Throughout the years, Hennessy has taken its consumers on a journey through many delightful pairings with meals and this year is no different. Once again, the brand has partnered with local restaurants to bring about the best complementing meals paired with the world’s best cognac. These restaurants concocted an assembly of exclusive food menus focusing on Asian flavours and heritage, elevated through their pairings with the exquisite Hennessy liquid, creating an impeccable gastronomic experience for food and cognac lovers alike.
The brand partnered with many local restaurants across Klang Valley to invite consumers to experience these delicious meals with them, consisting of local gastro bars such as Souled Out and The Beer Factory, modern restaurants like Sticks N Maki and Deep Blue Bar as well as Chinese restaurants such as Fantastic Banquet Seafood Restaurant, One Seafood Restaurant, OUG Jade Restaurant, Ming Ren Xuan and Yu Bao. These restaurants have worked closely in the last couple of months with Hennessy to produce the perfect combination of flavours to complement the cognac.
With such a rousing selection of locations and menu, there is something exciting to try for everyone! Here are a few unique selections for you and your loved ones to try in the upcoming month, just before the year ends.
1. One Seafood Restaurant
Fans of premium crustaceans can visit One Seafood Restaurant. Located in Bukit Bintang, the heart of Kuala Lumpur, patrons of this restaurant can expect a wide selection of gourmet, fresh, Chinese style seafood dishes.
Chef Aun Chin Poh, Executive Chef cum Managing Director of One Seafood Restaurant has over 27 years of culinary experience and is celebrated for his extravagant culinary skills and ways with premium seafood dishes.
For this partnership, Chef Aun has curated a balanced six-course dinner menu. To start, you will be served Salt Grilled Sha-Bai Clams VS Crispy Beancurd Skin, followed by Baked Sea Prawn with Pepper & Foie Gras. These will then be followed by scrumptious Spicy Lamb with Cumin Marinate, Braise Abalone with Golden Brick and Hennessy Chicken and Mushroom Rice in Casserole. For dessert, Chef Aun created a unique Almond paste with Ice Cream. All these dishes pair perfectly with Hennessy V.S.O.P which will be served complimentary when you dine in and order a set of this special menu for 4 pax at RM888.00.
2. Ming Ren Xuan
Ming Ren Xuan offers a different alternative for Chinese food lovers in Klang Valley. This luxurious restaurant can be found in Avenue K Shopping Mall and has hosted many large family gatherings over the years for all occasions. They specialise in fine Cantonese cuisine and uses only the best quality ingredients to create dishes that combines modern cooking techniques with traditional Chinese ideas on food and nutrition.
Chef Willis of Ming Ren Xuan has a passion for great food and enjoys sharing the joys of cooking through his meticulous creations. He sees cooking as a freedom of expression as he set out to make a name for himself in the culinary world. For this collaboration, he is excited to share his special menu, paired with Hennessy V.S.O.P.
In Ming Ren Xuan, patrons will enjoy Pan-fried Iberico Pork Collar served with Honey Citroen Sauce, Double-boiled Wild Boletus Mushrooms Soup with Chicken and Chinese Herbs, Steamed Whole Dragon Tiger Grouper with Minced Garlic, Wok Fried Tiger Prawns with Chef’s BBQ Sauce, Braised Whole Abalone and Homemade Bean Curd in Premium Oyster Sauce, all served to be savoured alongside their MRX Signature Fried Rice with Assorted Seafood. To finish for dessert, Chef Willis includes a refreshing Double Boiled Ginseng Root with Peach Gum and Fresh Dates.
The whole set is priced at RM2,000.00 for 10 pax with a complimentary bottle of Hennessy V.S.O.P to accompany diners throughout the meal. This is the perfect opportunity to have a catch-up session dinner with larger friend groups or treat extended family members to a nice and wholesome meal.
3. Sticks N Maki
Hennessy transports consumers to Japan with Sticks N Maki. Its clean and modern interior should not fool patrons into thinking any less of the restaurant’s specialty in serving Yakitori, Japanese Skewers and Maki, Japanese Rolls, often found in the streets of Japan.
Proudly Malaysian owned, it is the restaurant’s mission to embrace local culinary talents, carefully selecting well-trained and experienced chefs with an affinity for Japanese culinary. Sticks N Maki aim to serve customers an authentic Japanese dining experience, allowing its chefs to display their craft through food.
Items on their special Hennessy menu includes a wide selection of Japanese delights such as Zensai, Mushimono, Yakimono, Kushiyaki, Makimono, Menrui and Shirumono, enjoyed with Hennessy V.S.O.P. This set caters to two pax for RM688++, four pax for RM888++ or ten pax for RM1,88++ so customers can decide to go as a date, with close friends and even big groups!
4. Souled Out & The Beer Factory
For a more laid-back setting and casual meals, fans of Hennessy can visit two of our local gastro bars; Souled Out & The Beer Factory, to try out their simple menu, elevated by Hennessy pairings.
In Souled Out, patrons can purchase a meal with the options of BBQ Short Ribs or Mixed Satay with a bottle of Hennessy V.S.O.P at RM520 or RM500 respectively. The Beer Factory offers scrumptious pizzas with many flavours to choose from paired with a bottle of Hennessy V.S.O.P at RM460++.