There is a new collaboration that was just recently announced by Hong Kong’s Ritz Carlton and Graff Diamonds entitled “The Most Famous High Tea in the World.” This high tea is named in such a way due to its treasure filled trunk of original jewels and diamonds by Graff Diamonds. The Ritz Carlton’s own Chef Peter Find creates the delicacies served during the high tea itself, where he developed specialties for such an occasion. Such passion and dedication is what brings event like these to life in a way that not only makes it romantic for the guest, but make it memorable for the establishment as well.
The General Manager of the Ritz Carlton in Hong Kong could not be happier about this collaborative event, as well as how memorable the combination of jewels and culinary delights add to what has become a popular afternoon treat throughout Hong Kong. Not only is trunk making a fine art, but the masterful culinary arts presented alongside such intricate craftsmanship tailors itself well with the service provided to the ladies and gentlemen at this fine establishment.
Those who believe jewelry, diamonds, and watches are the only things they will find within the fine craftsmanship of this trunk are in for quite a surprise. The high tea’s epicurean treasures are also held within the trunk, as well, and are ready for display and service alongside those sparkling fashions. Some of the edibles include a half bottle of 1998 Chauteau d’yquem Sauterne, 2002 Dom Perignon vintage champagne gelee, a bottle of 2004 Louis Roederer Cristal Brut, 70% chocolate creameux with black truffles, and vanilla panna cotta with bird’s nest and gold leaves each served on delicate Vera Wang chinaware, breathtaking Baccarat glassware and exquisite Christofle silverware. There is also an ample selection of loose leaf teas, as well as premium coffees.
For those with an eye just for the jewelry, you will not be disappointed during this high tea. While enjoying your delicacies, magnificent jewels and diamonds will be displayed in the trunk. Graff jewelry features iconic watch and jewelry collections, as well as precious gemstone and diamond rings. Master craftsmen set each stone by hand, and all designs are completed in house. The fiery gemstones are truly stunning in their platinum settings because every stone has invisible wire linkage, thereby making each piece unique and special in its own breathtaking way.
Starting January 1, 2014, two people can begin enjoying this high tea for US$1400; HK$10,880. There are a number of cozy corners guests can enjoy while indulging in some of the many delights the trunk has to offer, but they are subject to availability. Exclusive suites are available for an additional charge. This is an amazing way to bring in the New Year, and become part of one of Hong Kong’s newest traditions. Diamonds are considered one of the greatest treasures known to man, so why not add some culinary treasures in with that to make it an all-around delightful occasion?