SCMP Group Ltd (SEHK: 583), Asia’s leading media holding company and the publisher of the South China Morning Post, is pleased to announce the launch of the fourth-edition of 100 Top Tables 2016 – A CEO’s Dining Guide. The definitive guide for executive dining in Hong Kongand Macau names the top 100 restaurants in Hong Kong and 20 in Macau based on their gastronomic superiority across an array of cuisines — Chinese, French, Italian, Western, Steak & Grills, Japanese, “East meets West” and Macanese. Newcomers include over 30 restaurants that have made admirable efforts to make it into the 100 Top Tables rank.
Hong Kong and Macau’s top restaurateurs, chefs and fine-dining delegates gathered together yesterday to receive the “100 Top Tables 2016” certificates of recognition from the South China Morning Post.
The guide is an essential companion for CEOs and top executives who, when occasions arise, wish to mingle business with pleasure by dining in exquisite settings. At times, these busy professionals also find themselves yearning to unwind with friends and family amidst serene ambience. 100 Top Tables 2016 – A CEO’s Dining Guide offers a well-organised collation of noteworthy restaurants, shortlisted by SCMP’s discerning team of gourmands, dining critics and lifestyle experts. Each restaurant is listed with essential information including their address, phone number, opening hours, corkage charges, availability of vegetarian dishes and valet parking, as well as our reviewers’ no-holds-barred comments and dish recommendations.
The guidebook’s value lies in its impartiality and integrity. Selection of the restaurants was based on exemplary culinary standards and the overall dining experience, rather than paid listings or advertising to ensure independent judgement for the benefit of the readers.
“With our proven stronghold in connecting with premium readers in Hong Kong, the South China Morning Postis in a privileged position to create the 100 Top Tables guide, and we are proud to continue its legacy,” said MrRomanus Ng, General Manager, SCMP Advertising and Marketing Solutions. “The 120 Hong Kong and Macaurestaurants named in the guide deserve celebration and fame for putting their heart and soul into creating sublime dining experiences. We congratulate them and look forward to more culinary surprises from them.”
Ms Winnie Chung, Editorial Director, SCMP Specialist Publications said, “Fine dining, in its true sense, is more than just good food. It encompasses the right ambience, professional service and indelible culinary experiences. These are what C-suite fine dining aficionados, our prime readers for 100 Top Tables, look for.”
She continued, “It was both a pleasure and a challenge for us to search out the establishments that fulfilled these requirements in Hong Kong and Macau’s outstanding dining scene. We hope the guide will come in handy when readers look for great business dining options.”
The 100 Top Tables 2016 is available at major bookstores in Hong Kong at a retail price of HK$168. In-store copies can be found at over 70 Pacific Coffee outlets in Hong Kong and at a number of airport lounges in Asia. SCMP print subscribers will receive complimentary copies.