AFTERNOON TEA AT MIRI MARRIOT RESORT & SPA HOTEL
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Borneo Baking Company (BBCo) is a deli that operates at Miri Marriot Resort & Spa Hotel. The deli is an open bakery and delicatessen offers fresh bread, pastries, cakes, sandwiches, chocolates, ice creams along with premium coffees and teas. The deli is open for breakfast and lunch.
WHAT IS AFTERNOON TEA?
The tea related ritual was introduced in Britain in the early 1840s. Over time, it has evolved as a mini meal prior to an evening meal. It is usually a meal that consist array of finger food such as sandwiches, scones with cream and jam along with sweet cakes and pastries.
WARM WELCOMING HOSPITALITY
Upon my arrival at the deli, as usual, I’ll walked around and start to snap photos for my blog content. Was greeted by friendly BBCo staffs who were behind the counter and came along one of them served me with a welcoming drink; Mango Smoothies.
We were greeted by the Executive Chef, Chef Len Ivan Osmund, Chef de Partie; Chef Clora A’an Lian, F&B Manager, Mr. Gunalan Batumalai along with Ms Chu, Assistant MarCom Manager.
While waiting for the other media representative to arrive, we get to choose our choice of drink and being served with what I called ‘the appetizer platter’; chicken quiche with chicken and beef curry puff.
It was a very casual afternoon event. We mingled, we chat and spoilt with array of cakes sampling.
BBCo has a monthly promotion of its array of cakes.
THE AFTERNOON TEA SET
The highlight of the afternoon was the afternoon tea set. According the Chef Len, he wanted to showcase something different when serving its afternoon set. So, gone are the tier plates serving!
The afternoon tea set complemented with its premium coffee or tea only for RM25nett. The set is made available daily from 2pm – 5pm. It’s really really a great bargain, guys!
BONUS FUN FACTS!
Borneo Baking Company (BBCo) offers a 50% discount on its selected pastry items after 8pm. If you need to fix your sugar craving at night, you might want to consider to take the advantage by dropping by here. The 50% discount offer is from 8pm – 10pm.
CAKE OF THE MONTH PROMOTION
Peanut Butter Cake is the cake of the month. The combination of the chocolate with peanut butter is just perfect, moist, and with the rich dark chocolate topping, it is a cake to die for especially to chocolate lover out there. Next month, BBCo will be looking at featuring its in house cheese cake; The Biscuit Slices. The price for one whole cake is RM95nett and half of the cake is RM55nett. According to the F&B Manager, delivery can be arranged.
For the record, BBCo uses Anchor Food Professionals for its cakes, pastries, breads and ice creams ingredients in line with HALAL certification policy.
So guys, wait no more.
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Till then people, have a blessed Sunday!