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A bite of northwest China@Conrad Xiamen: Xinjiang and Xi'an cuisine

   Some say the best way to get to know and remember a new city is through its food. Perhaps you've been to China's great Northwest and you've tasted and fallen in love with the food there, but living in a southern city somehow limits you from savoring northwestern food as often as you might like. But from now till December 16th, 2018, Conrad Xiamen is offering the most authentic northwest cuisine from far-off Xinjiang and Xi'an at its Pier 38 Restaurant.   Xinjiang Cuisine  Xinjiang Lamb Skewers Savored by the people of Xinjiang for more than 1,800 years,

Don't miss out on Conrad Xiamen's online markdown sale

  As the "Double Eleven" shopping holiday approaches, Conrad Xiamen has launched an online sale with new markdowns on meals, swimming pool access, and rooms and suites on its WeChat Mall. The online sale will run from November 8th to 11th, 2018, so stay tuned, and don't miss out on these great deals from Conrad Xiamen's online markdown sale. Room promotion - Premier deluxe city view room RMB 1,288 per night including breakfast for two persons (Original price: RMB 3,288 per night)   - Premier suite RMB 2,888 per night including

Kick off your Halloween celebration @Conrad Xiamen

  Halloween parties are the best excuse every year to dress provocatively — or frightfully — and go out for a wonderful time with family or friends. As Halloween approaches, many places in Xiamen are getting ready to put on amazing Halloween events. One of the stand-out parties this year will be held at Conrad Xiamen on October 31st.   Conrad Xiamen will be holding two events for Halloween: a dinner and costume party at Coast Bar and Grill, and a Halloween dinner buffet at Pier 38. Partygoers at Conrad Xiamen’s Halloween costume party

All Things Bavarian at Conrad Xiamen's German Food&Beer Festival

  On the evening of September 29th, 2018, Xiamen's annual German food and beer festival officially opened at Conrad Xiamen's Pier 38 Restaurant. The festival will last a month, till October 31st.   Conrad Xiamen has invited the experienced German chef Mr. Markus Maria to guest cook at the festival. He will prepare delicious Bavarian food for guests throughout the event.   The German food and beer festival at Conrad Xiamen features authentic German food, 12 different types of German craft beer (Mut Krieger beer), and ample opportunities for meeting

Conrad Xiamen launches Chinese wedding show for autumn

Are you holding a wedding this autumn, but not sure how to plan the event, or how you'd like your wedding to look? For a bit of inspiration, check out Conrad Xiamen's 2018 autumn wedding show review as follow, or order your wedding banquet and services directly through the hotel.   On September 2nd, 2018, Conrad Xiamen joined hands with Elysia International Wedding Limited (易瑾国际) to hold a vintage Chinese-style autumn wedding show on the hotel's sixth-floor, 760-square-meter grand ballroom. The wedding show's color scheme was red, gold, and blue,

Conrad Xiamen celebrates 2nd birthday with some irresistible promotions

  Conrad Xiamen is celebrating 2 years of excellence from August 18th 2018 onwards.   With its 2nd anniversary coming along there will be some irresistible offers. It is our way of giving back and thanking our guests for their valuable support during this amazing journey.   From now till 20 August 2018, Conrad Xiamen has six promotions lined up: * RMB 8.18 net for a roasted pigeon at Lucheng restaurant. * RMB 818 net for 4 dinner buffets at Pier 38 restaurant. * RMB 298 net for a brunch set menu at Coast. * 30% discount FB coupon for Lucheng and Coast

Conrad Xiamen going Thai, grand opening for Food Festival

On August 3rd, 2018, after a ribbon-cutting, Conrad Xiamen officially announced the opening of its new Thai Food Festival. The festival features a variety of mouth-watering Thai cuisine, as well as traditional Thai dance performances by a dance team from Thailand, raffle drawings with generous prizes, and fun interactive games.         Mr. Michael Schmitt, General Manager of Conrad Xiamen, delivers a welcome speech on behalf of the hotel.    Dr.

Iron chef of Thailand brings authentic Thai food to Conrad Xiamen

  August marks the peak of the rainy season in both northern and northeast Thailand, which means that many travelers might choose not to travel to that wonderful country any time in the remainder of this summer. But what if right now you're craving a feast of authentic Thai food and just can't wait? Conrad Xiamen has just the thing you’re looking for! From August 3rd to September 3rd, 2018, Conrad Xiamen will team up with the Thai Chamber of Commerce in China and Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (Xiamen office) to launch a Thai food festival at Pier 38. The

Pier 38's lavish buffet at Theatre Kitchen in Conrad Xiamen

Today, restaurants are not just places to eat; they are venues for socializing and staying connected to the world. Conrad Xiamen believes that the process of dining in a restaurant can be as enjoyable as going to a theater: kitchen as playhouse, chef as director, ingredients as actors, the process of cooking as plot, and the mix of food and tableware as stage design. The hotel has developed this idea into a novel dining concept  “theatre kitchen.”       Mr. Nelson Ong (王子文), executive chef at Conrad Xiamen,

Set business lunch @LUCHENG in Conrad Xiamen

Bored with your monotonous working meals? LUCHENG Chinese restaurant at Conrad Xiamen recently launched an affordable five star eat-in business lunch set to enrich Xiamen office workers’ options. The lunch set includes a staple food — fried rice noodles with kimchi — as well as four dishes, a soup, and a dessert. The meal costs RMB 98 per set.     The food combination of the lunch set is made by Conrad Xiamen’s Chinese executive chef Mr. Ivan Wen. The combination is reasonable, nutritious, appetizing, and delectable.

“Earth Hour”-themed candlelight cocktail party at Conrad Xiamen

Conrad Xiamen held its own Earth Hour 2018 celebration on March 24th, 2018. The celebration started at 8:30 p.m. and ended at 9:30 p.m.   During the event, Conrad Xiamen turned off its landmark building’s exterior lighting to save energy, and also hosted a romantic candlelight cocktail party indoors. By coincidence, a new couple was holding their wedding at the hotel’s ballroom that night. After a brief conversation, the new couple gladly agreed to switch off most of the lighting for their wedding banquet for one hour.     The

Conrad Xiamen visited 30 households & wished them a good year

Conrad Xiamen held a charity event in cooperation with the Shapowei Community on the day before the 2018 Chinese New Year. The event aimed to provide support to 30 needy households, among whom several are empty-nesters.     On February 12th, 2018, with the help of leaders in the Shapowei Community, Conrad Xiamen distributed five-liter jugs of cooking oil and five-kilo bags of rice as New Year gifts to families in the area. More than 30 members of the Conrad Xiamen team took part in the event.     The volunteers listened carefully to the donee

Ivan Wen is New Executive Chinese Chef at Conrad Xiamen

Conrad Xiamen recently appointed Mr. Ivan Wen (温卫清) as the hotel's executive Chinese chef. Chef Wen’s main job will be to run Lucheng’s kitchen and banquet facilities, and manage the chef team.       Mr. Ivan Wen The executive Chinese chef-- Mr. Ivan Wen Chef Wen, who hails from Guangdong, has 30 years of culinary, kitchen, and banquet management experience. He has worked in numerous renowned international starred hotels as chief cook and manager of operations of kitchens and banquet services.  

Lavish seafood buffet at Pier 38 in Conrad Xiamen

Nothing delights a foodie so much as a tasty meal, especially a gourmet seafood buffet. Now, Conrad Xiamen’s western restaurant, Pier 38, is offering a new buffet with a vast array of fresh seafood including chilled and hot appetizers. The buffet also includes barbecue, Japanese sushi, sashimi, salads, and desserts. All-you-can-drink select wine, beer, and soft drinks are also available.   Pier 38 offers diverse flavors from all over the world. The restaurant serves an impressive line-up of seafood including salmon, tuna, Alaskan crab, mussels,

One year on, Conrad Xiamen recollects at its first anniversary

  On September 9th, 2017, Conrad Xiamen hosted a grand birthday party to celebrate its first anniversary with more than 200 distinguished guests. Attendees included Mr. Michael Schmitt, General Manager of Conrad Xiamen, and Mr. Tang Ming, General Manager of Shanghai Shimao Hotel Management, Co., Ltd. Also in attendance were the hotel’s property representative, the hotel’s management team, and media members. Accompanied by graceful singing and a beautiful sunset, the guests at the party enjoyed a wonderful evening together. Colorful blinking lights,