FAIRMONT CHICAGO, MILLENNIUM PARK HOSTS ITS FIRST ANNUAL CHOCOLATE AND CHEER COOKIE EXCHANGE ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER

Holiday Cookies with SprinklesTo kick off the winter holiday season, Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, 200 North Columbus Drive, is launching its first annual Chocolate and Cheer Cookie exchange. A joyful opportunity to mix and mingle with Fairmont’s esteemed culinary staff, guests will be able to enjoy wine tasting and sample an incredible array of seasonal cookies at the event, held on Thursday, December 4, 2014 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Rouge Room at the hotel. This modern take on the cookie exchange takes the stress out of holiday baking since all attendees will go home with three dozen gourmet cookies of their choice, wrapped in custom luxury packaging.  Tickets are $50 per person and on sale now for the event. Space is limited and reservations are required by calling 312-565-6603 or emailing Brittany.robbins@fairmont.com.

Additionally, for urbanites looking to book a spectacular, intimate space for their corporate holiday party, Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park is also offering the “Drink in the View” package with exclusive access to the Grand Suites located on the 37th floor of the hotel. These stunning, recently renovated luxurious Grand Suites feature naturally awe-inspiring views of the city skyline from both Grant and Millennium Park to the south and Lake Michigan to the east. The elegantly appointed suites are perfect for holiday gatherings of 15-50 guests and provide a unique, sophisticated experience. To make planning easier, Executive Chef John Cordeaux suggests choosing from his favorite holiday recipes or, for those who want to save turkey for the special day, a Sushi Soiree.

The experienced catering and event services staff is available to arrange the ideal event package for holiday parties and corporate retreats. To book an event, send an email to RFP-CHI@fairmont.com or call312-565-7400 and visit www.fairmont.com/chicago for more details.

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Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park is a AAA Four Diamond luxury hotel located in downtown Chicago.  With 687 guestrooms and 62,000 square feet of meeting space, the hotel provides contemporary elegance and gracious hospitality. Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park is also home to eno wine room and aria restaurant and bar, taking guests on an “east meets west” culinary experience. In addition to uniquely inspired dining and stylish accommodations, the hotel features an exclusive lifestyle spa.  mySpa affords eight treatment rooms and provides the perfect urban sanctuary from the busy and bustling Chicago streets.  For more information on Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, call 312-565-8000 or visit fairmont.com/chicago.

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of more than 65 luxury properties around the globe, including Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel, The Plaza in New York, and Makkah Clock Royal Tower in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The luxury brand’s distinctive hotels offer a sense of heritage and sophistication, warm, engaging service and culturally rich experiences. Fairmont balances the company’s economic, environmental and social priorities and provides the framework for responsible hotel operations through the Sustainability Partnership program.  Fairmont is owned by FRHI Holdings Limited, a leading global hotel company with over 100 hotels under the Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissôtel brands. The company also manages Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel branded luxury private residence clubs, whole-ownership residences and serviced residences properties.  For more information or reservations, please call 1-800-441-1414 or visit fairmont.com. Become a fan of Fairmont. Follow us onFacebook,Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and EveryonesAnOriginal.