Wednesday, August 7, 2013


KOTA KINABALU, SABAH – Hyatt Regency Kinabalu yesterday presented a 60kg handcrafted cake intricately molded into the shape of Arabic teapots to the Head of State Yang di-Pertua Negeri Tun Haji Juhar Haji Mahiruddin in conjunction with Hari Raya Aidilfitri.

The hotel’s pastry chef, Ismail Saidan and his team took 7 days to complete the masterpiece, from the molding of the 5 white chocolate teapots to the coloring, gold piping and baking of the actual double dutch chocolate cake. The cake was presented by the hotel’s general manager, Arifin Darmawan on behalf of the Hyatt team. Tun Juhar, who was accompanied by his consort Toh Puan Norlidah R.M. Jasni complimented the hotel on its detailed pastry work and creative design.

The ceremony was also attended by Director of Sales and Marketing Reuben Lim, Director of Rooms Anna Rhee, Executive Chef Tunku Farazil, Director of Sales Zamsuzliana Ahmad, Sales Managers Grace Goukum and Rosila Anggang, and Public Relations Manager Julia Chan.

Hyatt was among several hotels from the city at the Istana Negeri to present their Hari Raya cake creations to the Head of State.

Tun Juhar holding the molded chocolate Arabic teapot while watched by Toh Puan Norlidah and the Hyatt team

Tun Juhar and his consort, Toh Puan Norlidah with Hyatt team posed with the cake

Julia Chan
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Public Relations Manager
+60 88 22 1234