Gaming operator SJM Resorts, S.A. today (Thursday) unveiled seven food & beverage options that will be included first in its upcoming Grand Lisboa Palace integrated resort.
These include buffet restaurant The Grand Buffet; a contemporary Portuguese restaurant with oriental inspiration Mesa; Chalou, a classic tea house designed by Hong Kong designer Alan Chan; Wulao, a Taiwanese hotpot restaurant; and three other casual dining options, the GLP Café, Eight Treasures and GLP Lobby Lounge.
SJM added that other dining options will be launched progressively over the coming 12 months including Italian fine-dining brought by a Michelin-starred restaurant concept from Italy, Japanese Kappo cuisine presented by a Michelin-starred chef, a haute Cantonese restaurant designed by Alan Chan and a microbrewery featuring authentic Bavarian beer.
The Grand Lisboa Palace will feature a total of approximately 1,900 hotel rooms and suites in three hotel towers — the Grand Lisboa Palace, the Palazzo Versace and the Karl Lagerfeld — as well as facilities for meetings and conferences, shopping, dining, gaming and entertainment.
SJM’s first Cotai property initial opening was scheduled to take place until the end of June however the opening ended up being delayed until the third quarter of this year.
The resort currently has 3,500 staff on board with SJM planning to open with 260 mass tables first, while the remaining 44 VIP tables may open later in 2022 when Versace hotel opens.
The group has recently issued HK$1.25 billion Hong Kong and MOP300 million in senior notes in the SAR bond market, to help repay bank loans connected to the Grand Lisboa Palace construction and other general corporate purposes.
The nearby Lisboeta Macau resort is already ready for a partial opening on July 17 offering a few shopping and dining facilities and its skydiving and zip line attractions, but with its hotel areas remaining as a quarantine facility.