Rome Cavalieri, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel has a host of exciting festive offerings and events planned for the 2021/2022 holiday season that are perfect for guests looking to celebrate the most magical moments of the year in Rome’s leading luxury city hotel. FOUR takes a closer look at what to expect…
CHRISTMAS EVE & CHRISTMAS DAY
To kick-off holiday celebrations, patrons are invited to Tiepolo Lounge & Terrace for a cheerful afternoon soirée, where they can savour a rich buffet of Christmas treats by Pastry Chef Dario Nuti and make a sweet Christmas toast with a flute of Veuve Clicquot Rosé. Adult guests are invited to return to Tiepolo Lounge & Terrace for a chic evening of delicious cocktails created by a team of professional mixologists.
Afternoon Toast 4pm – 7pm €38 (approximately $45) per person.
Evening Cocktails 7pm – 9:30pm €20 (approximately $24) per person.
Served to the melody of familiar festive music played live on the piano, two very special Christmas Eve dinners will offer delicate seasonal flavours paired perfectly with an award-winning selection of wines. These include:
An 8-course tasting menu at Rome’s first and only 3-Michelin-Star restaurant, La Pergola, where renowned Chef Heinz Beck will serve a creative take on the Italian celebration of the Feast of the Seven Fishes. Among the seven seafood dishes will be Amberjack with carrots, algae and lichens, and Lobster over artichokes with black truffle. The meal will be paired with a selection of prestigious wines from La Pergola’s renowned cellar, winner of Wine Spectator’s Grand Award.
€490 (approximately $574) per person.
At Uliveto, Executive Chef Fabio Boschero and his team will present an inviting multi-course meal incorporating locally sourced and seasonal ingredients. Guests will be able to savour delectable dishes such as a single-origin kamut spaghetti with Venus clams, and a roasted rack of veal served with sautéed porcini mushrooms and saffron potato purée. Dessert, presented by Pastry Chef Dario Nuti, will include a classic Christmas yule log cake with orange, Bronte pistachio and Madagascar vanilla.
€98 (approximately $115) per person.
Continuing with cheer and glee, guests are invited to Rome Cavalieri’s signature Christmas Day Brunch in the Garden Lobby. Families will enjoy traditional holiday music and local delights presented by Executive Chef Fabio Boschero such as Italian meats, cappelletti, ravioli, and mulled wine for adults. Little ones will rejoice with the arrival of Santa Claus on his sleigh with gifts for all.
€175 (approximately $205) per adult | €80 (approximately $94) per child.
Guests are encouraged to treat themselves to a dose of holiday pampering at the award-winning Cavalieri Grand Spa Club, which will offer an exclusive Glowing Christmas treatment by partner La Prairie. Inspired by the sunset colours of the Swiss Alps, this exclusive treatment gives skin radiance and luminosity using Pure Gold drops, to restructure, brighten and stimulate the skin, giving it a smooth and vital effect.
50 minutes | €155 (approximately $182) per person.
Find out further details on the Christmas Eve and Day events here.
NEW YEAR’S EVE & DAY
Rome Cavalieri has curated multiple stylish events for guests to ring in the New Year. These experiences include:
Grand Gala at La Pergola, featuring a sensational 9-course feast by Chef Heinz Beck, with wine pairings. On offer will be courses including red shrimp on avocado with lemongrass tapioca and lime, and venison on a bed of carrot and cardamom. The celebration will include music and spectacular fireworks into the New Year.
€1,300 (approximately $1,524) per person.
Grand Ballroom Party will be an exhilarating affair filled with dazzling performances, spectacular entertainment and a Gala Dinner hosted by Chef Fabio Boschero and team. Upon arrival, guests will sip bubbles and enjoy a selection of canapés. Dinner will include dishes such as risotto with Grana Padano aged for 36 months and 24K gold flakes, as well as veal tournedos in Nebbiolo sauce, with sautéed spinach, duchess potatoes and black truffle. For dessert, a grand buffet of sweet treats will be presented by Pastry Chef Dario Nuti. Live music will ring in the New Year and lentils and cotechino will be given out at midnight.
€370 (approximately $435) per person.
Golden Bubbles Party, still taking place in the Grand Ballroom, offers an evening of refined and traditional goodness, for a top-notch toast to the New Year and a memorable midnight celebration. The party will host a DJ and will feature Moët & Chandon Champagne, a selection of canapés and sweet petit fours. Lentils and cotechino will also be served at midnight. As an added luxury, guests can enjoy a Calvisius Caviar Trilogy experience at an extra cost.
€180 (approximately $213) per person | Caviar add-on €145 (approximately $170) per person.
New Year’s Eve with a View presented at Terrazza Degli Aranci will be a sweet late-night celebration offering a grand dessert buffet, flowing Moët & Chandon Champagne, and spectacular fireworks.
€190 (approximately $223) per person.
The celebration continues on New Year’s Day with a signature Brunch in the Garden Lobby. Patrons are invited to make a toast to 2022 in typical Italian fashion, with a menu of specialities from Executive Chef Fabio Boschero alongside live entertainment, games and music for little ones, with beverages served à la carte.
€155 (approximately $182) per adult | €70 (approximately $82) per child.
The perfect way to begin the New Year, guests are also encouraged to pamper themselves at the Cavalieri Grand Spa Club, which will offer an exclusive Sparkling Radiance Facial treatment. A complete sensory experience, gold drops of La Prairie Pure Gold Radiance Concentrate are added to the face to firm up, brighten and stimulate the skin. Furthering its effects, gentle heat and specially selected masks intensify the penetration of the Pure Gold serum, giving the skin a smooth, radiant, and vital effect.
80 minutes | €180 (approximately $212) per person.
Guests may combine their holiday experiences with a range of attractive special overnight rates provided across guestroom and suites categories. Starting at €275 (approximately $323) per room, per night with breakfast and VAT included, these special rates will be available from December 20, 2021 to January 7, 2022.
Rome Cavalieri, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel operates in line with government guidelines, while the safety of guests and staff is a top priority. The hotel’s festive season programming is organized and hosted with proper safety measures and procedures in place.
For more information and to book a stay, as well as to reserve spots at any of the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations, please visit romecavalieri.com.
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