Chinese New Year at Swez Brasserie, Eastin Hotel Penang

Chinese New Year is here soon, celebrate new beginnings with scrumptious spread of Chinese Cuisine at Eastin Hotel Penang’s Swez Brasserie where sumptuous buffet spreads of authentic Chinese cuisine await the whole family from Feb 18th to 20th. Embark on a poignant journey into the world of Chinese dining with highlights such as the crispy golden roasted and shredded marinated duck meat , braised sea cucumber with dried oyster, sea moss, flower mushroom and broccoli, stir fried king prawn with fragrant nutmeg mayo and ebiko, steamed grouper with supreme soya sauce and roasted garlic, chef’s special fried rice wrapped in lotus leaf and double boiled honey dates & chinese pear with almond seed. We spoil you with an outpouring of your favorite Chinese dishes that will satisfy your cravings and appetite before you leave home.
Stir Fried King Prawn with Fragrant Nutmeg Mayo and Ebiko

Braised Sea Cucumber with Dried Oyster, Sea moss, Flower Mushroom and Broccoli

Steamed Grouper with Supreme Soya Sauce with Roasted Garlic 

Crispy Golden Roasted Duck & Shredded Marinated Duck Meat

Chef’s Special Fried Rice wrapped in Lotus Leaf

Double Boiled Honey Dates & Chinese Pear with Almond Seed

All these and more will see to it that diners have a feast fit for an emperor! To make the festivities ultra special is the Chinese New Year buffet dinner with Yee Sang. Dine to the melodious tune of live traditional Chinese orchestra and entertaining performances like high poles lion dance and many more.

The Chinese New Year’s Eve 8 Course Family Reunion Yee Sang Dinner
 18 February 2015 
RM1088++ per table of 10 persons 

Family Reunion Buffet Dinner
18 February 2015 
RM108++ per adult 
RM55++ per child .
In addition to that, 38% discount on selected wine are offered to those who purchase any of the Chinese New Year’s Eve dinner.

On Chinese New Year’s Day ‘Season of Spring’ Hi-Tea 
19th and 20th February 2015
12.00pm to 4.00pm
RM78++ per adult 
RM39++ per child 

Chinese New Year Buffet Dinner
RM98++ per adult 
RM49++ per child  

‘Yee Sang Take Away’ is happening from 10.00a.m to 8.00pm on  18th January -28th February 2015.

Eastin “Season of Spring” package meal will ensure that you and your family will have a new beginning with an outpouring of your favorite Chinese dishes that will satisfy your cravings and appetite.

Other programs lined up include the Chinese Orchestra performance on February 18th from 8pm to 9pm, Chinese orchestra performance on 19th and 20th February 2015 from 8pm to 9pm and high pole lion dance performance on February 25th from 10am.

Prosperity Yee Sang Salmon Fish

With the lunar new year dawning upon us, the ceremonious tossing of Yee Sang has started in full swing and the hotel’s delectable Yee Sang has always been a popular choice. Those interested may place their order for take-away Yee Sang from now until February 28th. 

Salmon Yee Sang 
RM78++ (small)
RM98++ (large)

Abalone Yee Sang is priced at 
RM88++ (small)
RM108++ (large)

Vegetarian Yee Sang 

Please make reservation at least 2 days in advance to avoid disappointment.

For inquiries or reservations, kindly call Swez Brasserie at 
+604-612 1128

Thanking Eastin Hotel Penang for hosting.

Wishing all a Happy Properous Chinese New Year!!!

Chef Fauzi (R)

Mohd Fauzi Bin ilias
Sous Chef Of Eastin Hotel Penang
Chef Fauzi Bin Ilias was recently awarded the “Most Outstanding Chef Award for 2014” in conjunction with the 27th Annual Dinner of the Chefs Association of Malaysia ,Penang Chapter Flamingo Hotel,Penang on 23rd Jan 2015. Voting was done by the Chefs Associations Members (CAM) who nominated 3 chefs to compete for this title.

Other highlights of Chef Fauzi was that he also won the Golden Medallion Award ( Professional Category ) 2013 during The Star Cruises Nasi Kandar Competition . He has acquired a wealth of experience working in hotels and outlets such as Paradise Sandy Beach Resort , Tangjung Bunga Beach Resort , Rasa Sayang Resort , QE2 Restaurant , Madusa Gold Restaurant for 19 years , currently working as Sous Chef at Eastin Hotel Penang since 2009 . He specializes in cuisines such as Malay, Western and Indian .Besides that, he also have skills and passion in making pastry and fruit carving .

Chef Fauzi also won Commendation from Paradise Sandy Beach Resort Penang on the winning of the ‘ Award Of the 1st Penang Culinary Black Box Challenge 2004’ , Certificate of Excellence from Chefs Association Malaysia (CAM)Penang Chapter in 9th Penang International Salon Gastronomique 2003,Commendation from Paradise Sandy Beach Resort Penang on participation of ‘Battle of the Chefs’ 10th Penang International Salon Gastronomique 2005 , Certificate of Award from the chefs Association Malaysia (CAM),Penang Chapter in ‘1st Penang Chefs Challenge’ 2004 , 2 Silver medals in 13th Battle Of The Chef 2011 , 1 Silver and 1 Bronze medal in 14th Battle Of The Chef 2012 , 1 Bronze medal in FHM Culinaire Malaysia 2013 , Gold medal 3rd Pattaya City Culinary Cup 2014 .
When asked about the best thing being a chef , the answer was simple and nice , ‘ I get to make people happy. Food makes people happy and no matter how big your problems are , you still have to eat. I believe that problems seem bigger on an empty stomach. Moreover , food has a way of cheering us up.’ According to Chef Fauzi , the best moment in the kitchen would be to witness a perfect plate of food coming together after long hours of preparation and that the dish receives praise from the customers. These type of moments makes him jump for joy.

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