Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park is turning up the heat for Valentine’s Day with an extravagant four-course dinner at aria restaurant including a delicious array of menu items specially prepared by the Executive Chef. The hotel is also offering an overnight romantic package perfect for those looking to treat their loved one to a Chicago Valentine’s Day hotel getaway. Couples can warm up with Fairmont’s signature hot chocolate following an afternoon of delightful ice skating, exploring the park in the snow or shopping on nearby Michigan Avenue.
The Valentine’s Day menu begins with a choice of oysters two ways with cucumber yuzu broken gelée, Rockefeller champagne sabayon or crab armagnac bisque with five-year-old Gouda cheese and crab dumplings, followed by a duck confit salad with treviso, mache, arugula, apple and crispy lentils vinaigrette, or beef tartar with sunny side quail egg and house-made jardinière. The intermezzo course includes champagne and rose water sorbet. Entrée options include herb crusted beef filet with brown butter and black garlic mashed potatoes, rainbow swiss chard and maple whiskey roasted parsnip in a double-smoked bacon sherry vinaigrette, or black cod truffle scallop mousse with saffron fregola risotto and Thumbelina carrots in a Riesling butter sauce. The sumptuous dessert is dark chocolate chili pepper mousse with caramelized cocoa nibs, fudge brownie, salted caramel, and mango buttermilk ice cream.
The Romantic Escape in the Heart of the City Package, starting at $293 per room, includes overnight accommodation in a luxurious Fairmont guestroom, a complimentary breakfast buffet in aria restaurant for two, complimentary overnight valet parking, and a late check-out of 5:00 p.m. so guests can enjoy more time together. The package also includes a Kama Sutra Weekender Kit featuring sweet almond massage oil, honey dust and other luscious little luxuries delivered to your guestroom at turndown.