Vietnam hotels to dish up feasts for moms
Vietnam hotels, on the occasion of the traditional custom of Mother's Day, which falls on May 1, children once again have a special day to honor and thank their mothers for their dedication to taking care of the family.
Small gifts, a phone call, a bundle of flowers or simply a short moment beside their beloved moms make them feel happy on that day. Hotels in town are introducing programs to create a venue for children who want celebrate the special day with their moms.
Caravelle Hotel (823 4999)
The hotel's Nineteen Restaurant will prepare royal feasts to honor moms, offering a special Sunday brunch and dinner buffet menu on Mother's Day. From appetizers to deserts, the brunch and dinner will feature succulent seafood, riveting roasts and savory sauces.
"Women do so much for their families every day," said John Gardner, the hotel's general manager, adding that the hotel wanted to roll out the red carpet and give everyone a chance to show their mothers how much she's appreciated.
To help pay tribute, the hotel's chef Timo Reus will prepare desserts, including a New York cheese-cake with ripened raspberries on top and a white chocolate fountain surrounded by juicy strawberries and marshmallows.
Diners can also enjoy the buffet with a selection of free-flowing Italian and Chilean wines, as well as unlimited margaritas and martinis.
Each buffet is priced at US$45++ per person with includes a high tea voucher at Lobby Lounge for all mothers.
Legend Hotel (823 3333)
Like other hotels, the hotel is also preparing a special food program for families celebrating the special day by going out for dinner together.
Sunday Brunch is priced at US$32++ per adult and US$16++ per child, while the dinner buffet is priced at US$40++ per adult and US$20++ per child inclusive of free flow wines, soft drinks, fresh fruit juices coffee, tea, and a special gift for every Mother.
Sofitel Hotel (8241555)
The hotel will celebrate Mother's Day with a special brunch for all families who want to honor and express gratitude toward their mothers. The brunch will feature festive delights such as foie gras and French delicacies. The program also includes red roses for moms. The brunch buffet is priced at US$40++ per person.
Park Hyatt Hotel (824 1234)
The hotel's restaurant Square One is preparing a special menu for lunch and dinner on Mother's Day. Chef Takeuchi Satoru and his team will prepare seafood on ice, featuring a variety of chilled shellfish and a smoked salmon fish cake among others. Price for the menu is at US$38++ per person.
Meanwhile at the Opera Restaurant, the hotel's pastry chef Victor will prepare cakes as special gifts for children to give their mother on that day. The cake, which is large enough for ten people, is priced at US$30++ each. It can be ordered with 48 hours notice.
(Source: SGT, URL: http://english.vietnamnet.vn/buys/2008/05/782085/)