Authentic Lebanese Eats For This Week Only


August 17, 2017 | BY Tien Chew

Mandarin Oriental KL will host guest chef Ali El Bourji from Dubai this August 17 to 20, cooking up a spread of genuine Lebanese food.

Straight from the kitchens of Atlantis Hotel in Dubai to Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur, guest chef Ali El Bourji will be serving authentic Lebanese foods from August 17 to 20.

The 3-day only kitchen takeover at the Mosaic all-day dining restaurant will include many crowd favourites, including everyone's favourite superfood – hommous

Diners will have the chance to taste iconic dishes like baba ghanouj (chargrilled smoked eggplant), falafel (deep fried minced chickpea patties) and a variety of cooked lamb dishes, all specialities of Lebanese cuisine.

Baked-Puff-Pastry-Ouzi-Rice.jpg (original size)Baked puff pastry with Ouzi rice | Photo: Courtesy of Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

Besides the usual suspects, a variety of Lebanese sweets, seafood dishes, salads and soups will also be available for guests to indulge in.

Those who like watching their meat grilled in front of them will be happy to know that a live grilling station will be present, serving up dishes like lamb kofta (leg of lamb), shish taouk (chargrilled chicken breast fillets) and more.

Chef.jpg (original size)Chef Ali El Bourji | Photo: Courtesy of Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

The chef has served as the executive oriental head chef of Atlantis at The Palm since 2008 and commands almost two decades worth of cooking experience.

The Lebanese buffet experience at Mandarin Oriental is priced at RM 158 per person for lunch and RM 188 for dinner. 

For dining reservations, call 03- 2179 8881 or drop the hotel an email here

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