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Eric Lanlard says it with flowers at Jumeirah Carlton Tower

Eric Lanlard says it with flowers at Jumeirah Carlton Tower

London, 07 May 2014:  Jumeirah Carlton Tower is celebrating the arrival of spring with the Botanical Bites afternoon tea. Available from 06 May it will feature a selection of horticultural inspired treats to coincide with the Chelsea Flower Show. 

Designed by master patissier Eric Lanlard, the menu will offer sweet and savoury botanical bites infused and garnished with edible flowers and ingredients. Eric Lanlard worked closely with the hotel’s Executive Chef Simon Young to create the floral themed menu. 

This elegant afternoon tea showcases sandwiches and summertime treats including a pistachio parfait on a hazelnut praline base, a raspberry financier, an upside down balsamic and black pepper strawberry tart and a ‘Menthe du Jardin’ chocolate floral tube. 

Savoury bites include a beetroot bread roulade with smoked salmon and a lemon and chive cream cheese, a spinach bread sandwich with duck egg mayonnaise and baby watercress.

Eric Lanlard said: “Spring has always been a source of constant inspiration. I wanted to share some of the beauty that spring brings into this afternoon tea and trust that my enjoyment of this season will be experienced by all guests.”  

Chinoiserie at Jumeirah Carlton Tower provides the perfect backdrop with its sophisticated décor and soothing music played by the resident harpist. Featuring an elegant private space called The Jasmine Room, Chinoiserie is the ideal place for a business meeting, family event or informal get-together with friends.

The Botanical Bites afternoon tea by Eric Lanlard is available at Chinoiserie now and costs £40 per person; £50 per person with a glass of champagne or £55 with a glass of rosé champagne. 

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Notes to Editors:

  • To book, visit jumeirah.com/jct or call +44 (0)20 7858 7181
  • For images of the Botanical Bites Afternoon Tea, please click here

About Eric Lanlard:

Eric Lanlard, twice winner of the prestigious Continental Patissier of the Year at the British Baking Awards, has earned himself an international reputation for superlative cakes with an impressive A-list clientele and a global fan base. Having trained in France, Eric moved to London where he ran the patisserie business for Albert and Michel Roux Snr. Eric is an experienced television chef and has presented and starred in two series of Glamour Puds for Channel 4 as well as fronting two of his own series, Baking Mad with Eric Lanlard, the second of which is currently showing on Channel 4. Eric has also made numerous guest appearances on TV shows including Mary Portas Queen of Shops, Market Kitchen, and Masterchef: The Professionals and Cookery School. Eric runs his own patisserie based in South West London, Cake Boy, which includes a stylish lounge and cookery school and his fifth book Chocolat is available now (published by Mitchell Beazley).

About Jumeirah Carlton Tower:

Jumeirah Carlton Tower, situated in the heart of Knightsbridge, is a landmark hotel acknowledged as one of London’s finest. The hotel is noted for its fine dining, exclusive Peak Health Club & Spa and enviable location off Sloane Street – the Capital’s most fashionable shopping area. Jumeirah Carlton Tower offers 216 rooms and suites, individually styled with a calm and contemporary feel, together with world-class dining in The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant, Chinoiserie and The Club Room. 

About Jumeirah Group:                                                                                                

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel in Baku; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. 

For further information please contact: 
Louisa Levison
The Communication Group
19 Buckingham Gate
London, SW1E 6LB
Main Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7630 1411
Email: llevison@thecommunicationgroup.co.uk

For further information on Eric Lanlard please contact:
Jean Egbunike
J E Communications
1st Floor, 231 Putney Bridge Road
London SW15 2PU
Main Telephone: +44 (0) 208 875 1868
Email: jean@jeanegbunike.com