THE LANGHAM, CHICAGO ANNOUNCES 3rd ANNUAL DOWNTON ABBEY TEA SERVICE JUST IN TIME FOR THE PREMIERE OF THE SHOW’S FINAL SEASON

This winter, Downton Abbey enthusiasts can celebrate Downton Abbey’s series finale on a high (tea) note by visiting the Pavilion , located on the second floor of The Langham, Chicago, for teatime inspired by the popular British-based series. On Friday, January 1, Pavilion launches its third year of the Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea where guests are served by white- gloved waiters and enjoy plates full of traditional food items served in England throughout the Edwardian period.

Developed by Executive Chef Anthony Zamora and Executive Pastry Chef Scott Green, the program encourages fans to immerse themselves in the Edwardian world of the Granthams and their household staff. The menu features savory and sweet items including:

Savory Menu

Watercress |Cucumber | Charred Onions | Fresh Herb Butter
Watercress, shaved cucumber, grilled green onions, parsley and oregano whipped butter, marigold, salt and pepper

Coronation Chicken Salad | Marcona Almonds | Dried Currants
Roasted chicken breast, mayo, mango chutney, almonds, dried currants, parsley

Truffled Egg Spread | Red Radish | Celery
Hard cooked egg, Dijon mustard, mayo, sliced celery, julienne red radish

Catsmo Smoked Salmon | Chive Cream Cheese |Heirloom Tomatoes | Pickled Onions
Smoked salmon, chive whipped cream cheese, sliced heirloom cherry tomatoes, pickled red onions

Sweet Treats

Classic Earl Grey Raisin Scone Vanilla Scone, Raw Sugar Crust

Raspberry Jam Orange Marmalade, Devon Cream

Orange Madeleine, vanilla sponge, orange essence

Berry Trifle, fruit of the forest, Chantilly cream

Grapefruit Petite Four, grapefruit mousse, sesame shortbread

Chocolate Tart, dark chocolate pot de crème, milk chocolate shards

 

WHEN:
Beginning Friday, January 1, through March 31 Seatings are offered at 3:00 pm, 3:30 pm, and 4:00 pm

COST:
$60 for adults and $30 for children under the age of ten, excluding tax and gratuity

WHERE:
Pavilion, located on the 2nd floor of The Langham, Chicago 330 N. Wabash Avenue Chicago, IL 60611

Interested guests looking to secure a reservation can call 312-923-7710.


The Langham, Chicago

The newest North American addition to Langham Hospitality Group’s luxury portfolio, The Langham, Chicago resides within the landmark, 52-story riverfront AMA Plaza (formerly IBM building) that is designed by the renowned architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Offering 316 guest rooms and suites, this is the company’s first purpose-built hotel in the United States and  the fourth property in the U.S. The Langham, Chicago features a 22,000 square feet Health Club housing Langham’s signature Chuan Spa; two restaurants, Travelle Kitchen + Bar and Elle on the River, the Pavilion Lounge for afternoon tea; Langham Club with butler service, light meals and business facilities and 15,000 square feet of meeting space including the elegant Devonshire Ballroom. The hotel features a fine art collection with more than 150 pieces of distinctive artworks. Reservations for Langham hotels can be made online at www.langhamhotels.com. For further information about The Langham, Chicago, visit www.chicago.langhamhotels or dial 312- 923-9988.


Travelle Kitchen + Bar

Situated on the second floor of the luxurious Langham hotel in an iconic skyscraper designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe that once housed IBM regional headquarters, Travelle Kitchen + Bar  is located along the Chicago River in the heart of downtown Chicago. A play on the word travel, Travelle is a casually elegant restaurant, lounge and bar which feature Chef Tim Graham’s Seasonal American cuisine. Dishes feature fresh ingredients, utilizing Chef Graham’s connection with some of the finest farms, ranches and orchards in the nation. Alongside a carefully curated 1600-bottle wine list, Travelle Kitchen + Bar boasts a beverage program that highlights skillfully- crafted classic cocktails. Influenced by the romance of the digital age, architect/designer David Rockwell of the Rockwell Group creates a modern environment that conveys history, sophistication and nostalgia into the 124-seat restaurant and 81-seat bar and lounge that overlook the Chicago skyline and river. Located at 330 North Wabash, Travelle Kitchen + Bar  is open  seven days a week for breakfast, Sunday brunch, lunch and dinner. For reservations or more information, please visit www.travellechicago.com or call 312-923-9988.


Media Contact:
Kelly Chrischilles
Public Relations Manager
The Langham, Chicago
+1 312 923 7030
kelly.chrischilles@langhamhotels.com