Patisserie Platine by Waku Ghin – Chef Tetsuya Introduces Dessert Concept At RISE
If Waku Ghin’s $400++ price tag is too much to take for a regular affair, you can have a $12 ‘Waku Ghin’ cake at celebrity Chef Tetsuya Wakuda’s brand-new Patisserie Platine. The selection of 18 types of petit cakes and pastries (priced between $10-$12++) are not available at Waku Ghin itself, but instead at RISE Lounge at the MBS Hotel side. According to Chef Tetsuya Wakuda, this new concept came about after he saw how their cakes were received positively at the Epicurean Market. Helming the team is Waku Ghin’s Executive Pastry Chef Yasushi Ishino. My favourite is the Ghin Cheese Cake ($12) which incidentally is the restaurant’s most popular dessert. The word ‘ghin’ means silver which happens to be Chef’s favourite colour. I always liked how unassuming Japanese pastries can be. Beneath the silverfish-white petite dome with a white chocolate feature is a lemon curd centre,...