Hilton Sofia Reveals Festive Programme 2010

From Advent To New Year’s Eve Celebrations – Hilton Sofia Offers Unforgettable Holiday Enchantment

This information originated in UK English.

November 25, 2010

SOFIA, Bulgaria -  Hilton Sofia today announced its programme for the festive season. The hotel will offer the perfect mix of tempting cuisine and sparkling entertainment during Advent, Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

Advent Brunch
At the hotel’s Seasons restaurant, guests can savour a delicious Advent buffet, overflowing with delectable specialties while live music will entertain them all night. The Wonder Group childcare centre will set up a Santa Claus corner at Hilton Sofia and spread a jovial mood for the little guests, with plenty of fun games and a marvellously arranged kid’s festive buffet. The Advent brunch is available from EUR 25 per person on 28 November 2010, and on 5, 12 and 19 December 2010 from 12 p.m. to 15.30 p.m.

Festive Dinner Menu
Hilton Sofia’s chefs will be cooking up delicious dishes for the festive a la carte menu, created by executive chef Jean-Hubert Garnier. Festive menu highlights include escalope of sautéed duck liver with caramelized apples; ‘Kapama Koleda’, an authentic Bulgarian Christmas fare of rabbit, wild boar and smoked sausage; and ‘puff pastry with fortunes’ - all complimented by a sparkling Christmas atmosphere. The festive dinner menu is available at the hotel’s Seasons restaurant from 13 until 26 December 2010.

Christmas Day Brunch
Christmas Day brunch at Hilton Sofia will be amongst the most exclusive festive brunches in town. Guests can experience a warm and relaxing dining experience, while children will have great fun in the kid’s corner with Santa Claus and a superb holiday entertainment kingdom. The menu includes coulibiac of salmon, spinach and mushrooms, oysters fine de claire, terrine of duck with foie gras, braised paupiette of sea bass and shrimps, as well as other festive temptations. In addition, the Christmas carvery of roast turkey, served with sage and sausage bread stuffing and apple sauce, is sure to exceed all expectations. Guests can choose from a fabulous selection of desserts including roast pineapple with vanilla and star anis, Black Forest cherry and chocolate biscuit, nut and raspberry Linzer tort, and a chocolate fountain with marshmallows and fresh fruit.

Christmas Day brunch is available at the hotel’s Seasons restaurant from EUR 30 per person, from 12 p.m. to 15.30 p.m. on 25 December 2010.

Boxing Day Brunch
The Boxing Day brunch will tempt its guests with chef's traditional Christmas dishes such as braised veal sirloin with ragout of wild mushrooms, and stir-fried shrimps in coconut curry sauce.

Boxing Day brunch is available at the hotel’s Seasons restaurant from EUR 25 per person, from 12 p.m. until 15:30 p.m. on 26 December 2010.

360-degree New Year’s Eve Party
This year, Hilton Sofia is taking its guests to a party around the world, with thrilling entertainment, glamorous ambiance and a variety of flavours from Thailand to France and Latin America to the Middle East. The remarkable end-of-year party at Hilton Sofia’s Seasons restaurant features an entertainment programme and a ‘travel-the-world’ buffet offering a splendid selection of gourmet delights for those who want to celebrate in style.

The menu will feature a number of tempting dishes such as terrine of foie gras; chilled parrillada of shrimps, octopus, scallops, mussels and calamari; crisp fried duck breast; baked lobster tails with seafood thermidor; roast guinea fowl; and roast beef tenderloin. Delicious desserts include pineapple tart tatin, raspberry millefeuille, crème Catalane and chocolate and banana truffle cake. At midnight, guests can enjoy a firework extravaganza and proceed to dance the night away.

The 360-degree Party, at the hotel’s Seasons restaurant, is available from EUR 102 per person, from 8pm until late, on 31 December 2010.

Far & Wide New Year’s Eve Party
Guests at the ‘Far & Wide’ party, held at the hotel’s Artists bar, can sip fancy drinks and spoil themselves with culinary temptations on the ‘East-West’ four-course menu featuring smoked salmon, Thai shrimp and coconut soup, medallion of veal striploin and crepes Romanoff filled with strawberries. Music and a captivating atmosphere await guests at this wonderful venue. The ‘Far & Wide’ party is available from EUR 61 per person, from 8pm until late, on 31 December 2010.

Children’s Party
Hilton Sofia's ‘Children’s Party’ package, created in cooperation with the Wonder Group team, offers delicious food and interesting kids entertainment. Children can enjoy various fun-and-play rooms for different age groups, a disco and video room, numerous festive activities, music and supervised sleeping facilities. Hilton Sofia will provide an unforgettable New Year’s Eve experience with party hats, competitions, festive drawings and special decorations.

Exclusively for children whose parents celebrate New Year’s Eve at the hotel, the Children’s Party starts at 8pm and is available from EUR 38 per child for children under twelve years of age.

Happy New Year Brunch
Hilton Sofia invites guests to its Happy New Year brunch at the hotel’s Seasons restaurant. The hotel’s kitchen team will be serving up an impressive array of culinary temptations, a carving station, and enticing desserts from the ‘Sweet & Spoil’ buffet, including cakes, puddings, pancakes and much more. Children can have fun in a separate fun & play room.

Happy New Year brunch at Hilton Sofia is available at EUR 30 per person from 12pm to 15.30pm on 1 January 2011.

For additional information or to book, please visit www.hilton.co.uk/sofia or contact the hotel direct on +359 (0) 2 933 5000.

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