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Tao Chinese Cuisine

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Tao Chinese Cuisine

“Tao”, which means peach in Mandarin, is the new restaurant located on level one of the hotel and is immediately recognizable with a vibrant design using the bloom of the pale pink April peach flowers as a signature motif and a spectacular cloud-like inspired ceiling giving an impression of dining under the stars.

Its most distinguishable and memorable feature however are the hundreds of carefully selected ornate Chinese teapots that have been collected from around Asia and are displayed for diners to enjoy, inspect and purchase should they wish.

Baked Cod Fillet with Spicy Plum Pomelo Sauce
Baked Cod Fillet with Spicy Plum Pomelo Sauce
Fried Oysters with Mango Salsa Dressing
Baked Cod Fillet with Spicy Plum Pomelo Sauce

World Class

Dine at Tao

“Tao”, which means peach in Mandarin, is the new restaurant located on level one of the hotel and is immediately recognizable with a vibrant design using the bloom of the pale pink April peach flowers as a signature motif and a spectacular cloud-like inspired ceiling giving an impression of dining under the stars.

Stir fried Beef Tenderloin with Black Pepper Zucchini and Chefs Beef Jus
Stir fried Beef Tenderloin with Black Pepper Zucchini and Chefs Beef Jus
World Class Chefs

Chefs

World Class Chefs

Chef Wong Lian You (黄廉佑), with more than 23years of experience under his belt, has been appointed as Executive Chinese Chef at InterContinental Kuala Lumpur’s signature Chinese restaurant, Tao Chinese Cuisine. Cooking has been an essential part of Chef Wong's life since he started cooking at the age of 19 when he accepted a temporary position as a kitchen helper and he has not looked back since.

Chef Wong Lian You
Chef Wong Lian You

Executive Chinese Chef

Chef Wong Lian You

Chef Wong Lian You (黄廉佑) joined InterContinental Kuala Lumpur in January 2012 to spearhead the conceptualization of Tao Chinese Cuisine. Since its opening in January 2013, Chef Wong with his combined experiences of 23 years does not restrict his cooking style to a particular region or style but refines it by combining old and new cooking techniques back by invaluable skills.

Prior to joining InterContinental Kuala Lumpur, Chef Wong started his culinary journey when he was only 19 years old. Cooking up from humble beginnings, His first hospitality position was with Hyatt Regency Saujana as the Assistant Chinese Chef. After which, he was appointment as the Assistant Chinese Chef with Lai Poh Heen Chinese restaurant in Mandarin Oriental. It here that Chef Wong then sharped his skills under the supervision of top-notch Hong Kong chefs.

Over the course of 19 years, Chef Wong has come to won many cooking competitions. Some of his most notable achievements include participating in the Top Five Chef in Nestle’s recipe cookbook, gold medallist at the World Master Chef Championship in Jiangyin and as well as leading a team of chefs to compete in SIAL International cooking competition, where they won gold medals in both individual and team categories. In his own time, Chef Wong is an active member of several culinary associations and dedicates his time and professional skills into developing and training young aspiring chefs. Furthermore, Chef Wong would often take up advisory roles for chefs representing Malaysia in various Chinese Cuisine culinary competitions around the world.

Chef Wong is constantly reinventing and creating new dishes for those with discerning taste buds, Tao is highly commended for the quality of food served, value for money, ambiance, menu selection and creativity.

Redefined Oriental Delicacy

Dishes

Redefined Oriental Delicacy

To pay tribute to the theme, a black Chinese tea containing rosehip oil is exclusively blended for Tao, which is good for skin, de-hydration and detox, and can reduce blood pressure and improve blood circulation. With rose petals added for additional appeal and visual effect, the floral taste and aroma of the tea is set to delight diners.

Every room has a story

Rooms

Every room has a story

Tao houses six private rooms all named after the dynasties in China - Han, Song, Tang, Yuan, Ming, and Qin with each room carrying a unique element of the dynasty.

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11.30 am to 2.30 pm

Dinner

6.30 pm to 10.30 pm

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