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Pegasus Reef Hotel kicks off glittering holiday season with golden Christmas cake mixing


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Special invitees at the Golden Cake-Mixing event: from left - Perera, Kulathunge, Vimal Perera and de Mel

Some of the special invitees together with the management of Pegasus Reef Hotel at the cake-mixing event

Special guests with the hotel management at the event: from left - Dew Surendra, Dushmantha Fernando (Head of Sales & Marketing at Pegasus Reef Hotel), Harsha Jayasinghe (General Manager of Pegasus Reef Hotel), Jayawardana Rajapaksha (Sous Chef at Pegasus Reef Hotel), Red, Malkumari Geetharani and Rukman Asitha.

From left Saman Nayanananda - Food & Beverage Manager, Harsha Jayasinghe – General Manager and Nalinda Abeyratne - Executive Chef of Pegasus Reef Hotel addressing the guests and invitees during the cake-mixing event

Pegasus Reef Hotel welcomed their in-house guests to the kick-off of the festive celebrations 

Pegasus Reef Hotel kicks off glittering holiday season with golden Christmas cake mixing

In yet another unique celebration that is now trademark to the Pegasus Reef Hotel’s trend of creating memorable and engaging events for hotel patrons, local guests and tourists, the city resort kicked off the holiday season with the mixing of the traditional Christmas cake, adding their own golden twist to the tale. 

This year, the Pegasus Reef culinary team mixed 200 kg of cake ingredients, with the key ingredient being 23 karats of edible gold, making the Christmas cake mixing a truly ‘Golden’ affair. The culinary team, management and staff, together with the special invitees and guests gathered around the ingredients and officially made the start of the Christmas season.

The celebratory and festive atmosphere was elevated with the tantalising aroma of vanilla and almond essence being mixed with juicy sultanas, cherries, raisins and other ingredients. 

“As with each event at Pegasus Reef Hotel, we are doing things differently this year with our cake mixing event, adding a touch of gold to the traditional mixture,” commented Pegasus Reef Hotel General Manager Harsha Jayasinghe. “It’s a great start to the holiday season and gives our hotel patrons and guests a hint of what we have planned for them for Christmas Season 2018.”

Pix by Ruwan Walpola

The management, culinary team, staff and guests mixing the ingredients of the Golden Christmas Cake at Pegasus Reef Hotel

The invitees and guests together with the management and staff of the hotel mixing the ingredients of the Golden Christmas cake at Pegasus Reef Hotel

The management, culinary team and Staff of Pegasus Reef Hotel together with special invitees and guests at the festive mixing of the Golden Christmas Cake

 


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