Like the polished dazzling jade of rough stone, the St. Regis Qingdao radiates delicacy and exquisiteness. The first anniversary is its highlight and the start of a new journey. The St. Regis Qingdao sincerely invites luminaries from all walks of life to witness the splendid moment of its first anniversary.
Inspired by the purple hour that first appeared in Time: a manifesto for cocktails by Bernard DeVoto, American essayist, The St. Regis Bar notably created the iconic ritual to witness the romantic transition from day to night, inviting all guests to raise their glass and welcome the endless possibilities of the night. The St. Regis Bar Qingdao is among the first St. Regis bars to feature the “Violet Hour” ritual in the Asia Pacific Region.
Our friends in the media strongly supported our first anniversary celebrations. . We hereby sincerely invite all friends of the media to congregate at the St. Regis Bar on 60e floor of the St. Regis Qingdao. Let’s gather above the clouds and enjoy the romantic “Violet Hour”. All media friends are invited to witness the glamor of the St. Regis Qingdao with the head bartender on the city’s coast as the sun sets.
Yan Ting Wine Dinner * LongDai Winery
Located at 5e floor of Yan Ting is a Chinese restaurant showcasing large, immersive banquets for luminaries. Early in its design, the Restaurant incorporated many traditional Chinese elements and local characteristics of Qingdaoaiming to provide an extraordinary dining experience with an elegant “new Chinese style” atmosphere.
On the occasion of its first anniversary, the St. Regis Qingdao has specially invited Leo Cao (Chinese Culinary Director Greater China, Marriott International) and Alex (the Executive Chef of Nankeen) to provide a bespoke and unparalleled dinner for all guests. Leo, from Canton, has more than 30 years of cooking experience. He will present authentic Cantonese-style dishes to all diners with his superb skills and sticking to the original aspiration of food culture.
All guests will gather at the Astor Ballroom atop the mountains and beyond the sea and enjoy the delights. During this evening, reserved wines from local wineries and Domaine de Longdai will be presented. The vintage wines, delights and dazzling lights will always be remembered for years to come.
The Carvery Champagne Dinner * Perrier Toys
The Carvery, in homage to the New York Steakhouse, is located at 60e floor and decorated in a classic style. Thanks to the open kitchen, guests can enjoy culinary expertise up close. The Carvery intends to offer its customers an unforgettable experience above the clouds and leave them with a beautiful memory with great attention to detail. Over the past year, The Carvery has cherished long-awaited reunions, exciting encounters and heartfelt communication. Whether it’s the joy of reunion or the romance of encounters, The Carvery is the perfect backdrop for your wonderful story.
On its first anniversary prelude party, The St. Regis Qingdao will invite guests to savor authentic steak from The Carvery. Tim, the Executive Chef of The Carvery, will work with Chef Davide, who has traveled the world and worked in several Michelin restaurants, to create exquisite delights. With excellent cuisine from the masters and bubbles from Perrier Toy together, diners will appreciate the delicate flavors and enjoy them extraordinarily.
A drunken evening of cocktails
When the day draws to a close and the evening lights are on, all guests can head to the St. Regis Bar to feel its sophisticated splendor reminiscent of the Golden Age. Burgundy red is matched with champagne gold to show a calm and solemn style, which blends perfectly with the city’s charming and romantic night scene. A variety of rare vintage wines, craft cocktails and Qingdao local specialty beers will be served here. In addition, Bloody Mary, a classic St. Regis Qingdao cocktail, will also be introduced in an innovative way.
As part of the St. Regis Qingdao’s first anniversary celebrations, the St. Regis Bar will be partnering with Hope & Sesame, one of the “Top 50 Bars in Asia“, bringing endless imagination to the drinks. Kevin (an experienced, award-winning bartender) and Tural (Marriott Luxury’s Bar “Mixologist of the Year”) will pour all their enthusiasm into making a drunken night out at the St. Regis Qingdao to liven up the first anniversary. The two masters will make a special cocktail full of enthusiasm and blessings, and the cocktail will be presented for a limited time on the first anniversary of the St. Regis Qingdao.
Immersed here, patrons will feel the legend of the St. Regis Bar and experience the bartenders’ classic masterpieces while overlooking the illuminated night view of the city. All these elements complement each other and make everything perfect. The pleasure of drinking has thus become “a inspiring journey around a feeling of inebriation”.
Afternoon tea with piano duo
In the year since the opening of The St. Regis Qingdao, Afternoon Tea at The St. Regis Qingdao has offered an exquisite and luxurious atmosphere with products of exceptional and consistent quality, and d innumerable luminaries have spent a glorious afternoon here above the clouds.
A hundred years ago, in the golden age of New YorkMrs. Caroline Astor, mother of the founder of St. Regis, made elegant afternoon tea an essential ritual for entertaining socialites, and it has become a signature ritual of St. Regis forever. Located in the Hall of Heaven of the St. Regis Qingdao, The Drawing Room dwells amid mountains and seas and is close to the city’s historical landmarks and scenic spots. The Drawing Room doubles as a rare social space high in the clouds and a great place for great views and afternoon tea. The St. Regis Qingdao invites all guests to enjoy the classic Caroline Afternoon Tea Above the Clouds, enjoy the tradition of St. Regis and have a joyful afternoon.
On the occasion of its first anniversary, The St. Regis Qingdao will invite Pol, a master pastry chef, and Calvin, the executive chef of The St. Regis Qingdao Bakery, to present an ingenious afternoon tea service. Mr. Pol comes from Barcelona and was under the guidance of a world-class Michelin dessert master. It has served in many Michelin-starred restaurants, famous dessert shops and luxury hotel bakeries in France and Spain. In addition, Chef Calvin is known to customers and has won several international awards. Leaning against the window and overlooking the landscape, guests can meet up happily and enjoy a romantic afternoon tea created jointly by the two dessert masters.
Anniversary dinner * Black Time event – by invitation
On the occasion of her birthday, a selection of luminaries and distinguished guests will be invited to meet in the Caroline meeting room. They will surely have a memorable night, sharing the delicious food and enjoying the joy of the moment above the clouds.
The St. Regis Qingdao hopes to express its thanks to all guests, media friends and luminaries from all walks of life for their support of the first anniversary celebrations. The first anniversary radiates eternity. We sincerely invite you to join us in witnessing the one-year growth of the St. Regis Qingdao and witnessing the beginning of a bright future together.
Brunch at the St. Regis Qingdao
The Astor Grand Ballroom, with an area of over 900 square meters, is the best option in town for hosting all kinds of celebrations and business meetings. With its long history, a series of iconic rituals and a unique design, the Astor Ballroom exudes an exquisitely festive atmosphere.
In the morning in the city, you might as well start the hard-earned slow urban life with a brunch. At the St. Regis Qingdao, brunch is transformed into an unprecedented “world food theater”. During the anniversary activities, all the guests and chefs will come together to show their creativity. By the way, Turkish restaurant IstanbulItalian restaurant Ciao and Japanese restaurant Kurogi, all of which are popular in Qingdaoare invited by the St. Regis Qingdao, and their chefs will also join the explosion with their delicacies and wine collection.
On the occasion of its first anniversary, The St. Regis Qingdao invites its guests to let their imagination run wild on the taste buds at the hotel.
Yoga Refill * Mindful Valley
The nearly 270 square meter Presidential Suite has always been one of the masterpieces of guest rooms at The St. Regis Qingdao. As an iconic decorative element of The St. Regis brand, the crystal lamp romantically echoes the blue sky outside the window, making the exquisitely designed grand bedroom above the clouds even more elegant. For the first anniversary activities, The St. Regis Qingdao transforms the Presidential Suite into a “yoga space above the clouds”.
The St. Regis Qingdao partners with Mindful Valley to offer a full range of deep physical and spiritual healing services in a refined atmosphere, allowing our guests to explore new inspirations with Himalayan Singing Bowls. The two-hour healing yoga activity will guide our guests to rejuvenate their body and soul in a graceful ambience by the sea of clouds through various programs like kundalini practice, Chinese guided meditation and in English, deep healing with the crystal singing bowl, etc. .
Over the past year, the St. Regis brand, with its century-old history, has been vividly interpreted in the city’s Astor Ballroom. It also inherited its splendid traditional rituals with luminaries from all fields. Now, after a year of fine-tuning, the St. Regis Qingdao has set sail and is heading for the depths of the sea and embraces an unlimited future. Above the clouds, the St. Regis Qingdao hurtles over the waves. Luxurious and comfortable, the Astor Ballroom in the City will forever radiate eternity. The first anniversary radiates eternity.
SOURCE The St. Regis Qingdao