November 17, 2016 09:45 ET

'Hong' Re-Launches With a Fresh New Look at The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh

A fine dining staple is re-imagined at the Riyadh luxury hotel

RIYADH, KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA--(Marketwired - Nov 17, 2016) -  The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh announced the re-launch of authentic Chinese fine dining restaurant Hong, bringing back traditional Chinese flavors and dishes to the kingdom's capital with Chef de Cuisine, Peter Li.

The newly re-launched restaurant enhanced its menu as well as its serene ambience and casual dining experience for hotel guests. With seating capacity for 60, guests will be mesmerized by the restaurant's calligraphy masterpieces, raw silk furnishings and elusive mood lighting. Upon their arrival, guests are welcomed by an introduction of the traditional Chinese tea-pouring ceremony by Tao Qiang, a Tea Master from China. This tea-pouring ceremony is now available at Hong as a unique way of welcoming patrons to this new dining experience. 

Hong's signature dishes include mixed seafood in oyster sauce, a traditionally-roasted Peking duck, classic salt-baked lamb chops, and a tea-smoked Char Siu chicken. Perfecting the overall experience, Hong offers unique beverage concepts that includes the Matcha Ceremony, Jasmine Garden and Princess of China, all of which are made from freshly squeezed fruit juices, spices, and specially-sourced ingredients.

"I'm passionate about innovating and refining the traditional Chinese recipes I have grown up with. And I'm so thrilled to have the opportunity to share with you my personal recipes celebrating modern Chinese gastronomies." said Chef De Cuisine-Peter Li.

Peter Li has been appointed as the new Chef de cuisine of The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh. He joins the hotel's formidable culinary team with his vast and extensive experiences from fine dining restaurants and five-star hotels, to some of the luxurious brand properties around the globe including his stints in his native country China, Cyprus, Maldives, India, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom. With more than 20 years of culinary experience focusing on traditional and modern Chinese cuisines, Chef Li's inclusion to the hotel's Chinese restaurant, Hong. is just timely and perfect.

Hong opens six days a week except Wednesdays from 6 pm until 11 pm. For reservations, please dial +966 11 8028333 or email

For more information or reservations for The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh, please call the hotel directly at 011 8028020 or visit

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, MD., currently operates more than 90 hotels in over 30 countries and territories. More than 40 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. For more information or reservations, visit the company web site at, for the latest company updates, visit and to join the live conversation, use #RCMemories. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR).

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Merhan El Massry
    Director of Public Relations
    Email Contact

    The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh
    P.O. Box 13048, Al-Hada Area
    Mekkah Road, Riyadh 11493
    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    T. +966 11 802 8020