10 Dec 2021 By May Ng

Bring on the New Year at The Candour Gala

Dress up in black tie and countdown to 2022 in glamorous style

New Year’s Eve is one of the most anticipated celebrations of the year and Candour is ready to raise a glass of Moët & Chandon to count down to new beginnings. The bar-lounge will be paying tribute to its appreciation for music and the evolution of hip-hop by hosting a one-night only premier red carpet event, The Candour Gala.

To transform into a red carpet-inspired event, a backdrop and walkway will make all its guests feel like a music star whilst providing an entertaining area to snap candids of the last moments of the year. Alongside the black tie theme, the team at Candour invites partygoers to dress head to toe in their most swanky outfits — fit for a gala.

Cotoletta Milanese

For those wanting to start early, a three-course set menu (HK$498) will be available from 6 to 9pm alongside Candour’s standard beverage menu. Guests will share the Festive Salad garnished with figs, roasted brussels sprouts, tomatoes and pecans, Octopus Croquettes with wasabi mayonnaise as well as Beef Birria Tacos topped with guacamole and local Hong Kong scallion ginger sauce.

There are three main dishes to choose from: Cotoletta Milanese, Salmon Fillet with a mixed berry compote (surcharge of HK$120) or Sweet Garlic Roasted Cauliflower, all served with a garlic miso potato mousseline and fresh tomato salad. Executive Chef Karisa Cheque brings her Brazilian heritage to the night with the Leite Frito, a fried milk pudding topped with dulce de leche, making sure that all attendees will be finishing 2021 with a great last meal. Reservations for dinner can be made via Sevenrooms.

At 10pm, The Candour Gala begins as a four-hour Moët & Chandon free-flow alongside a live DJ sets the mood; early bird (HK$1,188) and late bird (HK$1,288) tickets will be available via a ticketing link. A reduced additional charge of HK$688 is available for those wanting to stay for the party after dinner, making this celebration one to remember.

Salmon Fillet