The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong joins hands with Italian luxury brand Giuseppe Zanotti for an exquisite afternoon tea set inspired by its Fall-Winter 2019 “Urban Beauty” Collection. The afternoon tea set will be available at Café 103 from July 15 to September 15, 2019.
If you are looking for a fashionable afternoon out and a gourmet journey, the Giuseppe Zanotti Afternoon Tea set will get you covered.
Giuseppe Zanotti’s FW2019 collection reveals sophisticated and cosmopolitan women and men, elegant but with a rocker’s soul. The immediate perception of chaos is intentional, developed through a researched disharmony of shapes and colors. The aesthetics represents a complex order, a bold but moderate mix, able to gather and blend impulses, themes and trends.
Executive Pastry Chef Richard Long and his team reinterpreted Giuseppe Zanotti’s “sensually chaotic” aesthetics and translated the luxury brand’s design DNA into delectable gourmet items.
“Designing the afternoon tea set is both a challenging and exciting exercise for my team,” says Chef Richard.
‘“The creative synergy we generate between fashion and culinary arts is sensory provoking. We have also incorporated ingredients such as pistachio and hazelnut to reflect Giuseppe Zanotti’s Italian roots,” he continued.
The tea set which includes six sweet delights and four savory bites reflecting both the “graphic and geometric” as well as the “textured and exotic” themes from Giuseppe Zanotti’s latest collection.
The crystal-encrusted butterflies from Giuseppe Zanotti’s artistic heels flutter onto the beautiful crafted afternoon tea set featuring also a bed of exotic flowers and crystal-encrusted petals.
Delectable bites are placed on intricate flower beds which rotate every now and then. The magnificent design will definitely steal your heart. Enjoy the elegant afternoon tea with your friends and your loved ones for memories that will last a lifetime.
The impeccably designed desserts reference Giuseppe Zanotti’s signature design elements such as the animal prints, butterflies and flower blossoms.
The delicate Mascarpone Raspberry Tart, for example, reinterprets the elegant floral motif of Giuseppe Zanotti FLEUR heels in culinary art. The flavorful raspberry adds a refreshing balance to the sweet delight.
Giuseppe Zanotti’s signature AMABEL BOW heels inspired the Apricot Basil Cake. The eye-catching cake features basil-infused apricot cream, apricot confit and almond crémeux all topped with a chocolate art butterfly.
Indulge your palate with the tantalizing Pistachio Moscato Tart with a nutty-flavored base topped with edible flower jelly which highlights Giuseppe Zanotti’s Italian heritage.
Highlights of the savory items include the Foie Gras and Fig Mousse Macaroon with Prunier Caviar, a feast for both the eye and also for the palate. The BBQ Pulled Pork Squid Ink Mini Burger is flavorful and mouthwateringly good.
Apart from tea, the afternoon tea set also comes with coffee or The Ritz-Carlton signature hot chocolate.
Guests who enjoy the Giuseppe Zanotti Afternoon Tea set and post a photo onto social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, or Wechat with the tag (#giuseppezanotti) can redeem a limited edition gift at Giuseppe Zanotti Elements Shop (Shop No. L1033, Elements Mall).