This August,come and indulge in all things chocolate at Hilton hotels in Malaysia
KUALALUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - August 10, 2018 - English comedian, actress, writer and foodie JoBrand once said, "Anything is good if it's made of chocolate." There is a truthto her words and that is why this August, Hilton hotels in Malaysia arefocusing on chocolate as their seasonal produce of the month.
With every biteof chocolate, one would experience a different taste. From house warming giftsto Valentine's Day treats, chocolates have and always will be an indulgence toall -- young and old.
Originatingfrom the seeds of Theobroma cacao and commonly consumed as a drink in the past,chocolate has now become one of the most popular flavors and foods in theworld. As the world evolved, so did the uses of chocolates. While chocolate wasonce mainly consumed as a dessert, it has now made its way into everyday cooking.Today, chocolate is one of the most frequently featured ingredient in cuisinesworldwide. From cakes and pancakes to savory dishes such as pasta, meats andsauces -- it is possible to find chocolate in almost anything!
Chocolateis truly the ingredient we all know and love.
Hilton andAll Things Chocolate
From the time you check-in to the time you leavefor your next destination, Hilton spares no expense in ensuring your chocolatecravings are satisfied. As you arrive at your room, a simple gift of chocolatewelcomes you. Guests who want to enjoy more can head to the café in the hotel tochoose from a delectable range of chocolate treats.
Dedicating the month of August to chocolate hasallowed Hilton hotels in Malaysia to embark on a journey to create mouthwateringdishes featuring this rich ingredient. The teams at Hilton hotels in Malaysia havemade it their mission to serve not just chocolate on a plate but to elevate itwithin recipes that would not only excite the taste buds but satisfy anychocolate cravings.
Be sure to check out the wide range of chocolate-flavoureddishes across Hilton hotels across the country this month.
Participating Hotels: Hilton Malaysia Hotels & Resorts from HiltonKuala Lumpur, Hilton Petaling Jaya, Hilton Kuching, Hilton Kota Kinabalu.DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels & Resorts; DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur,DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru, DoubleTree by Hilton Melaka, DoubleTreeResort by Hilton Penang, and Hilton Garden Inn Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman North.
With#EatDrinkHilton, Hilton's first nationwide dining promotion, we are committed todelivering exceptional experiences to our guests through the use of home-growningredients from fruits to vegetables and milk to even local sugar such as theever famous Gula Melaka, which complements the seasonal dish to make it feelmore at home.
Serving youchocolate, chocolate and more chocolate, Hilton hotels in Malaysia are unloadingchocolates aplenty for all fans, promising a gastronomicjourney to satisfy taste buds that is also pleasing to the eyes.
Chocolate Trail at Hilton
Served atHilton Kuala Lumpur is a chocolate soufflé that can be enjoyed at Graze. Whendining at Chambers, be sure to try the brownies made with a mix of cocoapowder, hazelnuts and dark chocolate. For those who are dining at Vasco's, theall-day dining outlet, the chocolate mille feuille -- a combination of chocolatecrème and puff pastry -- is not to be missed.
VisitHilton Petaling Jaya and savor every bite of the Giant Muffin with Chocolate,Opera Valharno Chocolate, or enjoy a BBQ Lamb with Spicy Chocolate. Feelingthirsty on a hot day? Pop on over to Café Cino and order the Creamy Coco. If youare having a long night out and would like to relax with something sweet andwith a hint of liquor then head on over to Uncle Chili's and try out theChocolate Vodka.
When travelling to the east be sureto visit Hilton Kota Kinabalu. Order the Bambangan Chocolate Cake, made with alocal exotic mango called Bambangan. TheBambangan is a rare seasonal wild mango fruit, orange in color with brown skin andwhen ripened is a favorite amongst the local indigenous people. This dessert istaken up a notch, paired with dark and white chocolate coming from the districtof Tawau.
If timepermits, take a trip down East Malaysia and head over to the neighboring state,Kuching. Dine at any one of the outlets at Hilton Kuching and have a taste of avariety of chocolate dishes such as Chocolate Nougat Pistachio Delightgarnished with local orange and grapes which are juicier, crunchier and sweeterfrom the Cat City; Kuching. Have a Chocolate Truffle, and Chilled AustralianRib-Eye with Dark Chocolate infused with local Sarawak Black Pepper Sauce. The Sarawakblack pepper is known to have a big, bold aroma, which is mellow in the mouth whencombined with old spice flavors producing warm, woody notes. For a sweet liquidindulgence, try Hilton Kuching's CocoMint Fusion or go for the ever-famous IceBlended Chocolate or the old favorite, Hot Chocolate.
If you arein town and staying at Hilton Garden Inn Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman North, besure to head on over to the Garden Grille and enjoy a warm Chocolate Brownie.If you are up for something richer, consider a Chocolate Milk Mocktail. Made ofthe simplest of ingredients, chocolate sauce and milk, the beverage is mixed intoa martini glass rimmed with cocoa powder and chocolate shavings for garnishing.
ChocolateIndulgence at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels & Resort
Providing awarm welcome to guests is in our DNA at DoubleTree by Hilton -- and it allstarts with our signature DoubleTree Cookie. Presented to you upon check-in,this delicious chocolate chip cookie is baked fresh every day for our guests toenjoy as they start their stay at any of our DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels &Resort.
Embark on ajourney to DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur and enjoy an abundance ofChocolate Ice Cream and Chocolate Brownie at the all-day dining, Makan Kitchen;touted as the true showcase of Malaysian dining. At the food store you would findnot only a delectable Chocolate Raspberry Cheese but also the ever famouschocolate cake, Death by Chocolate or a Deconstructed Hot Chocolate.
Take a trip to Northwest Malaysia and visit PenangIsland where you must dine at Makan Kitchen at DoubleTree Resort by HiltonPenang. Save some space for dessert and enjoy a Double Chocolate Moist Cakewith a Rich Chocolate Glaze after your meal. For something lighter, sip on the ColaChocolate Float made with the simplest of ingredients, Coca-Cola and ChocolateIce Cream.
Anotherstate famous for its rich local culture is Melaka. When you stay at DoubleTreeby Hilton Melaka you can be sure that the seasonal produce will be accompaniedwith some very interesting local ingredients such as the gula melaka, palmsugar derived from a variety of palm trees. Come and enjoy the Tosca Trio BeefPlatter for two or a Crazy Chocolate dish, which includes this super famouslocal Melaka ingredient. For smoothie lovers, have a taste of the Chocolate MarshmallowSmoothie.
Finally,when you reach the southern tip of Peninsula Malaysia, do plan a stay at DoubleTreeby Hilton Johor Bahru. Meat lovers would enjoy the Angus Beef Tenderloin withChocolate Red Wine Sauce at Tosca's kitchen, an Italian Trattoria.
Craving forsomething sweet? Try the Chocolate Mousse Dome with Burnt Orange Cream. If youare having dinner at the eclectic all-day dining, Makan Kitchen, be sure to tryout the Signature Chocolate Tart and Dark Chocolate Ice Cream for dessert.
Stay tunedfor our next feature in the month of September on lemongrass: our seasonalproduce for next month.
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