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Jumeirah Carlton Tower celebrates Christmas with Eric Lanlard

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Jumeirah Carlton Tower celebrates Christmas with Eric Lanlard

London, 01 December 2013: Jumeirah Carlton Tower is ringing in the festive season with a glamorous Christmas themed afternoon tea to celebrate the rich flavours and scents of the season.

Available from Chinoiserie on 2 December, the tea was designed by master patissier and star of Channel 4’s Baking Mad series Eric Lanlard. He worked closely with the hotel’s Executive Chef Simon Young to create this enchanting afternoon tea. 

Choose from delectable festive treats such as a cinnamon spiced brioche with chicken liver parfait, chestnuts and red onion marmalade and a bridge roll filled with whiskey smoked salmon and egg mayonnaise. 

For those with a sweeter tooth, guests can indulge in an eggnog trifle shot with mulled wine jelly, spicy cranberry compote, eggnog custard and smooth mascarpone cream and a rich chocolate and orange liquor pop cake with a surprise centre - decorated to look like a traditional Christmas pudding. 

Eric Lanlard said: “The build-up to Christmas is always an exciting time for me. As a pastry chef it means it’s back to using all the lovely rich flavours and scents linked to this happy time of the year. I can’t imagine anything better than taking a bit of time off during this busy period and sharing a chic afternoon tea with friends and loved ones.

Chinoiserie at Jumeirah Carlton Tower provides the perfect backdrop for afternoon tea with its sophisticated décor and soothing music played by the resident harpist. Following a recent extension, there is now a more intimate area within Chinoiserie named the Jasmine area, an ideal venue for those wishing to host a business meeting, hold a family event or informal get-together with friends.

The festive afternoon tea by Eric Lanlard is available at Chinoiserie from 2 December 2013 throughout the Christmas season 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

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  also shown 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.  This month Eric launched his much talked about Cake-Boy Classics App - featuring 80 delicious recipes pus an array of innovate features and useful hints and tips.  www.cake-boy.com

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
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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

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