TORONTO, April 22, 2014 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, April 23, 2014, Chef Susur Lee will host an evening gala party at Luckee Restaurant and Bar. The event marks the opening of his much-anticipated new dining space at the SoHo Metropolitan Hotel. Accredited members of the press are invited to join the celebration.
|WHAT:||Luckee Restaurant and Bar, offering refined, modernized Chinese cuisine with around-the-clock dim sum service|
|WHO:||Culinary superstar and Food Network judge, Susur Lee, along with Canada's top restaurateurs, celebrity chefs and business community VIPs.|
|WHEN:||Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 7:30 p.m. (accreditation required)|
|Select 1:1 interviews and photos with Chef Susur Lee are available from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. upon request|
|WHERE:||Luckee Restaurant and Bar|
|SoHo Metropolitan Hotel|
|318 Wellington Street West|
About Susur Lee
Hong Kong-born, Toronto-based celebrity chef Susur Lee began his career as a 16-year-old apprentice at Hong Kong's elegant Peninsula Hotel. Shortly after opening his critically praised Lotus restaurant in 2000 in downtown Toronto, Lee was anointed one of the "Ten Chefs of the Millenium" by Food & Wine and has earned accolades from food columnists and diners ever since. Between helming three restaurants in Toronto and over-seeing his prestigious Club Chinois in Singapore, Lee makes numerous television appearances and travels the globe as guest chef and consultant. He became a media sensation on the Food Network's Top Chef Masters, where he vanquished 20 competing chefs and crossed filleting knives with Marcus Samuelsohn in a kitchen showdown. He currently appears as a judge on the Food Network's hit show, Chopped.
About Luckee Restaurant and Bar
Luckee Restaurant and Bar serves authentic, refined Chinese cuisine with dim sum service around-the-clock. The restaurant offers an open kitchen bar surrounded by high-top seating and a private, 18-seat dining room for special events and custom menus. Luckee is headed by celebrity chef Susur Lee and is situated at the restaurant's first location at SoHo Metropolitan Hotel in Toronto.
About SoHo Metropolitan Hotel
SoHo Metropolitan Hotel is a 92-room ultra-luxury hotel located in Toronto's vibrant Entertainment District. Situated in a lavish condominium complex, SoHo Metropolitan Hotel features panoramic views of downtown from floor-to-ceiling windows; a sleek, contemporary lobby graced by Chihuly art; chic luxury rooms; a state-of-the-art gym and the upscale-casual Senses Café and Senses Bar. Managed by Metropolitan Hotels, SoHo Metropolitan is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts Worldwide.
Image with caption: "Susur Lee's Luckee Restaurant and Bar opens at the SoHo Metropolitan Hotel, Toronto. (CNW Group/Metropolitan Hotels)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140422_C4499_PHOTO_EN_39479.jpg
SOURCE: Metropolitan Hotels
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