Unlock hidden talents with our Masters of Craft series, exclusive for overnight guests staying at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong. You'll get up-close and personal with our award-winning chefs, sommelier, beverage ambassador and wellness masters, who will guide your through a fun journey of learning and self-development.
Masters of Craft: Father's Day Edition
Celebrate Father's Day weekend at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong with our specially curated experiences for Dad.
- June 16
Mastering the Summer BBQ
Sharpen culinary skills with Executive Chef Dirk Haltenhof and learn how to create the ultimate summer barbecue experience. Prepare the best meats with Chef’s secret recipes and rubs, as well as salmon ceviche with green and white asparagus, yuzu and chilli dressing. Wash it all down with a whisky flight by Beverage Ambassador Lorenzo Antinori.
- June 17
Perfect Wine Pairings
Match the perfect wine with any dish in this master class of wine tasting and pairing by Victor Petiot, Sommelier at three Michelin-starred Caprice. Savour sommelier-picked wines paired with grilled meats and fish.
- June 18
Join Lorenzo Antinori, Beverage Ambassador of Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, for an American whiskey and cocktail tasting with the accompaniment of French cheeses.
More from the Masters
- Chef de Cuisine
Chef Guillaume Galliot
Learn how to prepare signature dishes from three-Michelin-starred Caprice restaurant, as well as French culinary techniques. In this hands-on class, you'll recreate two impressive French recipes: Caprice signature tartare, and your choice of mackerel rillettes or grilled sea bream and dill mash potatoes. Learn the art of "mise en place" – the preparation of ingredients and the different techniques of assembling, marinating and slicing.
Broaden your knowledge of wine with Petiot, protégé of the legendary Eric Beaumand, who has had the rare opportunity to build out the Loire Valley section for the 50,000-bottle cellar at Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris. You'll learn the differences of some of the most popular grape varieties, discover wine pairing tips for western and Asian cuisines, identify the various glassware that will enhance or improve the character of the wine, and learn how to properly open and decant wine.
- Chinese Executive Chef
Chef Chan Yan Tak
Recreate a Lung King Heen signature dish with the “Godfather of Cantonese Cuisine” Chef Chan Yan Tak and his resident dim sum master, who will offer tips and tricks – everything from dicing to wrapping to steaming – of dim sum and Cantonese cuisine at this three-Michelin starred institution. Learn to make either the Siu Mai (steamed dim sum) including preparation of ingredients, dicing techniques, wrapping and steaming; or make Deep Fried Scallops with Pear (fried dim sum) including preparation of ingredients, choosing the scallops, and how to slice food with precision.
- Beverage Manager and Beverage Ambassador, Asia Pacific
Get behind the bar at Caprice Bar, named Best International Hotel Bar in 2020, as you learn the art of mixology with Antinori, who will show you how to recreate one of four classic cocktails as well as an original cocktail recipe from a mystery box of ingredients.
- Executive Chef, Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong
Chef Dirk Haltenhof
Discover how to cook healthy but hearty meals for the whole family. Chef Dirk will walk you through the recipes of his signature buddha bowl, a choice of sea bass, organic beef striploin, or homemade egg noodles, as well as caramelized bread pudding with fruits.
- Executive Pastry Chef, Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong
Learn first-hand how to bake Chef Chan's signature red velvet cake and try unique cake-decorating techniques from the patisserie master.
- Spa Trainer at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, and other therapists
Choose from one of our wellness-oriented experiences. Learn meditation techniques and make your own homecare kit and poultices. Understand Ayurveda practices to destress and enhance overall well-being. Incorporate Thai stretching techniques into a daily exercise routine. Our spa trainer Angela and our team of spa masters will help you connect and experience change from within.
- Created for all skill levels
- Bespoke 90-minute classes
- Capped at 4 people per class
- Must be an overnight guest of Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong
- Supplies: Guest Apron (memorabilia), Four Seasons folder, printed Chef details and tips with recipes, a certificate from the Master of the selected craft and gifts to giveaway on each Master’s discretion
- Advance booking of 48 hour's notice is required to confirm the availability of Master
- HKD 1,290 plus 10% service charge per craft per person