HANOI, Vietnam (Aug. 16, 2022) — Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi has introduced six new mooncake flavors ahead of Mid-Autumn Festival 2022 with a French touch to several of them.
The French hints are a nod to the recent reopening of the hotel’s celebrated French fine dining restaurant Le Beaulieu following an extensive seven-month refurbishment.
The preservative-free, hand-baked mooncakes are produced using authentic recipes, infused with the Metropole’s gourmet touch, and inspired by authentic Parisian savoir-faire and the classical and the modern at Le Beaulieu. A symbol of reunion and happiness, Metropole Hanoi’s legendary mooncakes also pay homage to the storied hotel’s 120-year history.
Crafted by Metropole Hanoi’s culinary team, this year’s mooncakes come in six unique flavors: Traditional Mix; Black Sesame and Coconut; Lotus and Mixed Dried Fruit; Green Bean, Apricot and Salted Egg; Blueberry and Roasted Almond; and Candied Orange and Grand-Marnier.
The mooncakes are available in four elegant box options this year: a four-piece box (each piece is 250g) or six-piece box (each piece is 100g), both priced at VND 2,150,000 net. A six-piece VIP box (each piece is 100g) with a bottle of F. Thienpont Bordeaux Causse Rouge 2016 is priced at VND 4,880,000 net. And a six-piece VIP lacquer box (each piece is 100g) with Emperor lotus tea and Earl Grey Yin Zhen tea is priced at VND 6,480,000 net.
The hotel is also offering special promotions for orders placed before August 25. Orders of 30 boxes or more receive 20% off (Accor Plus/ALL members receive an extra 5% off). Orders of 10 boxes or more receive 15% off (Accor Plus/ALL members receive an extra 5% off). Accor Plus/ALL members receive 10% off orders of fewer than 10 boxes (at least two of the same box).
Orders placed from August 25 onwards are entitled to the following promotions. Orders of 30 boxes or more receive 10% off (Accor Plus/ALL members receive an extra 5% off). Orders of 10 boxes or more receive 5% off (Accor Plus/ALL members receive an extra 5% off). Accor Plus/ALL members receive 10% off orders of fewer than 10 boxes (at least two of the same box).
These promotions cannot be combined with other promotions or special offers, and orders must be paid for at the time of purchase in order to qualify.
The Mid-Autumn Festival, celebrated annually on the 15th day of the 8th month in the East Asian lunar calendar, is a time for families to come together to enjoy delicious teas and mooncakes, while giving thanks and praying for good fortune in the year ahead. Known as Tet Trung Thu in Vietnam, the festival traditionally signifies the end of the harvest season.
To place an order for Metropole Mooncakes, please call L’Epicerie du Metropole at 024 39335224, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the hotel online here: https://www.sofitel-legend-metropole-hanoi.com/offers/legendary-metropole-mooncake/.
ABOUT SOFITEL LEGEND METROPOLE HANOI
A prominent fixture in the heart of Hanoi since 1901, the Hotel Metropole Hanoi has a long tradition as a luxury venue for prestigious events and a popular rendezvous for business and leisure travelers such as playwrights, ambassadors and heads of state. The recipient of numerous international awards for its fine service, this legendary landmark has contributed to the richness of local heritage.
The hotel includes 364 rooms. The historic Metropole wing has 106 guestrooms and three Legendary Suites. The suites are named after famous residents and visitors to the hotel (Graham Greene, Charlie Chaplin, Somerset Maugham) and have access to the Club Lounge.
The Metropole restaurants and bars are all famous dining venues, each offering a different exotic experience: Le Beaulieu has the best French fare in this corner of the world; Spices Garden offers the ultimate in Vietnamese gastronomy; angelina is Hanoi’s bespoke bar-lounge-restaurant; La Terrasse brings Parisian-style to the sidewalks of Hanoi; Le Club Bar treats guests to its famous chocolate buffet and cool jazz performances; and, finally, Bamboo Bar brings poolside lounging to the next level.
ABOUT SOFITEL LEGEND
Sofitel Legend is an illustrious selection of heritage luxury hotels where the best of past and present converge. Set within beautiful and culturally rich destinations, each legendary retreat is both timeless and elegant, delivering lavish settings, renowned restaurants and modern comforts matched with impeccable service for the ultimate luxury experience. Noble, rare and soulful, Sofitel Legend hotels entice worldly travelers who are all drawn to these beloved places of grandeur for their storied past, architectural beauty, sweeping vistas and enchanting ambience. Sofitel Legend is part of Accor, a world-leading hospitality group consisting of more than 5,200 properties and 10,000 food and beverage venues throughout 110 countries.
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