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08 May 2012

Fine Dining @ The Olive Restaurant & Bar Lounge | Genting Highlands

The Olive @ Genting Highlands
After had a tour to Maxims Genting's various room and suite, we head to The Olive @ Maxims Genting for a great fine dining again after the lunch at Imperial Rama. I still remember the tasty Durian Tempura made of D24. Yummy =D

The Olive @ Genting highlands
The Olive’s modern cozy furnishing together with the comfortable warm olive ambiance truly welcomes its guests to taste its exquisite fine-dining Continental cuisine, prepared by its award-winning chefs. The textures, flavours and styles of its food are a blend of classical recipes with contemporary interpretation. There are a variety of dishes to choose from - the best cut of meat, fresh seafood, healthy salads, delicious pizzas, tantalizing desserts, fine wines and more.

After the meal, guests are invited to retreat to The Olive Lounge which overlooks the hotel frontage. Luxuriate in this the elegant setting with your favourite cocktail or drink of choice. The seating capacity for the restaurant is 75 guests while the lounge seats 64 guests.

The Olive @ Genting highlands
The room that we had our dinner and the whole surrounding was decorated with all these handicraft bottles. It look just so colourful-wonderful.


The Olive @ Genting Highlands
How I wish my future house has this kind of dining setup too ;p


The Olive @ Genting Highlands
While waiting for our food, we were given some appetizer as picture above and breads as picture below.

The Olive @ Genting Highlands
The black bread is made with squid's ink and there are tasty bread made with dried tomato hidden inside!

Below are our starters:

The Olive @ Genting Highlands
Caesar Salad
Ingredients: Baby Romaine Heart, Focaccia Croute, Beef Prosciutto, Parmesan Crisp Quail Egg, White Anchovies Dressing


The Olive @ Genting Highlands
Bruschetta Pizzetta
Ingredients: Semi-dried Roma tomato, Sauté mushrooms, Boconcini Cheese Basil Pesto, Olive Oil & aged Balsamic


The Olive @ Genting Highlands
Portobello Carpaccio MUST TRY!
Ingredients: Tartufo Nero, Shaved Pecorino Cheese, Grissini, Aged Balsamic, Truffle Oil, Soft Herb Salad

You must mix all ingredients layer by layer and put it together inside your mouth. I don't know how to describe the flavor but it just taste so good =D


The Olive @ Genting Highlands
Chilean Sea Bass MUST TRY!
Ingredients: Mushroom Ragout, Wasabi, Buttered Asparagus, Ponzu Sauce

This is the fish that I am going to order again if I visit The Olive next time. The Sea Bass taste just so soft and melt inside your mouth. The sauce definitely made the Sea bass taste nicer. I have to confess I ate it layer by layer hahaha. Between, there is wasabi that looks like green tea paste, so beware!!

below are dishes ordered by other bloggers and Genting friend =)

The Olive @ Genting Highlands
Wagyu Sirloin Mb: 8
Bred specifically for their intense fat marbling, Wagyu Beef posses superior flavor and tenderness


The Olive @ Genting Highlands
Medium rare Wagyu Sirloin
I am not sure how it taste like but you may visit HuaiBin and EiLing blog for their review on this dishes

The Olive @ Genting Highlands
Blue Tenderloin Champ ordered by Shah


The Olive @ Genting Highlands
Blue Tenderloin champ
A bit too red for me to consume haha


The Olive @ Genting Highlands
Lamb Rack
Served with White Bean Cassoulet, Braised Artichoke, Carrot Puree, Rosemary Jus


The Olive @ Genting Highlands
Brazilian Barbeque Chicken
Served with Crisp Garden Salad and Black Pepper Sauce


The Olive @ Genting Highlands
There was a special occasion where we were given chance to use the steak knife collection
[Too bad I ordered a fish that night~]


The Olive @ Genting Highlands
Ming choosing her favourite Laguiole Steak Knive


The Olive @ Genting Highlands
Ever want to get an Electronic Pepper Mill?


The Olive @ Genting Highlands
Hot Chocolate Ravioli
Black Cherry Gelee, Pistachio ice-cream(top left), Orange Blossom Pashmac


The Olive @ Genting Highlands
Have you ever thought of having hot chocolate inside a Ravioli and deep fried it to become this? Sweet & Smooth Hot Chocolate flow out from the Ravioli


The Olive @ Genting Highlands
The Durian
King of Fruits ice-cream in caramalised meringue with fresh strawberries
If you like durian and desserts you will definitely like this =D


The Olive @ Genting Highlands
Here's the inside of "The Durian" covered by the cream thorns



The Olive @ Genting Highlands
Crème Brulee
Rhubarb & Blackcurrant Compote, Petite Apple, Almond Biscotti, Clove Ice-cream


The Olive @ Genting Highlands
The man behind these awesome dishes is non other than Chef Daniel Sheen!
He is the appointed Chef de Cuisine of The Olive

He shared a lot regarding his recipes and how he prepared some of the dishes. Well a funny and charming person indeed for the ladies. Which girl don't like a guy that can cook so well?


The Olive @ Genting Highlands
Our dinner ended with complementary sweet chocolate
I prefer to have the one covered with powder and let it slowly melt inside my mouth =D
Too bad I was too full to have them all!


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The Olive @ Genting Highlands
After dinner we then proceed to The Olive Lounge. A place with elegant setting that you can have your favourite cocktail or drink of choice.

The Olive @ Genting Highlands
Live performance by two ladies. She has strong energy to blow the clarinet and I personally think that she sang using the voice behind her throat, which I can't figure out how she did that. I hope there is a better mic for her as I couldn't hear what she said. Too bad ;p


The Olive @ Genting Highlands
Chloe from Genting ordered Moscato Victoria white wine for us
Then we learn some wine drinking rules from Ei Ling and also The Olive's servant that serve us during dinner.


The Olive @ Genting Highlands
Continue with a bottle of Château Durfort Vivens 2006, wine from Margaux


The Olive @ Genting HighlandsLinkLinkHere's EiLing and HuaiBin with a cigar =) #likeaboss


The Olive @ Genting Highlands
EiLing, HuaiBin, TC, Shah and Ming
It was definitely a relaxing night after dinner. Sip some wine and let it linger inside your mouth, taste it with your tongue. Blissful =)

The Olive @ Genting Highlands
Well, since the chef Daniel Sheen was there again to say hi, I asked them all for a group photo.
A fun one of course =D


The Olive @ Genting Highlands
Funny to see Chef Daniel Sheen learning the hand pose from Huai Bin.
Don't we just look so fun? Haha!



Must Eat @ The Olive

Recommended dishes by Chef Daniel Sheen =)


The Olive Restaurant Operating Hours:
  • Lunch (Sunday only): 12.00pm to 2.30pm
  • Dinner: 6.00pm to 11.00 pm (Last order 10.30pm)

The Olive Bar Lounge Operating hours:
  • Sunday only: 12.00pm to 12.00am
  • Monday-Thursday: 3.00pm to 12.00am
  • Friday, Saturday, Eve of public Holiday: 3.00pm to 2.00am
Location and Contact/Reservation:
+(603) 6101 1118 Ext. 59668
Lobby Floor, Maxims Genting


You can find out more about The Olive at www.rwgenting.com.


The Olive @ Genting Highlands
Pink rose in our hotel room toilet

After that we decided to went back hotel room for a good rest. Took a quick bath, watch Animal Planet on TV while wondering where Huai Bin is haha. The pillows in Maxims Genting Premier Room definitely allow me to sleep well till the next morning. You can read my review and tours to other Maxims Suites in my earlier blogpost. Don't ever miss out the Royal Suite as not everyone manage to pay a visit to that awesome space!


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Coffee Terrace @ Genting Highlands
The next morning we had our breakfast at Coffee Terrace - Resorts World Genting's buffet eateries. There are six stunning open kitchen that houses its own specialized chefs, creating authentic and delectable dishes. The outlet serves six distinct Asian and Western cuisines ranging from Nyonya Baba, Local, Chinese, Middle Eastern, Japanese, Western Asian cuisines.


Coffee Terrace @ Genting Highlands
Coffee Terrace is located at the Lobby Floor of Maxims Genting Hotel and can accommodate up to 668 diners. Operation hours are 5.30am to 10.30am for buffet breakfast, 12.00pm to 2.30pm for buffet lunch, 5.00pm to 9.30pm for buffet dinner. Coffee Terrace is open daily including weekends and Public Holidays.


Coffee Terrace @ Genting Highlands
Early in the morning you can have huge Yong Tau Fu


Coffee Terrace @ Genting Highlands
Huai Bin's Japanese Noodles mixed with half-boiled eggs


Coffee Terrace @ Genting Highlands
Ming with her Western breakfast


Coffee Terrace @ Genting Highlands
EiLing with the Chinese dishes~


Coffee Terrace @ Genting Highlands
Another group picture before we leave Coffee Terrace. Oh ya, we met Raymond Choy, the F&B Manager of Highlands Hotel after this. Me and Ming then went for a walk and did some photoshoot at the garden besides the theme park. Wanna see the photos? =)


Coffee Terrace @ Genting Highlands
Another group picture with Dee Lin, Jia Yi, and Chloe from Genting at the main door of Maxims Genting Hotel before we left.


Coffee Terrace @ Genting Highlands
Heads up for another VIP escort back to Wisma Genting. Thank you Resorts World Genting for this pampered trip!!


Coffee Terrace @ Genting Highlands
For more, do read our blogs about our Genting Trip!! We all have different stories~
Ming, EiLing and HuaiBin

It was my pleasure to be invited and travel along with 3 other awesome bloggers~ Will post more photos on my Facebook Page. So stay tune!


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