For most, 2020 has been a year like no other. To usher in the holidays, Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen has decked its halls in hues of powder blue, silver and white festive cheer that will get guests to look up, look ahead and to #DreamwithFS this Christmas.
The hotel brings the spirit of a White Christmas wholly through its doors, promising to take guests on a magical ‘Winter Wonderland’ journey with a display of creative masterpieces by local craftspeople. Breeze through the hotel’s driveway and be greeted by intricate hanging ‘winter balloons’ that adorn the entrance, a meaningful symbol of havingone’s hopes and dreams rise up to the heavens. Bringing to life the joy and peace of Christmastime, standing tall in the hotel’s welcome lobby is a stunning 18-foot Christmas tree beautifully decorated with over 1,000 Christmas sphere balls, 200 hand-frosted branches and close to 300 delicate white feather accoutrements, giving semblance of a snow-covered Christmas tree and the notion of the new beginnings that winter snow brings. For the giftgiving Christmas-goers, the hotel’s Festive Booth on Level 1 also offers a sumptuous spread of takeaway yuletide treats and holiday highlights from the hotel’s culinary maestros for a Christmas home party.
Taking pride of place in the Reception Lobby on Level 6 is a towering life-size 19.6-foot White Christmas Castle creation by the hotel’s talented pastry team. Frosted with over 40 kilograms of icing sugar and decorated with delicate hand-cut sugar snowflakes, mini meringue mushrooms and shooting stars, all of which was built up over a span of close to two weeks; a stunning statement piece and an ideal background for a picture perfect Christmas photo memento.
But what is Christmas without the feasting and merrymaking? Celebrating good tidings and
the seasons’ traditions, Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen promises to make it an unforgettable
winter holiday for all with a line-up of indulgent year-end festive treats.
Decadent Festive Feasts
At FOO (Level 6), guests can look forward to Christmas Eve and Day highlights such as the Seared Foie Gras with Spice and Cardamon Jus; Slow-roasted Festive Turkey with Chestnut and Foie Gras Stuffing; Grilled Black Angus Tomahawk with Gunpowder Rub; Glazed Christmas Gammon Ham with Spiced Apple, as well as a live oyster station. Also a must-try is the sashimi station which will offer unique selections such as the Marshall Bigeye Tuna, Canadian Botan Ebi and Shima-aji (Striped Jack), just to name a few.
Then finish the night off on a sweet note with a mouth-watering selection of festive cakes and
tarts. Highlights include the Pistachio and Strawberry Cake, Cassis Yule Log and classics such
as Christmas Stollen and Yule Log.
Christmas Eve Dinner is priced at RMB988 per person while Christmas Day Lunch and Dinner is priced at RMB888 per person.
Alternatively, for diners seeking an Eastern touch, head to the Hotel’s Chinese restaurant on Level 3 for an exclusive 8-course Festive Set Menu. Zhuo Yue Xuan has been recognised with the 1-diamond Black Pearl award for three consecutive years, making it a choice venue for an exquisite dining experience.
The 8-course Festive Set Menu is priced at RMB1,580 per person.
Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen.138 Fuhua Third Road, Futian District 福田区福华三路 138 号 (8826 8831)
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