The holidays are almost upon us and everyone knows Chicago is one of the most beautiful cities to be a part of for the holiday season. For a truly magical experience this year, celebrate the holidays with your family and friends at Sofitel Chicago Water Tower, one of the merriest settings in Chicago. Starting this week, the Sofitel Water Tower Chicago offers up a bevy of holiday-themed events for both children and adults to enjoy. Take a peek at the program list, then be sure to sign up soon for your favorite activities, as they're sure to fill up fast! Whether youre a resident or a visitor to Chicago this holiday season, indulge in all the majesty the city has to offer with the help of Sofitel Chicago Water Tower. Happy holidays!
Lessons from Le Bar Mixology Class
On Thursday, November 11 at 6 p.m., learn the basic techniques, ingredients and tools needed to create six classic cocktails at home. This hands-on beginner’s mixology class arrives just in time for holiday entertaining, so students can impress their holiday guests with their mixology skills. Carefully selected appetizers will be served as each cocktail is mixed. Guests must be 21 and over to attend. The event is $80 per person, which includes tax and gratuity. Reservations are recommended and may be made by calling (312) 324 4067 or by emailingBrian.Griffin@sofitel.com.
Santa Storytelling at the Sofitel
Santa Claus has added Sofitel Chicago Water Tower as a stop this busy holiday season! He will tell a traditional holiday story and children are invited to divulge what is on their wish-lists. Hot chocolate and cookies will be available for children and adults. Cameras are encouraged to capture family holiday memories. The event is $20 per child. Santa Storytelling at the Sofitel will occur on Saturday, December 4, 11, and 18 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Reservations are recommended and may be made by calling (312) 324 4063 or by emailingMichel.Gabbud@sofitel.com.
“White Christmas” Theatre and Shopping Package
Experience the ultimate holiday theatre and shopping getaway with Broadway In Chicago’s “White Christmas” paired with shopping at The 900 Shops plus more. The package components include:
• Two premium tickets to Broadway In Chicago’s “White Christmas” by Irving Berlin
• Exclusive pre-show and intermission suite access for “White Christmas”
• Pre-theatre lunch or dinner for two in Café des Architectes
• $50 gift card from The 900 Shops at 900 North Michigan Avenue
• Free 5×7 Santa photo (with purchase of photo package) or Travel Mug with refills from King Café Gourmet & Go
• Exclusively 900 Cards with savings and discounts
• Holiday-themed welcome gift
• Late check-out at 4 p.m.
• Luxurious guestroom accommodations
Terms and Conditions
• This package starts at $455 per night for a Superior King room.
• Broadway In Chicago’s “White Christmas” by Irving Berlin performance dates include: December 17 (evening), December 19 (evening), December 24 (evening), December 26, 2010 (matinee and evening).
• Rates and guestrooms are subject to availability at time of booking. Rate excludes tax.
• Advance reservations are required and must be made at least 15 days in advance of performance date.
• Santa Claus will be available at The 900 Shops through December 24, 2010.
Reservations can be secured directly through the hotel at (312) 324 4000, through the hotel’s toll-free Reservations Department at 1 (877) 813 7700, or by email at Sofitel.Chicagowatertower@sofitel.com.
Café des Architectes will offer a special four-course prix fixe Christmas Eve dinner. Award-winning Chefs Martial Noguier and Meg Galus have designed the menu, which includes Foie Gras “Torchon,” Beef Tenderloin, Swan Creek Pheasant, Bûche de Noël as a few of the options for this festive dining experience. The menu is $65 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. The menu will be served on December 24, 2010. Reservations are recommended and may be made by calling (312) 324 4000 or by emailing Kristina.Mandac@sofitel.com.
On Christmas Day, Café des Architectes des Architectes will offer a special three-course prix fixe menu with options such as Butternut Squash Velouté, Duck Moulard Breast, Roasted Venison, and a Chocolate Snowball as a sweet Yuletide finale. The menu is $72 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. The menu will be served on December 25, 2010. Reservations are recommended and may be made by calling (312) 324 4000 or by emailing Kristina.Mandac@sofitel.com.
New Year’s Eve at Café des Architectes
To ring in the New Year, indulge in an exquisite five-course prix fixe dinner created by Chefs Martial Noguier and Meg Galus at Café des Architectes. For the premiere experience, opt for the black truffle supplement to the meat and fish course. The menu is $99 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. The black truffle supplement is an additional $65 per person. The menu will be served on December 31, 2010. Reservations are recommended and may be made by calling (312) 324 4000 or by emailing Kristina.Mandac@sofitel.com.
New Year’s Eve at Le Bar
Celebrate 2011 in style with the sounds of a DJ and with a Champagne toast at midnight in Le Bar.
For more information, visit SofitelChicagoWatertower.com.
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