, 2023-01-17 15:17:45,
To celebrate Lunar New Year, the world’s first and only global business aviation company VistaJet has partnered with its gastronomy partner Shangri-La Singapore to provide a uniquely Southeast Asian ‘Lunar New Year Experience’ – tossing of the auspicious Lo Hei on board a business jet while cruising at 45,000 feet.
Lo Hei, which in Cantonese means ‘prosperity toss’, is a popular custom during Lunar New Year in Southeast Asia involving the festive Chinese dish Yu Sheng. Shangri-La’s Michelin-star Shang Palace has created special Lunar New Year menus for VistaJet flights from Singapore, selecting the freshest and finest ingredients used in Chinese cuisine, such as abalone, scallops, lobster, coral trout and suckling pig.
Shang Palace’s executive chef Daniel Cheung has also further added the incredible Chinese delicacy bird’s nest to some of the notable dishes, including ‘Buddha Jumps Over the Wall’ — a double-boiled seafood soup — and the famous Lunar New Year dessert ‘Nian Gao’ —sticky rice cakes with red dates. Cheung is renowned for infusing time-honoured Chinese classical cuisine with modernity and meticulous presentation.
Cheung says: “A reunion feast during the Lunar New Year is never complete without Yu Sheng, which signifies good luck, prosperity and hope for the coming year.” He says: “It is a symbolic dish, we have incorporated into the VistaJet menu, adding to the festive celebration for the ‘Year of the…
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