New Italian and Japanese Dining Experiences Creating Trio of World’s Great Cuisines at Glamorous Greater China Club
Two brand new Italian and Japanese dining experiences are creating a trio of global culinary concepts at Hong Kong’s glamorous ‘social salon’ for dining, art and music lovers, Greater China Club. The opening of Italian food and wine bar Cadenza,with rooftop Japanese outdoor dining Hoshino Japanese Barbeque following later this summer, are complementing popular Chinese dining room Man Hing. The choice of three of the world’s classic cuisines adds an eclectic new dining dimension to the elegant club-style retreat atop D2 Place in Lai Chi Kok.
Cadenza, named after its lounge venue with an extensive wine cellar and sultry live music from a million dollar sound system, serves traditional Italian and contemporary European cuisine with a modern twist by culinary experts from Europe. Specialties range from Spaghetti Aglio Olio with Mediterranean Red Prawn and Maine Lobster Risotto with Deluxe Lobster Jus to all-time favourite Our Crispy ‘Pizzeta’ with Seasonal Mushrooms and Pancetta, and ‘Frito Misto’ grilled seafood – along with the culinary team’s signature carpaccios and tartars, and quintessential Italian premium Italian cold cuts and cheeses.
Premium barbecue fare flown daily from Japan including Kagoshima Kurobuta Pork and Miyazaki Wagyu, with jet-fresh seafood including Hokkaido Scallops, Nodoguro Ichioboshi Seabreams and Iwashi Sardines.
Diners will enjoy an array of delightful and innovative desserts, such as Caramel Panacotta with Caramelized Almonds in the shape of a popsicleand the re-interpretation of the classic cocktail Piña Colada in Our Way to complete the delectable meal.
Antipasto lunch semi-buffet is served daily, featuring the chef’s recommendation of daily special, priced at HK$198 (members) or HK$208 (non-members). Brimming with Italian delicacies, the buffet alone is a feast of cold cuts including Parma ham, artisan breads and cheeses, salads, smoked salmon, preserved Italian specialties, beef carpaccio, “frittata” and more. A seasonally-changing menu of main course specialities includes Penne Rigatte al Ragú, Sea Bass with Orange, Fine Herbs and Pink Peppercorns, Steak with Portobello Mushrooms and Rocket, Braised Beef Cheeks in Barolo Wine and more.
Cadenza serves traditional Italian and contemporary European cuisine by a team of culinary experts from Europe.
Opening later this summer, Hoshino Japanese Barbeque is being styled as a relaxing outdoor rooftop terrace grill that is perfect for chilling-out on sunny days and sultry evenings under the stars at one of the few outdoor dining venues in ‘New Kowloon’. Seating 30, the concept is being inspired by Japan’s historic charcoal grilling tradition ‘Irori Genshiyaki’ and helmed by Chef Kenichi Takano, formerly of renowned Inakaya Robatayaki restaurant in Roppongi, Tokyo, with premium barbecue fare flown daily from Japan including Kagoshima Kurobuta Pork and Miyazaki Wagyu, with jet-fresh seafood including Hokkaido Scallops, Nodoguro Ichioboshi Seabreams and Iwashi Sardines.
Traditional appetisers, Kushiyaki skewers, grilled vegetables and authentic bamboo rice compliment the extensive range of premium, seasonal Japanese fare at a unique outdoor venue with the New Kowloon skyline.
Signature Cantonese restaurant Man Hing meanwhile flagships the cosmopolitan fine dining trios with an enticing marriage of contemporary and traditional Chinese cuisine inspired by fresh seasonal produce and specialties with an array of high-class dim sum selection at lunchtime. Helmed by celebrated Executive Chef Chan Wai Teng, Man Hing is now serving an enticing new range of seasonal summer Cantonese favourites, such as Slow-Cook Whole US Beef Spare Rib in Homemade Sauce, Deep-fried US Oysters and Stewed Pork Belly in Chef Chan Style.
With seasonal art exhibitions along with live music, fine wine and cigars complementing its global fine dining, Greater China Club is conceived as a “quintessential rendezvous for those who appreciate the finer things in life”, said Founder and CEO, Mr Eric Ting.
“Our two new venues add an eclectic new dimension offering a one-stop choice of three classic world cuisines to the most prestigious dining destination in New Kowloon.”
Members enjoy special benefits, but the Club is also open to guests and tourists at D2 Place, a revitalised industrial building now buzzing with eclectic bars and restaurants, named after its MTR exit at Lai Chi Kok.
Greater China Club is located on Unit A, 10/F, D2 Place, 9 Cheung Yee Street, Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong. It opens from Monday to Thursday and Public Holidays, 12:00 noon to 12:00 midnight and Friday and Saturday, 12:00 noon to 1:00 am.
Open to the public, Greater China Club also offers Corporate and Individual memberships entitling members to special priced menus, waived service charges and exclusive benefits, priced HK$18,888 for corporate membership with 3 nominees and HK$6,888 for individual members. Monthly membership fees (which can be used for spending in the Club) are HK$600 and HK$300, respectively.
For enquiries or reservations, please call (852) 2743-8055.