2013.1.10 HOTEL EVENTS
Jan. 22: Park Hyatt Seoul will host a celebration of “Masters of Food & Wine”, an event that brings together the world’s finest foods and wines at The Timber House.
The tuna-themed event will feature a short cooking class and a five-course dinner of tuna specialties paired with matching wines.
The hotel’s sushi chef will teach how to choose the best quality tuna, explain each part of the tuna, demonstrate cutting methods and offer some tips on how best to enjoy tuna.
Along with wine, there will be sake, soju, single malt whisky and unique signature cocktails.
The “Masters of Food & Wine” is limited to 30 guests and the tuna cooking class starting from 7 p.m. is limited to 15 guests with no additional charges for the class. Reservations are required.
The cost is 176,000 won ($165) per person, including tax. No service charges are applied.
Park Hyatt Seoul: (02) 2016-1234
Daechi-dong, southern Seoul
Ongoing: Lobby lounge “Delmar” presents a handmade hamburger and sandwich menu that is directly made by the hotel chefs.
A total of seven items are available, including a bulgogi and mozzarella sandwich. Prices start at 25,000 won ($23.55) and include tax and service charge.
Imperial Palace Seoul: (02) 3440-8000
Nonhyeon-dong, southern Seoul
Through January: Buffet restaurant La Seine is holing its “Four Major Chinese Cuisines Promotion.” The promotion offers a chance to taste the savory delicacies of Peking, Shanghai, Sichuan and Cantonese cuisines.
For example, Peking dishes to be served include Peking duck, stir-fried sea cucumber and leek, sweet and sour fish and stir-dried scallop and leek.
Lunch buffet prices are 93,200 won ($87.79) weekdays and 95,600 won weekends and holidays. All prices include tax and service charge.
Lotte Hotel Seoul: (02) 317-7171
Renaissance Seoul Hotel
Through February: The hotel’s steak restaurant, Manhattan Grill, offers a Tongyoung Oyster Promotion.
Tongyoung, located in southern Korea, is well known for its fresh and high-quality seafood.
The lunch and dinner oyster buffets include caviar. An a la carte menu is offered at 32,000 won ($ 30.14) and set menu at 148,000 won, including tax and service charges.
Renaissance Seoul Hotel: (02) 2222-8500
Yeoksam-dong, southern Seoul
Millennium Seoul Hilton
Through February: Genji, the hotel’s Japanese restaurant, will hold a nabemono, or a Japanese-style one-pot meal, promotion where seafood, vegetables and noodles are cooked in a ceramic pot.
Nabemono specials to be featured at Genji include swellfish with vegetables and Korean-style spicy sea bream. Prices range from 69,000 won ($ 64.99) to 105,000 won, including tax and service charges.
Millennium Seoul Hilton: (02) 317-3114
Namdaemun-ro, central Seoul
Sheraton Grande Walkerhill
Jan. 19 and 26: CLOCK16, the contemporary European restaurant and bar at Sheraton Grande Walkerhill, has invited up-and-coming Michelin star chef Roberto Petza from Sardinia, Italy, to host a gala dinner and exclusive cooking class.
Petza has gained a reputation for creativity and preserving traditional Sardinian cuisine.
For the gala dinner, a seven-course set will be provided. Reservations are require. The cost of the dinner is 170,000 won ($160.11), and the cooking class is 120,000 won.
Sheraton Grande Walkerhill: (02) 450-4516
Gwangjang-dong, eastern Seoul