2010. 5. 6 HOTEL EVENTSGrand Hilton Seoul
Ongoing: The Buffet Restaurant at the Grand Hilton Seoul presents its famous Aussie BBQ dinner series. The dinner includes barbecued meat from beef to duck and sausages, along with a selection of fresh vegetables and a wide variety of other dishes.
The dinner buffet is priced at 58,000 won ($52) for adults and 28,000 won for children, including tax and service charge.
Buffet Restaurant: (02) 2287-8271
Hongeun-dong, southern Seoul
Grand InterContinental Seoul
The Fountain Terrace is open from 3 p.m. to midnight Monday through Saturday.
Happy Hour is from 6 to 9 p.m. and includes an unlimited flow of draft beer, makgeolli and access to the appetizer buffet.
The main menu includes beef chop steak; smoked salmon with horseradish and capers; and smoked ham hock with salted shrimp.
The Happy Hour buffet features spicy Chinese chicken, fried noodles with chili, seafood, vegetables and grilled tenderloin skewers.
Entrees on the main menu cost 15,000 won to 25,000 won.
The Happy Hour buffet costs 25,000 won, excluding service charge and VAT.
May 8: Table 34, a French restaurant at the Grand InterContinental Seoul, is offering a Parents’ Day brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The eight-course brunch menu features contemporary high-end French cuisine. The brunch includes scrambled eggs, smoked salmon, herb salad, foie gras terrine, cold rillettes, farfalle pasta with fresh king crab, wagyu beef tenderloin, sea bass with saffron, sea urchin roe fricassee and escargots.
The brunch costs 80,000 won, excluding service charge.
Members of the Double Choice and Silk Road clubs will be provided with complimentary champagne.
Grand Intercontinental Seoul: (02) 559-7614
Table 34: (02) 559-7631
Teheran-ro, southern Seoul
JW Marriott Seoul
The promotion begins with the cuisine of Jeolla, including: bibimbap and gat (mustard leaf) kimchi from Jeonju, nakji (small octopus) from Mokpo, green tea from Boseong, and bamboo shoot salad, bamboo shoot stew and rice steamed in bamboo from Damyang.
On May 15 and 16, Han Bok-Jin, a professor at Jeonju University and master chef of traditional Korean royal cuisine, will give a presentation on Jeolla cuisine.
The cuisine of Jeolla will be available from May 1 to May 23. The price for lunch is 46,000 won on weekdays and 48,000 won on weekends. Dinner is 49,000 won from Monday to Wednesday and 52,000 won from Thursday to Sunday.
Marriott Cafe: (02) 6282-6731
Banpo-dong, southern Seoul
Hilton Namhae Golf and Spa Resort
To July 15: The Hilton Namhae Golf and Spa Resort presents the Early Summer Package. The package includes one night in a Deluxe Suite, admission to the breakfast buffet at Breeze restaurant, a travel kit from French cosmetic brand Clarins and more.
The price starts at 300,000 won for two people, excluding tax and service charges.
Hilton Namhae Golf and Spa Resort: (055) 860- 0100
Namhae County, South Gyeongsang
Lotte Hotel Seoul
May 11 to May 14: Pierre’s Bar at the Lotte Hotel Seoul presents a cocktail event with world-famous bartender Marian Beke. Beke, who is making his first appearance in Korea, will blend beverages concocted with Windsor whiskey and alcoholic Asian drinks like sake, makgeolli, and plum wine, as well as Asian ingredients such as ginger and shiso.
A total of 12 cocktails will be available throughout the evening, including the Asia Cobbler, a blend of aromatic plum wine and bubbly champagne, and the Seoul Swizzle, which mixes two types of green tea with scotch whiskey and adds lime and spices for a twist. The Asia Cobbler costs 15,000 won, and the Seoul Swizzle is 17,000 won.
The event will be held from 9 p.m. to midnight.
Pierre’s Bar: (02) 317-7183
Sogong-dong, central Seoul
*Event information is culled from the hotels.