KUALA LUMPUR, 15 May 2012 – This Ramadhan, guests breaking fast at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) can enjoy an iconic Malaysian feast while fulfilling their religious responsibilities, all under one roof.
For patrons’ convenience the Centre will have a designated prayer room and an on-site ablution facility for Maghrib, Isya’ and tarawih prayers led by Ustaz Haji Ahmad Shazili Abdullah, formerly of the KLCC Asy-Syakirin Mosque. Patrons will also be provided prayer mats and sandals to perform their religious responsibilities.For the breaking of fast, the Centre’s culinary brigade of 51 chefs has prepared a gastronomic delight themed ‘Malaysia’s Iconic Dishes with International Favourites’ with more than 500 dishes to savour.
Headlining the sumptuous feast are three new signature dishes; Nasi Kandar Pulau Pinang, Ikan Merah Panggang & Ikan Bakar Sambal Asam and Smoked Hickory Roasted Lamb.Then come the home favourites such as chicken and beef satay, chicken and beef murtabak, roti bom, roti jala served with chicken, dhall curry and sardine sambal, Char Kuay Teow, Hainanese chicken rice, ketupat, lemang and nasi impit with beef and chicken serunding, rendang Tok and peanut sauce and of course the signature Ramadhan dish, wholesome bubur lambuk.
Diners craving for something lighter can opt for ulam-ulam kampong with eight types of sambal, jeruk-jeruk Malaysia with 10 choices of kerabu (Malaysian salads), assorted crackers with sauces, tauhu bakar – grilled tofu with shredded cucumber served with a rich peanut sauce; roti John and a selection of sushi. A Japanese station wAnd in keeping with tradition, the Centre is maintaining its old time favourite ‘goreng-goreng’ stall where guests will be spoilt for choice with banana, cempedak, bread fruit (sukun), jemput-jemput, fritters and keropok lekor.
And there’s nothing more satisfying to round off a meal that with some specially prepared desserts. Local kuih, cakes, pastries, jellies, pudding, fresh fruits, Malaysia’s favourite ice-dessert, ‘the ABC’ topped up with an ice cream and a steaming cup of teh tarik all come together to make variety truly the spice of life.In addition to these exquisite dishes, the Centre is also pleased to announce that all its kitchens – Chinese, Western, Cold, Pastry and Malay – have been certified halal by Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia. “As Malaysia’s premier convention facility, we are committed to setting the example by complying with, and where possible exceeding, relevant Malaysian food safety legislation and other related requirements as set by JAKIM and the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur,” said Datuk Brokenshire.
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s ‘Malaysia’s Iconic Dishes with International Favourites’ Ramadhan buffet will be available daily from 27 July to 14 August 2012, from 6.00pm to 10.00pm. Priced at RM103++ per person for adults and RM52++ per person for children between four and 12 years old, one dines for free for every group of 10.
For guests preferring to host their own private Buka Puasa gathering, the Centre has a selection of menus starting from RM118++ per person for a minimum of 100 people. As reservations are recommended, please call Abby on 03 – 2333 2866. For private functions, please call June on 03 – 2333 2877.