A Fairytale Afternoon Tea
Inspired by Beauty & The Beast
04/10/19 – 29/12/19
Following the runaway sold-out success of The Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea earlier this year, luxury boutique hotel 137 Pillars is turning another fantasy fable into reality. This October they invite you to journey into a tale as old as time with the magical and enchanting story of Beauty and the Beast.
Everyone is familiar with the prince, cursed to spend the rest of his life living in a fantastical castle as a beast until he finds salvation in the heart of a beautiful girl. Caught stealing a single rose from the Beast’s garden, a desperate merchant exchanges his youngest daughter’s freedom for his own life. The Beast, stripped of his handsome features and compassion, must win her heart, or spend the rest of his life in bitter solitude.
Inspired by this centuries-old fairytale, the hotel’s culinary team have teamed up with award-winning Executive Pastry Chef Yannis Janssens to create an enchanted “A Fairytale Afternoon Tea”. It tempts palates with an array of specially designed sweet and savoury treats, and is complemented by a wide selection of organic teas sourced from Monsoon Tea.
A Fairytale Afternoon Tea (inspired Beauty & The Beast) is available from 4 October until 29 December 2019 every Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Only “A Fairytale Afternoon Tea” will be served during these times. The regular menu service will resume from 6 p.m. onwards.
This magical tea is priced at THB 1,200 ++ per person or THB 2,150++ per person with Moët & Chandon Rosé Impérial Champagne Miniature (200ml).
For more information, please call +66 (0) 2 079 7000, or email email@example.com
Award-winning Executive Pastry Chef Yannis Janssens
Named one of the Top 10 Pastry Chefs USA by Dessert Professional Magazine in 2010, Belgian native Yannis Janssens was until recently the executive Chef Patissier of Robuchon Bangkok. His wealth of experience also comes from heading the pastry kitchens with the luxury Setai Hotels, the iconic Fountainbleau Hotel Miami, and the fine-dining Japanese Zuma Group.
“With this afternoon tea, we wanted to go beyond the finger sandwiches typically served and move to more exclusive items with premium ingredients,” says Janssens, who among other accolades was also named Baking & Pastry Innovator at the Zest Awards Miami in 2013.
A Selection of Fine Teas
The afternoon tea is complemented by a wide selection of exceptional wild and free-grown teas, sourced exclusively from organic tea producer, Monsoon Teas. Guests can choose from three tea collections: Classic Teas with flavours such as Jungle Oolong, Lahu Black, and Siam Blend Black; Infused Aromatic Teas with Lychee Oolong, Coconut Green, and Mango Black; Non-Caffeine Teas, or two blends created exclusively for 137 Pillars.