Mandarin Oriental, Sanya Welcomes Highly Acclaimed Chef Dong Zhen Xiang For Exclusive Gourmet Week

Mandarin Oriental, Sanya is welcoming celebrated Chef Dong Zhen Xiang of Beijing Da Dong Roast Duck Restaurant from 10 to 20 December 2015. This will be Chef Da Dong’s first gastronomy event in Sanya, and guests can enjoy his cuisine and Mandarin Oriental hospitality to the full by booking a luxury stay at the resort with the Culinary Getaway Package.

Mondarin Oriental, Sanya

Mondarin Oriental, Sanya

Chinese Master Chef, Dong Zhen Xiang, has studied the culinary techniques of Shandong, Guangzhou, Sichuan, Huaiyang and selected western countries for more than 30 years to finesse his style of Chinese cuisine. His ability to embrace the true delicacy of Chinese cooking and present dishes in a poetic and healthy way has won him and his nation’s cuisine worldwide recognition.

During the exclusive gourmet week at Yi Yang restaurant, Chef Da Dong and his culinary team will present menus that showcase their authentic Beijing dishes and Da Dong specialties. These include the award winning “Super Lean” Roast Duck, which has only half of the fat found in conventional roast duck. Also on offer will be Braised Abalone with Chinese Yam and Truffle Sauce, and Chef Dong’s Braised Sea Cucumber. The Beijing Da Dong Roast Duck Restaurant is the only mainland premises listed in The Miele Guide’s Top 20 Restaurants in Asia.

Mandarin Oriental, Sanya - Yi Yang Private Dining Room

Mandarin Oriental, Sanya – Yi Yang Private Dining Room

We are delighted to welcome Chef Da Dong to Mandarin Oriental, Sanya,” says General Manager, Paul Jackson, “And to offer our guests an opportunity to enjoy his inspired cuisine, whilst relaxing in the balmy weather and beautiful tropical environment of the resort.

Mandarin Oriental Sanya - Fresh Restaurant

Mandarin Oriental Sanya – Fresh Restaurant

Mandarin Oriental, Sanya opened in 2009, bringing the hotel group’s signature oriental service excellence and distinct ‘East Meets West’ design to mainland China’s premier resort destination. Offering tranquility and serenity, the 296-room Mandarin Oriental, Sanya is a perfect hideaway surrounded by a peaceful, natural environment with lush greenery, protected coral reefs and a secluded 1.2 km beach. The Hotel/Resort is situated at Sanya City, Hainan’s most popular beachfront holiday destination. Sharing the same latitude as Hawaii, Sanya offers a tropical climate with year-round sunshine, sandy coral beaches, clear waters, authentic cultural activities, and excellent golf and water sports facilities. Set among 12 hectares of exclusive beachfront site, Mandarin Oriental, Sanya is situated in the sheltered Coral Bay near the city’s shopping and entertainment area, with sweeping views of the South China Sea; and provides convenient access to all of the area’s major tourist attractions.

The resort features a series of private low rise and villa accommodation with ocean views, some featuring individual pools, patios and gazebos. There are nine innovative restaurants and bars, an extensive spa village with private treatment suites and gardens, a large recreation centre with children’s facilities and over 6,000 sq m of indoor and outdoor conference and banqueting space, providing guests with the perfect destination getaway whether for business or pleasure.

The Culinary Getaway Package starts from CNY 2,368 per night and includes:

  • Daily breakfast buffet in Pavilion for two
  • Exclusive invitation from Chef Da Dong for a six course set menu lunch or dinner for two at Yi Yang
  • Complimentary Internet access

A minimum of two consecutive nights must be booked. The offer is subject to 15% service charge and CNY 11 city tax per person, per night. The offer is valid from 10 – 20 December 2015.

For more information or to make a reservation, please e-mail, phone +86 (898) 8820 9999 or visit