & Lounge on the sixth floor of The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Pacific Place, this beautiful event was held in support of Yayasan Wisma Cheshire. Yayasan Wisma Cheshire is a residential and vocational training centre for adult men and women with disabilities. Combining the culinary arts and the art of giving, this charity dinner was the perfect way to give back to the community.
The delightful dinner saw the guests entertained by two Young Voices members from Wisma Cheshire. Christian, who is 19 years old and blind, is blessed with the talent to play the piano by memorising each musical score, was accompanied by Rifky, also aged 19 and blind, who played the violin. The five-course dinner, inclusive of cocktails and wine pairing, was available for IDR1.8 million net per person. The dishes include sliced lamb with seaweed Lombok, fennel and goat cheese as a starter, agnolotti duo duck betutu with sambal hijau teri and duck jus, crayfish with chervil and bamboo foam and last, but not least, was the 12-hour beef cheeks with black nut, chilli, lemon grass and pumpkin puree. Dessert was presented in a beautiful mini-garden and consisted of several local sweets that were absolutely delightful.