The Temple House Shone Bright In MICHELIN Guide Chengdu 2024

Mi Xun Teahouse Retained its One MICHELIN Star, While Tivano Earned a Coveted Recognition

Chengdu, September 2023 - The Temple House is delighted to announce its continued excellence in the culinary realm as Mi Xun Teahouse retains its prestigious third consecutive MICHELIN star recognition in the esteemed MICHELIN Guide Chengdu 2024. Tivano, the contemporary Italian dining gem in Chengdu, has also earned its place among the city's culinary elite as MICHELIN-Selected restaurant for three consecutive years.

Simon McHendry, General Manager of The Temple House, expressed his pride in this remarkable achievement, stating, "The Temple House remains committed to culinary excellence, and these accolades are a testament to the unwavering dedication and passion of our talented culinary and service teams. We are honored to have Mi Xun Teahouse and Tivano recognized by the prestigious MICHELIN Guide Chengdu."

Mi Xun Teahouse One MICHELIN Star Restaurant
Nestled within a historic Zhanghuali building, Mi Xun Teahouse offers a dining experience that not only tantalizes the taste but also champions sustainability. The team of chefs proudly embrace a zero-waste ethos, ensuring that every ingredient is utilized to its fullest potential, aligning with the growing demand for environmentally responsible dining experiences. Mi Xun Teahouse's refined vegetarian menu continues to draw inspiration from the wholesome dishes historically served at Daci Temple, with a strong emphasis on the seasonal “Farm-to-Table” sustainable dining concept. Each dish is an artistic expression that showcases the beauty and flavor of the region's bountiful produce.

Chef Tony Xu, Executive Sous Chef of The Temple House, expressed his gratitude for the continued recognition by MICHELIN, "Receiving a MICHELIN star for the third year in a row is an exhilarating experience. It reinforces our belief that a vegetarian restaurant can not only meet the highest culinary standards but also be part of the sustainability. We are immensely proud of our team's dedication and the support of our patrons who share our passion for remarkable food and responsible dining."

Tivano MICHELIN-Selected Restaurant
Tivano continues to elevate the essence of Italian cuisine to new heights with a dynamic and utterly delectable approach. Within its walls, the restaurant unfolds an innovative, multi-layered design that creates an inviting and immersive dining experience. Here, an open grill crackles with the flames of creativity, while a stone-fired pizza oven imparts its rustic charm to each delectable pie. Chef Jerome Merlo, the accomplished Chef de Cuisine of Tivano, said, "Our team's ardor for culinary artistry remains unwavering. We persist in serving both classic and innovative Italian dishes, prepared with time-honored cooking techniques and the finest ingredients. Our aim is to transport our guests to Italy through their taste buds, immersing them in the genuine essence of Italian cuisine with every dish we present."

To celebrate the recognition, Chef Tony will be presenting a new Autumn Farm-to-Table" MICHELIN tasting menu at Mi Xun Teahouse, and a Premium Discovery Menu for two created by Chef Jerome will be available at Tivano.

The Mi Xun Teahouse Farm-to-Table" MICHELIN tasting menu is available daily 12pm to 2pm for lunch and 5:30pm to 10pm for dinner. For more details or reservations, please call + 86 28 6297 4193 or email Italian dishes at Tivano are available daily 11:30am to 2:30pm for lunch and 5:30pm to 10pm for dinner. For more details or reservations for Tivano, please call + 86 28 6297 4190 or email

For more media queries, please contact:
Ms. Stella Wang
Director of Marketing & Communications
The Temple House
Tel: +86 28 6297 4064

Ms. Nikki Zhao
Marketing & Communications Manager
The Temple House
Tel: +86 28 6297 4047

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