Canberra Hyatt buffet

Every Wednesday evening until the end of August, the Park Hyatt offers a themed buffet dinner at The Promenade Cafe for $75 per person. The international chefs showcase their culinary expertise by sharing authentic flavours. Read on to discover some of their culinary secrets.

I was invited* to one of these dinners and the theme was "Mekong Neua".

Mekong Neua themed buffet 

Mekong Neua themed buffet 

Not only do they have the usual buffet offerings, but there was a Pad Thai station and a Tom Yum soup station.

Pad Thai station

Pad Thai station

Tom Yum soup station

Tom Yum soup station

For seafood lovers, unlimited raw oysters, fresh crab, bugs were on offer.

Seafood options

Seafood options

A huge array of desserts awaited us but I had to choose wisely as I didn't have much stomach space left.

Sticky coconut rice and other desserts

Sticky coconut rice and other desserts

But perhaps most exciting of all was the Movenpick ice cream stand, to which you could help yourself.

Movenpick icecream

Movenpick icecream

Bookings for this mid-week indulgence can be made via 02 6269 8810.

Upcoming themes:
Wed 10 August 2016 - Spanish
Wed 17 August 2016 - North Indian
Wed 24 August 2016 - South Pacific Islands
Wed 31 August 2016 - Malaysian

The Hyatt chefs kindly shared two recipes with me and I hope you enjoy them!

Thai Beef Salad

Hor Mok (Thai fish custard)

*I dined as a guest of the Hyatt. All views are my own.

Park Hyatt
120 Commonwealth Ave, Yarralumla, ACT 2600

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