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Celebrating the full moon as the day to the family unity, the mooncake festival is one of the most awaited seasons in Chinese tradition. Now in Indonesia, this festival is also celebrated in an exceptional way!

The Mid-Autumn Festival, or widely known as the mooncake festival, is a celebration of family unity symbolized by a full moon. The mooncake festival falls on the 15th of the 8th month based on the calculation of the Chinese lunar calendar. The festival is celebrated with a family gathering that represents the round shape of the mooncake, a family integrity.

This year, Tien Chao at Gran Melia Jakarta presents a showcase of exquisite and delectable mooncakes to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival.  Starting from August 15th to October 4th 2017, Gran Melia offers mooncake with a wide selection of sizes, cooking methods and flavours. These handmade delicacies feature luxurious wide varieties including: snow skin pandanus, taro, chocolate and black beans or roasted moon cake with lotus seed paste with egg yolks, red beans, taro, or chocolate.

Photo Courtesy of Gran Melia Jakarta

Made of the rice flour snow skin mooncake is best served chilled, therefore they are stored in the fridge with 5-6 degree Celcius temperature. Meanwhile baked mooncake, which is made of Hong Kong Flour, is served less chilled. However, both types can last up to 1 week if stored in the refrigerator, and they are packed in elegant red gift boxes. These assorted mooncake can be enjoyed at Rp. 55.000 ++ per piece, and Rp.428.000 up to Rp.488.000 per box that contains 4 pieces. Each pieces of mooncake are firstly placed in an arranged gold box inside the Mooncake gift box and made as the perfect gift for the celebration of mid-autumn festival.

Additionally, to commemorate this classic tradition, Tien Chao also offers exhilarating culinary delights available for both lunch and dinner, including crabmeat wild mushroom thick soup, deep fried garoupa fish fillet and the sumptuous baked strip loin steak. These exclusive set menus will be available starting on 24 September to 4 October at IDR 388.000++ for lunch and IDR 498.000++ for dinner. If you want to reserve or ask more information, you can call +6221 526 8080 ext 2322

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