The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Streetand Tesla Motors, a leading luxury car brand, together present the “Tesla Tea Time” promotion from May 25 to 31, where guests who enjoy the traditional English afternoon tea at the 5-star hotel’s Crystal Bar & Lounge are invited to test-drive the Tesla Model S plug-in electric car around the Financial Street area.
The traditional English afternoon tea is considered an important part of the elegant lifestyle, characterized by a relaxing setting and prestigious social functions. As early as the Victorian era, Anna the seventh Duchess of Bedford made her afternoon tea salon the most famous social event among elites and noble families. Nowadays, all kinds of creative afternoon teas are emerging to provide a wide variety of choices for guests from all classes.
The Ladies and Gentlemen at The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street and Tesla Motors are turning this tranquil form of enjoyment into a lively event, combining homey afternoon tea with active outdoor experiences. Tesla Model S plug-in electric car is a full-sized luxury liftback which was first produced by Tesla Motors in 2012. It is a car deemed to change people’s lives, having won the 2013 World Green Car of the Year, 2013 Motor Trend Car of the Year, and Automobile Magazine’s 2013 Car of the Year awards, and adjudged as one of Time Magazine’s 25 Best Inventions of the Year in 2012.
As elegant as usual, traditional English afternoon tea at The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street is keeping the premium quality of the food and display with seasonal notes and imported ingredients such as Felchlin and Valrhona chocolate, President Butter and cream, and a host of other delicate treats. The sandwich plate includes five type of delicacies highlighting the different flavors and textures of bread from Germany, France, Italy and America, enhanced with fillings made from authentic ingredients from various countries such as turkey, smoked salmon, Italian goat cheese and tomato mozzarella cheese. This experience at the downtown Beijing hotel is truly a global taste journey for afternoon tea and car enthusiasts alike.
The Ritz-Carlton Traditional English Afternoon Tea Menu
Pecan and Walnuts Tartlet
Seasonal Berries Almond Tartlet
Chocolate Praline Cream Puff
Blueberry Cheese Cake
Pistachio Panna Cotta with Raspberry Jelly and Almond Crumble
Mango Chocolate Tartlet with Milk Chantilly Cream
Chocolate Mocha Opera Slice
Coconut Honey Madeleines
Homemade Plain and Raisin Scone with Clotted Cream and Preserves
Mini smoked Turkey Sandwich with Pear Chutney and Raspberry
Mini Pumpernickel with Smoked Salmon, Dill Cream Cheese and Green Tobiko
Mini Rye Bread Prosciutto, Sandwich with Goat Cheese, Arugula Leaves
Mini Mille-Feuille with Crab Meat, Mango Celery Relish and Lemon Mayo
Mini Ciabatta with Tomato Mozzarella Cheese, Pine Nut, Fresh Basil and Balsamic
RMB 318+ for two persons (the test drive is around the Financial Street area)
Dates�May 25-31, 2015 (2pm-5pm)
Moreover, guests staying at The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street between now and June 13 will also enjoy shuttle service provided by Tesla around the Financial Street area. For more information, please consult with the hotel concierge.