at Mandarin Orchard Singapore
Upholding the legacy of the famed Szechwan restaurant chain in Japan, Shisen Hanten – founded by the father of Szechwan cuisine Chen Kenmin – Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro sees Chen Kenmin’s grandson continuing the journey in Singapore. As a third-generation culinary wonder, Chen Kentaro made a name for himself when he scored two Michelin stars in the 2016 and 2017 Michelin Guide Singapore for Shisen Hanten.
The magnificent dining hall at Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro boasts lavish details like the majestic chandeliers and, of course, the unrivalled views of the city from 35 storeys above the famous Orchard Road.
Signature dishes that have won diners’ hearts include the original Chen family recipe Mapo Doufu – a meticulous dish of boiled tofu cooked in a spicy doubanjiang sauce that has been fermented over three years. Then there’s also Chen’s original spicy noodle soup, which is Chef Kentaro’s unique take on the traditional dan dan mian – yellow noodles coated in spicy sauce and sesame paste – among other innovative delicacies on the menu.
To celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year, the exquisite restaurant is opening its doors to diners looking for a bountiful feast to enjoy for the joyous occasion. From 2nd February to 2nd March, Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro is offering an extensive selection of festive Chinese New Year delicacies and goodies.
The merriment starts with the choice of seven prosperity themed set menus, including the eight-course Prosperity menu for four persons and the Splendour menu for 10 persons featuring braised four-head Australian abalone with sea cucumber, among other exclusive courses. Other delicacies not to be missed include the pan-fried Boston lobster with lemon cream sauce, foie gras chawanmushi and crab roe soup topped with superior bird’s nest.
The restaurant also caters to those looking to commemorate the Lunar New Year in their own homes by offering takeaway specialities like the baby abalone fortune pot. A perfect option for a small group, Shisen Hanten’s take on the classic dish consists of 20 premium delicacies, including dried oyster, fish maw and Chinese sausage. Other festive-themed treats are also available, like the Hokkaido pumpkin steamed nian gao, golden pineapple ingots and steamed yam cake with dried scallop.
Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro
Mandarin Orchard Singapore,
Level 35, Orchard Wing,
333 Orchard Road, Singapore 238867
T: (+65) 68316262 or (+65) 68316266