Michelin chef Fernando Sainz de la Maza arrives in Beijing for the Spanish Festival

By That's Beijing, May 16, 2014

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Treat yourself to an exquisite fine dining experience at The Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel as part of their ongoing Spanish Festival.

The Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel, the Spanish Embassy and the tourism bureau have collaborated on this event and have invited the talented Michelin Chef Fernando Sainz de la Maza for this years Spanish Festival.

Chef Fernando Sainz de la Maza is the owner of two successful restaurants in Santander, Spain and he his here in Beijing until May 18th to show us Beijing residents a meal done right. Actually, a 7 set course meal to be specific.

Although Chef Fernando has been to China before, this is his first time in Beijing. “It’s an enormous pleasure to cook for a public so culturally different and gain their acceptance” he tells us.

Born in the north of Spain, Fernando has always had a love for cooking. He specializes in Cantabria cuisine, the 7 course menu will feature his with best dishes:

  • Lobster gazpacho with extra virgin oil
  • Lobster ravioli & grilled scallops in champagne sauce and truffle vinaigrette
  • Saffron mushrooms risotto with chicken thighRoasted cod baked with baby squid
  • Pork cheek stew
  • Pickled prawns and spring vegetables
  • Toast rice pudding and toffee cream 
  • Raisin ice cream crispy Pedro Ximenez

All the ingredients used have been carefully selected from Jingshen Seafood Market.

To Chef Fernando, Spanish food is so much more than tapas and paellas. Join us at the Beijing Capital Hotel to see what Spanish food is really made of!

7 course set menu RMB888 includes wine, Fratelli fresh Italian Restaurant

Tickets currently available only for May 17th so hurry to reserve your spot!
 RSVP: 5863 8203

If you can’t make it for the Michelin Chef (On till the 18th) there is still much more Spanish cuisine to feast on at the BLD Café.

RMB 298 net per person from Sunday to Thursday

RMB 328 net per person from Friday to Saturday 
RSVP: 5863 8223

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