Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Christmas at JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur + Toys for Tots Charity Campaign

JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur ushered the year end festivities in recently with its annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony and the launch of Toys for Tots charity campaign. 

Officiated by Area General Manager Mr Mahmoud Skaf, the Toys for Tots charity campaign is a benefit event hosted yearly by the hotel to bring joy to children from selected charity homes. Children from participating homes have the opportunity to have their Christmas wishes displayed on the hotel’s impressive Christmas tree at the Lobby. This year, there are 200 Christmas wishes submitted by the children of Rumah Kebajikan & Anak Yatim Darul Najjah, Rumah Victory, Rumah Hope, Pertubuhan Kebajikan Anak Yatim Mary and Pertubuhan Rumah Kebajikan Kanak-Kanak Home of Peace Kuala Lumpur.

Guests and members of the public can grant their wishes by contributing gifts or donating funds for the purchase of these gifts.

The evening commenced with Christmas carols by children from the National Autism Society of Malaysia (NASOM), followed by a countdown to light up the Christmas tree with the children, hotel guests, employees and members of the media. There was also a special appearance by Santa Claus and the children from the homes were treated to a luscious spread of festive dinner, eggnog and cookies.

The celebrations continued with a media preview of the festive offerings at Shook! located at the adjoining Feast Village Starhill Gallery. The culinary teams at Shook! and Sentidos Gastrobar – The Latin Grill have lined up a selection of sumptuous buffets for this holiday season.


Shook!’s main highlight this year is the Magical Christmas Night Dinner Buffet with more than 50 varieties of signature dishes such as roast turkey and prime rib with Yorkshire pudding, lobster risotto, freshly shucked oysters, fresh sushi and sashimi, pizza, lasagna, Christmas stollen and an assortment of festive pastries, cookies and desserts. The buffet will be available on 24 December from 7pm to 10.30pm at RM218 nett per person.

Shook! will also be hosting a New Year’s Eve Big Balloon Drop Dinner Buffet and Celebratory Toast from 7pm to 11pm on 31 December. Priced at RM298nett per person, the buffet will offer a variety of pasta, lasagna, appetisers and marinated vegetables from the Italian counter; roasted prime rib and salmon encroûte from the carving station; fresh seafood and teppanyaki from the Japanese counter; dim sum and steamboat from the Chinese counter as well as desserts, fruits, assorted ice cream and much more. A New Year's Eve Glitter Party with Live Band & DJ is set to take place from 10pm till late to further enliven the evening.


Sentidos Gastrobar – The Latin Grill will be presenting an array of signature Latin dishes with vibrant flavours to usher in the year-end celebrations. The New Year’s Eve Latin Fiesta Dinner Buffet with Big Balloon Drop features tantalising dishes such as oven-baked herb mushrooms, patatas bravas, roasted garlic chilli chicken, garlic prawns, scallops in shells, roast beef, quesadilla with cheese and chicken, apple crumble cake and a variety of homemade sweets amongst others. Priced at RM158 nett per person, the dinner buffet is available on 31 December from 7pm to 11pm.

The New Year’s Day Tapas Buffet will delight diners with delicious gastronomic delights including roast lamb leg, mini seabass fillets, Mexican meatballs, patatas bravas, herb roasted tomato soup, Mediterranean pasta salad, smoked salmon as well as desserts such as crème caramel, warm chocolate pudding, churros and more. The buffet at the table will be served from 12pm to 3pm on 1 January 2019 at RM118 nett per person.

For more information on the festive specials, please contact +603 2782 3875, feastvillage@ytlhotels.com.my or visit feastvillage.com.

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1 comment:

  1. Yes, last year, my girl gave all her soft toys to a church near her jungle school for the poor rural ethnic kids. Christmas is the time for loving and giving.


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