Tuesday, February 6, 2024

“Sajian Warisan Nusantara” Ramadan Buffet 2024 at the Pearl Kuala Lumpur

Chinese New Year celebration yet to start but Ramadan review already here. My first review was at the Pearl Hotel Kuala Lumpur. This iconic hotel offers a distinctive experience and a fresh Ramadan dining concept inspired by the rich heritage of the Sajian Warisan Nusantara. This year, they have prepared a multitude of exciting events and exclusive food and beverage promotions, providing guests with a delightful taste of their unique Ramadan buffet. 

“Sajian Warisan Nusantara” will start from 14th Mac to 7th April 2024. Their Ramadan buffet brings an authentic and immersive experience, reminiscent of a bustling Ramadan Bazaar. With a wide array of stalls such as BBQ, Kajang Satay, Kawah, Fiery Soup, Various Fried, Penang Soup, Lemang Tok Wan, Bakar, Murtabak, Roti John & Roti Canai, and Sekinchan Steamed Corn, guests will have the opportunity to savor a diverse range of flavors and culinary delights. This unique feature truly sets their Ramadan buffet apart and promises a memorable dining experience for all. 

Besides that. do look out for their special sambal and unique menus to add even more variety and flavor to the Ramadan Buffet experience. The Sambal Hijau, Sambal Belacan, and Sambal Tumis, are also available for RM15 per bottle. The special menus, including Daging Tok Rendang (RM28), Ayam Masak Merah (RM18), and Green Cooked Mussels (RM28), offer a delightful range of dishes that are sure to satisfy different palates. 

There are over 100 special local cuisine options. The inclusion of Malay Classic Recipes, European Recipes, Indian Classic Recipes, Arabic & Mediterranean Recipes, and Chinese Classic Recipes showcases the diverse flavors and culinary traditions from around the world. From appetizers to main dishes and desserts, each menu served with its own unique taste promises to amaze and delight guests. The variety of flavors and ingredients used in these dishes will surely tantalize the taste buds and create a memorable dining experience. 

The highlight of the buffet is definitely their tender, juicy and well marinated Roasted Whole Lamb. Apart from the Roasted Lamb, the buffet spreads feature authentic delicacies such as Daging Rendang Tok, Nasi Briyani Ayam, Nasi Briyani Kambing, Sup Tulang Rawan, Shawarma Ayam, Bubur Lambuk Ayam, Bubur Lambuk Daging and not forgetting delightful desserts such as Gerai Apam Balik Special, Waffle, Gerai ABC, Various kuih-muih and many more and most of the dishes prepared are inspired by recipes handed down through the generations by our mothers and grandmothers. 

Not only will guests get to enjoy the delicious Ramadan food at their buffet, but we will also have the opportunity to receive various shopping vouchers from a wide range of brands and services available at Pearl Shopping Gallery and Pearl Point Shopping Mall. The inclusion of popular brands such as Jaya Grocer, Watsons, Nando's, Old Town, Home's Harmony, Tealive, Gong cha, HWC Coffee, Breadstory, BeauMedic, Eye Cube, Signature Optical, Anytime Aroma, La Gourmet, Hope Salon, Sen Space, and Fat Cat Cafe ensures that there is something for everyone's taste and preferences. 

In addition, a lucky draw with various exciting prizes awaits all of us with a top prize of RM5000 cash. Great way to show appreciation to the guests and make their Ramadan buffet experience even more rewarding. 

1st Prize: RM5000 cash 

2nd Prize: RM3000 cash 

3rd Prize: RM1000 cash 

3 Complimentary staycation - 2 days 1 night at Premier room

5 consolidation prize – 2 days 1 night at Deluxe room 

Lucky Draw Announcement: 8 April 2024


Ensuring the Halal status of our restaurant is a top priority, and our kitchen has already been certified as Halal by JAKIM. This certification provides reassurance to the Muslim community that they can dine at Melo Café & Deli with confidence. The surau on the 8th floor is convenient for Maghrib and Tarawih prayers and we also invite imams to lead the Tarawih prayers throughout the holy month of Ramadan. 

Melo Café & Deli is a great place to enjoy delicious food and create lasting memories with our loved ones. With a seating capacity of up to 200 people, they have plenty of space to gather and enjoy our meal. And if you're looking for a larger venue, the ballroom can accommodate up to 1000 people, making it perfect for special occasions or larger gatherings. Whether we choose to dine inside or outside, rest assure that we will have a fantastic time at Melo Café & Deli. 

Sharing the price and the promotion i.e. with every adult voucher purchased at the regular price, a complimentary Ramadan Buffet will be give to your child aged 12 years and below. 

14 Mac – 24 Mac 2024 (SPECIAL PRICE)

Adult : RM108+ 

Children : RM68+ 

Senior Citizen & OKU : RM88+ 

25 MAC – 7 APRIL 2024 (NORMAL PRICE)

FOR EVERY 1 FULL PAYING ADULT 1 CHILDREN EATS FREE 

Adult : RM128+ 

Children : RM78+ 

Senior Citizen & OKU : RM98+ 

To avoid disappointment, do your Reservation early at 016-331 8437 or https://wa.link/snvhyv 016-331 8729 or https://wa.link/u2s3mq 011-1162 4462 or https://wa.link/gyh87n 016-331 8795 or https://wa.link/hnzgcz 016-620 2070 or https://wa.link/ofpa41 016-331 8794 or https://wa.link/eulz7o. Watch my video of the food and the environment below...

Spoilt with variety of choices, it is a great time of the year to spend with your family and friends while enjoying the buffet Ramadan!!!




Thursday, February 1, 2024

Grand Opening Ceremony of Health & Wellness Chamber of Commerce Malaysia (HWCCM): Pioneering Unity and Growth in the Industry

Attended the grand opening ceremony of Health & Wellness Chamber of Commerce Malaysia (HWCCM): Pioneering Unity and Growth in the Industry on last Saturday, 27 January 2024 at Komune Living & Wellness Cheras. Also attended by distinguished guests, industry leaders, and representatives from various sectors, the event symbolizes a collective commitment to shaping the future of the Health and Wellness industry in Malaysia. It is also marking a significant milestone in the Malaysian health and wellness industry and signifies the beginning of an era dedicated to unifying the sector and elevating industry standards. 

HWCCM established in 2022 and it is not just an organization, it's a dynamic and forward-thinking force committed to fortifying the foundations of the Health and Wellness sector. The grand opening ceremony witnesses the realization of a vision rooted in sustainability and growth, setting the stage for a new era in industry collaboration. 

The ceremony was attended by Datuk Sri Dr. Khani Daud, Vice President, and Max Phoo, Deputy Secretary General, both from HWCCM. Datuk Sri Dr. Khani Daud introduced HWCCM as a dynamic force fortifying the Health and Wellness sector. The Chamber's mission is to shape the future, fostering unity, innovation, and holistic development. Their core values include "UNITY," and the vision centers on sustainable growth where health takes center stage alongside business development. 

Datuk Sri Dr. Khani Daud, Vice President of HWCCM

Max Phoo, representing HWCCM, introduced HWCCM's membership opening in January 2024, offering tailored benefits to BRAND and PERSONAL members. The emphasis was on unlocking exclusive benefits for members, including premium resource access, networking opportunities, and tailored wellness initiatives. Additionally, he highlighted the Health & Wellness Golf Tournament Malaysia in 2024, comprising three events promoting well-being beyond traditional golf tournaments. The tagline "Healthier businesses, happier lives" underscored the commitment to holistic growth in the health and wellness sector. 

Max Phoo, Deputy Secretary General of HWCCM
The introduction of HWCCM's membership program and the announcement of the Health & Wellness Golf Tournament Malaysia showcased the Chamber's dedication to providing exclusive benefits, networking opportunities, and innovative events for its members. With a mission centered on "Healthier businesses, happier lives," HWCCM is poised to lead the industry into a future where commerce and health thrive together. The opening ceremony served as a testament to unity, innovation, and the collective journey of growth and elevation in the health and wellness sector. 

The event garnered esteemed attention from influential figures across various sectors. Notable attendees included Datuk Sri Dr. Khani Daud (Vice President), Dato Ng Chen Yee (Secretary General), Max Phoo (Deputy Secretary General), Teh Han Xian (HealthLand), Alexa (Razer), Dato Louis Chong (Medisana Malaysia), Alex Chau (Amkang Waterlab), En. Shah (Tini's Spa), En. Quadri (The Ruumah Spa), Daphne (SYCARDA), Candice(Beaumedics), Jason Woo, Josephine Chan & Jason Wong (Clara International) and Janet Wang (Skin Renew). 

Their presence underscored the significance of HWCCM in fostering collaboration across diverse industries and affirmed the chamber's pivotal role in shaping the future of health and wellness in Malaysia. The ceremony was a convergence of influential minds, setting the tone for a collaborative and transformative journey ahead. Watch the video of the event as below...

Thanks to HWCCM for the invitation and glad to be part of the grand opening ceremony. Looking forward a better healthcare system for all of us in Malaysia and in an affordable manner to create a happy life. To stay healthy, remember to book your appointments for a nice massage session at Healthland Family Wellness Centre to enhance our wellbeing, release stress and for a moment of relaxation.







Wednesday, January 10, 2024

The Grandeur of Shanghai at Atria Shopping Gallery

Shanghai in the 1960s comes alive!!! Yes, you heard it right and you can immerse in Shanghai by the inspired charming festive decor at Atria Shopping Gallery in conjunction with the Lunar Year of the Dragon on this Chinese New Year.

Mommy Jane and Little Angel found ourselves in a charming 1960s Shanghai Town and surrounded by magnificent old Shanghai night club, Shanghai Tea House, a tailor house, Shanghai 1960s taxi, opulent cherry blossoms and a sky filled with lucky red lanterns. Indeed a complete town with instagrammable pop-ups which all of you shouldn't miss it out!

Take a stroll through the "Dream Garden of Prosperity" at the North Entrance for a prosperous welcome and step into the dreamy garden where you will be greeted by a cascading revelry of lively blooms that will bestow happiness to all of us.

Samantha Lew, General Manager of Group Leasing, OSK Property Investment had launched "The Grandeur of Shanghai Celebration" and attended by industry partners, media and friends of Atria Shopping Gallery. 

We were treated to a magnificent morning of lion dance performance lead by JY from the renowned award-winning lion troupe Kwong Ngai who is my eldest son's previous "Sifu". Watching the performance reminds me of my eldest son who had joined the Kids Lion Dance Contest organised by Atria in 2018 where both of my sons emerged as Champion. Thanks to the contest, my eldest son had pursue his interest in lion dance performance till now and he is the leader of the troupe. Check out my post at 5 Little Angels: Kids Lion Dance Competition at Atria Shopping Mall (mommyjane.com).

Thanks JY for grooming my son during his school time at Chung Hwa Independent School. JY had helped Kwong Ngai to win lots of prizes especially in acrobatic lion dance.
Back to the event. Ha ha ha.... The launched concluded with a Traditional Lou Sang Tossing on the stage by guests and media bringing a sense of Unity which I enjoyed it so much with my fellow media friends. 

Come and shop at Atria and bring home the Prosperity Ang Pow with RM188 (for Atria Friends) & RM288 (non-Atria Friends) when you spend in 2 accumulated receipts on the same day or RM20 shopping voucher from Soon Thye Hang from now till 18 February 2024. If you yet to join as Atria friends, do join it now to get more rewards!

Browse through Concourse Level Chinese New Year festive market for an exclusive selection of festive decorations and accessories for gifts to your loved ones from 18 January to 8 February 2024 and drop by at Village Grocer to discover a wide range of wonderful CNY treats and festive items that make ideal  gifts this season and to looks prettier, do consult skincare experts at Medi Beaute. To support sustainable fashion, a pre=loved market features various fashion, toys, accessories are scheduled on 6th & 7th January and 3rd & 4th February at the south entrance, concourse level.

Catch the lion dance performance on 6th & 27th January, 10th, 15th & 18th February 2024 and other awesome performances & activities every weekend from 6th January to 18th February 2024.


Remember to join their Eat & Win Contest from 15th January to 31st May 2024 during this festive celebration to take home prizes worth RM30,000 with minimum spending of RM100 in a maximum of 3 accumulated receipts on the same day.

If you love to take photos like me, then remember join Share Your Love #atriadj Instagram Contest at Dream of Garden Prosperity (Near Watsons, Ground Level) from 20th January to 25th February 2024 and upload it to Instagram with a caption what you love about Atria Shopping Gallery and hashtag #AtriaCNY2024 to stand a chance to win prizes verrines dessert from Texture by C# Lab. 

For more information, please visit their website at www.atria.com.my or facebook page at www.fb.com/atriadj. Do check out the launch at my video below...

Come and shop at Atria Shopping Gallery while immerse yourself with the Grandeur of Shanghai in 1960s. Enjoy all the exciting performances and activities for your little ones and be rewarded when you shop at Atria. Remember to join the Instagram Contest and it is so easy to join and I will submit my entry too. My caption will be "I love Atria Shopping Galery because of its beautiful CNY decoration and I could get everything under 1 roof for my festive shopping spree and it is indeed rewarding to shop at Atria". Good luck to me and all of you too!!!
Lion brings "Ong Ong" to everyone!!!







Thursday, December 28, 2023

Lotus’s #KitakanJiran Secret Santa Brings Joy & Smiles to Children to Celebrate Christmas

Merry Christmas to everyone who read my post here!

For this post, I will share some joys that Lotuss Stores (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (Lotus’s Malaysia) employees together with its customers and mall tenants brought to the 300 underpriviledged children in the Klang Valley some memorable Christmas extra special this year.

Lotus’s Playful and Joyful Moments Secret Santa Initiative for this year has been remarkable, with hundreds of vulnerable children set to have their wishes fulfilled this festive season. Some of whom may have not received a present before this.


Azliza Azmel, Corporate Services Executive Director of Lotus’s Malaysia said that there were many excited about the year end holiday season and were fortunate to spend it with their family and loved ones but it might be tough for some.  

Azliza Azmel, Corporate Services Executive Director of Lotus’s Malaysia 

With motivated by Lotus #KitakanJiran spirit, they wanted to help spread joy to children who might not expect to receive a gift this year. They were very grateful to their Lotus’s colleagues, customers and even mall tenants who have supported them to make this happen.

The event today at Lotus’s Selayang welcomed children from Karunai Illam Welfare Home Kepong, House of Joy Puchong, Yayasan Sunbeams Ampang, Praise Emmanuel Children's Home Petaling Jaya, Rainbow Home Cheras, Pertubuhan Kebajikan Kanak Kanak Kepong Kuala Lumpur and Persatuan Kebajikan Warga Tua Wilayah Persekutuan, Pertubuhan Kebajikan Ephratha Rawang, Sweet Care Home Selayang, and Good Samaritan Home Klang.


In addition to receiving their gifts and greeted by an appearance of Santa, the children were invited to experience the Lotus’s Playful and Joyful Moments Play Date with activities featuring Mattel brands like Hot Wheels, Matchbox, Polly Pocket and Scrabble.

Melissa Wong, Head of Lotus’s Malls also added that they were delighted that their aim to make our Lotus’s malls more family and children centric was well received. Thanks to everyone who supported their effort and this worthy cause to help put a smile on children’s faces this Christmas”.


The Lotus’s Playful and Joyful Moments activities will continue until 1 January 2024 at Lotus’s Mutiara Damansara, Lotus’s Selayang, Lotus’s Klang, Lotus’s Rawang and Lotus’s Kepong. Video of the event can be watched here...

To know more about the exciting weekend activities and workshops lined up, customers may refer to the retailer’s official social channels below:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LotussMalaysia

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lotussmalaysia/

Visit a special page on the retailer’s website to read more about the campaign: https://corp.lotuss.com.my/campaigns/playfull-joyful-moments-with-lotuss-mattel


Thanks to Lotus for the invitation to witness the Playful & Joyful Moments Secret Santa wishes fulfillment at Lotus's Selayang. The children was so happy receiving their gifts while enjoyed the games prepared for them. Hope more children's wishes will be fulfilled after this in conjunction with these Christmas festival. Sharing is Caring and if you would like to fulfill their wishes too, do drop by at Lotus now and get a gift to them to cheer their life!


About Lotus’s Malaysia

Lotuss Stores Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Lotus’s Malaysia) is a member of the Charoen Pokphand Group Co Ltd (C.P. Group) since December 2020. The C.P. Group is a multinational conglomerate, operating across various industries ranging from agricultural, and industrial to service sectors. C.P. Group currently has investments in 21 countries and economies.

Having acquired Tesco Malaysia’s business in December 2020, Lotus’s Malaysia has assumed the operations of all existing Tesco stores, employing 9,000 employees across one head office, three distribution centres and 68 stores throughout Peninsular Malaysia. Lotus’s also has Malaysia’s most extensive online grocery home shopping network with over 100 delivery trucks and operations in Penang, Johor Bahru, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan and Ipoh.

As a testament to the work that it has been doing in delighting customers every day, Lotus’s was awarded the Company of the Year (Retail) for Community Support Award at the Sustainability and CSR Malaysia Awards ceremony, organized by CSR Malaysia in July 2023 for its ongoing Food Surplus Donation commitment.

 

To learn more about our sustainability efforts, do visit https://corp.lotuss.com.my/

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Lotus's Malaysia Spreads Festive Cheer with Playful and Joyful Moments Campaign

Lotuss Stores Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Lotus’s Malaysia) is always our favourite place to get all our grocery needs and therefore, we were delighted being invited to join their joyous celebration for its customers and a time of giving for those in need at Lotus Puchong on last weekend.

With the theme Lotus’s Playful and Joyful Moments, the retailer is not only offering a myriad of festive delights to its customers within the hypermarket and Lotus’s Malls, it is also living its #KitakanJiran spirit by inviting customers to partake in the heart-warming Secret Santa Initiative in eight selected Lotus’s Malls throughout the month of December.

Lotus's Malaysia is to spread the festive delights through its Lotus’s Playful and Joyful Moments campaign by offering a series of participating Mattel brands like Hot Wheels, Polly Pocket, Matchbox, Thomas and Friends, Scrabble and many more. Customers may enjoy the series of family friendly activities in the participating Lotus’s Malls throughout the selected dates below:

Lotus’s Playful and Joyful Moments Event in Lotus’s Malls:

-     1 December 2023 – 1 January 2024: Lotus’s Mutiara Damansara

-     1 December – 14 December 2023: Lotus’s Puchong, Lotus’s Ampang, Lotus’s Cheras

-    16 December 2023 – 1 January 2024: Lotus’s Selayang, Lotus’s Klang, Lotus’s Rawang  and Lotus’s Kepong.

Melissa Wong, Head of Malls, Lotus’s Malaysia, extended her warm welcome towards the children and parents at the Lotus’s Playful and Joyful Moments Play Date at Lotus’s Puchong.
Ms Melissa Wong, Head of Malls, Lotus’s Malaysia said that the Lotus’s Playful and Joyful Moments is a chance for families to create lasting memories, connect with each other, and experience the joy of the season in a whole new way with the series of family friendly workshops and activities throughout the month of December. This is in line with their aim to make Lotus’s a more family and children centric destination to shop and gather.

Build your words with Scrabble activities

Congrats to the Winner for the most words formed during Scrabble Contest Activity

Hot Wheels Challenge. How far your car can go...

Grab some gifts at the promotion prize
If you want to let your kids to join all these activities and workshops at Lotus, all of you may refer to the retailer’s official Facebook page.

The retailer is also committed to spread delights beyond its hypermarket and its malls. To amplify the true essence of #KitakanJiran, Lotus's is bringing festive cheer to underprivileged children from eight charity homes. Customers can participate in its Secret Santa Initiative to fulfil Christmas wishes by just simply picking the wish from the Christmas tree, purchase the gift, and place it at the tree in the same Lotus’s outlet.


The Secret Santa schedule in the participating Lotus’s Malls is as below:

-  1 December – 14 December 2023: Lotus’s Mutiara Damansara, Lotus’s Puchong, Lotus’s Ampang and Lotus’s Cheras

    16 December 2023 – 1 January 2024: Lotus’s Selayang, Lotus’s Klang, Lotus’s Rawang and Lotus’s Kepong.

The play date at Lotus's Puchong was filled with festive cheer as it welcomed families, including children from Tender Touch Paediatric Rehabilitation and Gabungan Anak-Anak Palsi Serebrum Malaysia (GAPS Malaysia) which specializes in supporting children with developmental disabilities. Everyone had a chance to immerse themselves in the holiday spirit through fun activities and workshops, creating lasting memories together.

A Group photo at the Lotus’s Playful and Joyful Moments play area entrance together with Melissa Wong, Head of Malls, Lotus’s Malaysia [middle], families and children from Tender Touch Paediatric Rehabilitation and Gabungan Anak-Anak Palsi Serebrum Malaysia (GAPS Malaysia) [on left, children on their cerebral palsy wheel chair].
To know more details on the Lotus’s Playful and Joyful Moments, visit a special page on their website: https://corp.lotuss.com.my/campaigns/playfull-joyful-moments-with-lotuss-mattel. My video on the event as below...

 

It was a fun event for my Little Angels, customers and children in need. Few activities which included the Hot Wheel Challenge, Building Words through Scrabble and Story Telling at Thomas and Friends area. Prizes were given to all the winners and everyone went home happily. A great effort by Lotus in their corporate social responsibility in giving back to the society. With so much activities across their outlets throughout Malaysia, do join them for the play and giving presents to the children in needs to cheer them on this meaningful festival.


About Lotus’s Malaysia

Lotuss Stores Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Lotus’s Malaysia) is a member of the Charoen Pokphand Group Co Ltd (C.P. Group) since December 2020. The C.P. Group is a multinational conglomerate, operating across various industries ranging from agricultural, and industrial to service sectors. C.P. Group currently has investments in 21 countries and economies.

Having acquired Tesco Malaysia’s business in December 2020, Lotus’s Malaysia has assumed the operations of all existing Tesco stores, employing 9,000 employees across one head office, three distribution centres and 68 stores throughout Peninsular Malaysia. Lotus’s also has Malaysia’s most extensive online grocery home shopping network with over 100 delivery trucks and operations in Penang, Johor Bahru, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan and Ipoh.

As a testament to the work that it has been doing in delighting customers every day, Lotus’s was awarded the Company of the Year (Retail) for Community Support Award at the Sustainability and CSR Malaysia Awards ceremony, organized by CSR Malaysia in July 2023 for its ongoing Food Surplus Donation commitment.

To learn more about our sustainability efforts, do visit https://corp.lotuss.com.my/