October 2023 – PA.SO.LA Restaurant and Lounge is delighted to introduce an eco-curean dining experience, aptly named “The Local Harvest”. Executive Chef Willmer Colmenares will be collaborating with Chef Blake Thornley from Mozaic Ubud Bali, to present a six-course, stellar set menu curated by sustainable ingredients around the globe. This remarkable event is scheduled to take place on Level 6 at The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Pacific Place and will be open to the public on October 20, 2023 beginning at 6PM.
#THELOCALHARVEST Dining Experience
A Local Harvest dining experience represents a remarkable culinary journey that transcends conventional dining norms. In this innovative gastronomic adventure, every element of the meal is meticulously designed to minimize waste and promote sustainability. From sourcing locally and seasonally to responsible ingredient selection, our focus is on ensuring that no resources go to waste in the entire process.
Chef Willmer Colmenares and Chef Blake Thornley have joined forces to present #THELOCALHARVEST, a six-course set menu that showcases their creative prowess in transforming food scraps and overlooked ingredients into delightful dishes. Their innovative approaches to gastronomy are dedicated to fully utilizing each ingredient to its maximum potential. Witness their culinary magic as they turn often-overlooked ingredients and food scraps into palate-pleasing surprises.
Priced at IDR 888,000++ per person, this unforgettable evening promises to redefine the way Guests appreciate fine cuisine while championing sustainability. Guests can indulge in an exquisite dining experience that promises to…
Adding a touch of liquid magic to the evening, Bili Wirawan, the talented bartender from Mozaic Bali, will be on hand to craft exquisite cocktail pairings that harmonize with each course, enhancing the overall dining experience.
For over two decades, Mozaic has been a pioneer of fine dining in Bali, helping to establish the island as a leading Asian culinary destination. It holds the distinction of being the only restaurant in Indonesia that is a member of Les Grandes Tables du Monde (Best Restaurant of the World), an association exclusively composed of 2 and 3 Michelin-starred restaurants.
Chef Willmer began his culinary journey in Venezuela, gaining experience at Michelin-starred restaurants and working alongside culinary luminaries such as Andrés Madrigal and Pierre Gagnier. His dedication, passion, and creativity eventually led him to Shanghai, China, in 2013, where he managed culinary teams for eight properties across Greater China and developed creative culinary concepts for prestigious dining establishments. Three of his concepts earned The Michelin Plate & Black Pearl awards. In September 2022, he made Jakarta his home, becoming the Executive Chef of the luxurious Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Pacific Place.
This culinary collaboration promises to be an extraordinary fusion of talent and innovation that celebrates sustainable dining without compromising on taste or experience. We look forward to welcoming you to this extraordinary event on October 20, 2023, at 6 PM on Level 6 of The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Pacific Place.
Chef Blake’s culinary journey began at the age of eleven, starting with volunteering, culinary contests, and working in renowned Chicago restaurants, including Charlie Trotter’s. He later became the Head Chef at Mozaic in Bali for eight years. In 2017, he joined OHA Group Shanghai, leading award-winning restaurants in Shanghai. Currently, he’s reshaping the Mozaic experience with a focus on Indonesian ingredients, challenging traditional norms, and taking pride in his unique culinary style.
For more information, Guests can visit Instagram @pasolajakarta or call 021-2550 1993.
About The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Pacific Place
Standing tall as the face of Sudirman Central Business District (SCBD) in the heart of the capital, The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Pacific Place is the true embodiment of personalized, modern luxury. Guests may experience the comfort of home while indulging in the legendary personal service and warm hospitality of the Ladies and Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton. Conveniently located next to The Indonesia Stock Exchange, easily accessible from anywhere in the city, the hotel is perched on top of the luxury Pacific Place Mall and entertainment complex. The Hotel features 62 rooms, which include Ritz-Carlton Guest Rooms, Larger Guest Rooms, Suites, Larger Suites, Ritz-Carlton Suite and Presidential Suite. A total of 139 residences are available in 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom and 3 bedroom units. On Level 21, The Club Lounge offers exclusive access to all Hotel Guests of any room category to enjoy a wide range of privileges, including complimentary meals five times a day for two persons, Club Board Room use for meetings and gatherings, complimentary garment pressing, fun & educational activities, local foods and amenities, to concierge services that are customized to each Guest’s needs. PA.SO.LA Restaurant on Level 6 presents buffet selections and a la carte menu of international cuisines, led by award-winning Executive Chef Willmer Colmenares. Three private dining rooms are available for exclusive functions. The Ritz-Carlton SPA with 8 treatment rooms is also available for all Guests. The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Pacific Place offers a luxurious convention space comprised of 8 meeting rooms, a semi-outdoor ‘The Glass House’ overlooking a lush garden and magnificent Jakarta city view, as well as a 3.284sqm Grand Ballroom for 8.000 people that can be divided into 3 Ballrooms and stands as the largest Hotel Ballroom in the country.
About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC
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