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Published on March 29th, 2010 | by email2me


Nikko Hotel KL presenting Mexico A Festival of Flavours featuring renowned Chef-Owner Daniel Ovadia at Serena Brasserie

In conjunction with Mexico’s Bicentennial Celebration, Hotel Nikko Kuala Lumpur together with the Embassy of Mexico proudly presents ‘Mexico. A Festival of Flavours’ featuring renowned Chef-Owner Daniel Ovadia from Paxia Restaurants.


Chef Daniel Ovadia

Mexican gastronomy is the fortunate encounter of indigenous, Spanish and other European traditions with a taste of Asia due to 500 years of Transpacific links.  “Mexico:  A Festival of Flavours” will highlight the rich cultural heritage and evolving gastronomy of Mexico… a complex transformation in tune with current culinary expectations for healthier international dietary trends without loosing its core qualities.  A new generation of outstanding Chefs is striving to preserve and innovate so that Mexican high cuisine remains among the best in the world.  Chef-Owner Ovadia is a renowned representative of this exciting trend.


Aztec Pudding with Duck, White truffle and Foie Gras

Breaded Goat Cheese ball with Wormseed and Bean Sauce

Caramelized Pear Salad with Spinach And Goat Cheese


Duck Enchiladas With Green Pipian

Corn Cream With Huitlacoche Drops


Fish Ixtapa


Geoduck Clam With Citrus



Octopus Crousillant


Plaintain Quesadilas


Rosarito Style Fish


Fritter with Manzano Chili Sauce


Concha with Hot Cocoa


Mexican Chocolate With Chili Brownie

Pineapple Muffin with Tepache

For those who wants to venture into more varieties, you should hit the buffet table which comes with a lot of choices from grill to bake.

Baked Duck, Mango and Manzano Sauce With Flour Tortillas

Beef Fillet with Poblano mole sauce and Rice cooked with Horchata

Fish Fillet With Shrimp Buttered With Chile Ancho

Duck Enchiladas with Green Pipin and Red Onions

One of the youngest and most brilliant chefs in Mexico’s gastronomic industry, Chef-Owner Ovadia leads a team of 150 people in three Paxia restaurants, inspired by his energy, discipline and attention to details.  The award-winning Paxia Restaurants are recognized in Mexico City for their exquisite dishes of Contemporary Mexican Cuisine that are prepared under strict supervision and purposeful vision of Daniel Ovadia, while the staff works hard to serve its patrons with the greatest kindness and efficiency, as he requires.

To enjoy Daniel Ovadia’s cuisine is to enjoy MEXICO!!

Mexico.  A Festival of Flavours @ Serena Brasserie

23rd March to 3rd April

From the awesome ancient cities to the gorgeous colonial palaces, through the superb museums and the deep-rooted traditions and beliefs of the Mexicans themselves, Mexico’s ever-present past will never fail to enrich your journey.

Come to Serena Brasserie and discover Mexico.  A Festival of Flavours; or at the very least contemporary Mexican cuisine specially brought to you by award-winning Chef Owner Daniel Ovadia of Paxia San Angel and Paxia Santa Fe.


For the next twelve days, food aficionados will have the opportunity to explore and indulge in exquisite dishes of Contemporary Mexican Cuisine prepared under strict supervision and purposeful vision of Chef Owner Daniel Ovadia and his culinary team together with a wine sommelier.

Mark your diary now and explore the series of exciting Mexican epicurean adventure lined up:

Serena Brasserie – 23rd March to 3rd April

Buffet Lunch – RM68.00++ per person.

Buffet Dinner – RM80.00++ per person.

Set Dinner – RM150.00 ++ per person.

For reservations, call Serena Brasserie, Nikko Hotel at +60 3 2782 6228.

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12 Responses to Nikko Hotel KL presenting Mexico A Festival of Flavours featuring renowned Chef-Owner Daniel Ovadia at Serena Brasserie

  1. an awesome mexican fair!
    .-= Big Boys Oven´s last blog ..MEXICO A Festival of Flavours Nikko Hotel =-.

  2. superwilson says:

    The dishes are really creative and really one of its kind. Definitely, something to look for. Food presentation looks impressive and your shots are even better than that!
    .-= superwilson´s last blog ..Berjaya Air, 6 Hours Flight Delay Experience in Redang =-.

  3. ck lam says:

    Indeed an eye opener with the introduction of the Mexican cuisine. As always, great photos from you 🙂
    .-= ck lam´s last blog ..Mexico: A Festival of Flavours by Chef Daniel Ovadia, Hotel Nikko Kuala Lumpur =-.

  4. uLi says:

    Yeah…nice Mexican foods!
    .-= uLi´s last blog ..My New Garmin nüvi 255W =-.

  5. Jason Wong says:

    For Mexican fair I would look forward for the Mexican signature dishes like Chicken Mole, tamale, quesadilla, original tacos, etc.
    .-= Jason Wong´s last blog ..The Most Expensive Fresh Water Fish in Malaysia, Empurau (Mahseer)! =-.

  6. christock says:

    Wow, GORGEOUS! I wana study this kind of gastronomy too XD
    .-= christock´s last blog ..iTalkWhoa! – Got such thing meh? =-.

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