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Meetings, conferences, events and exhibitions in all their forms are ultimately to serve only one common function. To bring people together, encourage conversation and create connections. Connections that will allow people to create ideas, share thoughts and collaborate.

As organizations around the world seek to be more innovative, and compete more and more on creativity, we approached the question of innovation from a totally unique perspective. Instead of exploring the capacity of an individual alone or in group to innovate, we try instead to identify the spaces that have historically led to unusual rates of creativity and innovation. Places such as the Coffee Houses during the age of enlightenment or the Salons of modernism. Spaces where minds serendipitously come together connect and produce great ideas. And with this in mind, we would like to introduce Borneo Convention Centre Kuching, the unique convention centre. A space created among the tranquility of the tropical rainforest where any distractions that will take focus away from simply being innovative are kept at a distance but yet still easily accessible. Being secluded however does not mean disconnection. The centre is equipped with the latest in communication technologies with wireless internet enveloping the whole area, cutting ledge LAN infrastructure and the latest in Audio/Visual technology to ensure any and all collaboration that happens inside, are widely visible outside. All this to realise the belief we have that collaborative innovation can be at its peak if held in the correct environment. Every part of BCCK is designed to be an environment for the inquisitive. An environment that encourages people to think broadly and generally about challenges and one in which participants can feel free to follow their curiosity. Equally important, it seeks to be an environment where people can connect with each other.
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The caretakers of nature’s advancement.

BCCK is what it is today and will become what it will be tomorrow under the passionate care of our directors.

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Dato Steve Ng

Tan Sri Datuk Amar Wilson Baya Dandot

YM Dato’ Seri Tengku Zainal Adlin bin Tengku Mahamood

 Dr. Mohamadon bin Abdullah

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Powered by people.

True to any organization, our people will always be our strength. And each and every member is passionately dedicated to meet any challenges and exceed all expectations.

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Chief Executive Officer
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Joseph Chung

Chief Financial Officer

Wayne Kho

Finance Manager

Sylvester Tan

ICT Manager
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Veraya Ratnam 

Director of Human Resource 

Janet Jong

Human Resource Manager
Corporate Services
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Christopher Wan

Senior Manager - Corporate Services 
Manager (Procurement, 
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Gary James Pinchen

Director of Operations 
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Thomas Schmid

Executive Chef

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Event Planning Manager

John Engkatesoo

F&B Operations Manager

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Binyas Suem

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  • Sat
    28
    May
    2016

    BCCK Participates as Sponsor in Ride4TheWild 2016

    BCCK employees gearing up for Ride4TheWild 2016

    KUCHING. 26 May 2016. The Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) joined the Wildlife Conservation Society-Malaysia Program, Sarawak Biodiversity Centre and Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak campus; the joint organisers of Ride4TheWild 2016 on 22 May 2016 in a wildlife conservation effort.

    The convention centre sponsored a total of 300 sandwiches for the event which saw about 260 individuals taking part in a 13-km and 38-km ride which began and ended at Swinburne. It also sponsored a few employees who are avid cyclists to take part in the ride.

    “BCCK is honoured to be part of the conservation work, and help the Society to reach their goals in raising funds and promoting awareness on the plight of wildlife in Sarawak,” said Eric van Piggelen, CEO of BCCK.

    Among those present were director of Wildlife Conservation Society-Malaysia Program
    Dr Melvin Gumal and Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak campus deputy
    vice-chancellor and chief executive officer Professor Janet Gregory.

    Ride4TheWild 2016 aimed to encourage members of the public and corporations to participate in wildlife conservation, in particular, of the iconic orang-utan and also to voluntarily conserve sharks. The event celebrated the International Day for Biological Diversity.

    The ride also incorporated a green element to reduce plastic waste where participants used their own water bottles with re-fills provided and cotton T-shirts were given rather than microfiber to avoid pollution of plastics in the seas.

    Activities at the transit of the 38-km route included conservation awareness presentation at the Sarawak Biodiversity Centre.

    The 13km route transit point activity involved the signing of pledge by 13 organisations to support orang-utan and shark conservation, of which BCCK was one of the signees.

    Organisations that signed the pledge on wildlife conservation efforts were the Wildlife Conservation Society-Malaysia Program; Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak campus; Sarawak Biodiversity Centre; Aiman Batang Ai Resort and Retreat; Borneo Adventure; Borneo Convention Centre Kuching; Hilton Kuching; Raw Kitchen; Sarawak Energy Berhad; Orangutan Project Sdn Bhd; Permai Rainforest Resort; Royal Malaysian Police, and Ulu Ai Conservancy.

    All proceeds from the event were channelled to conservation education activities to create awareness among the community.

  • Thu
    19
    May
    2016

    Delve into The Chocolate Addiction at The Raintree Restaurant, BCCK

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    KUCHING. 18 May 2016. As far as chocolate goes for most people, it is a single-minded love affair obsessed with all things sweet.

    As far as chocolate goes for the chefs at The Raintree Restaurant, they can weave their magic with chocolate.

    Delve deeper into the realm of chocolate this May and June as the chefs take the road less travelled with this universally alluring and treasured food. The versatility of chocolate is expressed in The Chocolate Addiction which showcases chocolate as a veritable ingredient in culinary delights.

    “A revered food, cocoa has charmed taste buds since time immemorial. The Chocolate Addiction captures the essence of chocolate in various forms and depths, from dressing to glaze, shavings and sauces. From a hint of cocoa to a flavoursome depth, the luxury of chocolate is encapsulated in the appetizers, soups, main courses and desserts. We will surprise the most seasoned of palates with our concoctions,” Chef de Cuisine Virginia Kedit revealed.

    The three-course set is the ideal entry to explore “the other use of chocolate”. Prawn tempura with pineapple, water chestnut and white chocolate dressing or cream of oyster and garlic soup with Kondima chocolate shavings offers a great introduction to the uninitiated palate.

    Spring chicken in cocoa, maple and balsamic glaze with pumpkin puree or fillet mignon with chocolate and orange sauce served with roasted sweet potato and vegetables shows how chocolate blends well with the tangy taste of balsamic vinegar and orange to complement a main course.

    Chocolate fondant with fresh fruits and whipped cream flaunts the rich depth of cocoa, ensuring a heady sweet ending to the meal. Fancy having a spicy chocolate dressing in your meal? The five-course set lets the palate flirt with more delectable chocolate-inspired treats.

    Spicy dark chocolate dressing accompanies baked cheese tart with rocket salad followed by cream of oyster and garlic soup with Kondima chocolate shavings. Light orange and lemon sorbet does a great job to refresh the palate for the indulgent main course ahead. Fillet mignon with chocolate and orange sauce flanked by roasted sweet potato and vegetables serves up a perfect main course. The unexpected allure of white chocolate is embodied in grilled lobster with white chocolate Beurre Blance Sauce with confit potato and vegetables

    Luscious white chocolate panna cotta with mixed berries represents a true Italian classic for a fine conclusion to the meal.

    The three-course set is priced at RM110.00 nett per person and five-course set at RM145 nett per person.

    Diners who like pairing wines with their meals will enjoy the selection of white and red wines from Spain and Australia.

    The recommended wines for the three-course set are Montefrio Airen (white wine) and Seppelt Stony Peak, Shiraz Cabernet (red wine).

    For the five-course set, Seppelet Stony Peak, Semillon Sauvignon Blanc (white wine) and Montefrio Tempranillo (red wine) complement the meal nicely.

    Each wine is priced at RM100.00 nett per bottle.

     

    All prices quoted are inclusive of the six percent government service tax.

    The Raintree Restaurant is open from 11.30 am to 10.00 pm daily. For more information, call the Raintree Restaurant on 60 82 392 988.

  • Sat
    14
    May
    2016

    BCCK’s Ramadhan Buffet 2016 Wows Diners with Low Prices Online

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    KUCHING. 12 May 2016. The Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) today launched its Ramadhan Buffet 2016 to the media with an Arabian theme entitled Arabian Souk.

    Featuring an Arabian marketplace and slated from 6 June till 2 July this year, the Ramadhan Buffet 2016 represents BCCK’s biggest food event. The entire ambience during the Ramadhan month will take on the characteristics of an Arabian Souk, teeming with patrons and traders. BCCK’s Great Hall as well as Meeting Rooms 12 and 14 will serve as the dining venue whilst its spacious and airy concourse will be transformed into a busy and vibrant Arabian marketplace with vendors offering their wares.

    “I have the pleasure to announce that we have maintained our attractive low online prices for this year’s Ramadhan Buffet. BCCK’s online dining reservation system which we launched in 2015 has proven to be the preferred booking method as diners have instant access to the various low prices offered once they know which dates they want to book. Our e-vouchers, starting from as low as RM50.00 nett, are selling like hot cakes. Once a certain low-price tier has reached its quota, the next tier of low price will be offered, hence do go to our booking website and book early” said Premala Danapakiam, Director of Sales and Marketing of BCCK.

     Diners can book their Ramadhan dining with immediate effect on BCCK’s mobile-friendly website www.bcck.org.my. The booking process is as simple as booking a flight online and printing out the e-voucher once the booking is paid for. Diners are required to present their
    e-vouchers prior to entering the dining hall.

    Corporate dining vouchers with flexible dates are available for purchase from BCCK at
    RM80.00 nett per adult whilst same-day walk-in rate is priced at RM88.00 nett. Children dine at RM35.00 nett between the ages of five and twelve whilst those below five dine for free.

    This year’s culinary theme is steeped in Arabian, Middle Eastern and Lebanese cuisines alongside Malaysian fares of various ethnicities. Variety and great value remain the two key selling points of BCCK’s Ramadhan Buffet, which experienced a growth from 10,000 diners in 2014 to 20,000 diners in 2015. 

    BCCK Executive Sous Chef Binyas Suem and Sous Chef Rizal Ismail offered, “The culinary theme taking centre stage at BCCK’s Ramadhan Buffet this year draws inspiration from the colourful and diverse cuisines of the various regions in the Middle East. From starters to main dishes and desserts, diners will find a good range of Middle Eastern dishes interspersed with Malaysian cuisines. Three menus will be rotated during the month-long Ramadhan dining period which give diners access to the multitude of treats.”

    A wide assortment of Middle Eastern breads and mezze (selection of small dishes) ease the break of fast accompanied by fifteen types of beverages comprising hot drinks, cold juices and  aerated drinks. 

    Amidst the sea of endless delicacies, main dishes to look out for include beef chicken kofta(beef and chicken on skewers), lamb fatayer (pastry puff), falafel (lamb and spinach puffs), braised prawns in spicy coconut gravy, Nyonya asam fish, mousakhan (traditional Middle Eastern chicken baked sandwich)

    Diners will again have the opportunity to indulge in clear winners of past editions; these include salmon gravlax (cured salmon), poached prawns on ice and mussels, whole roast lamb, beef shawarma (grilled beef shavings), Sarawak laksa, bubur pedas and bubur lambuk.

    Baklava (Arabian dessert), date crescents (Middle Eastern layered puff with various nuts), Manakesh (traditional Lebanese spiced pita bread), bubur som som, traditional local kuih and chocolate fountain spread amongst the array of desserts provide delectable after-dinner treats.

    Three offsite catering packages are also offered with prices per person at RM75.00 nett, RM110.00 nett and RM140.00 nett based on a minimum number of 50 persons for each package. Handling charges may apply.

    “On behalf of BCCK management, here’s a big pat on the back for the Culinary team for bringing another impressive repertoire of foreign delicacies to the table. Their culinary passion and creativity means diners get to savour a wide range of delicious cuisines from different cultures every Ramadhan which translates into great value for them. This is our commitment to our loyal diners and we look forward to having them back again and welcoming new guests at the BCCK.

    The efforts of all other departments are without a doubt crucial for our Centre to deliver another successful Ramadhan Buffet. Management has noted the hard work from the
    Set-up/Banqueting, Stewarding, Audio-Visual, Housekeeping, Finance, ICT, Maintenance, Security, Procurement, HR, Customer Relations, Event Planning  as well as Sales and Marketing,” said Eric van Piggelen, CEO of BCCK.

    All prices quoted above are inclusive of 6 percent GST.

    Dining time is between 6.30 pm and 10.00 pm. For more information on the online booking and purchase of corporate dining vouchers, call BCCK’s dedicated reservation line 082-392 889 (9.00 am to 6.00 pm) or visit www.bcck.org.my.

    BCCK is certified halal by JAIS (Department of Islamic Affairs of Sarawak) and has certification in ISO 22000:2005 Food Management Systems, Malaysian Standard 1480:2007 Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) System.  Its facilities provide ease for all diners from all backgrounds – from ample, hassle-free parking, prayer rooms for Maghrib prayer to ambient dining space.

  • Tue
    19
    Apr
    2016

    Savour Delightful Moments with Mum on Mother’s Day at The Raintree Restaurant, BCCK.

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    KUCHING. 18 April 2016. The Raintree Restaurant of the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) unveiled its Mother’s Day treats this 8 May.

    The Mother's Day buffet lunch promises to deliver delightful moments for mums and loved ones with a tempting smorgasbord of appetizer, salad, main and dessert selections.

    Marinated half shell mussels, Greek salad with feta cheese, chicken liver pate, smoke salmon and cheese platter, and mixed maki rolls with shoyu, ginger and wasabi get the family into the mood for more as lunch commences.

     Diners will also take a shine to the braised teriyaki beef ribs, grilled vegetable and Edam cheese quiche, grilled lemon prawns on creamy leek risotto, poached salmon with green asparagus and hollandaise sauce, slow roasted beef sandwich and chicken sharwarma under the main dish selection.

     French toast with maple syrup, honey, butter and fruit compote, vanilla, strawberry and chocolate ice creams, dark chocolate fountains with fruit skewer, marshmallow, petit four and cookies, warm apple strudel with vanilla sauce, tiramisu, pandan crème caramel and light lemon pudding compete for diners’ attention amidst the array of enticing desserts.

     “Let’s make mums feel like queen for a day on Mother’s Day. Families can look forward to the celebration knowing that our Raintree Restaurant always serves the best treats,” said Chef de Cuisine Virginia Kedit.

    The buffet is priced at RM79.00 nett per adult and RM35.00 nett per child between five and twelve years old. Reservations can also be made online through www.bcck.org.my. Dining vouchers pre-purchased online must be presented to the Raintree Restaurant prior to dining. All prices quoted are inclusive of the six percent government service tax. The Mother’s Day buffet lunch will be served from 11.30 am to 2:30 pm. For more information, call the Raintree Restaurant on 60 82 392 988.

  • Wed
    30
    Mar
    2016

    BCCK Director of Sales and Marketing Elected as Deputy Chair of ICCA Malaysia Committee

    BCCK Director of Sales & Marketing, Premala Danapakiam

    KUCHING. 28 March 2016. The Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) takes the pleasure to announce the appointment of Ms Premala Danapakiam, BCCK Director of Sales and Marketing as the Deputy Chair of ICCA Malaysia Committee.

    This announcement was made by Mr Noor Ahmad Hamid, ICCA Regional Director, Asia Pacific at the ICCA Asia Pacific Regional Office in Kuala Lumpur on 22 March 2016.

    “With a dynamic and active committee, the ICCA Malaysia Committee is on track to focus on the areas of developing the future leaders, government advocacy and growing the associations”, said Ms Ho Yoke Ping, General Manager – Business Events of Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), who is also Chair for ICCA Malaysia Committee.

    “The appointment of the BCCK as the Deputy Chair of ICCA Malaysia Committee is timely as Kuching will be hosting the 55th International Congress and Convention Association Annual Congress 2016 (ICCA 2016) from 13 to 16 November 2016. ICCA 2016 is an important event of international stature and it is significant to the growth of the business tourism industry in the state of Sarawak. The BCCK Management would like to express its gratitude to the ICCA Malaysia Committee for placing its trust in the BCCK. We look forward to the mutual cooperation between ICCA Malaysia members to further cement Malaysia’s position in the  association meetings sector,” said Mr Eric van Piggelen, CEO of the BCCK.

    ICCA is the global community and knowledge hub for the international association meetings industry. ICCA represents the main specialists in organising, transporting, and accommodating international meetings and events, and comprises over 1,000 member companies and organisations in over 90 countries worldwide. ICCA specialises in the international association meetings sector, offering unrivalled data, communication channels, and business development opportunities.

    ICCA has a structure based upon a number of sectors, each representing a professional sector within the meetings industry, Chapters based on geographical region as well as National Committees.

    In order to enhance regional cooperation between members, particularly at national level, ICCA Country Committees have been formed. Currently there are five country committees in the Asia Pacific region, namely the Australian Committee, China P.R. Committee, Indian Committee, Malaysia Committee and Thailand Committee.

    The purpose of the National Committee is to enhance cooperation amongst members through education and training; promotion and networking; and sharing of information and business leads, leading to the concerted promotion of the region as an attractive destination for international meetings.

  • Fri
    18
    Mar
    2016

    The Raintree Restaurant, BCCK Showcases “Eat Heathy Be Healthy" Indulgence

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    KUCHING. 17 March 2015. Still feeling over indulged from the last festive season but need to fulfil your craving? The Raintree Restaurant is your best bet this March and April as its new promotional menu delves into the healthy aspect of culinary delights.

    From now till 30 April, the “Eat Healthy, Be Healthy” promotion is showcasing healthy servings of Western style appetizers, main courses and desserts, all drenched in naturally delicious and nutritious ingredients.

    For starters, the selection of antioxidant-loaded appetizers provides the feel-good factor to appreciate a healthy meal – cured beetroot salmon with fresh spinach and daikon salad, grilled marinated vegetables and mushrooms with yoghurt cardamom dressing and grilled watermelon with feta cheese, fresh basil and balsamic dressing.

    BCCK Executive Chef Thomas Schmid and his Raintree Restaurant team promise a guilt-free way to savour delectable main courses infused with nutrient-rich ingredients: grilled baby chicken supreme with goji berry compote, charred bok choy and cilantro rice, veggie moussaka (layered grilled vegetables with tomato coulis and parmesan cheese), Jasmine tea poached salmon with pea sprout salad and braised barley and oven-roasted tenderloin on yellow lentils and baby green beans.

    Fibre-filled desserts offer ample temptation with choices such as fruit salad, rye pancake and delicious combo of watermelon and calamansi granita (semi-frozen dessert).

    “With the recent festive celebrations just behind us, we are dedicating March and April to the delights of healthy eating. Join us at The Raintree Restaurant for some healthy indulgence. The authentic flavours of our selected natural ingredients complement each other perfectly so you can definitely eat good and feel good,” said Chef Thomas.

    Prices range from RM15.00 nett to RM84.00 nett and include six percent GST.

    All food is prepared according to strict requirements and hygiene standard according to BCCK’s ISO 22000:2005 Food Management System, Malaysian Standard 1480:2007 Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) System. Guests can be assured of the quality of culinary delights from BCCK’s halal-certified kitchens endorsed by JAIS (Department of Islamic Affairs of Sarawak).

    The Raintree Restaurant is open from 11.30 am to 10.00 pm daily. For more information or to make a reservation, call 082-392 988.

  • Fri
    05
    Feb
    2016

    Valentine’s Day Western Set Dinner Awaits Sweethearts at The Raintree Restaurant, BCCK

    Press Release - Valentine's Day Western Set Dinner

    KUCHING. 3 February 2015. The Raintree Restaurant of the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) today announced its “Express Your Love” special Valentine treats for 14 February.

    In celebration of love and romance, Chef Virginia Kedit, The Raintree’s Chef de Cuisine, has crafted an indulgent six-course Western set dinner.

    “Our ‘Express Your Love’ Valentine set dinner promises a tribute to love through the essence of fine dining. As tables are limited, we would like to invite couples to book their Valentine’s Day celebration early with us. Reservations can be made online on www.bcck.org.my or call The Raintree Restaurant directly on 082-392 988,” said Chef Virginia.

    The Valentine celebration starts with the Isthmus Mocktail, a drink of mixed fruit juice and sparkling water.

    Appetizer entices the taste buds with lobster with lemon mayonnaise and marinated cheese with grapes along with salmon tataki with cauliflower mousse and pan-seared sea scallop with tomato salsa.

    A refreshing pineapple and candied ginger sherbet prepares the palate for a heart-warming soup comprising double boiled consomme with crispy duck wonton.

    The main course comes in the form of fillet mignon with cheese risotto and honey-balsamic shallots and also pan-seared miso cod fish with marinated red pepper daikon and spinach salad

    Dark Chocolate lava cake with raspberry ice-cream served with freshly brewed aromatic coffee and tea completes the celebration.

    The “Express Your Love” Valentine’s Day set dinner is priced at RM288.00 nett (including six percent [6%] government service tax) per couple and will be served from 7.00 pm to 10.00 pm.

    All food is prepared according to strict requirements and hygiene standard according to BCCK’s ISO 22000:2005 Food Management System, Malaysian Standard 1480:2007 Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) System. Guests can be assured of the quality of culinary delights from BCCK’s halal-certified kitchens endorsed by JAIS (Department of Islamic Affairs of Sarawak).

    For more information, call the Raintree Restaurant on 60 82 392 988.

  • Thu
    04
    Feb
    2016

    Sarawak Tourism Board, BCCK Collaborate on One of a Kind River Cruise Service

    Abg Jo launch Sayang Sarawak Catamaran BCCK 28Jan  2024

    KUCHING. 28 January 2016. The Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) and Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) take the pleasure to announce the launch of the Sayang Sarawak catamaran today.

    In collaboration with the STB who owns the Sayang Sarawak, the BCCK who has been officially appointed the operator, will be providing its meeting and event services via river cruise packages.

    Yang Berhormat Datuk Amar Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari Bin Tun Datuk Abang Haji Openg, Minister of Tourism Sarawak, officiated at the launch together with Mr Eric van Piggelen, BCCK CEO at the marina bay on the Kuching Isthmus.

    The catamaran will ply two routes – from the Kuching Waterfront to the BCCK and from the Isthmus jetty up to the mouth of the Sarawak River. It can accommodate 40 persons in theatre style on the lower deck and 30 persons in cocktail fashion on the upper deck. The cruise packages can be customized according to requirements set by clients.

    “We are delighted to have the opportunity to work closely with the Sarawak Tourism Board to create a niche product to the business events market. The BCCK is the first convention centre in Malaysia to offer meeting and event services on cruises. This latest addition to our range of services will enhance the delegate experience as business and social events can now be conducted on waters rather than just being confined to bricks and mortar. The cruise will take conference delegates pass quaint villages, verdant jungles and wetlands along the Sarawak River – this experience is one of a kind in Malaysia, if not in the world. We are looking forward to offering this innovative product to our local and foreign clients by bringing our meeting and event services along with our food and beverage offerings on board the Sayang Sarawak,” proffered van Piggelen.

    The state government will build an overhead bridge linking the convention centre to the Isthmus Jetty for the convenience of passengers. This facility will be ready in 2016.

    For more information on the meeting and event packages on the Sayang Sarawak, call BCCK’s general line on 082-392 888.

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    2016

    BCCK Welcomes the Year of the Red Fire Monkey with a Host of Reunion Feast

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    KUCHING. 13 January 2016. The Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) will mark the Chinese New Year 2016 celebration with an array of Spring Festival reunion feasts – set lunch from 1 to 29 February, dinner buffet on 6 and 7 February, and sit-down banquet dinner from
    6 to 22 February (except for 8 February).

    The reunion feast offerings were announced during a yee sang tossing ceremony and food tasting session attended by the BCCK senior management team and the members of the media.

    Joseph Chung, Chief Financial Officer of the BCCK, said during the event, “On behalf of the BCCK team and our Board of Directors, I would like to toast the forthcoming Lunar Spring Festival and wish our media partners, clients and business associates ‘A Happy and Prosperous Chinese New Year’. We also want to thank all parties for their support of our convention centre in the past year.”

    “We are delighted to usher in the Year of the Red Fire Monkey with our celebratory menus that serve up generous and delectable offerings for the eagerly awaited homecoming celebration. Our banquet dinners are priced at RM688 and RM888 nett. This year we are also offering our Chinese New Year dinner buffet and set lunch online. The buffet dinner starts at a very attractive price of RM68 nett per adult while the set lunch is offered at RM48 nett per person. Do go on our booking website on www.bcck.org.my to grab these fantastic offers,” he continued.

    BCCK Executive Chef Thomas Schmid, Executive Sous Chef Binyas Suem and Chinese Kitchen Chef Peter Ngu were present at the event to introduce the dishes to the members of the media.

    Pre- and Chinese New Year’s Eve to Chap Goh Mei Banquet Dinners @ RM688.00 nett per table and M888.00 nett per table 6 to 22 February 2016 (except for 8 February 2016)

    The banquet dinner packages include salmon yee sang, double-boiled chicken soup with Chinese herbs, braised pak loh duck or braised lamb with black pepper sauce, steamed fish Hong Kong style (seabass or golden pomfret), sautéed prawns with salted eggs or marmite sauce, braised mushrooms with fish maw or with dried oysters, fatt choy and broccoli, steamed glutinous rice with dried scallops, and chilled golden pumpkin puree with gingko nut or nian gao with sweet potatoes and mandarin oranges and free flow of Chinese tea.

    Dinner Buffet from RM68.00 nett to RM88.00 nett per adult (online prices) and RM30.00 nett per child (between five and eleven years of age; children below five dine for free) 6 and 7 February 2016 (Pre- and Chinese New Year’s Eve)

     The Reunion Dinner Buffet will showcase an array of Chinese New Year delicacies such as fresh seafood on ice, crispy silver fish with Thai sauce, Mongolian BBQ, Peking duck with condiments, yee sang, sea cucumber and beef tendon with fatt choy, stir-fried broccoli with oysters and abalone slices, Chinese fried rice with smoked duck, and more.

    A good spread of desserts including orange cheese cake, assortment of mousse cake, coconut panna cotta and lai chee kang will also be dished out.

     Chinese New Year Set Lunch at RM48.00 nett per person

    1 to 29 February 2016 

     The Raintree Restaurant will roll out a month-long three-course set lunch consisting of appetizer, main course and dessert. Choose between prawn salad with honeydew or sweet corn soup with crabmeat for the appetizer.

    The main course comes either as beef strips with Chinese BBQ sauce or Crispy Silk Road Chicken, both served with steamed broccoli and fried rice. Black sesame ice-cream with fruits concludes the meal followed by choice of coffee or tea. The set lunch will be served from 11.30 am to 2.30 pm, and dinner buffet and banquet dinner from 6.30 pm to 10.00 pm. To make a reservation for the sit-down banquet dinner, call BCCK’s general line on
    082-392888

    The dinner buffet and set lunch are offered via the BCCK’s online dining reservation system on www.bcck.org.my. Dining vouchers pre-purchased online for the buffet dinner and set lunch must be presented prior to dining. For more information about the above promotions, call 082-392888 (general line) or 082-392988 (The Raintree Restaurant). All prices are inclusive of the 6 percent government service tax.

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