Culinary Events November 2013 (Updated)




Please note that some of the events may serve alcohol or non-halal ingredients.
Discretion is advised for those who have restrictions on dietary and belief.

Schedule is updating everyday!



November 28-30, 2013

Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta will once again host a Two-Michelin Star Chef by flying in Chef Jerome Nutile from Collias, France to its renowned French restaurant, Lyon. From 28 to 30 November 2013, Chef Nutile, a master in the art of making French cuisine, will present the guests a range of his signature contemporary French cuisine using only the highest quality products.

Jerome Nutile 1

Chef Nutile is the owner and head chef at the charming Le Castellas restaurant in Collias, France. He was awarded his first Michelin star in 2006. Later in 2007, he received the title of Master Restaurant Chef, and earned his second Michelin star in 2009. The culmination of his career came in 2011 with the prestigious title in the world, Meillieur Ouvrier de France (The Best Maestro of France).

Chef Nutile has been working in a number of Michelin-starred restaurants including L’Abbaye de Sainte Croix in Salon-de-Provence, Au Chabichou le Chenus in Courchevel, and spent four years working with Georges Blanc, a three Michelin-star chef.

Chef Nutile describes his own cooking as simple and contemporary with respect to the product. “My cooking is contemporary in style,” he explains, “and I only use high quality products. I endeavor to look for subtle flavors, to improve techniques, to find the right cooking method and to find the perfect food combinations to provide gourmet pleasure to everyone.”

Jerome Nutile 3

Enjoy Chef Nutile’s gourmet cuisine at Lyon restaurant with an exclusive lunch starting from IDR 388.000 or a degustation dinner menu at IDR 1.888.000. Guests will also have the opportunity to discover the inner space of Lyon’s kitchen and observe the chef creating his award-winning dishes at the Chef Table with price IDR 2.588.000, or sign up for a master cooking class with Chef Nutile at IDR 988.000.

For further information or reservations please call +62 (21) 2993 8888 or email



November 28 – December 5, 2013

Keraton at The Plaza, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Jakarta, invites you to experience a little piece of Greece at Bengawan. Come and explore your Mediterranean side!

Guest Chef Themis Agnatos from The Romanos, a Luxury Collection Resort at Costa Navarino, Greece will be here from November 25 to December 8 to indulge guests in traditional Greek dishes. Using fresh, top quality Greek products, Chef Themis prepares a variety of flavourful Greek appetizers, specialty items and exquisite desserts incorporated in the daily buffet menu and in special Á la carte menu for your ultimate enjoyment.

Start your meal with the refreshing Horiatiki Salata(tomato, onion, green pepper, cucumber, feta cheese, olives, olive oil,caper& oregano), Htapodi Xydato (octopus, caper, vinegar, oregano, sundried tomatoes), or try the Greek spreads selection with Fava beans puree, Tzatziki, Taramas, Tirokafteri and Eggplant salad served with pita bread.

Indulge in some favorite entrees such as Arni Exohiko(Lamb with carrots, leek, Florina’s peppers & Graviera cheese), Mousaka (minced beef, potatoes, eggplant béchamel) and Psari A la Spetsiota (roast fish with peppers,onion, garlic & olives)

End on a sweet note with gourmet Greek desserts, including Karidopita (Walnut pie with cinnamon flavored syrup served with ice cream) and Galaktoboureko (Phyllo pastry stuffed with orange and lemon flavored cream) available in our Á la carte menu.

Greek promotion is available during our lunch buffet in the weekdays at IDR 288.000++ per person, during the Saturday & Sunday Brunch at IDR 495.000++ per person, inclusive of limitless non-alcoholic beverages, and IDR 995.000++ per person, inclusive of an endless flow of wines, Billecart-Salmon Champagne and other alcoholic beverages. Special Greek Á la carte menu is available daily at Bengawan.

For further information and table reservations, please contact Bengawan at 021 5068 0000 or email



The Belly Clan - Brunch Menu



It is one month to go before the year ends, and there are so many reasons for you to be grateful this month. Thanksgiving is a time when people come together, it is time to share with family and friends and a time to give thanks for many blessings. This Thanksgiving, take a break from all the cooking and celebrate it with your loved ones at Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta. Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta makes this tradition even more enjoyable with a variety of special dining offers, including a mouth-watering 1 KG beef promotion at The Steak, fresh Seafood promotion at Lai Ching and special Thanksgiving dining offers at Seasons Café and The Steak House.

More information at:



White Truffle Fair
9 to 30 November 2013 

Rosso - White Truffle

Shower your dish with luxury. Now is the time of the year to enjoy the highly prized white truffle. Indulge in the “diamond of Alba” in exquisite Italian creations such as Sautéed Scallop with Light Polenta, Champagne Risotto with Crust Parmigiana, and Home-Made Egg Tagliolini with Butter Cream Truffle Sauce and Porcini Mushroom.


High Tea Buffet at the Lobby Lounge 

Lobby Lounge - High Tea

Escape from your busy day and rest your mind at Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta’s Lobby Lounge with our delicious options from the High Tea Buffet.

Presenting a rich variety of tea and generous selections of sandwiches, scones, patisseries, meringues, cakes and chocolates for your enjoyment, the High Tea Buffet is available daily from 3 to 6 p.m.


Hairy Crab
1 to 30 November 2013

Shang Palace - Hairy Crabs

The Hairy Crab season is back!

Also known as the “Chinese mitten crab”, hairy crabs are considered the best tasting of all crab varieties. They once graced the emperor’s table and. as the autumn wind surges in Shanghai, have found their way to the city to grace the tables at Shang Palace.

These seasonal crustacean specials prepared by Executive Chinese Chef Benson Fok are available in six delectable selections with prices starting from Rp108,000++ per portion. Available throughout November 2013 until supplies last.


Cajun and Creole
2 to 23 November 2013

BATS - Creole

Cajun and Creole flavors are back by popular demand!

With its long historical root in southern USA, New Orleans’ cuisine once again makes its way back to B.A.T.S.

Savour the multi-cultural gourmet delights from the largest city in Louisiana, from Seafood Gumbo, Sausage and Chicken Jambalaya, Creole Shrimp, Cajun Grilled Chicken to the traditional Blackened Tuna with Louisiana’s ‘Dirty Rice’.

Cajun and Creole is available starting from Rp70,000++ per portion.

For reservations on these events, please call (62 21) 2939 9562 or access



Ongoing promotion

Keraton at The Plaza - Tuesday Rendez-vous

Every Tuesday evening starting from October 22, Keraton Lounge at Keraton at The Plaza features an exclusive selection of French delicacies and premium wines. From 6 pm to 9 pm, guests are warmly welcomed to indulge in exquisite French culinary beauties of French cheeses, foie gras terrine, tartare, and escargot; paired with the company of premium wines, specially imported from France.

What could be better than the famous cheeses to begin with? Brie de meaux, Comte, Bleu Auvergne, Emmental, Livarot, Tomme Savoie and Mimolette are in line for guests to savor along with various delicacies, such as foie gras terrine, cured meat, classic beef/salmon/ tuna tartare and freshly made escargot in sauce pastis and vol au vent. All served in perfect harmony with our premium selection of French wines.

Tuesday Rendezvous introductory price is at IDR 295,000/person including French cheeses and other delicacies and IDR 550,000/ bottle from a selection of premium French wines. Introductory prices are valid until November 12, 2013. Prices are subject to applicable service charge and government tax.

For further information or reservation, please contact +62.21.5068.0000 or


Pictures courtesy of each establishment


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