2009. 10.29 HOTEL EVENTSMillennium Seoul Hilton
To April 30: The Oak Room, the Millennium Seoul Hilton’s traditional English-style bar, is hosting its Carvery Wine Buffet to warm up guests as the winter season approaches.
From 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. on Mondays through Saturdays, the Oak Room will feature a buffet with soup and bread, mixed green salad, onion salad, mashed potatoes, hot and spicy chicken, basmati rice, kimchi and German sausages.
For the main course, guests can choose from juicy rib eye and roast leg of lamb, both hand-carved by the chef. Dessert includes pudding as well as homemade fruit cocktail.
To accompany your meal, you can choose from an unlimited bounty of wine, draft beer and soft drinks.
The cost is 33,000 won ($27.81).
Oak Room: (02) 317-3234
Jung District, central Seoul
Lotte Hotel Seoul
Today to Thursday: The hotel is currently hosting the World Master Korean Table, an event where internationally renowned chefs from around the globe present dishes inspired by Korean cuisine. The star chefs participating at this year’s event are Pierre Gagnaire from France, Massimo Bottura from Italy, Corey Lee from the United States and Luke Dale-Roberts from the United Kingdom.
The event is part of the 2009 Amazing Korean Table, a gourmet festival co-hosted by the Seoul Metropolitan Government and the Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. The goal is to brand Seoul as a culinary and gourmet city and to promote hansik (Korean cuisine) to international chefs, food lovers and the culinary world in general.
Lotte Hotel Seoul: (02)771-1000
Sogong-dong, central Seoul
Grand InterContinental Seoul
Friday: The Grand InterContinental Seoul’s bar and lounge, Blush, will present a special event titled “Stylista Party” starting at 10 p.m. on Friday and lasting until 4 a.m. the next morning. The party is being held to help promote Blush and also celebrate the new seasons of “America’s Next Top Model” and “Project Runway.”
The special event will include wide selections of canapes that are personally prepared by the chefs of InterContinental Hotels Seoul. Guests receive a complementary vodka cocktail as well. Throughout the party, nail care services, temporary tattoos and makeup will be provided for attendees with the support of the Korea Henna Association and Caradi.
Entrance is free for those who register ahead of time at www.onmoviestyle.com or www.blushbar.co.kr.
Blush: (02) 559-7619
Gangnam District, southern Seoul
Grand Hyatt Seoul
Sunday to Nov. 30: Grand Hyatt Seoul is offering a special package for business professionals in celebration of being voted this year’s Best Business Hotel in Seoul by Business Traveler magazine. It is the third consecutive year that the hotel has won the honor.
The package includes one night in the grande suite and Grand Club privileges, which include complimentary breakfast, all-day tea and coffee and evening hors d’oeuvres.
The price is 340,000 won.
Grand Hyatt Seoul: (02) 799-8888
Hannam 2-dong, central Seoul
Sunday to Dec. 18: The hotel is about to launch its “Early Winter Package,” which includes one night in a deluxe room and breakfast for two at The View, the W Seoul-Walkerhill’s all-day dining restaurant. In addition, guests receive a voucher for a 30 percent discount on admission to the Walkerhill Ice Rink, two complimentary donuts and two coffees at Doughnut Plant and a 20 percent discount on tickets for the “Jack the Ripper” musical.
W Seoul-Walkerhill: (02) 2022-0000
Gwangjang-dong, eastern Seoul
The Westin Chosun
Tuesday to Nov. 30: The Westin Chosun Seoul will hold a “Delicious Canadian Winter” promotion in conjunction with the Canadian Tourism Commission in Korea starting next week. The package includes all-natural Canadian dishes and a chance to win a trip to Quebec, Canada and other prizes.
Canadian cuisine will be offered at five of the hotel’s restaurants: The Ninth Gate Grille, Vecchia e Nuovo, Aria, Compass Rose and Gramercy Kitchen. The Canadian dishes will include spicy tomato soup with Canadian whiskey, Quebec-style lentil bean soup, Canadian shrimp salad and beef baguette marinated in maple syrup. Canadian beer and desserts also will be offered.
Additionally, Canadian cooking classes will be held for Westin Chosun Seoul VIP members.
The Westin Chosun: (02) 771-0500
Sogong-dong, central Seoul