|Address:||Level 37, Palladium Hotel, 362, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai – 400013|
|Telephone:||+91 22 6162 8422|
Lunch: 12:30 PM-2:30 PM
Dinner: 7:30 PM-11:30 PM
|Dress Code:||Smart casuals with closed foot wear.|
MEKONG is an authentic Asian culinary journey down the Mekong river designed to transport the guest from Mumbai to the old world mystique of the Mekong river & its cuisines.
Mekong is reminiscent of evocative memories and moods down a waterway - floating twigs, passing scenes and emerald hues. One of the best views of the city, Mekong overlooks Mumbai's green oasis - Racecourse with the Arabian Sea lapping the southern and western shores of the city.
Enjoy the truly unique Chinese tastes of Yunnan, the province with a great variety of remarkable cuisine - aromatic, flavoursome with a strong ethnic character. From China, Mekong will take guests down the river with cuisines from Vietnam and Thailand. Experience the four flavours that are the main tenants of the regions cooking style at Mekong - Salty, Sour, Sweet and Hot. When blended together with the specially flown in herbs, spices and ingredients of this region, these will create a perfect balance of tastes that pleasantly startle and surprise the palette.
Adding to the exclusive ambience are two private dining areas for a rarefied gathering of connoisseurs where fine food & sparkling conversations take centre stage. Helmed by a team of native Chefs, the cuisines of Vietnam, Thailand and China complemented with a vast Dim Sum Menu, present a dining experience par excellence.
Mr. Cheang Chee Leong is the Chinese Chef De Cuisine at Palladium Hotel, Mumbai. The chef oversees kitchen operations at the specialty Asian restaurant, Mekong. He is also responsible for training and guiding his team.
With a career spanning over 13 years, Chef Leong comes with abundant experience that allows him to efficiently execute his current role as chef de cuisine. Prior to joining the Palladium Hotel, Mumbai, he worked at popular properties, such as Shangri-La Hotel, Manzhouli, China; The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Kuala Lumpur; and Renaissance Cruise, Singapore.
Chef Leong’s career began at the age of 15 when he worked at a restaurant in Malaysia. He is keen on creating new recipes and challenges himself constantly. He is especially interested in Chinese cuisine because each dish embodies a unique character, needs precision and a keen sense for artistry.
Aside from having a passion for motor bike racing, he is also fond of monumental architecture.