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Gradini X GOUTAL “Enchanted Holiday” Afternoon Tea

(Hong Kong, 5 November 2020) — To celebrate this holiday season, Gradini Ristorante E Bar Italiano at The Pottinger Hong Kong joins hand with legendary French perfume house, GOUTAL to debut their first ever co-branded afternoon tea themed “Enchanted Holiday”. Bringing guests on a romantic French olfactory journey during the festive season, the tea set is available from 6 November 2020 through 10 January 2021 between 3pm and 5:30pm daily. Executive Chef at Gradini conducts a celebratory afternoon appreciation of all senses inspired by GOUTAL’s latest and signature perfumes, Le Temps des Rêves - with orange blossom and citrus scent and Rose PomPon with rose scent.

GOUTAL is a legendary French perfume house founded by Annick Goutal, who transformed inspiration from a blend of poetry, luxuriant nature and everlasting culture into tale-inspired fragrances. The newly created perfume - Le Temps des Rêves marries the lovely scents of orange blossom, bergamot, and sandalwood, while Rose Pompon embraces sweet notes of Bulgarian rose, peony, blackcurrant, raspberry, woody cedar and white musks. Executive Chef Cano composes the poetic tea set with a sophisticated spread of savouries and patisseries infused with the scents and ingredients of the featuring GOUTAL fragrances to tantalise diners. The culinary treats are presented on an aesthetically designed two-tier stand in elegant white marble and golden frames, to match the luxurious details of GOUTAL’s ornamental bottles.

Lingering with tangy aromas of fruit and flower, the savoury bites include Crab Meat, Yuzu and Tobiko Toast; Cucumber and Dill Cream Cheese Sandwich; Smoked Salmon with Lime Mayonnaise in Cones, and Duck Rillettes with Orange Jelly. Chef Cano also sates guests’ sweet appetite with an enticing selection of dainty desserts such as Rose and White Chocolate Mousse and Les Cheeseclairs. Scone lovers must
not miss the plain and raisin versions to be dressed with bergamot jam and traditional clotted cream.

To complement the satisfying afternoon tea treats, guests can choose from our freshly brewed illy coffee or a selection of premium whole-leaf teas by Tea WG. Alternatively, a GOUTAL “Time to Dream” Mocktail specially concocted with orange, lime and mint or a GOUTAL “Little Sweetheart” Cocktail blended with peach, lemon and vodka is also available for an upgraded experience.

To extend the delightful experience, each afternoon tea guest will receive a complimentary GOUTAL gift set of a deluxe fragrance gift (5ml/7ml) (assorted in scent), a GOUTAL shopping voucher and an invitation card for GOUTAL fragrance and wine pairing experience.

Gradini X GOUTAL “Enchanted Holiday” Afternoon Tea Date: 6 November 2020 to 10 January 2021 Time: Daily from 3 to 5:30pm Price: HK$298 per person; HK$528 for two persons A supplement of HK$48 per glass for GOUTAL “Time to Dream” Mocktail or HK$78 per glass for GOUTAL “Little Sweetheart” Cocktail.

*subject to 10% service charge