Jin House at Four Seasons Hotel Tianjin Has Been Awarded Black Pearl Restaurant for the 5th Year, and Launched 2022 Chef’s Week

July 18, 2022,
Tianjin, China

Recently, Meituan-Dianping unveiled the 2022 edition of the Black Pearl Restaurant Guide in China. Jin House Chinese Restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Tianjin has retained its listing on the Black Pearl Guide for the 5th consecutive year and received one diamond. As the only hotel and Cantonese restaurant in Tianjin to earn this recognition in 2022, the Hotel has once again established itself as a regional leader in culinary excellence.

Director of Food and Beverage and Culinary Operations Simon Song comments, “We are thrilled that the Black Pearl Guide judges have once again awarded us the distinction. Despite the challenging situation facing hoteliers and restaurateurs under the COVID crisis, our chefs and service team have continued to be passionate and creative, sharing with guests their culinary craftsmanship and genuine care. We look forward to welcoming guests to enjoy the extraordinary gastronomic experience of 2022 Black Pearl Chef’s Week in Jin House.”

Building on Meituan-Dianping’s incredibly popular restaurant review and rating platform, the Black Pearl Restaurant Guide focuses on the high-end dining scene for foodie visitors looking to explore the city's best dining spots. The restaurants are selected based on anonymous voting by a panel of judges with expertise in China's dining sector, combined with big data analysis and the opinions of the Meituan-Dianping Board of Directors.

As the Chinese Executive Chef of Jin House, Alvin Li was born in Guangdong, famed as the "hometown of Cantonese cuisine." His passion and talent were clear from the beginning and started his cooking career in Shenzhen. Then he moved on to fine restaurants and luxury hotels in Guangzhou and Chengdu of China, where he developed a deep understanding of Chinese fine dining. With 15 years dynamic culinary and kitchen management experience, Alvin is highly recognized by guests for his sophisticated and innovative Cantonese cuisine with a modern twist.

Before joining Four Seasons Hotel Tianjin, Alvin earned a 2022 Michelin Recommended Accolade for his work at a fine Chinese restaurant in Chengdu. "Different culinary techniques and characters express different flavours and styles. There is no end to cultivating craftsmanship, as we constantly strive for perfection," shares Alvin.

Selected to participate in the Black Pearl Chef’s Week event that initiated by Meituan-Dianping, Chef Alvin created a celebratory eight-course set menu of Black Pearl Chef’s Week with signature and seasonal delicacies at Jin House. Featuring food and tea pairing and a personal greeting from Chef Alvin, the set menu also includes a secret dish as a special surprise for guests. The menu is price from CNY 1188 + 15 percent per person from June 27 to July 22, 2022.

To find out more about the above new offering, contact Jin House at Four Seasons Hotel Tianjin at 022-2716 6187 / 6688.