SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

October 20, 2014 16:16 ET

Berlin Hotel's Holiday Plans Include American-Style Fare and Grand Parties

Year-End Festivities Include Something for Everyone at Berlin Marriott Hotel

BERLIN, GERMANY--(Marketwired - Oct 20, 2014) - American-style parties and holiday fare are headlining year-end events at a prominent Berlin hotel at Potsdamer Platz. Turkey, mistletoe, music and fine champagne are basic ingredients for the holidays as the Berlin Marriott Hotel prepares to provide everything from turkey cooking classes to a glamorous New Year's Eve party in celebrating the holidays and bringing 2014 to a close in American fashion.

Turkey Cooking Class or Turkey to Go?
Chef Thomas Czerwionke invites families, friends and companies to partake in a Turkey Cooking Class in the Berlin hotel's restaurant, the Midtown Grill, near Brandenburg Gate. Here, Chef Thomas will demonstrate how the American classic holiday roast can be prepared complete with crispy skin and perfect buttery soft meat. Professional tips for the traditional turkey stuffing, mashed sweet potatoes with marshmallows and more will also be shared. Following the class, attendees will eat together and enjoy drinks at Midtown Grill.

The Turkey Cooking Class can be booked for up to 18 attendees and costs EUR 95 per person.

Midtown Grill also offers "Turkey to Go" for those who want to serve their perfectly cooked turkey to friends and family in the comfort of their home. Just order two business days in advance and pick up the turkey.

To book the cooking class or secure a turkey to go, simply call the Midtown Grill team at +49 30-22 000 6415.

Time to Say Thank You!
For large and small companies who want to thank their employees, customers or business partners for the year, the Berlin Marriott Hotel provides the perfect setting for this year's Christmas party. Whether hosting 15 or 500 guests, the in-house event team responds to individual wishes and plans to create the perfect holiday party. With 14 event rooms and menus that may be customized, with or without American delicacies, the Berlin Marriott Hotel can easily host any type of occasion from elegant dinners to intimate theme parties.

Parties with a Christmas menu including drinks, a Christmas tree and matching decoration start at EUR 79 per person. The event team welcomes inquiries and reservations at +49 30-22 000 6048.

Champagne instead of Mulled Wine
Delivering a holiday gift from above, a ten-meter-high hot air balloon in the shape of an oversized cork will "land" in the hotel lobby on Dec. 12, inviting guests to enjoy champagne at its champagne bar until Dec. 30 This special pre-Christmas surprise is made possible in cooperation with Moët & Chandon to provide an ideal holiday meeting place for those who do not want to stand at the Christmas markets of Berlin with mulled wine and cold feet. The champagne bar will open daily Dec. 12-30.

New Year's Eve at Potsdamer Platz
A three-story New Year's Eve bash at Potsdamer Platz is planned for Dec. 31, with events starting at one of the most fashionable bars in Berlin. Invitations to three floors of events at the Berlin Marriott Hotel include a warm-up party in the CATWALK bar with house music starting at 10 p.m. Later in the night, hits and classics will be playing inside the Grand Ballroom, and beginning at 11:30 p.m. the lobby dance floor will open with lounge music. Tickets start as low as EUR 30 per person in advance or EUR 45 at the box office.

For those who also want to be pampered with culinary delights on New Year's Eve, the Berlin Marriott Hotel offers an all-inclusive package with a sumptuous dinner buffet at live cooking stations, unlimited serving of red and white wine, Prosecco, beer, soft drinks and coffee; a midnight snack, and access to all three party areas for only EUR 159. Reservations may be made by calling +49 30-22 000 6048.

About the Berlin Marriott Hotel
The Berlin Marriott Hotel welcomes travelers to Postdamer Platz and the heart of Berlin with 379 rooms and suites featuring classic elegant designs and full service amenities. Equipped with high-tech conference facilities, the Berlin Marriott Hotel is one of the most important business hotels of the capital. Home to the popular Midtown Grill, guests can join with locals to enjoy American steakhouse favorites prepared in an open show kitchen and discover imaginative cocktails prepared by the award-winning team of Germany's first fashion bar, the CATWALK. The hotel also features a spacious spa and fitness area with pool, an executive lounge on the 10th floor and convenient underground parking.

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