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Amber Restaurant in Hong Kong Receives 2 Michelin Stars for 7th Year

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Amber restaurant at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong has received two Michelin stars for the seventh consecutive year.

Chef Richard Ekkebus said, My team and I are delighted that our consistently exceptional standard of food quality and service excellence have been recognised by the Hong Kong & Macau Michelin guide for 7 consecutive years. Such acclaim could not have been possible without the support of our loyal guests and the high level of professionalism of the entire Amber team.

Forty-seven-year-old Chef Ekkebus began his illustrious career with an apprenticeship in his native Holland under Michelin-starred chefs Hans Snijders and Robert Kranenborg. He further perfected his art under the tutelage of some of the greatest three-star chefs in France, including Pierre Gagnaire, Alain Passard and Guy Savoy. Prior to opening The Landmark Mandarin Oriental in 2005, he worked as Executive Chef at The Royal Palm in Mauritius and The Sandy Lane in Barbados.

Having built his reputation on a solid foundation of traditional French cooking technique, Richard is known for his focus on superior produce and innovative presentation, creating cuisine with a contemporary and light feel. Contributing to the latest honour are his signature creations such as frog legs in crispy kataifi with quatre epices, Nagasaki garlic and Italian parsley sabayon and milk fed veal tenderloin wrapped in black tasmanian winter truffle & lardo cooked in clay, summer vegetables & black truffled potato gnocchi, not to mention the dish of sea urchin in a lobster jell-O with cauliflower, caviar and crispy seaweed waffle.

We are truly delighted that the teams effort has been acknowledged at a high level by Michelin, said Greg Liddell, General Manager of The Landmark Mandarin Oriental. We appreciate the loyal patronage of our guests who can be rest assured that Amber will strive to deliver even more exquisite contemporary French cuisine.

Designed by renowned architect Adam Tihany, Ambers 60-seat dining room provides an elegant setting for the restaurants modern French cuisine.

Amber also offers two private wine rooms with seating for up to 12 guests, while Amber Bar is the perfect place to gather for an aperitif before dining. 

Amber, Mandarin Oriental, Michelin, Hong Kong, Chef, Gourmet, Wine

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