2012.12.6 HOTEL EVENTS
Until Saturday: The buffet restaurant at the Grand Hilton Seoul is featuring a special food promotion with Vietnamese guest chefs Tuan Ninh and Duong Van Chung, invited by the Vietnamese Embassy in Seoul.
The two chefs will introduce special menus such as Hanoi beef noodles, a Nam Bo roll dish, shrimp in coconut milk sauce and pork wrapped with pepper leaves.
Along with authentic Vietnamese cuisine, there will be milder versions of Vietnamese food for those who are not accustomed to strong spices.
Guests can also have other various international dishes ranging from Asian to Western cuisines. Lunch is 60,000 won ($55) and dinner is 68,000 inclusive of tax and service charge.
Grand Hilton Seoul: (02) 2287-8080
Hongeun-dong, northern Seoul
Dec. 15, 22: On the two Saturdays before Christmas, JW Marriott Seoul is holding gingerbread house cooking classes for children, taught by professional pastry chef Shin Tae-wha.
During the three-hour classes, teams composed of parents and one child will learn how to build a gingerbread house with icing and decorations. Children can take the completed gingerbread house home.
The gingerbread house classes start at 11 a.m. and are priced at 90,000 won per team, excluding tax and service charges. Cookies and soft drinks will be provided for participants during the classes. Advance reservations are required.
JW Marriott Seoul: (02) 6282-6738
Banpo-dong, southern Seoul
Oakwood Premier Coex Center Seoul
Dec. 24, 25: Residents’ Lounge, located on the fifth floor of Oakwood Premier Coex Center Seoul, presents three different courses under the name of “Candle Light Dinner” on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for the first 70 guests.
Six to seven different cuisines will be featured for the Christmas season and one glass of champagne will be offered as a welcome drink.
Prices start from 60,000 won, exclusive of tax and service charges.
Oakwood Premier Coex Center Seoul: (02) 3466-7203
Samseong-dong, southern Seoul
Marriott Executive Apartments Seoul
Until Jan. 31: Marriott Executive Apartments Seoul launches its Mademoiselle package targeting women who are planning to hold a stylish party.
The package includes one night at a suite equipped with kitchen facilities as well as utensils. The package also includes a set of manicures for three people and a ticket to use every item in the mini bar.
It is 300,000 won for a one bedroom suite excluding tax and service charge.
Marriott Executive Apartments Seoul: (02) 2090-8025
Yeouido, western Seoul
Dec. 22-24, Dec. 29-31: The Plaza introduces its Christmas & New Year packages called “So Lovely Night” for six days.
A package includes one night in a Premier Suite and in-room dining and is going for 430,000 won. Another package includes a dinner at Xystum House on the 22nd floor of the hotel and one night in a Premier Suite. The package with dining is only available on the 24th (550,000 won) and the 31st (500,000 won) this month excluding tax and service charge.
Dining at the Xystum House will be accompanied by live jazz music and a Western course set with eight dishes, as well as a glass of wine.
The Plaza Hotel Seoul: (02) 310-7200
Sogong-dong, central Seoul