The Langham, Melbourne showcases Japan’s 'Macaron Maestro', Hisako Ogita as part of the 2011 Melbourne Food & Wine Festival
Undeniably a new dessert trend in 2010, the cult of the macaron has recently grown to cup cake proportions around the globe. With increasingly creative flavours available and long queues outside popular patisseries not an uncommon sight, Langham love Macarons is set to be one of the 2011 Festival’s stand out events.
The morning tea events will see an assortment of macarons on offer, each flavour inspired by Hasiko’s Japanese heritage. Hisako has also created a signature ‘Pink Ginger‘ Langham macaron especially for the event which will be served alongside the hotel’s signature Tiffin High Tea.
Hisako Ogita, author of i love macarons
Langham Loves Macarons - a morning tea by Hisako Ogita
Situated in the exclusive riverside Southbank precinct and offering stunning views of the Melbourne city skyline, the Yarra River and Federation Square, The Langham, Melbourne offers a luxurious and timeless inner-city experience.
The 25-floor hotel has 387 luxuriously appointed rooms including 45 executive club rooms and 11 suites, attended to by the hotel’s signature Service Stylists, who are there to fulfill guests’ every need. The hotel’s indulgent suites also offer the services of personal butlers, famed for their legendary ‘service with poise’ and enchanting hospitality.
The Langham, Melbourne was voted the top hotel in Melbourne in the category of Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific in Travel & Leisure USA World’s 500 Best Hotels List 2010, was listed as the only Australian hotel in Travel + Leisure USA Top 100 Hotels in the World, named the top city hotel in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific in the Travel + Leisure USA World’s Best 2009, is included on the Condé Nast Traveler US 2008 and Conde Nast Traveller UK 2008 Gold Lists as one of the World’s Best Hotels and is listed in the top three hotels on mainland Australia on the Condé Nast Traveler US Gold List for 2009.
The hotel’s chic Aria Bar & Lounge and interactive Melba restaurant offer guests exciting and sophisticated dining options, including a buffet with live cooking stations, and elegant and indulgent Afternoon Tea. Extensive conference and meeting facilities are offered by the hotel and the five-star property is home to the highly acclaimed, luxury Chuan Spa. A member of the Leading Spas of the World, Chuan Spa offers treatments founded on Traditional Chinese Medicine and adjoins the sun terrace, pool and hotel’s Health Club.
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