Hong Kong, 26 January 2014 – Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas celebrates Chinese New Year with traditional ceremonies, exclusive menus and elaborate décor. The triple Forbes Five-Star resort welcomes the Year of the Horse with themed offerings at MOzen Bistro, Tea Lounge, The Spa and Mandarin Bar starting January 31.
Chinese New Year at MOzen Bistro
MOzen Bistro will commemorate the New Year with a Year of the Horse Dim Sum Menu available throughout the day and a Prosperity Yu Sheng Menu from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m., January 31 through February 3. In addition, a special Chinese New Year Dinner for USD 79 per person is available on January 31 featuring delicacies such as Roast Peking Duck with crepes, Charsiew Pork with lemongrass prawns, coconut tapioca with litchi sorbet and dragon fruit for dessert and more. Also, Jazz Sunday brunch on February 2 will showcase additional Chinese-inspired entrees and desserts.
Gong Fu Cha Tea Ceremony
Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas’ Tea Lounge, perched 23 floors above the world-famous Strip, will offer an authentic Gong Fu Cha tea service in honor of the Chinese New Year. Gong Fu Cha, literally means making tea with efforts, and is a traditional tea service where Imperial Spring Dragonwell tea is carefully pan-fired to create a toasty aroma with a sweet, rounded flavor. The service will be presented by the Tea Lounge servers daily from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. January 31 through February and is recommended for parties of three or more.
Traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony at the Tea Lounge
From January 31 till February 3, guests celebrating Chinese New Year can enjoy elegantly delicious afternoon tea with New Year-inspired pastries and handmade fortune cookies. The Tea Lounge offers a selection of high-grade Chinese teas in addition to other blends to suit a variety of tastes. Afternoon tea service will be served by staff trained in the art of the traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony and are delighted to share the history of Chinese New Year with guests. The Chinese New Year afternoon tea service is priced at USD 35 per person.
Year of the Horse Pampering at The Spa
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas launches new treatments in 2014 to celebrate the Year of the Horse. In homage to the spa philosophies based in traditional Chinese medicine, the two new spa treatments are inspired to bring positive fortune for the spa-goer in this auspicious year. The treatments will be offered in harmony with the 12-month celebration of the Chinese New Year starting January 31.
• Good Luck Ritual – This invigorating massage welcomes the Chinese New Year with a welcoming foot ritual followed by a full body massage designed to release tension and increase circulation in the lower back and shoulders. A warmed mineral mud mask is applied to the lower back and enveloped with moist heat. 90 minutes; USD 280 weekend, 240 weekday
• Double Luck – Set in a private couple’s suite, the two-hour Chinese New Year ceremony was designed for the romantic couple seeking good karma and long lasting relationships. An inviting foot ritual laced with essential oils commences the experience. After a skin softening body exfoliation, couples relax under the soothing waters of the Private Heaven Steam Shower then symbiotic rhythms are restored as a couple’s massage is performed in side-by-side treatment tables. The two-hour treatment is priced at USD 650 per couple.
Lucky Horseshoe at Mandarin Bar
Mandarin Bar rings in the Year of the Horse with the Lucky Horseshoe cocktail created exclusively for the Chinese New Year celebrations. This spirited cocktail brings together winter flavors such as cinnamon and cranberry in a well-balanced champagne cocktail with Absolut Elyx, Aperol and Perrier-Jouët.
For additional information or to make reservations, please call 702-590-8882. Guests at Mandarin Bar must be 21 years of age and older.