Chocolate afternoon tea at Four Seasons
A special winter menu by Pastry Chef Yanisa Wiangnon
Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai celebrates winter in Northern Thailand with a decadent afternoon tea menu featuring the very best of organic chocolate from Thailand along with premium chocolate from Switzerland and France. “The chocolate from Thailand is sourced locally in Chiang Mai within close proximity to the Resort,” shares Pastry Chef Yanisa Wiagnon who has curated the special afternoon delight.
A chocolatey affair
The menu is a blend of innovative dishes as well as classics that make an afternoon tea truly memorable. Guests can expect white chocolate peach verrines, caramelia salted chocolate banana choux, Jivara matcha mandarin layers with 40% Jivara milk chocolate, Bon Bons made from single origin 75% dark chocolate, chocolate scones with clotted cream, and more. The savoury cocoa bagels and Cocoa ‘Croffle’ ham and Cheese made with organic raw cocoa powder are not-to-be-missed. “The strawberry lime jelly and Valrhona Strawberry Inspirations is my pick,” smiles Yanisa.
Overlooking the verdant rice paddies, the experience the afternoon tea at the deck of North by Four Seasons is highlighted by the farmer’s parade that takes place at 5:00 pm every evening, signaling the end of another day of work for the team at the rice paddies. “We invite guests to enjoy the beautiful afternoon in the outdoors,” says Yanisa, “What better way to unwind than with a delicious chocolatey menu overlooking the lush tropical landscape?”
Priced at THB 1,770++ per set, available every day from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. Reservations should be made a day in advance. The experience can be reserved through the Four Seasons mobile app or by calling 66 0 53 298 181.