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2023.4.25 Hotel Events

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul 
 


May 1 to Sept. 30: Four Seasons Hotel Seoul celebrates its status as the ultimate destination for luxury bingsu (shaved ice) with a tantalizing new menu featuring seasonal twists on the Korean iced-milk favorite. Fusing fresh local ingredients with signature Four Seasons style, the new Bingsu menu at the hotel’s Lobby Lounge Maru showcases five delicious variations designed to captivate every palate.

 
From the vibrant Jeju Apple Mango to a special Earl Grey Pearl Peach, each Bingsu tempts with colorful compositions and sumptuous seasonal flavors. All are crafted with organic milk and naturally sweetened with local honey, alongside juicy mangos, peaches, berries, figs and edible flowers sourced from the region. Three condiments per dessert allow for creative customization, ensuring each mouthful is an indulgent sensory delight.

 
Available from May 1 to Sept. 30, the menu at Maru features two signature Bingsu all summer long, as well as three seasonal specials released in rotation.

 
Discover Maru’s delicious summer-long Bingsu menu:

 
Jeju Apple Mango Bingsu (126,000 won or $94): Crafted with two juicy Jeju apple mangos per dessert, this Instagram-worthy Bingsu conjures a gorgeous tropical garden in bloom with fine layers of mango compote, passion fruit pâte and vanilla marshmallow offset by fresh lime and coconut jellies. Artful additions include mango sorbet, white chocolate crispy pearls, delicate tuiles and edible fresh flowers and herbs.

 
Maru Bingsu (78,000 won): This fresh take on a timeless classic features a twist of ginger for a sweet and gently spicy flavor sensation. The much-loved red beans are showcased in three different ways – crunchy, as a smooth paste, and in a crispy tuile – combined with rich vanilla ice cream, candied ginger and rice cake.
 
Throughout the summer, savor three seasonal specials:

 
May and June – Berry & Granola Bingsu (86,000 won): A superfood sensation, this light and refreshing Bingsu combines locally sourced strawberries, raspberries and blueberries with a bright berry compote and fresh mint for a deliciously guilt-free indulgence.

 
July and August – Earl Grey Pearl Peach Bingsu (86,000 won): Sweet local peaches are the star of this seasonal treat, inspired by on-trend bubble tea. Delicate peach sorbet, tapioca pearl ‘bubbles’, crisp meringue and an Earl Grey tea jelly create a vibrant fusion of textures and flavors.

 
September – Honey & Fig Bingsu (86,000 won): Local honey and figs meet to spectacular effect in this autumnal Bingsu - a delicious blend of fruity, creamy and crunchy textures, topped with a decadent dalgona (Korean candy made with melted sugar and baking soda) crumble
 
Maru is open daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Bingsu is available from 11:00 am for a delicious mid-morning treat and last orders are at 9 p.m. for a post-dinner dessert. In addition to Bingsu, Maru offers a variety of traditional Korean dishes, light snacks and local beverages.
 
(02) 6388-5000  

www.fourseasons.com/seoul 


Fairmont Ambassador Seoul  


 
Announcement: Mariposa, the European restaurant on the uppermost floor of Fairmont Ambassador Seoul presents the Four Hands Dinner, a unique collaboration with a Michelin-starred chef.
 
Chef Lee Dae-geon of Mariposa, Fairmont Ambassador Seoul’s signature restaurant, and Chef Lee Jun, owner-chef of Soigné, the two-Michelin-starred destination renowned as Korea’s first pop-up restaurant, come together for an unforgettable collaboration. The eight-course dinner features four modern European-style courses prepared from the finest seasonal ingredients, and four courses of contemporary Seoul cuisine, providing an ecstatic experience and delighting the eyes and mouth.

 
The Four Hands Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. on May 9, priced at 300,000 won per person. Five premium wine pairings curated by a professional sommelier can be enjoyed for an additional 180,000 won.
 
(02) 3395-6000

www.fairmont.com   
 
JW Marriott Hotel Seoul  
 


May 1 to 7: JW Marriott Hotel Seoul greets Family Month with Larva & Wingcle Friends at JW, a package curated in collaboration with renowned animation studio TUBAn for guests accompanied by children. Themed rooms decorated with characters from TUBAn hits Larva and Café Wingcle offer kids the thrill of staying the night with their favorite animation characters, helping stimulate young imaginations and curiosity. All spaces in themed rooms, from the entrance to beds, sofa and bathroom are filled with characters, and furnished with three character cushions and a teepee. More fun awaits with amenities including character toys, stickers, pens, and other goods. The Larva & Wingcle Friends package is available with Deluxe and Executive Deluxe Rooms and Griffin Suites, with benefits varying according to room type. From May 1 to 7, children dining at Flavors buffet restaurant will receive Café Wingcle character balloons, while a special photo zone will offer an ideal chance to capture fun family moments. 
 
Throughout May: In addition, luxury buffet dining destination Flavors is running the Family Time at Flavors promotion throughout May. Embracing the multi-generational vibe of Family Month, the promotional menu features dishes crafted to appeal to senior diners and kids alike. The restaurant’s seven popular live stations—Salad, Seafood, Grill, Cold & Hot, Live, Chinese, and Dessert—will all serve special dishes. Dishes crafted to appeal to more senior diners, based on premium seasonal ingredients such as Hanwoo beef, abalone and pine mushrooms, include Chinese-style Abalone Jjamppong and Quan Jia Fu, Korean-style Ox Knee Soup and Steamed Ray, and artfully-plated fresh dishes such as Beet & Endive Salad, Lobster Cobb Salad, and Conchiglie Stuffed with Mushrooms. Children’s Day will see a special one-day menu of kids’ favorites, while popular children’s dishes such as Tomahawk Cutlet and Beef Lasagna will be served at lunch and dinner throughout May. With private dining rooms accommodating up to 14 diners also available, Flavors is an ideal destination to experience gourmet family dining. 
 
Meanwhile, Patisserie has prepared two special cakes as perfect gifts for family, friends, partners, and teachers. The Sweet Dino Friends is a cute, colorful cake crafted in celebration of Children’s Day, combining dinosaur figures on a meadow of green grass with rich white chocolate ganache flavors. Priced at 110,000 won, the Sweet Dino Friends is available from May 1 to 5. The Dear Blossom is an elegant cake coated in lychee-flavored mascarpone cream in warm colors, decorated with small white flowers, and featuring a subtle rose fragrance. Ideal as a gift of congratulation or appreciation, the Dear Blossom is priced at 100,000 won and available from May 6 to 15, coinciding with both Parents’ Day on May 8 and Teachers’ Day on May 15.
 
(02) 6282-6262  

www.marriott.co.kr/hotels/travel/seljw-jw-marriott-hotel-seoul 
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