The 2-Michelin Star Chinese Fine dining restaurant, Jade Dragon is located on the 2nd floor of the Forbes Five-Star Nüwa Hotel within the popular Casino Complex in Macau, the City of Dreams. Opened in 2012, the Chinese restaurant got its first Michelin Star in 2014 and the second in 2016. Headed by Chef Tam Kwok Fung, who is a gold medal winner at the World Championship of Chinese Cooking competition in 2005 and also previously helmed the kitchen at the Michelin-starred Ying restaurant in Macau.
The main dining room at the Jade Dragon can seat a maximum of 60 guests and the tables are well spread out throughout the room. There are also 11 private dining rooms that can seat another 150 guests totally in those rooms. Since private dining is a kind of tradition among the Chinese you can find a lot of these many restaurants in china.
The private rooms can also be accessed through a private lift from the Nüwa Hotel and each room boasts of the Chinese culture and tradition with medicinal elements and artifacts placed on the curved walls. The large floor to ceiling windows provide for a great view of the outdoor and the dishes are exceptional including the goose grilled over lychee wood, barbecued Iberico pork along with tasty soups filed with Chinese herbs.
Jade Dragon is one of the favorite Chinese restaurants in Macau mainly because of the out of the world culinary made using fresh and seasonal ingredients by Chef Tam Kwok Fung. With outstanding food exquisite décor and excellent customer service, Jade Dragon definitely sets very high standards in Chinese fine dining in Macau.
Chef Tam Kwok Fung is very passionate when it comes to cooking and he loves to innovate and create new recipes all the time. And you can see that his passion could be largely seen being expressed in the kitchen. From the careful selection of seasonal ingredients to creating innovative recipes and presenting it beautifully you can see why Chef Tam Kwok Fung is one of the celebrated chefs in the world.
Chef Tam is also much more interested in the connection between the Chinese food and the Chinese herbals and hence does a lot of research on the healing properties of these herbals. He also works with Chinese medicine researchers at the Macau University of Science and Technology on these healing herbals and that knowledge had largely helped in creating the tonic soup menu.
Chef Tam’s menu is largely based on the Southern and Northern cuisine made using seasonal ingredients and provides a great nutritional value. The success of the Jade Dragon restaurant can largely be attributed to the exquisite cuisine delivered by Chef Tam and his team.
- Michelin Guide Hong Kong - Macau 2018: Two Stars ☆☆
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The dress code is smart casual. Gentlemen are required to wear long trousers ankle-deep with closed footwear.
Children aged six years and above are welcome. Children aged below six years are welcome to dine at the private dining room.