Saturday 31 December 2016

Discover the luxury afternoon tea at The Ritz-Carlton Kuala LumpurA truly elegant and refined space, ideal for a business meeting or leisurely afternoon spent partaking in the time-honored ritual of Afternoon Tea. Indulge in three elegant tiers of freshly baked scones, petite gourmet sandwiches, quiches, pies and desserts accompanied with a perfectly-steeped pot of The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur Blend. The ambience is enhanced by the quartet that plays soothing melodies. 

Last month, we had a bridesmaids' gathering organised by the bride April Tan. Truly happy to witness your happiness and congratulation for stepping into the new level of life. Muackxxx...
Me and the bride April Tan
The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur was recently refreshed and ensconced into a new and stylish hotel with a brand new restaurants offering distinctive dining experiences. Afternoon tea at The Ritz-Carlton's Lobby Lounge is a leisurely affair.

Serenaded by a four-piece musical ensemble including violinists and a pianist, the ambiance, service and food quality is first class all the way. The new traditional English Afternoon Tea are priced at RM80.00 nett per person on weekends and served from 3pm to 6pm 

Enjoying the high tea session moment in the luxury Lobby Lounge at Ritz Calton Hotel.

The Ritz-Carlton's menu
Indulge the three elegant tiers

The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur
168, Jalan Imbi, Pudu,
55100 Kuala Lumpur,
Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur,

For reservation 
Contact: 03-2142 8000

Facebook: ritzcarltonkl


Tuesday 6 December 2016

The Malaysian Association of Brand & Image Consultants (MABIC), in collaboration with BrandImage International Institute finally wrapped up its inaugural Image Consultant Star Search after a gruelling 5 weeks selection process. This inaugural contest aims to help participants discover their inner potential and find a new career as an image consultant. Slimming Sanctuary, Benefit, PrintMy, Capri by Fraser Hotel Residence, Cake Walk, Mystical Moves, VezzBros & My Suit, Wella, The Greenies , Worthybook, A-Listers Beauty Salon, Incredible Media, Frank Salon, Divo Hair Connection, Kawon, Kopiko, MJ Department Stores Sdn Bhd, Dress Up Shop Sdn. Bhd., Good Virtues Co., Claire Organics, Jonlivia, Storiiu, Simply K supported as sponsors for the event.

The Malaysia Association of Brand & Image Consultants (MABIC) is the first and largest professional association of brand and image consultants in Malaysia.
A non-profit organization, MABIC’s main objectives are:
  1. To nurture more Malaysians to build their entrepreneurial expertise through the skills of Brand and Image Consulting. 
  2. To serve as a platform for public and media to gain knowledge in Branding and Image. 
  3. To set, maintain and promote professional and ethical standards in Branding and Image. 
  4. To provide seminars, master classes and conferences, for the professional development of all individuals.

With my girls (Sin Nee, Lee Yann and me)
The search covered a series of challenges to test the skills and knowledge of the participants with regards to image consulting profession. “We are looking for individuals who has the passion and drive in the professional world of image, etiquette & branding to take image consultancy to the next level,”added Wendy Lee, Director of BrandImage International Institute.
5 weeks of challenges were conducted, ranging from image makeovers to fashion styling to presentation skills; held at Hotel Capri by Fraser, Metrojaya Mid Valley and Benefit Bukit Bintang outlets. In each week’s challenge, industry experts were invited to share tips and techniques on how contestants can complete their tasks to the best of their abilities. The contestants performed the challenges on themselves and on their models.
To add to the fun, all contestants were assisted and mentored by consultants of the BrandImage International Institute. Various prizes worth more than RM 8,000 were won for group and individual challenges provided by the respective sponsors. The contestant that emerged as the overall winner will walk away with a scholarship worth RM 10,000 from The BrandImage International Institute, to complete their full certification in Image Consultancy.
At the Grand Finale, a BrandImage Conference Workshop was held for all guests of the event with guest speakers Freda Liu, an award-winning producer and presenter as well as Soo Hoo Yoon Hunn, president of MAPTaC (Malaysian Association of Professional Trainers and Coaches). Freda’s topic was a captivating “PR Yourself” while Soo Hoo went with a savvy “Brand Leadership through Social Media”. All registered attendees received door gifts at the event worth more than RM 600.
Freda Liu - speaker of the day
Me with Freda Liu
Soo Hoo Yoon Hunn - speaker of the day

Nini Fariza Mohd Japri, 35, was awarded as the Grand Winner of the 1st Image Consultant Star Search. In addition to winning a RM 10,000 value scholarship from BrandImage International Institute, she will also be the Brand Ambassador for a period of a year and the next Image Consultant Star Search. Rounding out Image Consultant Star Search 2016 court were Chai Aun Nee, 34, as 1st runner-up, followed by Raja Fazwani Syakila Raja Salleh, 26, as the 2nd runner-up.

About BrandImage International Institute ( 
BrandImage International Institute is the education arm of Chapter One Asia - Malaysia’s No. 1 and Asia’s largest and fastest growing BrandImage™ Consultancy, specializing in helping clients develop strong first impressions and brand identity, through wardrobe and image development, communication and etiquette as well as protocol skills. The group was awarded The Asian Image Consultant Award and SME Malaysia’s Top 100 Fast Moving Companies. To date, the group has trained over 100, 000 corporate executives and the number is growing.

They run a few events in a year and the next event will be held sometime beginning  of December. Do keep an eye on BrandImage International Institute website or MABIC website and Facebook pages for more information

For further information about MABIC or BrandImage International Institute, please contact Ashikin at 

Chapter One Asia Sdn Bhd/BrandImage International Institute
No. 443 & 443A, Level 4, Block 6, Laman Seri Busines Park
Persiaran Sukan
Section 13, Shah Alam, Selangor.
Tel/Fax: +603-5523 6063


Monday 5 December 2016

Yayy...great news everyone!!! To all the cheese lover out there, Pablo Cheesetart is finally landed in Malaysia at 1Utama Shopping Centre, 2nd floor of the Old Wing in between Hokkaido Sushi and WonderMama. Pablo Malaysia will be officially open to public from today 2pm onward (06/12/2016 Tuesday). You will find the well-sought all the way from Japan and you no longer needed to travel to Japan and able to taste the Pablo's cheesetart. Most important it taste the same with Japan.

Thank you Pablo Cheesetart Malaysia for the invitation. I am glad to be one of the first person to try the chessetart feast. I am surprise with Pablo's menu, it has the widest range of freshly-baked cheese tarts and pastries, cheese puddings, cookies, drinks, and soft served ice cream. These desserts come in a variety of flavours, from the original (plain cheese), chocolate, strawberry, to matcha etc.. And, I was so excited to taste what Pablo has offer.

Pablo is one of the hottest and famous cheesetart & desserts brand in the world. It is founded by Masamitsu Sakimoto and the brand has started 6 years ago in Japan. Its now has more than 25 stores in Japan and many more around the world including Toronto, South Korea, Manila, Bangkok and Jakarta. Pablo has sold 6 million of its classic cheesetarts since its inception.

Pablo is a 'one-stop' concept store for 'cheesy gastronomical delights' headlining its wide range of mouth-watering classic massive, mini tarts, cheese-based desserts, pastries & beverages. The medium rare cheesetart is famous for its soft, ooey-gooey and "creamy overflowing" filling. You will be surprise when you take the first bite and you will never able to imagine how great it really taste until you try it by yourself. I love it so much and it is deliciously soft and melted in your mouth. And the crust is tasty as well. You will definitely going to fall in love with Pablo's cheesetart. 

Pablo Cheesetart Malaysia's store

Freshly Baked Cheesetart RM45.90 (It is HUGE)

Pablo Mini Cheesetart RM8.90

Pablo's take out menu

Premium Cheese Tart RM79.90

Pablo's Cheese Tart Crunchy RM47.90
Pablo's take-out menu

What is Sabrel Cheese?

The former is a thin Parmesan cheese-flavored cookie sandwiching Gouda cheesecream. Sabrel Cheese—Black are thin black cookies with Gouda cheese cream and a hint of truffle salt.

Sabrel Cheese - Original RM32.90, Black RM36.90, Matcha RM36.90
Golden Brulee Cheese Pudding RM72.90

Be the first 100 to get to Pablo Grand Opening in 1 Utama (S130, 2nd Floor, Old Wing) on the 6th of December at 2pm to redeem your Pablo Free Cheese Tart!
Simple and easy, just follow the instruction as below;
1. Follow their Instagram Pablo Cheese Tart Malaysia
2. Get to 1 Utama on the 6th of December at 2pm.
3. Take a selfie at their Grand Opening
4. Upload it to your Instagram with the #PabloMyGrandOpening
5. Show the post to the cashier.
6. Redeem your FREE Pablo Cheese Tart.

*Only Applicable to the first 100 customers* Good luck~

Pablo Cheesetart Malaysia
1 Utama Shopping Center, Level 2 (Old Wing)
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia