October In Pink At Hilton Auckland

Hilton Auckland Proudly Supports The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

This information originated in Australian English.

September 29, 2010

AUCKLAND, New Zealand -  October sees Hilton Auckland taking part in Breast Cancer Action Month by adding a touch of pink to the hotel, Bellini bar and White restaurant. From the 1st until 31st October, Hilton Auckland is selling a Pink Room, a Pink Mocktail and a Pink Dessert, proceeds of which will be donated to The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation and will help to raise awareness about breast cancer, breast health and for education programmes.

For supporters of Breast Cancer Awareness this is a great opportunity to enjoy Hilton Auckland and its pink offers in the month of October whilst simultaneously supporting this worthwhile cause.

Taking pink as the theme, one of the best rooms in the hotel has been customized for this special occasion and is available for booking in October at the rate of NZ$450 per night. Located on the Eastern corner of the hotel, the Hilton Deluxe Harbour View room offers breathtaking 180 degree views of the Waitemata Harbour and the islands of the Hauraki Gulf.

The Hilton Pink Room is available from the end of September and can booked exclusively on www.auckland.hilton.com/pinkoctober.

By visiting www.takeaction.org.nz you’ll see Hilton Auckland Action plan. Click on “Book your pink room now” to view details of the offer and availability.

During October, Bellini Bar will be shaking with “Pink Action,” a mocktail designed specifically for Breast Cancer Action Month by Bellini mixtologists William Mahe and Loic Steiniger, awarded NZ Bartender of the Year at the recent 2010 Culinary Fare.

Pink Action is a sweet, healthy mix of Fejoa nectar, lychee and strawberry syrup shaken with guava and pineapple juice. This vitamin mix boosts your body and the sweet and sour flavours of the fruit gives you an energizing kick. For more information, please visit www.bellini.co.nz

Cristiano De Martin, executive chef at White restaurant at Hilton Auckland, has created for the month of October a Pink Dessert that offers the best of local and seasonal produce.

The delectable feature dessert of the month is strawberry pannacotta with rose petals and pink chocolate pralines. With Spring upon us we can only expect an explosion of fresh flavours!

Pink Dessert by White restaurant will be available for lunch or dinner. White restaurant is o pen 7 days / Lunch 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. / Dinner 6 p.m. - 10.30 p.m. For more information, please visit www.whiterestaurant.co.nz.

Commenting on the hotel’s support of Breast Cancer Awareness, Chris Partridge, general manager, Hilton Auckland and Hilton Lake Taupo says, “It is a privilege to be involved with the 2010 Breast Cancer Action Month annual appeal. The team at Hilton Auckland is delighted to assist this great cause and have developed some innovative ideas to allow an opportunity to indulge in a night of luxury and at the same time support this worthwhile cause. We hope our activities will help remind people living and working in the city that it is time to support our own community by drawing attention to the work of the Breast Cancer Foundation.”

Hilton Auckland and The Breast Cancer Foundation would like to thank the sponsors; THE ORANGE GROUP, PAINT PLUS, BRISCOES, MADISON QUALITEX and AMBLER & Co. Ltd. All of whom have helped bring a touch of Pink to Hilton Auckland this October.

Team members of Hilton Auckland are also showing their support during Breast Cancer Action Month by taking part in the Dove Pink Star Walk, planned for Saturday, 2nd October. While on the same night, Les Clefs D’Or Masquerade Ball, the annual gathering for the hospitality industry, is taking place at the Hilton Auckland and is also raising funds in support of The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation.

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