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Tao Chinese Cuisine

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Tao Chinese Cuisine

“Tao”, which translates into “peach” in Mandarin, is a Chinese restaurant helmed by award-winning chefs. Located on level one, the restaurant is designed with blooming pink April peach flowers, which marks their restaurant’s signature motif. A spectacular cloud-like ceiling provides diners with an impression of dining under the stars.

Its most distinguishable and memorable feature are the hundreds of carefully selected ornate Chinese teapots collected from various countries in Asia and displayed for diners to enjoy, inspect and purchase.

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

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Savour delicious Chinese cuisine that includes classic ingredients such as abalone, fish maw and dried scallops with a touch of contemporary elements including truffle oil and more. The restaurant also provides a scrumptious Dim Sum menu that comprises of local favourites with a twist of modernity.

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

Award-winning Chef Wong Lian You is a food connoisseur who continuously reinvents cuisine to ensure quality and vivid seasonal flavours in every dish.

Chef Wong Lian You
Chef Wong Lian You

Executive Chinese Chef

Chef Wong Lian You

Award-winning Chef Wong Lian You (黄廉佑) joined InterContinental Kuala Lumpur in January 2012 to spearhead the conceptualisation of Tao Chinese Cuisine. Since the restaurant opened in January 2013, Chef Wong’s 23 years of experience has brought a world of limitless culinary fusions to the menu. He combines old and new cooking techniques from various cultures to refine his dishes.

A chef from humble beginnings, his culinary journey first began at the age of 19. He was introduced to the hospitality industry when he joined Hyatt Regency Saujana as an Assistant Chinese Chef and later moved to Lai Poh Heen Chinese restaurant in Mandarin Oriental as an Assistant Chinese Chef. It was there he sharpened his skills under the watchful eyes of top-notch Hong Kong chefs.

Chef Wong went on to conquer various culinary competitions, including bagging a gold medal at the World Master Chef Championship in Jiangyin, as well as landing within the Top Five Chef in Nestle’s recipe cookbook. Among his notable achievements include leading a team of chefs to compete in the SIAL International cooking competition, where they were awarded with gold medals in both individual and team categories. Chef Wong is also an active member of several culinary associations and dedicates his time and professional skills into developing and training young aspiring chefs. Additionally, Chef Wong often acquires advisory roles for chefs representing Malaysia in various Chinese Cuisine culinary competitions around the world.

Redefined Oriental Roots

Dishes

Redefined Oriental Roots

Tao strives on unique delicacies that are made available solely at the restaurant. A black Chinese tea infused with rosehip oil is exclusively blended for Tao’s fusions, which promotes skin rehydration and detox, as well as reduces blood pressure and improves blood circulation. Rose petals are added for a beautiful visual effect, while 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, which are decorated to enhance a private dining experience or even, an intimate family gathering. The rooms are named after the dynasties in China - Han, Song, Tang, Yuan, Ming, and Qin – and are adorned with significant traits inspired by each dynasty.

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Lunch

11.30 am to 2.30 pm

Dinner

6.30 pm to 10.30 pm

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