Swiss Fine-dining at Chalet, EQ Kuala Lumpur

The Chalet pop-up event at EQ is a unique chance for food enthusiasts to relive the grandeur of one of Malaysia's most iconic restaurants. Chalet was a pioneer in the country's culinary scene, introducing Swiss cuisine to the forefront of the industry.

The restaurant's chefs were highly skilled in the art of continental cooking and their expertise was put to use in creating visually stunning and delicious dishes. The restaurant was also known for its impeccable service, which was a hallmark of its success.

This limited-time event is a hit among foodies and fans of fine dining, and it's a reminder of the magic that can be created when food, service, and ambiance come together. The Chalet pop-up event is a chance for visitors to discover the nostalgia of Chalet's heyday and create new memories that will last a lifetime.

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Traditional Swiss continental fine-dining at Chalet, EQ Kuala Lumpur

Chalet Returns to EQ Kuala Lumpur for a Limited Time

Traditional Swiss Continental Fine Dining

Welcome to the Chalet pop-up event at EQ, where you'll be transported to a world of traditional Swiss fine-dining. This limited-time event is a feast for the senses, designed to celebrate the legacy of one of Malaysia's most iconic restaurants.

From the exquisite cuisine to the impeccable service and the nostalgic ambiance, every detail has been carefully curated. Indulge in the signature dishes that made Chalet famous and savour the flavours that have stood the test of time. It is a journey back in time to a bygone era of elegance and refinement.

The return of Chalet to EQ from 24 July to 12 August 2023 is a testament to the hotel's commitment to providing its guests with the best dining experiences possible. EQ is a 5-star hotel that offers world-class facilities and amenities, and its signature restaurants and bars are some of the best in the city.

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Chalet returns to EQ Kuala Lumpur for a limited time
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Discover traditional Swiss continental fine-dining from 24 July to 12 August 2023

Signature Dishes & Food Menu

Chalet's signature dishes, including Émincé de Veau à la Zurichoise, Swiss Cheese Fondue, Raclette Valaisanne, and Lobster Thermidor, are back on the menu. The restaurant's famous Crêpes Suzette flambeed in an exhilarating tableside presentation provide a spectacle that delights diners of all ages. 

The aroma of the dishes and the sound of the kitchen add to the overall experience, and diners are transported to a time when dining was not just about the food but also the unique atmosphere.

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Raclette Valaisanne at Chalet EQ Kuala Lumpur
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A Swiss tradition: Melted raclette cheese, new potatoes and cornichon pickles
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Émincé de Veau à la Zurichoise at Chalet EQ Kuala Lumpur
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Crêpes Suzette at Chalet EQ Kuala Lumpur

One of the original Chalet chefs, Krishnan Ramachandran, will be on hand to serve up morsels from the past, delivering flavours well remembered and still very much loved. Ramachandran previously worked at Chalet during its peak years and is excited to be a part of the pop-up event.

The Sabayon team, part of EQ's Sky51 dining destination, will be working with the Chalet chefs to deliver a modernised version of the restaurant's classic dishes. The wine list is also carefully selected to enhance the flavours of the dishes and to add to the overall experience.

Old Chalet at Sabayon

In the 1970s and 80s, Chalet was a symbol of glamour, glitz, and culinary excellence. The restaurant's white linen-topped tables, gleaming silverware, and impeccable service marked an era of culinary excellence for the royals and socialites in Malaysia. The return of Chalet to EQ is like a blast from the past, and it's got everyone excited and ready to relive the good old days.

The anticipation is not just for the food but also for the experience. To further enhance the nostalgia, EQ has recreated the ambiance of the original Chalet. From the moment diners step into the restaurant, they are transported back in time to an era of splendour and culinary excellence.

EQ Hotel Kuala Lumpur

The transformation of Hotel Equatorial Kuala Lumpur into EQ has marked a significant milestone in Malaysia's hospitality industry. EQ has been recognized as the Best City Hotel in Malaysia by Travel + Leisure Asia and has held the top spot on TripAdvisor's rankings for hotels in Kuala Lumpur since 2019.

The hotel offers 440 stylish rooms, state-of-the-art banquet and meeting facilities, and an array of signature restaurants and bars such as the Bottega Lounge, Nipah Coffeehouse, Kampachi Japanese Restaurant, as well as the impressive, must-visit Sky51 consisting of Sabayon, a contemporary European restaurant, and Blue, a stylish lounge with an outdoor bar offering the most stunning panoramas of the city.

The 5-star hotel is also Green Building Index (GBI) Gold-certified, making it one of the most energy and resource-efficient buildings in the country. Other facilities include Sanctum Wellness with its unique spa, 25m infinity pool, vitality Jacuzzi, and state-of-the-art fitness centre.

Contact Information

Address: EQ Hotel, Equatorial Plaza, Jalan Sultan Ismail 50250 Kuala Lumpur.
Pop-up duration: 24 July - 12 August 2023
Contact number: +603-2789 7777
Opening hours: 6pm to 11pm
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The Chalet pop-up event is a hit among foodies and fans of fine dining, and reservations are hard to come by. Don't miss out on this rare opportunity to indulge in the signature dishes that made Chalet famous.

You are encouraged to book early to avoid disappointment. The limited-time event is a chance to experience the grandeur of Chalet's era of opulence and culinary excellence and to indulge in the signature dishes that made the restaurant famous.

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