The sale of Christmas goodies and festive celebrations will start on 30 November 2012 at Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore during the annual Light-up Ceremony. In addition to traditional flavours, new creations inspired by The Nutcracker ballet will be launched together with five premium hampers and novel festive treats. An advent calendar modelled after a Gingerbread House will be set up in the hotel lobby. Each day, one lucky child staying at the hotel will be selected to open one of the 24 windows to win a prize.
Area Executive Pastry Chef Hervé Potus and his team of expert patisseries will introduce new varieties of the Bûche de Noëls, famous French yule log cakes. These roulade creations are inspired by the classic Christmas tale of The Nutcracker. Guests can expect new flavours such as Champagne Cassis Mandarin. Another new flavour, Vintage 72 Per Cent Nutty, has a digestive cookie fondant base packed with raisins and roasted almond flakes in 72 percent chocolate mousse. Both cakes are priced at SGD 52 each. For guests who prefer traditional flavours, the classic Cookies and Cream, and Grandma 66 Per Cent yule log cakes start at SGD 48.
Another staple for the dinner table is the wholesome Christmas cake. Guests can indulge in two new creations, Santa Claus and Festive Hat. These one-kilogram cakes can be purchased at SGD 60 each. Traditional Pecan Nut Pie and English Fruit Cake with Drunken Fruits are available for those with nostalgic cravings, at SGD 40 each.
European favourites, such as the Authentic German Marzipan Stollen, are available in 250-gram and 600-gram portions. The Home-Made Italian Panettone will satisfy any holiday lover, and is priced at only SGD 14.
Chocolate lovers and aficionados can indulge in cocoa delights of the finest quality. The latest addition to the chocolate selection is the Chocolate Reindeer, priced at SGD 26 per piece. Other handcrafted chocolates include the Lollipop 66 Per Cent, Santa Lost His Boots, Polar Bear and Chocolate Santa Claus, in 80-gram and 130-gram versions.
Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore offers five premium hampers that are ideal as presents for family or business partners. Prices start at SGD 98 for the Christmas Classic Hamper, which features a bottle of Chandon Méthode Champenoise, a 90-gram Chocolate Santa Claus, marzipan stollen, assorted Christmas cookies and a mini panettone. The Dreams and Wishes Hamper, priced at SGD 388, includes a bottle of Taittinger Brut champagne, Marron Glacés, Valrhona chocolate pralines, a crunchy nougat bar, an English fruit cake, a marzipan stollen, Christmas pudding, a 200-gram Chocolate Santa Claus, pain d’epice with orange perfume, Shangri-La tea and an assortment of Christmas cookies.
The traditional advent calendar will be taken to new heights at Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore. Each day, one lucky child staying at the hotel will be given the opportunity to open one of 24 windows leading up to Christmas Day. The windows are part of the Gingerbread House that will be erected in the Tower Wing’s main lobby during the Christmas season.
On Christmas Eve, guests are invited to gather for hearty buffet meals at The Line. Festive buffet lunch on Christmas Eve starts at SGD 55 per adult, and SGD 26 per child between 6 and 11 years old.
Guests can add to the merriment with free-flowing house pour wine, draft beer, soft drinks, chilled juices, coffee and tea for only SGD 72 per adult. The festive buffet dinner starts at SGD 148 per adult, and SGD 74 per child between 6 and 11 years old. The festive buffet dinner including free-flowing Taittinger champagne, house pour wine, draft beer, soft drinks, chilled juices, coffee and tea is priced at SGD 188 per adult.
The Christmas Day buffet lunch can be enjoyed for SGD 158 per adult, and SGD 79 per child between 6 and 11 years old. The Christmas Day buffet lunch including free-flowing Taittinger champagne, house pour wine, draft beer, soft drinks, chilled juices, coffee and tea is priced at SGD 198 per person.
Guests can complete the magical season with the Christmas Day buffet dinner at SGD 98 per adult, and SGD 49 per child between 6 and 11 years old. The price includes free‑flowing house pour wine, draft beer, soft drinks, chilled juices, coffee and tea.
For enquiries and reservations, please contact Dining Reservations at (65) 6213 4398/4954 or e-mail email@example.com. For instant online bookings, please visit http://www.shangri-la.com/singapore/shangrila/dining/.
All prices quoted for festive goodies are subject to GST. Prices for the Christmas buffet are subject to a service charge and the prevailing government taxes.
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Note to the editor: A price list of the hotel’s festive goodies is attached.
Christmas Bûche de Noëls
Grandma 66 Per Cent
Cookies and Cream
Vanilla Exotic *New*
Vintage 72 Per Cent Nutty *New*
Raspberry and Chestnut Tiramisu *New*
Champagne Cassis Mandarin *New*
Christmas Cakes and Pies
English Fruit Cake with Drunken Fruit (one kilogram)
Santa Claus (one kilogram) *New*
Festive Hat (one kilogram) *New*
The Real Pecan Nuts Pie (serves eight)
Pain D’Epice with Orange Perfume (250 grams)
Authentic German Marzipan Stollen (250 grams)
Authentic German Marzipan Stollen (600 grams)
Home-made Traditional Italian Panettone (500 grams)
Other Christmas Goodies
Minced Meat Pie
Assorted Christmas Cookies (125 grams)
Assorted Christmas Cookies (250 grams)
Christmas Pudding (450 grams)
Lollipop 66 Per Cent
Chocolate Bar (80 grams)
“Touched by an Angel” (80 grams)
Chocolate Santa Claus (80 grams)
Chocolate Santa Claus (130 grams)
Polar Bear (130 grams)
Snowman (130 grams)
Handmade Chocolate Truffles (nine pieces)
Handmade Chocolate Truffles (20 pieces)
“Santa Lost His Boots” (includes six chocolate pralines)
Chocolate Reindeer *New*
Christmas Chocolate Truffle Selection (12 pieces)
Roasted Tom Turkey with Sage and Bread Stuffing, Sautéed Brussels Sprouts, Butter Glazed Vegetables, Roasted New Potatoes, Giblet‑Rosemary, Gravy and Cranberry Sauce (serves 8-10)
Tandoori Marinated Tom Turkey with Cumin Roasted New Potatoes, Vegetable Jalfrezi and Methi Sauce (serves 8-10) *New*
Roasted Turkey Breast with Sage and Bread Stuffing, Sautéed Brussels Sprouts, Butter Glazed Vegetables, Roasted New Potatoes, Giblet‑Rosemary, Gravy and Cranberry Sauce (serves 8-10) *New*
Red Wine Honey Glazed Virginia ham with Sautéed Brussels Sprouts, Butter Glazed Vegetables, Roasted New Potatoes, Pineapple and Raisin Jus and Cinnamon Apple Sauce (serves 10-12)
Roasted Rib Eye of Angus Beef with Herbs, Sautéed Brussel Sprouts, Butter Glazed Vegetables, Red Wine Seed Mustard Jus, Dijon Mustard (serves 6-8 pax)
Grain Fed Beef Tenderloin “Wellington” with Sautéed Brussels Sprouts, Butter Glazed Vegetables, Sauce Perigord and Dijon Mustard
Roasted Herb Marinated Rack of Lamb, Buttered Glazed Vegetables, Gratinated Potatoes, Jacket Roasted Garlic Gravy and Mint Sauce
Roasted Leg of Lamb with Arabic Spices Served with Yogurt Dip, Vermicelli Rice, Roasted Vegetables (4 kilogrammes) *New*
Dreams and Wishes
All prices are subject to GST.
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