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Eastin Hotel Penang Win Bronze For Rakuten Travel Awards 2017

Eastin Hotel Penang won the Bronze Award in the Rakuten Travel Awards 2017 recently. Present to receive the awards was hotel General Manager Justin Chew and Director of Sales and Marketing, Choo Chan Chan. Representing Rakuten Travel was Rakuten Travel Singapore Pte. Ltd – Malaysia Representative Office Branch Manager Fukiko Nakano and Erik Kong, Assistant Manager and Internet Travel Consultant of Rakuten Travel Singapore Pte. Ltd – Malaysia Representative Office.

Rakuten Travel is Japan’s largest online travel site with over 20,000 Japanese hotels and Ryokans. This is the first time that Eastin Hotel Penang has received this prestigious honour. The Bronze Award recognition is based on five criteria which includes: Gross Revenue, Room Nights Sold, Share Ratio, Year over Year Performance and Customer Satisfaction. Rakuten Travel Award winners represent the best hotels that gained high rate of customer satisfaction and achieved remarkable success through their hard work and the Japanese & spirit of omotenashi (hospitality). Established in 2002, Rakuten Travel is Japan’s largest online travel agency (OTA) with over 1.2 billion Rakuten members. About 6 out of 10 Japanese people are Rakuten members. With access to more than 290,000 domestic and 60,000 international hotels. Rakuten Travel provides both leisure and business travellers a variety of accommodations choices to meet all of their travel needs. Rakuten Travel Awards are held annually and are presented to hotels that have demonstrated outstanding performance last year from about 29,000 hotels in Japan and over 60,000 hotels worldwide.

Journey Throughout Malaysia Sunday Buffet Lunch at Eastin Hotel Penang

Eastin Hotel Penang , is set to cook up a storm and bring the delicious traditional flavours back to the guest through a Journey Throughout Malaysia.
Bask in a leisurely afternoon, tantalize your taste buds cravings with our traditional cooking style, loaded with fresh herbs and unique flavor combinations. Each of its culinary hubs offers a different take on the state main dishes. For those hankering for something more spicy and tangy, there would be Eastin’s signature dish Fish Curry with Lady Finger. And a refreshing conclusion awaits, with sweet delight such as Malaysia’s favourite bubur pulut hitam, an array of local desserts, fresh fruits, teh tarik and a lot more. Wait no longer! Enjoy a wonderful array of Malaysia delicacies dishes with sumptuous
cuisine.

Lion Dance at Eastin Hotel Penang 2018

Annual Lion Dance at Eastin Hotel Penang
Eastin Hotel, Penang – 22 February 2018 – Eastin Hotel Penang started the Lunar New Year with a big bang today as a pair of lions ushered in prosperity, abundance, wealth and luck during the annual lion dance. A pair of fireworks and thundering drums signified the beginning of the lion dance. The lions
represent the “Qilin”, mythical Chinese unicorns with the power to ward off inauspicious vibes and the power to bring good fortune and wealth. The lions also danced on poles and threw in coins, ate oranges and symbolic vegetables to usher in great fortune. The youthful and energetic lion dance troupe, Xuen Kang Sports Cultural Centre, danced over 2 hours from the car porch to the various offices and also the function rooms, restaurant outlets and kitchens. The lion dance ended with the lighting of another pair of fireworks. Present at the occasion was hotel Chairman, Dato’ Tan Chew Piau, General Manager,
Justin Chew, Director of Sales and Marketing, Choo Chan Chan, Director of Rooms, Winnie Yip and various department heads. The hotel chose the auspicious date of “Yan Yat” or “Everybody’s Birthday” to organize a lion dance so as to bring prosperity to everyone from guests to management and staff.

Eastin Hotel Penang Brings Festive Joy to Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital

Eastin Hotel, Penang – 27 February 2018 – As part of its community service project, Eastin Hotel Penang visited Mount Miriam Hospital in conjunction with Chinese New Year. The hotel staff met about 100 to 150 patients and visitor during this visit. About 300 of mandarin oranges were distributed to the patients and visitors of the hospital to symbolise abundance and good fortune.A group photo was taken with representative of the hotel, hospital management, community development team and CEO of Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital Ms. Joan Lim-Choong.

Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur and Malaysian Association of Hotels (Selangor Chapter) CSR

Majlis Berbuka Puasa with the Elderly from Rumah Jagaan dan Rawatan Orang Tua Al-Ikhlas and Children from Rumah Nur Sakinah together with MAH Selangor Chapter

Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur and the Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) Selangor Chapter collaborated together and organized a “Majlis Buka Puasa with the elders of Rumah Jagaan dan Rawatan Orang Tua Al-Ikhlas and children from Rumah Nur Sakinah”.

Around 20 elderly people from Rumah Jagaan dan Rawatan Orang Tua Al-Ikhlas in Puchong and 30 children aged between 4 – 15 years from Rumah Nur Sakinah in Subang were specially invited to partake in a “Berbuka Puasa” which was held at Swez Brasserie on the 29th of May from 6.30pm onwards.

This initiative, in conjunction with the holy month of Ramadan is to ensure we have not forgotten the underprivileged and less fortunate individuals. It was also part of Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur’s annual Corporate Social Responsibility Programme (CSR) in giving back to the community while sharing the spirit of Ramadan together with the elderly and children.

The “berbuka puasa” session was attended by Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur staff and management together with their General Manager, Ms. Jane Suppiah and other representatives and Board of Members from the said Chapter.

The restaurant was beautifully decorated with twinkling “ketupat” lights, tiki torches and other decorations associated with Ramadan. Everyone was attired in traditional costumes and related festive songs were played throughout the evening to create the mood and enhance the celebration. Buffet was served right after the ‘Iftar Doa’. Everyone enjoyed the buffet and the children also showcased their talents by performing dances and songs for all those present.

Ms. Suppiah mentioned that “it is part of the hotel’s annual charity event to give back to society especially to the less fortunate and underprivileged. This time, with the support of MAH Selangor Chapter, this event was even more special and we are glad to be able to bring cheer and support to two different homes of different generations”. We look forward to many more occasions to working together “, said Ms. Suppiah.

Donations and contributions such as groceries including cooking oil, rice, eggs, flour, coffee powder, other food supplements, daily necessities such as pampers and so on were generously contributed by the hotel’s staff and management and MAH team. Contributions in terms of monetary also were collected for both the homes.

The elders and children were happy to receive the goods after feasting on the sumptuous food and later a group photo was taken. It was indeed a perfect way to share the spirit of the holy month while sharing quality time with everyone.

Before the holy month of Ramadan comes to an end, there will be a ‘hot deal’ offer for our Ramadan buffet at only RM100nett per adult (with minimum of 5 adults). Hot deal offer is valid only from 16th to 23rd June 2017. Themed Warisan Tradisi Kampung D’Utara, an array of sumptuous and delicious delights from the Northern states of Malaysia featuring Kedah, Penang, Perak and more awaits you. Top picks such as Whole Lamb stuffed with Briyani Rice, Sup “Gearbox”, Cendol Durian, Kelapa Bakar and many more are not to be missed. Call Swez Brasserie at 03- 7665 1111 ext 183 or Whatsapp 012- 251 0296 to make your reservations today.


For more information, please contact: Marketing Communications Department Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur at 03- 7665 1111

Eastin’s Cake Decorating Contest

Mother’s Day Special

We love you Mom, Happy Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day is around the corner again, and what better way to celebrate the most wonderful woman in your life than to take her out for a delicious meal. The culinary team from the Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur has prepared an extraordinary Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet at Swez Brasserie featuring both local and international buffet spread priced at RM88nett per adult and child pays half the adults’ price. An early bird offer is also available for bookings made before 7th May 2017 which is for every 4 paying adults, mother dines for FREE.

Besides that, Swez Brasserie has organised the Eastin’s Cake Decorating Contest in conjunction with Mother’s Day. This is something exciting for all mothers who dine in for the Mother’s Day Brunch. Whether you’re a beginner to cake baking and or have been creating masterpieces for years, the Eastin’s Cake Decorating contest this Mother’s Day at Swez Brasserie is not to be missed. Mothers, this is your time to showcase your talent and wow the world with your creativity.

Interested participants are required to register online as seats are limited to a first come first served basis. The Eastin’s Cake Decorating Contest will be held at Swez Brasserie from 1.30pm to 2.30pm on Sunday, 14th May 2017. A freshly baked white cake will be given and participants are required to decorate the cake using the items and ingredients provided. Top 3 winners will be picked and will stand a chance to walk away with exclusive hotel vouchers and other gifts.

Besides that, to make Mother’s Day more special, a complimentary cooking class is made available on the 20th and 27th May 2017 from 11am to 1pm. Our expert culinary Chef will demonstrate step by step on how to make Bow Tie Pasta with Carbonara Sauce and Glutinous Rice Dumplings respectively. These complimentary cooking classes are open to all Mothers who dine in for the Mother’s Day Brunch.

For those who enjoy Oriental style cuisine, Ee Chinese Cuisine has prepared a flavoursome Mother’s Day Set Menu made available for lunch and dinner on 14th May 2017, priced at RM138nett per person (minimum 2 persons). For bookings, kindly contact 03- 7665 1111 ext 137/138.

Alternatively, relish in a sumptuous Mother’s Day Buffet Dinner spread at Eyuzu Japanese Cuisine on 14th May 2017 priced at RM128nett per person. For bookings, kindly contact 03- 7665 1111 ext 203.


For more information, please contact: Marketing Communications Department Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur at 03- 7665 1111

Buffet Ramadan Warisan Tradisi Kampung D’Utara

Food Review

Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur welcomes the holy month of Ramadan with an array of sumptuous and delicious delights from the northern states of Malaysia to Swez Brasserie. Bringing in the favourites from Kedah, Penang, Perak, Kelantan and others, Warisan Tradisi Kampung D’Utara is a must taste medley for buka puasa this Ramadan.

You can be sure to find something that will definitely tempt your palate. Top picks such as Sup ‘Gear Box’, Ikan Bakar Kuala Kedah, Gulai Kawah Daging, Nasi Kandar, Ayam Panggang Madu Berbijan, Kari Kepala Ikan Padang Kota, Puyuh Goreng Sambal Hijau, Sate, Murtabak and the list goes on. Not to be missed is the sweet ending of a buffet is the heavenly desserts that one must try for a happy tummy.

Be treated to spectacular desserts such as Putu Piring, Tapai Pulut, Cendol, ‘Kelapa Bakar’, Sago Gula Melaka, Strawberry Panna Cotta, Crème Brulee, assorted cakes, tarts and other desserts await you. It is indeed a blessed yet delightful way to ‘berbuka puasa’ with your loved ones.

Ramadan Early Bird Vouchers are for sale now until 14th May 2017 at only RM72nett per person valid from 29th May to 2nd June 2017. Call Swez Brasserie at 03- 7665 1111 ext 183 or Whatsapp 012 – 251 0296 to book your vouchers right away.

From 29th to 4th June, 22nd June and 23rd June 2017, the buffet spread will be priced at RM100nett per adult and child pays half the price of adult. From 5th to 9th June, 12th to 16th June and 19th June to 21st June 2017 the buffet spread will be priced at RM145nett per adult and child pays half the price of adult. There is also a special price on weekends at RM100nett per adult and child pays half the price of adult.

From the 16th to 23rd June, there will be a ‘hot deal’ offer for our Ramadan buffet at only RM100nett per adult (with minimum of 5 adults. Themed Warisan Tradisi Kampung D’Utara, an array of sumptuous and delicious delights from the Northern states of Malaysia featuring Kedah, Penang, Perak and more awaits you. Top picks such as Whole Lamb stuffed with Briyani Rice, Sup “Gearbox”, Cendol Durian, Kelapa Bakar and many more are not to be missed. Call Swez Brasserie at 03- 7665 1111 ext 183 or Whatsapp 012- 251 0296 to make your reservations today.

Throughout the month of Ramadan, guests can relax and unwind with 5 star comfort at Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur with special room rates starting from only RM250++ per night.

We look forward to welcoming you, families, friends and colleagues to berbuka puasa at the Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur and savour exquisite buffet spread that’s truly a pleasure not to be missed. A perfect way to share the spirit of the holy month while sharing quality time with loved ones.


For more information, please contact: Marketing Communications Department Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur at 03- 7665 1111

Dine With A Heart

Corporate Social Responsibility

Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur hosted a Dine With A Heart evening on 30th March 2017 at Ee Chinese Cuisine.

Ee Chinese Cuisine’s culinary team got together and prepared an extraordinary fusion course set menu cooked with love and a lot of heart for diners priced at RM300 nett per person. Every two paying adults will get a complimentary bottle of wine.

Dine With A Heart evening entitles every two paying adults who dine in for the dinner to bring a smile to a child by sponsoring them to a sumptuous dinner and partake in a Creative Crafts Workshop especially organized by the hotel on that day.

About 25 children aged from 5 to 12 years old from Rumah Charis were picked and sent to the hotel at 5.00pm. The children were then directed to participate in the Creative Crafts Workshop which they did many interesting crafts using papers, cardboards and more. The children had a great time doing the crafts and many hidden talents were exposed.

Dinner was then served after the workshop. Diners were entertained by our Thursday Oldie’s Night live band that performed songs from the days of old. It was indeed a memorable evening to the hotel and diners for being able to bring a smile to a child and dine with a heart.


For more information, please contact: Marketing Communications Department Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur at 03- 7665 1111

Delightful Offerings of Scrumptious Array of Chinese New Year Buffet at Eastin Penang

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Eastin Hotel, Penang – 12 Jan 2017 – The Chinese New Year is the most important festive holidays for the Chinese. This year’s Chinese New Year Reunion Buffet Dinner and Chinese New Year Buffet Dinner at Eastin Hotel Penang will be an exceptional dining experience for our guests. The array of buffet were carefully selected to bring out the best authentic Chinese dishes to cater to our patrons during the celebratory season.

The best features of this year’s menu are presented in nine amazing dishes’ category such as cold delicacies, our extra special HUAT AHH! Giant Yee Sang Table which comprises of delectable condiments and dressing such as tasteful pickled items, fresh salmon slices, crushed roasted peanuts with toasted sesame seeds, flavoured with 5 spice powder accompanied with red salted ginger & Chinese plum sauce and added with crackers for an extra crispy texture to the Yee Sang, Emperors Twin Dome, soup, hot dishes, seafood on ice, deep-fried varieties such as Prawn Fritters, Tempura Squid, Fish Crackle and so on, assortment of desserts and also not missing out our action counters which will be serving Roasted Whole Lamb, Baked Fish, Eastin Lobster Wok and many more other dishes. All of the fares focus on the traditional spices — cinnamon, allspice, and nutmeg — along with subtle pepper and chilli notes giving out the best taste to our guests to enjoy the festive with delectable dishes with us.

The best you could look into is the Fortune Yee Sang with condiments and dressing traditionally served as part of the Reunion Dinner and a must have auspicious dish. Other than that, we have Poon Choi & Yook Poon, Golden Fried Rice all served with classic condiments and ingredients. Eastin Hotel Penang has the experience of delivering appetising and belly-filling dishes to the Hotel guests since the opening of the Hotel in 2009. We offer refined and upmarket dining experience with the Reunion Buffet Dinner which will be served from 6.30pm to 10.00pm on January 27, 2017 at RM138 nett, Chinese New Year Hi-Tea served from 12.00 noon to 3.00pm on at RM98 nett and Chinese New Year Buffet Dinner at RM118 nett on January 28 & 29, 2017. Early Birds for first 100 persons get to enjoy 15% offer for full payment made before 15th January 2017.

There are 20% offer for Senior Citizen aged above 60 years old and children below 5 years old get to enjoy the buffet at no cost. The Reunion Buffet Dinner promotion is also included with power packed performances such as War Drum, Chinese Orchestra, Chinese Traditional Magic Show and of course not forgetting special Dragon Beard Sugar booth, Chinese traditional sweet item simply organised for our guests during the night of the reunion dinner.

 

Eastin Penang’s Delectable Christmas

Eastin Hotel, Penang – 21 Nov 2016 – This year’s Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner at the Swez Brasserie in Eastin Hotel Penang is exclusive and delectable specially tailored to cater the guests for the festive season.

The best features of this year’s menu are presented in nine amazing dishes’ category such as cold delicacies, cheese corner, soup, carving, seafood on ice, pastas, western delights, hot delicacies and of course not missing out the desserts. The menu crafted by Chef Johnno offers a wide variety of delightful hors d’oeuvres, main courses and desserts where all the food products are fresh and the dishes has the class of finest Christmas buffet fare.  You might not find the exotic dishes on the menu, but you’ll find pretty much anything else that perfectly fits the Western oriented dishes, cooked in extra special ways for this Christmas.

The best you could look into is the grilled lamb with wide range of palatable flavours and sauces, both spicy and mild. Other than the lamb, we have mouth-watering carvery roast turkey, poached seabass, varieties of creamy and Bolognese pasta all served with classic condiments and ingredients. Swez Brasserie has the experience of delivering appetising and belly-filling dishes to the Hotel guests. The buffet dinner will be served from 6.30pm to 10.00pm on December 24, 2016, priced at RM178 nett. Early Birds for first 80 persons get to enjoy 25% offer for full payment made before 15th December 2016. There are 20% offer for Senior Citizen aged above 60 years old and children below 5 years old get to enjoy the buffet at no cost. The eve buffet dinner promotion is also included with party pack and a chance to meet the Santa Clause.