The Peninsula Celebrates 10 Years with 10 Deals

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The Peninsula opened its doors to the city of Chicago on June 1, 2001.  Now, 10 years later, The Peninsula Chicago is recognizing the milestone of its first decade with a series of anniversary offerings and philanthropic initiatives. Guests are invited to take advantage of special room rates, inviting incentives at The Peninsula Spa by ESPA, and creative menu selections in the hotel’s four award-winning restaurants and The Bar.  Each promotion provides a great way for guests to re-discover why The Peninsula is one of Chicago’s most celebrated hotels.

10th Anniversary Spa Specials

Guests can reserve one of the following treatments specially priced in honor of the hotel’s 10th anniversary:

·60-minute Intensive Facial

·60-minute Aromatherapy Massage

·60- minute Body Wrap

Price: US$ 110 each (valued at US$ 160) Validity: June 1 through 30, 2011

10th Anniversary Culinary Journey

Guests will enjoy the opportunity to experience the hotel’s four treasured restaurants and inviting bar all in one night during this culinary dine-around.  The evening encompasses a course in each of The Peninsula Chicago’s award-winning restaurants, showcasing a signature menu item in each..  The journey begins with the hotel’s signature anniversary cocktail, “Pen 10”, in The Bar, followed by a Mushroom Flatbread appetizer in Pierrot Gourmet.  For the next course, guests are off to Shanghai Terrace for a choice of Kung Pao Chicken, Kung Pao Beef or Steamed Market Fish, before savoring Alaskan King Crab as an entrée in the spectacular, two Michelin star-rated Avenues restaurant.  Lastly, indulge in the delectable desserts that have been enticing guests in The Lobby for the past 10 years. $ 170 per person, excluding drinks, tax and gratuity.  Advance notice of 48 hours and a minimum of two guests per party is required.  This special gastronomical tour is offered Tuesday through Saturday through December 31, 2011.

Customized Private Tour at The Art Institute of Chicago

Experience a rare opportunity to explore the world of art with The Peninsula Academy’s Art of Hospitality’s Customized Private Tour at Chicago’s famed Art Institute. Guests will learn how the museum’s curators store, catalogue and care for the precious art. This tour provides information about the extensive collections at the museum and teaches guests how the curators go about deciding which pieces to display as part of an exhibition. The tour will provide an in-depth perspective in the galleries of the chosen topic and will be guided by one of the museum’s Art Historians.  This program can be reserved for up to eight people and pricing starts at US$ 500 for the hotel and museum tours.

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