Enjoy The Festive Season At Mandarin Oriental, Paris

Hong Kong, 30 July 2014 - Mandarin Oriental, Paris, one of only eight hotels in the city honored with the prestigious ‘Palace’ distinction, will offer a magical festive season in the heart of the City of Lights with a luxurious seasonal room package and a range of culinary delights. The talented florist Baptiste Pitou will create a magical and spectacular Christmas decoration with a constellation of golden and red stars in the entrance, the lobby and the courtyard.

With a superb location on the Rue Saint Honoré, spacious and comfortable accommodation and a holistic spa, Mandarin Oriental, Paris is the ideal location from which to experience the festive season in Paris.

The Festive Season package starts from EUR 845 inclusive of VAT per night and is based on a minimum two night stay and includes:

  • A daily dining or spa service credit between EUR 100 and EUR 150, subject to room category
  • A VIP Christmas in room amenity

The Festive Season package is available from 1 to 28 December 2014, subject to availability.

For guests who plan to stay over the Christmas period, Thierry Marx will reinterpret traditional ‘festive’ cuisine with a four course tasting menu at Camélia. Dishes will include a ‘Marbled Foie gras infused with Chambertin, warm truffled brioche’ and a ‘Truffled Culoiseau chicken breast, potato galette with Brie de Meaux’. For dessert, Pastry Chef Pierre Mathieu will create a Mandarin Oriental, Paris ‘2014 Yule Log’. This year, the Yule Log will be in the shape of a mountain, and dedicated to A Chacun son Everest! a French charity created in 1994 by the first French woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest, Doctor Christine Janin. A Chacun son Everest! supports children’s cancer recovery by encouraging them to reach their own ‘Everest’. It also supports women with breast cancer. A portion of the sales will be donated to the association.

Children will be at the core of the celebrations as they will be offered a number of themed activities such as culinary workshops, yuletide decorations and treats.

The Christmas Menu will be available on 24 December for dinner and on 25 December for lunch and dinner, priced at EUR 155, excluding drinks. The Mandarin Oriental, Paris’ Yule Log will be available at the Cake Shop from 15 to 25 December, priced at EUR 118.

Mandarin Oriental, Paris will also offer a chic and glamorous Parisian New Year’s Eve for which Chef Thierry Marx has prepared a special culinary experience at Sur Mesure. In the restaurant’s contemporary setting, guests will enjoy a surprise nine course menu. David Biraud, Head Sommelier, will suggest unique wine pairings to complement Chef Marx’s modern and innovative cuisine.

Thierry Marx has created a six course tasting menu at Camélia showcasing seasonal ‘star products’ such as ‘Truffled lobster white pudding, leeks assortment ‘or ‘Dover sole like a soufflé, “coralline” sauce, wild mushrooms’. On 1 January, guests will be able to extend celebrations with a special ‘New Year’s brunch’. There will also be live music at Camélia as a jazz band adds to the celebratory atmosphere on 31 December for dinner and on 1 January for brunch.

Rates over the New Year period begin from EUR 1,075 for a Deluxe Room. The Surprise Menu at Sur Mesure will be available on 31 December for dinner, priced at EUR 588, excluding drinks.  The New Year’s Eve menu at Camélia will be available on 31 December, priced at EUR 235, excluding drinks. The New Year’s brunch at Camélia will be available on 1 January, from 12:30 to 15:30, priced at EUR 118.

To make a festive reservation please visit www.mandarinoriental.com/paris or contact the reservations office on +33 (01 70 98 73 33 or email mopar-reservations@mohg.com. For restaurant reservations please contact Camélia at +33 (0)1 70 98 74 00 or Sur Mesure par Thierry Marx at +33 (0)1 70 98 73 00, or email mopar-restauration@mohg.com.

About Mandarin Oriental, Paris

Mandarin Oriental, Paris has a premier location on Rue Saint-Honoré, surrounded by history and fashionable shopping. The hotel's 99 luxurious rooms and 39 suites offer guests an eminently stylish Parisian experience, and are among the most spacious in Paris. An inner courtyard camellia garden provides outdoor dining and is a peaceful oasis in the city. Other dining choices, include the two-Michelin star signature restaurant, Sur Mesure par Thierry Marx, Camélia, The Cake Shop and Bar 8, all under Executive Chef and Culinary Director Thierry Marx. The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Paris brings relaxation in a peaceful, modern setting, and an indoor pool and a fully-equipped fitness centre complete the hotel's leisure facilities.

About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from a well-respected Asian hotel company into a global brand, the Group now operates, or has under development, 45 hotels representing close to 11,000 rooms in 25 countries, with 20 hotels in Asia, ten in The Americas and 15 in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In addition, the Group operates or has under development, 14 Residences at Mandarin Oriental connected to its properties.

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