The Westin Kuala Lumpur: “Hats Off Kuala Lumpur” with Michelin-star Chefs

This is seriously a gastronomic tribute for serious culinary enthusiasts! 🙂

Staged for the 1st time ever in Kuala Lumpur, “Hats Off”, an extraordinary culinary showcase, will bring together international and local masters of their own culinary expertise, through a series of intimate and engaging dining experiences.

From 8 to 12 May 2013 (mark your calendar folks!)  be prepared to tantalise your tastebuds and tickle your culinary senses as The Westin Kuala Lumpur Hotel will be hosting 3 international acclaimed Michelin-star chefs – Jeremy Biasiol, Serge Dansereau and Alvin Leung.

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These 3 culinary maestros will take to the kitchens of the award-winning restaurants at The Westin Kuala Lumpur and whip up  signature dishes and personal brand of culinary specials with KL-ites.

Individual and engaging dining experiences:

Chef Jeremy Biasol.
From: 1 Michelin Star – Mirror Restaurant HONGKONG
Dates: 8 and 9 May
Venue: Qba, Latin Grill and Bar.
Look forward to: Crab jelly with cauliflower sauce, caviar and crab roes; Beef tenderloin Rossini, perigueux sauce with potatoes cromesquis black truffles and Half Maine lobster with eggplant, lobster and comte cheese sauce.

Jeremy Biasol

Chef Serge Dansereau
The Bathers’ Pavilion in Balmoral Beach, Sydney, Australia.
Look forward to:
Galantine of quail, foie gras and leek ash confit leg, verjuice jelly and mizuna; Kombu-baked ocean trout with black salsify baby gold beetroot, dried oyster, woodland sorrel and Duck magret with confit peach, pistachio cream witlof, crisp tongue and kimchi sauce.

Serge Dansereau

Chef Alvin Leung
From: Bo Innovation in Hong Kong
Venue: Five Sen5es
Look forward to: Scallop in Shanghainese “jolo” sauce, crispy woba and peas foam; Organic Chicken served with 7-years aged Acquerello rice, yellow chicken stock, wooden fungus with sand ginger chicken jus and Cherry tomato baked in Chinese filo with fermented Chinese olives “lam kok” and tomato marshmallow with green oil.

Alvin Leung

So what’s the damage to the pocket?

RM348++ per person (inclusive of wines) and at RM298++ per person (excluding alcoholic beverages)
All are 5-course set menus, are only available for dinner at the above mentioned restaurants.

10% discount for SPG Restaurants & Bars members
Group discounts are also available through the hotel


Gala Spectacularfor a taste of EVERYTHING!

If you like to sample the stunning culinary magic of all 3 chefs and more, we recommend you to block your diary for 10 May 2013. An amazing gastronomic feat not to be missed, the Hats Off Gala Dinner will see the 3 Celebrity Chefs work alongside Starwood Kuala Lumpur’s very own masters in their own right – Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur’s Executive Chef Antoine Rodriguez, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur’s Executive Chef, Rajesh Kanna and The Westin Kuala Lumpur’s Executive Sous Chef, Fahdrul Abd. Malek – all renowned and familiar faces to the local KL dining crowd.

Each of the chefs will represent 2 canapés and one course. And whilst diners enjoy the sumptuous meal, they are able to view how these delectable dishes are prepared by the master chefs via a special live feed from the kitchens.
Complementing the spectacular cuisine that evening will be a wide range of exquisite wines available from many renowned wineries like M. Chapoutier, Paul Bouchard, Banfi, Torres, De Bortoli, Pascal Jolibvet and more.

To be staged at the Westin Grand Ballroom, the dinner spectacular will see diners savour signature canapés and cocktails before embarking on a true gastronomic delight of a 6-course set menu, paired with a wide range of exquisite wines.

Price :    RM448++ per person, inclusive of wines and champagne. RM388++ per person, exclusive of alcoholic beverages

10% discount for SPG Restaurants & Bars members
Group discounts are also available through the hotel


Another option Get Up Close and Personal.

This is an opportunity to get close to your favourite chef personality and learn his trade secrets. Simply sign up for any of the 2 Master classes, to be presented by Alvin Leung at Five Sen5es or Serge Dansereau at Prego.

Date :     11 May 2013
Time :     3 pm to 5 pm
Venue :    Five Sen5es and Prego
Price :    RM188++ per person per class
Limited to 20 persons per session, advance reservations is a must.

For more information or to make reservation, visit or call +60 3 2731 8333 or email [email protected]

About “Hats Off”
“Hats Off” is Starwood Hotels & Resort’s branded culinary showcase – a platform for multiple renowned chefs and the hotel group’s talented culinary maestros to come together and create an extraordinary gastronomic journey for all fine cuisine enthusiasts. The event concept was developed in 2008 and was first kicked off at The Westin Beijing Financial Street , by its Executive Chef, Stephane Tremblay. The yearly event gained huge popularity within the city and the region. This year, the event is set to take other parts of Asia Pacific by storm, starting with the vibrant city of Kuala Lumpur at The Westin Kuala Lumpur.

This Post Has 10 Comments

    1. rebeccasaw

      Hahah everyone is wondering if I am. Frankly I would love to. But as you know, budget budget budget. I hope the election change things cos biz has been freaking disappointing. 🙁

  1. Veron

    Gulps.. RM348++? Well it is Michelin star of course… but for me I’ll be taking the alcoholic option which would cost more. Are you going becky? let me know!

    1. rebeccasaw

      Ahhh I would normally go for the non-alcoholic option. I don’t think I’m going babe. Budget is tight for the last few months and biz not quite improving.

  2. Greg

    If you are going (which I think you will) I recommend Serge. Dined at his place before with my wife and we were pleased with the meal.

    1. rebeccasaw

      OHHHHHHHH! OK I’ll aim for Serge’s sessions then! Thanks for the tip! 😛

  3. Richard

    Alvin Leung! Didn’t you just met him at Savour? Saw your picture with him

    1. rebeccasaw

      Yes I did met him at Savour! 🙂 You remembered!
      He did told me a little about this event hahaha!

  4. Alex

    Too bad I’m not in KL to join you for this Becks.

  5. Vanessa T

    So tempting! It’s now and I’m wondering if I should drag my boyfie along for this

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