Altira Macau’s Yi Pavilion Welcomes Acclaimed Swedish Chef Björn Frantzén

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For a limited time only, you can enjoy the finest Nordic cuisine and panoramic views of Macau at the redecorated Yi Pavilion of Altira Macau from now until December 17, available every Thursday to Saturday. World-renowned Swedish Chef Björn Frantzén from his eponymous restaurant, which is awarded two Michelin stars and listed in “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants”, will craft two menus of modern Scandinavian dishes with subtle Japanese influences for up to 12 guests per night.

Frantzén Group’s head mixologist Oskar Johansson, also Manager of the Group’s cocktail bar Corner Club situated in the Old Town of Stockholm, will also be creating a variety of Nordic-style cocktails for guests at the bar of the Aurora restaurant during the entire event period.

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The two-month event is set to transform Yi Pavilion into a distinctive version of Restaurant Frantzén. Keeping Chef Frantzén’s standards sublime, Restaurant Frantzén will feature an astonishing array of the freshest ingredients – 95% of them are sourced from Sweden including vegetables and herbs from the restaurants’ own garden. And to ensure the freshness of the meat, Chef Frantzén even breeds some animals such as lamb by himself, feeding them the best fodder. Genuine food lovers will have a rare and exclusive opportunity to enjoy an authentic dining journey featuring the signature dishes of Restaurant Frantzén, right in Macau.
After graduating from culinary school, Chef Frantzén got his first chef job in the Swedish Army, after that he worked for a variety of prestigious restaurants, including acclaimed two Michelin-starred restaurant “Le Manoir aux Quat´Saisons” by Raymond Blanc and three Michelin-starred restaurant “L’Arpège” by Alain Passard in Paris. Having opened his own restaurant in 2008, he earned his first Michelin star in 2009. Chef Frantzén’s exceptional skill brought his restaurant to fame and into the list of two Michelin-starred restaurant for seven consecutive years (2010-2016) and “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants” for four consecutive years.

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For MOP1,288 or MOP688 per person, connoisseurs of fine cuisine will have a unique chance to enjoy this exclusive dining experience and choose either the 10-course or the 7-course menu. With an additional MOP388, wine pairing and Chef Frantzén’s signature canapés will also be included. The event will be held exclusively for two months from now until December 17 in Yi Pavilion, located at Level 10 of Altira Macau. All prices are subject to 10% service charge. For reservation or further information, please call Altira Macau at (853) 2886 8868. Photos are for reference only. Terms and conditions apply.