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Green Gastronomy: Enjoy Sustainable Dining at Marriott Bonvoy Hotels and Resort

The Westin Kuala Lumpur - Tiffin To Go Standard

Marriott Bonvoy commits to ‘sustainability’ by serving not only tasty, but also healthy and environmentally friendly meals

Kuala Lumpur, 17 May 2022 – As the world moves closer towards being eco-conscious, implementations of sustainable F&B are on the rise within the hotel industry. Sustainability no longer remains a trend as it is now a preference among most consumers and travellers, making it a mainstream necessity.

Echoing this sentiment, Marriott Bonvoy Hotels and Resorts is embarking on a journey to sustainability and have implemented a few ways to facilitate this – starting with food and beverage offerings at selected hotels. There are many ways in which a hotel can move towards sustainability, and it is not just in production or minimising food wastage, but also through avoiding non-environmentally friendly packaging. At Marriott Bonvoy Hotels and Resorts in particular, restaurant Chefs and team members have integrated sustainable elements into their menus and packaging – all while still offering both healthy and scrumptious culinary experiences.

“At Marriott, we are incredibly optimistic and involved in the future of sustainability through social impact. Through Serve 360 and guided by our 2025 Sustainability and Social Impact Goals, we are committed to creating positive and sustainable impact wherever we do business,” said Rivero Delgado, Area Vice President, Malaysia, Singapore, and Maldives, Marriott International.

“At Marriott, we are incredibly optimistic and involved in the future of sustainability through social impact. Through Serve 360 and guided by our 2025 Sustainability and Social Impact Goals, we are committed to creating positive and sustainable impact wherever we do business,” said Rivero Delgado, Area Vice President, Malaysia, Singapore, and Maldives, Marriott International.

Here’s how Marriott Bonvoy hotels and resorts are practising sustainability:

The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur

Executive Chef Keith Hooker’s plant-based vegan menu is specially curated using 90 percent farm-fresh Malaysian produce for a wholesome, hearty, and healthy meal that’s appropriate for the entire household.

The culinary team at The Brasserie, St. Regis Kuala Lumpur is focused on supporting local farms and the economy by not incorporating plant-based meats, omni pork or any other mock meat in their menu, as this significantly contributes to carbon footprint, air miles, and energy usage. Instead, high-quality Malaysian ingredients are used to bring freshness and wholesome flavours to the table.

At The Brasserie, eco-conscious customers can rest easy knowing that the idea of ‘fat means flavour’ is replaced with only locally produced sustainable ingredients. Not only are the accompaniments and garnishing locally-sourced, but even seasonings such as soy and its derivatives are plant-based – instead of the usual easily-sourced dairy, butter, cheese and cream. This might come off as a challenge for some, but The Brasserie believes that a challenge in the development of this menu improves creativity in keeping it a delicious yet healthy and sustainable one.

The eight-course plant-based vegan menu is available every Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday at The Brasserie and is priced at RM388+ per person.

For reservations or more information, please call +603 2727 6696 or email [email protected]

The Westin Kuala Lumpur

The Westin Kuala Lumpur – Tiffin To Go Kampung

The Westin Kuala Lumpur’s ‘Tiffin To Go’ features a novelty infusion of savoury and sweet delights from its Hi-Tea Set menu. The tiers consist of savoury, hearty meals, and dessert to tantalise everyone’s taste buds. Tiffin To Go is complemented with an infused water bottle as refreshment.

This tiffin concept is aimed at encouraging sustainability as the container may be reused, and comes in handy to transport food, while reducing the unnecessary waste associated with takeout meals. Priced affordably at RM128 nett for two people, Tiffin To Go is available every day from 10.30am to 10.00pm for walk-in(s) and pre-order at its all-day dining restaurant, The Living Room on the Upper Ground Floor. The Living Room also accepts bulk Tiffin To Go orders for business meetings or events.

Tiffin To Go’s menu will vary depending on the occasion and be specially crafted to cater to festive seasons such as Chinese New Year, Hari Raya and Christmas. At the moment, the Raya ‘Tiffin To Go Kampung’ with its festive menu and latest Tiffin design is available until the end of May 2022.

For reservations or more information, please call +603 2773 8495, WhatsApp +6017 281 9231, or email [email protected]

Element Kuala Lumpur

Sustainable F&B at Element Kuala Lumpur. L-From bottom left – Pumpkin Soup, Herb Crusted Chicken, Pahang Banana Chocolate Mousse Cake, Mee Goreng Mamak

Located at the 40th floor of Element Kuala Lumpur and boasting breath-taking views of the Kuala Lumpur city skyline, TRACE Restaurant and Bar is excited to introduce diners to a new sustainable menu starting from June 2022. With a mission to reduce carbon footprint and staying true to its wellness brand ethos, TRACE Restaurant and Bar brings a carefully considered and balanced wellness menu to food enthusiasts. The sustainable menu features an appetizer, two main courses, one soup, and one dessert for diners to explore. Starting with the Element Green Salad – a local adaption of the Greek Salad, the vegetables are sourced from locally-grown organic vegetables and herbs such as Pegaga (Centella Asiatica) and Ulam Raja (Cosmos Saudatus). With two variations on the main course, protein-centric guests can opt for the Charcoal Herb Crusted Free Range Chicken with Green Peas Puree, Caramelized Carrot Sticks, and Buttered Peas (the free range chicken is sous-vide and pan seared; then served with a flavourful Sarawak Black Pepper sauce) or the Vegetarian Mee Mamak, an all-vegetarian variation of local Mee Goreng Mamak. The sustainable menu will be available for dine-in and takeaway from 12:00pm onwards, starting 1 June 2022.

For reservations or more information on takeaway or delivery, please call the hotel at 03 2771 3388 (ext 3351), WhatsApp them at +60 10-267 0338 or email [email protected]

 

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