Cotai Style, Macao edition

Winter 2016

Coati Style, Macao edition THE LUXURY LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE OF THE COTAI STRIP AND SANDS MACAO

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And it is not only the decor that feels genuine. From the inviting hum of animated chatter that fills the dining room to the authentic aromas of the dishes emerging from the kitchen, this is perhaps as close as one can get to real-deal Gallic brasserie fare in Macao. This is largely thanks to the head chef at Brasserie, Daniel Brolese, a Frenchman with a passion for the tastes of his home terroir, who happened upon his love of cooking at an early age. "i grew up on a farm in the southwest of France. One morning while my mum went to the market she asked me to cook the soup – i was 10! We all survived and i have loved cooking ever since," explains Brolese, who studied at prestigious hospitality school Vatel in Bordeaux and has worked in Canada, Japan and Hong Kong before Macao. He brings a healthy serving of passion to Brasserie, where he has enjoyed working toward the restaurant's launch. "it's always very exciting to be part of an opening team. it has been very challenging because we have had such an overwhelming response since opening but we have formed a great team," he says. For Brolese, the most exciting thing about Brasserie is "bringing traditional and authentic French cuisine back 而且,這裡不只佈置充滿法國風格,從充盈一室的迷人低語 聲,到廚房飄散出來的法式佳餚香味,任您盡情感受澳門最正 宗的法國小酒館體驗。 這一切必須歸功於餐廳主廚Daniel Brolese,一個從小喜愛 烹飪、對家鄉風味充滿熱情的法國人。他說:「我在法國西南 部的一個農場長大。有一天早上,我母親要去市場買菜,她 吩咐我煮湯,那時我才10歲!結果我們喝了湯都沒事,從此 我就愛上烹飪。」從波爾多著名的酒店學校Vatel畢業之後, 他曾先後在加拿大、日本和香港等地工作,最近才來到澳門。 他很享受籌備開業的過程,並為餐廳注入適度的熱情。他 表示:「擔任開業團隊的一分子總是令人興奮。這個任務極具 挑戰性,因為餐廳自開業以來便好評如潮,讓我們格外戰戰兢 兢,幸好我們擁有很出色的團隊。」 對Brolese來說,巴黎人法式餐廳最令他興奮的是「將傳統 而正宗的法國美食帶回生活。我相信我們是澳門最地道的法式 小餐館,客人會在這裡想起過去在巴黎旅行的美好回憶。」 巴黎人法式餐廳的招牌菜源自法國黃金年代的高盧料理。舉 例來說,餐廳供應一道經典的小酒館菜餚:生牛肉他他。這道 菜看似簡單,只是將生牛肉剁碎、加入一顆蛋黃拌勻而已,但 Brolese借此機會,展現駕輕就熟的烹飪功力,他說:「我們 使用三種優質牛肉,包括和牛。經過精心調味之後,帶出平衡 的味道。」 dine 品味佳餚 modern classic A traditional French favourite, the Steak Tartare is prepared with prime cuts of beef, including Wagyu. 現代經典 傳統法國菜 生牛肉他他以頂級牛肉 製成,包括和牛。 44 W i n T e R 2 016 / 17 |

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