Hello Kitty’s 45th Anniversary Celebrates During Hilton’s 100th Anniversary

16.May.2019 | FOOD / SPOT

Hilton Osaka will celebrate both the 100th anniversary of Hilton and 45th anniversary of Hello Kitty from May 31 to August 31 this year at the hotel’s Folk Kitchen on the second floor.

 

Hilton is credited with starting the dessert buffet trend in Japan. Their dessert buffets enjoy a surge in popularity every single year with a line-up of unique and Instagrammable delectables. To celebrate Hilton’s 100th anniversary, the theme of this year’s dessert buffet is Hello Kitty dressing up smart to stop by the hotel. 25 different desserts can be tucked into, all inspired by fashion from cosmetics to jewellery, bags and beyond.

Bright Red Hello Kitty Bag Cake

Hilton Osaka’s pastry chef Hyakuda is no short of ideas, and that’s proven with this cake that is shaped into a Hello Kitty bag. This cute creation includes a chocolate Hello Kitty charm while the cake itself is a luxurious combination of chocolate and cherry compote.

Hello Kitty Peach Cream Cake

The pink and white cream that adorn this cake is what grabs your initial gaze. The refreshing cream sits on top of melt-in-the-mouth sponge which is filled with a peach compote. Hello Kitty also hides amongst the decorative chocolate.

The “Ruby Rouge Mousse” is made with ruby chocolate, a variety of chocolate that was introduced in 2017 as the 4th main type of chocolate alongside milk, white and dark. The ruby colour of the cocoa beans is completely natural. They have an exquisite sour flavour. The chocolate is mixed with fruits like guava and passion fruit.


Other desserts in the line-up include a selection made with summer fruits including the colourful macarons, refreshing melon and grape blancmange, mango pudding, Peach Melba and more.

 

The “Diamond Fruits Jelly” looks like a sparkly jewellery box while the “Eyeshadow Palette Tart” is inspired by a cosmetic palette. There are also some light meals such as an open pizza made from a crunchy baguette and rich cheese, corn soup, a potato salad with Hello Kitty hidden inside, and more.

 

You won’t be short of Instagram material with this dessert buffet. There will even be a Hello Kitty makeup room photo spot for you to snap a commemorative picture. Enter the fashionable world of Hello Kitty at Hilton Osaka this summer!

 

©76,’19 SANRIO APPR.NO.S600545

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