Hakkasan New York Rings in the Chinese New Year

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Chinese New Year is on February 19th, and Hakkasan New York will celebrate by honoring the Chinese “Wishing Tree” tradition and inviting guests to share their hopes for 2015 by writing their wishes on specially designed wishing ribbons that will be placed throughout the restaurants during the festive period.

The restaurant will also offer an eight-course festive feast perfect for family and friends during this time. Known for its modern approach to traditional Cantonese cuisine, Hakkasan New York’s limited edition menu created by Michelin-starred International Executive Chef Ho Chee Boon will include a selection of its acclaimed signature dishes as well as a contemporary interpretation on authentic Chinese New Year fare.

The eight-course menu features small eats to start, such as Spicy lamb lupin wrap, a dish to bring happiness in the Year of the Sheep; Dim sum platter, to bring happiness at your doorstep; and Golden fried sea prawns with red chili and curry leaf. For the mains, Hakkasan classics including the Spicy prawn, Stir-fry black pepper rib eye beef with merlot, Grilled Chilean seabass in honey, Stir-fry lily bulb and French bean with preserved olive and dry chili, a dish to bring good fortune and wealth in 2015 and Abalone and dry scallop fried rice, will be served. A la carte items such as the Sha cha mock duck with cloud ear, celery and bamboo shoot will also be available. And to finish, guests can enjoy the Kumquat Wishing Tree, an enchanting dessert complete with chocolate, caramelized macadamia and cocoa rocks, made to sweeten the New Year.

The restaurant will also welcome the Year of the Sheep with unique entertainment. Believed to bring good luck and fortune, the lion dance will be at the epicenter of the restaurant’s celebration, performed on Thursday, February 19 as part of the restaurant’s Chinese New Year celebration. Lion troupes will make their way through the intimate latticed woodwork cages of Hakkasan, offering symbolic expressions of luck, fortune, wisdom and joy.

The wish collection and special menu will be available to guests from Sunday, February 8 to Sunday, March 1.


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