The reopened Café at the Grand Hyatt Taipei is something you won’t see in most hotels. Over thirty chefs, numerous open kitchens and 168 culinary options from classic to exotic ones Café is surely not a usual buffet that you can see in most hotels. The central part of the buffet is the place where sushi chefs make fresh rolls. Indian chefs make delicious curry in the wings of the buffet. The space near the entrance is where Chinese chefs make wok dishes. The freshly made juice station is located nearby. Add there displays with different kinds of pastries and you will understand why this buffet is a very ambitious project of the hotelier.
Grand Hyatt Taipei was reopened this April after extensive renovation of its 853 guestrooms and suites. In addition to the rooms, the hotel got a new Club Lounge, and a new restaurant named Yun Jin. The third restaurant will open after extensive renovation next year.
The Café can serve up to 290 visitors simultaneously. Partitions are divided by open shelves with glassware, different floors (wood and marble), traditional Chinese plates and pots. It took three months to make Café from concrete structure to ready buffet. This is one of nine dining facilities at the hotel. The buffet serves not only breakfast, but also lunch, dinner and even afternoon tea. 10 food stations in the buffet feature different culinary trends, including salads, snacks, appetizers, fresh seafood, western delicacies, cheese, and more. Guests are also welcome to try a traditional Chinese dish whole chicken with Ningbo lotus seeds. The chicken is cooked with garlic, red shallots, anise, nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon, and other homemade ingredients. Indian food station features some authentic recipes like tandoori chicken, which is made with 10 Indian spices, while Italian chefs offer black truffle risotto and al dente rice with wine, chicken, Parmesan cheese, mushrooms, onion, and truffle sauce.