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Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Asia Pacific Serve Jolly Feasts And More This Festive Season

November 15, 2013 Hotel News No Comments Email Email

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Asia Pacific this year invites guests to celebrate the festive season in style.  Revelers can choose from indulgent feasts, traditional treats or get in to the spirit of giving – by dining at select restaurants with proceeds gifted to charitable causes.
Tropical Christmas at Feast Restaurant – Sheraton Fiji Resort



Be one of the first to welcome Christmas at Sheraton Fiji Resort on the picturesque tropical island.  At the resort’s signature Feast Restaurant, festive celebrations are best suited for small groups of family and friends – in a typically Fijian style.

From the show kitchen built around the restaurant’s centerpiece wood-fired oven, festive favorites such as roast turkey, baked ham and all the trimmings will be served alongside fresh seafood of crabs, prawns mussels, oysters and fish which best showcase the resort’s ocean-front location.  To evoke a real sense of Christmas, diners can enjoy Christmas carols with a glass of complimentary sparkling wine for lunch on Christmas Day.

Christmas Eve dinner at Feast Restaurant will be available 6pm to 10pm priced at F$99++ for adults and F$60++ for children.  Christmas Lunch on 25th will be served from 12 noon to 3pm, with Christmas carols from 11.30am and Santa making an appearance at 1pm, priced F$124++ for adults and F$60++ per child.

For more details, please contact (679) 675 0777 or email

La Vie
en Snow at Le Bistrot Signature Restaurant – Le Royal Méridien Shanghai



The coveted La Vie en Rose Sunday Brunch at the signature restaurant of Le Royal Méridien Shanghai, will undergo a Yuletide makeover for the festive season this year.  The contemporary restaurant with its Chef’s Taste of Discovery Stations offering international cuisine is among the City’s most decadent Sunday Brunches.  Luxury star items such as caviar, foie gras and fresh seafood are served alongside free-flow of Rosé Champagne, with a barbeque menu of grilled meats and seafood cooked to order and served by the restaurant’s waitresses, dressed in pink nurses’ outfits.

La Vieen Snow, festive Sunday brunch is available 22nd and 25th December from 12 noon – 3pm for RMB 498 per person with free-flow Moët Chandon Champagne, or RMB 598 with free-flow Moët Chandon Rosé Champagne.  Prices are subject to 15% tax.

For bookings, contact (86) 21 3318 9999, Ext. 7001.  For more details, please visit:

“Wok-ing in Winter Wonderland” – W Hong Kong

Staying true to its avant-garde style, W Hong Kong presents its “Wok-ing in the Winter Wonderland” menu at its Sing Yin Cantonese Dining to celebrate Christmas, Chinese style.  Paying homage to Christmas’s Western origin, the West-mix-East style set menu highlights include the restaurant’s signature dishes which utilize the gifts of the Orient, such as abalone, giant groupa and succulent crabmeat which are delicately balanced with decadent Western ingredients such as black truffles.  Conceived by international architect and interior designer Steve Leung, the restaurant evokes the unique features of Hong Kong’s electric streetscape providing diners a distinctively Hong Kong style Christmas.

The set dinner menu is available on the evenings of 24th to 26th December priced at HK$988 and an additional HK$300 with wine pairing, plus 10% service charge per person.

For more details, see and for reservations, please contact (852) 3717 2230 or

“The Boldest Grill” – SKIRT at W Singapore, Sentosa Cove

At W Singapore, Sentosa Cove’s Parrilla style grill restaurant SKIRT, diners can look forward to an exclusive four-course sharing menu oftop-of-the-line meat and the freshest seafood – with a Christmas twist.  Quirky festive dishes such as Dill, Green Tea Smoked Trout Beets with Gingerbread Crème feature alongside a must for this season – Roast meats.  Turkey, Chestnut, Burnt Butter Squash with SKIRT Stuffing provides diners with a fix for the Christmas bird, and for SKIRT’s die-hard steak fans, there is also the choice of a Blackmore 9+ Wagyu Chuck served with Roast Vegetables and Bone Marrow, sure to end the feast, merrily on high.
Christmas menu at SKIRT is available for dinner 24th and 25th December, priced at S$128++ or for an additional S$48++ with wine pairing.

For reservations, please contact (65) 6808 7278 or email

Giovanni’s Vigilia di Natale – Sheraton Shanghai Hongqiao Hotel

AtSheraton Shanghai Hongqiao Hotel, the Italian restaurant Giovanni’s celebrates ‘Vigilia di Natale’ or Christmas Eve with a selection of traditional Italian highlights.  The menu includes Marsala wine marinated goose liver terrine on mango focaccia bread with plum jam, as well as a sea bass tower with sesame sautéed sprouts and pepper coulis.  An Italian Christmas would not be complete without panettone, which at Giovanni’s will be served with a vanilla amaretto sauce.  Located on the top floor of the hotel, diners can enjoy authentic Italian cuisine in stylish surroundings with one of the best views across the city.

Available for dinner on 24th December priced at RMB688 plus15% per person.

For reservations call (86) 21 6275 8888 ext. 4276 or bookings can be made from the following SPG Restaurants & Bars website:

Build Your Own Gingerbread House – Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, A Luxury Collection Hotel

Chefs at Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit have been busy preparing for the upcoming festive season, creating their very own DIY (Do It Yourself) Gingerbread House with all the necessary tools for families to build a Gingerbread House with pre-baked pieces which are easy to assemble.  Get in to the festive spirit with the entire family getting involved, for a lasting memory this Christmas with this creative treat.  For orders placed online before November 30, 2013 will receive a special 15% discount.

Orders can be made with minimum 72 hours’ notice.  DIY Gingerbread House is priced at THB 1,500 net. To place orders, please contact the hotel on 66 (0) 2649 8888 or place orders online from the following link:

The Gift of Giving at La Brasserie Restaurant – Le Mérdien Pune

Christmas is a time for giving, and at Le Méridien Pune, celebrations will be underway not just for its guests, but also for those less fortunate at the non-government development organization – Mother Teresa Centre in Pune.

From 15th to 31st December, 2013, 20 Rupees from every dinner buffet served at the hotel’s all day dining La Brasserie Restaurant will be donated to the charitable cause. As part of Le Méridien Pune’s ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the hotel works closely with Mother Teresa Centre in donating gifts such as food and linen, as well as providing any other assistance to the charity wherever possible.

La Brasserie Restaurantoffers an international buffet with dinner buffets priced at INR 975 per person.  Christmas Eve buffet served on 24thDecember will be priced at INR 1,295 per person, Christmas Day dinner on 25th December at INR 1,195 net per person both served from7pm to 11.30pm, and a New Year’s Eve dinner on 31st December from 8pm to 11.30pm, accompanied by live music from DJ Manu will be priced at INR 1,395.  All prices include applicable taxes.

For reservations, please contact the festivity desk on (91) 20 2605 0505 extension 1032 / 1033

Merriment continues apace with a range of celebration styles to ring in the New Year; from a meaningful family affair on a paradise island, to a high-octane countdown party hosted by an internationally revered DJ.  Starwood Hotels & Resorts has the hot list for favorite New Year’s Eve parties to look out for.

“FAKE” New Year’s Eve Party at WOOBAR – W Bangkok

Get ahead of the game with DJ Michaelangelo L’Acqua, Global Music Director for W Hotels Worldwide, who will host W Bangkok’s FAKE New Year’s Eve party 3 days prior to the actual countdown. Spinning early revelers into a frenzy, DJ Michaelangelo will be joined by W Bangkok WOOBAR’s resident DJs Tom and Deejai.  Mix, mingle and countdown in style with the music lifestyle curator for a truly hedonistic celebration.

From 9pm to 11pm, there will be a free-flow of complimentary sparkling wine for all the ladies, and any VIP table bookings of 6 or more guests will also receive a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine at midnight.

“3-Steps Head New Year’s Eve Party” will take place Saturday, December 28th, 2013 from 8pm till late with no cover charge.

For bookings, please call (66) 2 344 4000 or email

For more details see

The Best of Both Worlds – The Westin Fiji Denarau Island Resort & Spa, Fiji

At The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa, Fiji, New Year’s Eve celebrations will be underway for both children and adults.  An exclusive party for children aged 4 – 12 years of age will be hosted at the resort’s Senirosi Ballroom with a special children’s buffet dinner served from 6.30m – 11pm.

Adults can celebrate New Year’s Eve with an intimate meal at the all new STEAKHOUSE by Peter Kuruvita.  The alfresco restaurant make the most of the  resort’s idyllic tropical setting with its gentle ocean breeze and the tropical waters lapping on the golden shares just steps away from the romantic beachside restaurant.

Children’s New Year’s Eve party is priced at F$40++ per child (4 – 12 years old).  STEAKHOUSE by Peter Kuruvita’s festive set menu is priced at F$189++ per person.  For reservations, please call (679) 675 0777 or send an email to

Fireworks Under The Stars – Vana Belle, A Luxury Collection Resort, Koh Samui

Celebrating its first New Year’s Eve, Vana Belle, A Luxury Collection Resort, Koh Samui will host its guests for a sumptuous Gala Dinner, followed by a spectacular countdown fireworks display at the resort’s private beach.   The evening starts with a selection of canapes, Champagne and cocktails served at the resort’s lobby lounge whilst taking in the unparalled panoramic views over the cerulean waters of the Gulf of Siam.  Guests will then be treated to a luxury 6-course tasting menu of highlights such as Butter Poached Lobster Medallion, Roasted Rack of Five Star Victoria Lamb and more.

The evening and the party  continues, with guests making their way to the beachside pool and the resort’s adjoining private beach for the countdown;  with live music entertainment and fire shows under the stars and a fainale of the splendid fireworks display.  Compulsory to all guests staying 31st December, the Gala Dinner is priced at THB15,000 net for adults and THB7,500 net for children aged 4 – 12 years old.

For reservations please contact 66 (0) 77 915 555 or email

Downtown Countdown – The Westin Singapore

Also celebrating its inaugral New Year’s Eve, guests at the recently opened The Westin Singapore can look forward to seeing in the new year, at the heart of the city’s main count down activities.

The hotel’s signature restaurant Seasonal Tastes, located on level 32 will dazzle diners with its irresistible lineup of made to order gourmet delights from the restaurant’s five interactive kithens, accompanied by a ‘Live’ band performance.   From 10.30pm to 12.30am, guests can head to Cook & Brew, the hotel and the city’s newest gastro bar located on Level 33 with breathtaking views of the city skyline and the spectacular fireworks.

Seasonal Tastes dinner is available 6.30pm – 10pm priced at SGD188++ for adults with freeflow Champagne, red and white wine, beer and cocktails, and SGD94++ for children aged 4 to 12 years.  For reservations, please call (65) 6922 6968 or

The countdown celebration at Cook&Brew is priced at SGD128++ with freeflow Champagne, red and white wines, beer and cocktails.

For reservations please call (65) 6922 6478 or e-mail

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