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La Chine and Zi Yat Heen at Sands Resorts Macao Receive Diamond Ratings in Black Pearl Restaurant Guide for Sixth Consecutive Year

Two elegant Chinese restaurants keep shining on prestigious dining reference

(Macao, Feb. 9, 2023) – Sands Resorts Macao has been recognised at the influential Meituan Black Pearl Restaurant Guide 2023 for the sixth year in a row, with two signature restaurants achieving diamond ratings – The Parisian Macao's La Chine (two diamonds) and Four Seasons Hotel Macao's Zi Yat Heen (one diamond).

The Black Pearl Restaurant Guide 2023 acknowledged a total of 304 restaurants, covering 28 cities worldwide. In Macao 12 restaurants were selected, with two at Sands Resorts Macao.

Tom Connolly, Senior Vice President of Food and Beverage Operations, Sands China Ltd., said: "We are truly honoured and delighted to have received diamond ratings again in the trusted Black Pearl Restaurant Guide. At Sands Resorts Macao, more than 150 restaurants offer a world of diverse cuisine for our guests and highlight the unique charm of Macao as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy. This honour is a testament to our restaurants' outstanding food, ambience and service, and will inspire us to create even more unforgettable feasts."

La Chine, The Parisian Macao
Located inside the Eiffel Tower at The Parisian Macao, award-winning La Chine offers guests a symphony of exquisite Cantonese flavours curated by Executive Chinese Chef, Ben Lui, enhanced by panoramic views of the Cotai Strip. Signature dishes include poached Boston lobster in superior prawn broth served with crispy rice; smoked baby pigeon in lemongrass flavour; steamed Boston lobster with Chinese aged "Huadiao" wine and egg white and braised fish maw with superior broth.

Zi Yat Heen, Four Seasons Hotel Macao
Zi Yat Heen has been the jewel in the crown of the hotel from its very first day. Using the finest ingredients and following meticulous traditional cooking techniques, Zi Yat Heen captures the essence of classic Cantonese cuisine, helmed by Executive Chinese Chef, Charles Cheung. While savouring exquisite dishes, guests are also pampered with exceptional service in an elegant and comfortable setting. Signatures include braised Indonesian whole lobster, minced pork and chili sauce; steamed fresh crab claw with egg white; stir-fried Kanto sea cucumber with spring onion; and a wide range of Cantonese dim sum and barbeque.

Launched in 2018, the Black Pearl Restaurant Guide is a respected dining reference, evaluating eateries based on three criteria: culinary excellence; dining experience; and heritage and innovation. It utilises a world-leading appraisal and selection system, with a high-level judging committee made up of renowned experts in the culinary field, including recognised gourmands, food researchers, master chefs and food culture communicators. The Black Pearl Restaurant Guide aims to represent the taste of Chinese customers and help Chinese cuisine gain greater international influence.

Executive Chinese Chef Ben Lui (Left) and Executive Chinese Chef Charles Cheung

La Chine at The Parisian Macao

Poached Boston lobster in superior prawn broth served with crispy rice at La Chine

Zi Yat Heen at Four Seasons Hotel Macao

Steamed fresh crab claw with egg white at Zi Yat Heen

Photo Caption: La Chine and Zi Yat Heen at Sands Resorts Macao have been recognised in the Black Pearl Restaurant Guide 2023 for the sixth consecutive year.