DUBAI -
  • Discover a new cuisine

One of the most popular resolutions out there, discovering new tastes and cuisines is high on many people's list, and there is no better place to do it that than at LAO - the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah's signature Vietnamese restaurant.

To mark Vietnamese New Year on the 28th January, LAO's Head Chef Mai Nguyen has developed 12 new dishes that are traditionally prepared for the occasion. The special a la carte menu will run from 21st Jan to 4th February. Guests can try specialties such as fried spring rolls with crab meat, shiitake and jelly mushroom or wok clams with chilli, garlic, shallots and onion.
When: 21st January to 4th February in LAO

  • Spend more time with friends and family

Good value and good food don't always go hand in hand but with Social by Heinz Beck's Ladies Night you can guarantee both for that perfect night out with the girls. Every Wednesday enjoy a three-course menu of Heinz Beck's multi-award winning dishes alongside canapes, petit fours and two glasses of grape or bubbly for just AED 195. Afterwards you can swing by at Serafina's Swing Era Ladies' Night for complimentary Aperol Spritz until 11pm and a live swing band. So, get that weekly catch up in the diary, no excuses.
When: Every Wednesday in Social by Heinz Beck from 7pm and Every Wednesday at Serafina until 11pm
Cost: AED 195 for three-courses and two glasses of bubbly

  • Get a hobby

The Waldorf Astoria's popular Secret Garden brunch is back. Inspired by the hotel's bold approach to sustainability and the launch of the property's organic garden, the brunch features live cooking stations with fresh and seasonal ingredients, tours of the organic garden and a basil plant to take home and nurture. It's time to crack out those green fingers and get inspired to grow-your-own.
When: Every Friday at Mezzerie from 1pm-4pm
Cost: AED 345 per person inclusive of soft drinks
AED 425 per person inclusive of house beverages
AED 600 per person inclusive of sparkling
AED 725 per person inclusive of bubbly package

  • Find occasion to wear that expensive outfit

We all have one; that outfit that costs a fortune but you promised yourself you would wear all the time to make it worth it. Well, here is an occasion and then some.
Introducing the Indulgent Saturday's: inspired by the Waldorf Astoria's long-standing High Tea traditions in Dubai-style. Running every Saturday from 1 to 4pm on the Peacock Alley Terrace, Indulgent Saturdays brings all of the best elements of Friday Brunch and traditional afternoon tea together and is complimented with a series of savoury and sweet lavish canapé, bespoke tea trolley and special infused cocktail creations. The perfect way to complete the weekend with smooth melodious performances from resident entertainers, Soul Groove Trio
When: Every Saturday in Peacock Alley, 1pm-4pm
Cost:
AED 175 per person for Classic High Tea inclusive of tea and coffee
AED 295 per person for Bubbly & Tea Cocktail Creation High Tea inclusive of tea, coffee and sparkling

  • Find more me time

An often over-looked but key resolution, make time for the number one in your life and make 2017 the year of "me".
With an array of treatments to choose from and facilities that include twelve treatment rooms, two private spa suites, a nail care studio, spa boutique, thermal and water flotation lounges, an ice fountain, a herbal steam room and Himalayan salt stone saunas, the Waldorf Astoria Spa is the ultimate spot in which to relax, unwind and recover from the party season. In January, the Spa has two new Omorovicza GOLD treatments at a limited time only discounted price.
When: Throughout January at the Waldorf Astoria Spa
Cost: Special offers start from AED 450 (Value 775)

  • Be a pre-planner

You've bought the diary, and promised not to be that person ringing around every restaurant in town for a last-minute reservation. Well, it's time to start thinking about Valentine's Day.
With six restaurants and bars, an award-winning spa and beautifully-appointed rooms, the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah is a Valentine's dream. With something to suit many budgets from tasting menus at Social by Heinz, an Asian feast at LAO, moonlit beach dining at Palm Avenue with personal butler or spa treatments for him and her in the VIP suite, look no further that the tranquil haven of the Waldorf Astoria this February 14th.

  • Tap your inner Martha Stewart

Looking to channel your inner Martha Stewart and give your Instagram feed some drool-worthy content? Look no further than the Waldorf Astoria's new Baby Shower Planning Service.
‘Baby Shower Bliss' is a bespoke and personalised afternoon tea experience with an array of sophisticated Baby Shower packages which include a ‘Bellini bar cart' and a fully-themed event complete with decorations and props.
When: Available on demand
Cost: Starts from AED 150 per person

  • Fall off the wagon in style

And finally, you've dedicated yourself to extra gym workouts and eating healthily but when it's time to treat yourself make sure you do it in style.

Introducing the Dessert Journey - a four- course tasting menu of mouth- watering desserts created by the innovative team at Social by Heinz Beck and paired with cocktails, which will be rotated on a weekly basis. Highlights will include ‘chocolate bubbles', ‘macaroon boxes' and Michelin Star Chef Heinz Beck's much-loved ‘Deconstructed Cheesecake'. Enough said.
When: Every Saturday in Serafina
Cost: AED 110 per person, add AED 90 for cocktail pairing

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About Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only guest rewards program that allows members to earn Points & Miles® for the same stay and redeem points for free nights with No Blackout Dates at more than 4,600 hotels worldwide. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through www.waldorfastoria.com will have access to benefits including digital check-in and complimentary Wi-Fi.

Contacts:
Saamia Razvi
Hilton
+44 (0)20 7856 4000
saamia.razvi@hilton.com

Virginia Besancon
Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
971.4.818.2222
Virginia.Besancon@waldorfastoria.com

About Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is a portfolio of 26 iconic properties in the world’s most sought after destinations. Unified by their inspirational environments and True Waldorf Service, Waldorf Astoria hotels deliver unparalleled, bespoke service from the moment a guest books through check out. Waldorf Astoria is a part of Hilton, a leading global hospitality company. Experience Waldorf Astoria by booking at www.waldorfastoria.com. Learn about the brand by visiting http://news.waldorfastoria.com or following the brand on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.