Lavo ignites the Tropicana F&B Scene
Petaling Jaya (8 September 2016) — M Group, the experiential food & beverage specialists behind CHAZE Whiskey Lounge and The Prince Chinese Cuisine, today launched its newest venue, Lavo — a restaurant lounge and wine bar at Menara Lien Hoe, along Persiaran Tropicana, in grand style.
The Glitz and Glamour themed grand launch, saw a who’s who of food, fashion and more indulging in a night of non-stop style, entertainment, great food and drinks.
Lavo, which boasts an extensive wine cellar, serves a delectable fusion menu. It opened for business in June 2016, and has been drawing discerning diners and wine lovers since.
The visually arresting outlet adds a touch of luxe to industrial chic for a sleek dining and event venue that is sophisticated and welcoming at a spacious 7,000 square feet.
Lavo is the third act in the exciting M Group gourmand hub that will introduce six unique venues at Menara Lien Hoe. The second act, CHAZE, a modern speakeasy lounge whiskey bar has become a mainstay of Tropicana nightlife since it opened in December 2015. M Group is set to be a playground for food and lifestyle enthusiasts filled with culinary delights, wine, coffee, and a vibrant party scene. It is billed as a haven for anyone looking for a quick escape from hectic city life.
With a wide selection on the innovative fusion menu, ranging from nibbles, appetizers, mains and a growing selection of desserts, there is something delicious for everyone, served in a relaxed, friendly environment — Asian fusion, Western, Italian pastas and pizzas, sandwiches, steaks and vegetarian culinary creations.
The impressive wine list featuring a wide selection of wines from around the world has had wine lovers making a beeline to/heading to Lavo. New wines are featured each quarter in the restaurant and wine bar.
“Lavo will be our main all-day dining outlet, and we’re especially proud of Lavo’s wine cellar. There is no place quite like Lavo in Tropicana, where friends and families can unwind in style, comfort and revel in great food, exceptional wine and good taste,” said M Group Director, Benson Tay.
“At M Group we believe that gastronomy goes beyond creating good food, we engineer experiences that begin the very moment you step through our doors. We’re tastemakers in food, atmosphere, and style. Made For More isn’t just our tagline. It’s our school of thought. Experience it with us,” Tay added.
Lavo’s grand opening was hosted by Hansen Lee and Julie Woon. It kicked off with a mesmerizing LED Water Drum performance that raised energy levels, and created a visual spectacle of light, colour and the dynamic fluidity of water, that had guests clamoring for more.
A fashion show by 176 Avenue, brought edgy fashion choices within reach and showcased Lavo’s suitability as an event venue par excellence.
Guests were entertained by the performance of Winnie K, who kick started her career by winning the Asia Bagus competition and is now active in the Indonesian entertainment scene.
Guests enjoyed finger foods, canapes and nibbles courtesy of Lavo’s kitchen.
The selection of wines received much praise from guests for the quality, and uniqueness.
“Lavo has been generating buzz with a growing number of regulars, since its soft opening in June. We are thankful for the support and will be organizing more activities for patrons and adding on to our creative menu. With Lavo as our third act, our plans for M Group are coming together perfectly. We will be introducing more concepts soon, so stay tuned.” Tay explained.
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