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Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur: Swedish chef’s afternoon tea

At Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur guests from the Nordic countries can not only take the pleasure in glass panorama views overlooking the Malaysian capital’s building landmark Petronas Towers and the entire KL City Centre, but also savour food spreads, including the afternoon tea buffet, created by a Swedish chef! Executive Chef Tommy Franssila and his…

Puttin’ on the Ritz… hotelier Anna Olsson

At the centre of five-star rejuvenation, Anna Olsson takes us behind the scenes of the glamour of the world of upscale hotels Mrs Anna Olsson of Sweden has had a prominent management position working for two of YTL Hotels’ international five-star establishments in downtown Kuala Lumpur – The Ritz-Carlton and Marriott. In her capacity there…

Swedish-inspired food menu in Kuala Lumpur

Premier downtown hotel Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur’s Swedish Executive Chef Tommy Franssila, previously featured in ScandAsia, has together with Executive Sous Chef, Michel Eschmann composed a Chef’s Specials menu as a blend of Swedish and Swiss cuisine. Served daily from 6 pm at THIRTY8, guests’ taste buds will be tantalised with dishes such as Duck…

New Swedish chef in Kuala Lumpur: Tommy Franssila

[wzslider] A new Swedish chef arrival to Kuala Lumpur ensures some level of influence from the Swedish cooking traditions and definitely, that some specialties from Scandinavia can still be sourced in this Mecca of food – Malaysia. Tommy Franssila (with Finnish parents but born and raised in Sweden) has been around since January 2012 as…

Eastern & Oriental Hotel’s Victory Annexe

With its brand new resurrected Victory Annexe (based on its 1930’s predecessor) the expanded legendary Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang (E&O Hotel) pays homage to a bygone era with stronger emphasis than ever before – precisely because of its combination of the Heritage Wing combined with this flagship addition. Housing a total of 122 sea-view…

Business travellers’ interaction and relaxation at Capri by Fraser

Suite meets apartment. Life meets style. Lobby meets leisure. With the Hotel Residence experience Capri by Fraser, being on the road can be something to look forward to for business travellers. As one’s needs changes on impulse or based on a client request or unexpected matters in the schedule, there will always be room for…