CITARASA NOSTALGIA AT PUTERI HARBOUR WITH JEN: Johor Welcomes the Holy Month of Ramadan

11 April 2019

JOHOR BAHRU, MALAYSIA, April 1, 2019 – To welcome the holy month of Ramadan, Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour, Johor offers guests an extravagant buka puasa feast to share the bliss of the holy month.

Harbour Café, the hotel’s international buffet restaurant, will bring more than 150 luscious dishes ranging from Middle Eastern to Thai, all geared towards preserving heritage.

The buffet prepared by Chef Rusli and Chef Ehsan will impress many as they gather and bring the old family’s recipe, such as Mee Rebus, Gearbox Kambing, Asam Pedas Pak Rusli and Kari Ikan Kawah. It will definitely take guests on a sumptuous spice journey through the buka puasa feast

The hotel features a mix of the country’s favourites, some of which are prepared in authentic Malay kampung-style live-cooking stations. Guests should look out for the slow-cooked Kambing Kuzi Johor, whole roasted Kambing Golek and a selection of meats and Ikan Panggang done right before the guest’s eyes.

The wide array of traditional cuisines includes Ayam Percik, Kerabu Hidayat, Bubur Lambuk, Opor Ayam, Ikan Goreng Acar Bali, Sambal Udang Pati Santan, Sotong Masak Hitam, Ketupat and Lemang together with peanut sauce, Serunding Ayam and Serunding Daging, to name a few. A meal will never be complete without some mouth-watering dipping sauce, such as Sambal Belacan, Cincalok, Budu, Tempoyak Cili, Sambal Gesek, Air Asam and Sambal Mangga. Chef Ehsan presents Middle Eastern cuisine galore with Arabic Spice Meatballs and Baked Spicy Fish with Muhammar Sweet Rice.

Hotel Jen’s very own Pastry Chef Asbullah is famed for his own specialty, such as Ondeh-ondeh Cake and Pengat Durian Cake. He and his pastry team will fill the dessert spread with sweetness, including assorted Malay Kuih, assorted French pastries, a line-up of fruits and a drink station serving milky and delicious Teh Tarik and the famous Air Katira.

Harbour Café will serve the all-time Malaysian favourite, durian, in the open terrace area. Diners can also feast on durian after sating their appetites at the buffet all night long. To end the meal on a sweet note, so guests can continue their durian adventure with Durian Cheesecake and Durian Goreng, in addition to an exquisite line-up of desserts. From Western cakes to traditional desserts, it makes a beautiful ending to a day of indulgence.

For a tinge of festivity, guests may enjoy Citarasa Nostalgia at Puteri Harbour for only MYR128 net per adult and MYR64 net per child aged 6 to 12 years old. Guests may avail the early-bird special and buy 5 to get 1 free or buy 10 to get 2 free from now until April 30, 2019. For reservations or voucher purchase, please call +607 560 8900 or send an email to harbourcafe.hjph@hoteljen.com.

About Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour

Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour was rebranded from Traders Hotel, Puteri Harbour on April 1, 2015 to set new standards for guest experiences, which shows in the changing demands of today’s customers, both the new and ‘millennial’ mind set and the increasingly socially enabled ‘young-at-heart’ existing customers.

With 283 guestrooms, including 12 iconic Jen’s Hello Kitty-themed Rooms and a choice of eight room types ranging from a 33-square metre Deluxe Room to the 96-square-metre Speciality Suite, the hotel is situated in the special economic zone of Iskandar Malaysia, at the Puteri Harbour waterfront in the Iskandar Puteri Zone. It is surrounded by the Johor New State Administration Centre, the medical hub and University Park. The hotel is a 15-minute drive from the Malaysia–Singapore Second Link, one hour away from Singapore Changi Airport and 35 minutes away from Senai International Airport.

Harbour waterfront in the Iskandar Puteri Zone. It is surrounded by the Johor New State Administration Centre, the medical hub and University Park. The hotel is a 15-minute drive from the Malaysia–Singapore Second Link, one hour away from Singapore Changi Airport and 35 minutes away from Senai International Airport.

Theme parks and attractions are a major draw for families and the young-at-heart. LEGOLAND Malaysia is located within close proximity, while Sanrio Hello Kitty Town and The Little Big Club are at the hotel’s doorstep. Spanning over 60,000 square feet, the indoor theme park features world-renowned and popular children’s characters in three main areas: Hello Kitty Town showcasing Hello Kitty and friends by Sanrio; The Little Big Club featuring HIT Entertainment’s Thomas and Friends, Barney, Bob the Builder, Pingu and Angelina Ballerina.

About Hotel Jen

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, one of the world’s premier hotel owners and operators, currently manages over 100 hotels globally in 75 destinations under the Shangri-La, Kerry, Hotel Jen and Traders brands. Catering to immersive explorers so they can seize the stay, the Hotel Jen brand delivers quality, comfort and value with a playful twist. Hotel Jen embraces the love for life and travel by offering guests spontaneous experiences, unpublished insights and unconventional perspectives. Launched in 2014, Hotel Jen offers 9 vibrant hotels in some of the best locations across South East Asia, China and the Indian Ocean, including Singapore; Manila, Philippines; Johor and Penang in Malaysia; Hong Kong, Beijing and Shenyang in China; and Malé, Maldives. Hotel Jen is slated to open in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, in 2020. For more information, visit www.hoteljen.com or join the conversation on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

Catering to urban adventurers, the Hotel Jen brand delivers quality, comfort and value with a playful twist and friendly service. Hotel Jen embraces the love for life and travel, helping curious travellers to leave boring behind through spontaneous experiences, unpublished insights and unconventional perspectives. Launched in 2014, Hotel Jen offers 10 vibrant hotels in some of the best locations across Asia Pacific, including Singapore; Hong Kong; Beijing and Shenyang, China; Manila; Penang and Johor in Malaysia; Brisbane, Australia; and Malé, Maldives. Hotel Jen is slated to open in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia in 2018. For more information, visit www.hoteljen.com or join the conversation on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

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