Chinese New Year Eve was celebrated with fanfare and bountiful food at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) Grand Reunion Buffet Dinner this January 24th from 6:30 to 10:00pm.
The buffet was lively with over 700 diners attending in BCCK’s Great Hall, renewing family ties and strengthening bonds while sharing the last meal before the new year, together.
The night was launched with a lively lion dance, followed by a Yee Sang toss to wish prosperity, health and good fortune in the new year. Initiating the Yee Sang toss were the Executive Director of BCCK, Tan Sri Datuk Amar Wilson Baya Dandot, and Chief Executive Officer Eric Van Piggelen.
The buffet featured stalls serving roasted chicken, roasted lamb, Sarawak laksa, fried nian gao, chicken and beef satay, tang yuan, ABC and Cendol and Taiwan fried dumplings. Appetizers included crowd favourites such as prawns on ice, Thai beef salad, baby octopus, marinated chicken pasta, Gado-gado with peanut sauce, Kerabu with prawn, rojak and much more.
Hot Items during the night gave a Sarawakian twist to a Chinese New Year feast, offering dishes such as Pak Lo duck, Nyonyak Chicken Curry, Salted Egg Fish Fillet, Ayam Pansuh, Prawn with oats, beef rendang as well as glutinous rice and dabai fried rice.
The desserts for the night were the traditional Mandarin oranges and pineapple tarts, and an assortment of cupcakes and puddings, crème caramel, tiramisu, fresh fruits and Sago Gula Melaka.
BCCK’s Chinese New Year Lunch and Dinner will be taking place on January 25th to 27th at The Raintree Restaurant and from January 28th to February 8th in one BCCK’s halls, with outside catering options as well.
BCCK’s famous Ramadhan buffet, “Juh Sungkei di BCCK,” will be back again this April. Online reservations will be available at www.bcck.org.my, and call the general line at 6082-392888 for updates.
If you’re looking for a Lunar New Year Grand Reunion dinner in the coming year, look no further than Borneo Convention Centre Kuching and experience a jovial reunion dinner buffet in BCCK’s unforgettable atmosphere and delicious food.