Embark on an enchanting journey to the land of the red dragons as Baan Tao celebrates the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival. The second most important event after the Spring festival to the Chinese people. Also known as the Moon festival, it occurs at a time when the harvest season is over and the public makes offerings and thank the gods for the bounty of the year. This festival is celebrated on the 15th day of August in the Chinese Lunar calendar, the day when the moon is at its fullest and brightest. Important traditions at this time include the eating of moon cakes, which symbolizes unity and bonding of families. The custom of holding barbecues on this holiday has become the current trend, with families and friends getting together and enjoying a barbeque meal in the garden while looking over the moon.
Baan Tao – Hyatt Pune, Kalyani Nagar celebrates this occasion in authenticity and style by offering scrumptious and mouth watering Chinese and Thai food in a form of set menus with a motive of getting all your families and friends together. The set menus will include an exotic salad such as the Avocado and baby mesculan salad with preserved vegetables. Indulge in delectable specialty appetizers such as Shitake konjeenaro, Braised edamame,chicken in Vietnamese rice paper wraps, Sesame chilli honey pumpkin and Double cooked prawns with qing hoi honey and burnt garlic. For the mains, savour Har Mok Talay- a mixed seafood curry steamed in coconut shells, Pork belly tossed with dry chilli sauce and more. Wrap up with a sinful dose of White chocolate and coconut dome stuffed with ruby chestnuts accompanied with the traditional moon cakes to appease your sweet cravings.
The festive dishes are curated by the Chef-in-command Chef Sunil Joshi, who specialises in Pan-Asian cuisine. The set menu is priced at INR 1650 + taxes per person. Book your table and partake in a unique cultural experience.
When: October 1- October 12, Lunch and Dinner
Where: Baan Tao, Hyatt Pune, Next to Aga Khan Palace