Celebrate and Savor the Holidays at The InterContinental Mark Hopkins

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With the holidays upon us, celebrate the joy and festivities of the season at the Top of the Mark at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins in San Francisco with their fantastic line-up of holiday events starting with Thanksgiving through New Year’s.

Thanksgiving at Top of the Mark
Enjoy the abundance of the fall harvest with a Thanksgiving brunch and dinner feast at Top of the Mark. Presented by Chef Nenad Stefanovic, the buffet will take place on Thursday, November 27 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and will feature breakfast selections (11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.), antipastos, raw bar, salads, soups, desserts, and more. Seasonal specials include Smoked duck breast with grilled persimmons, toasted pumpkin seeds and fig compote, Sherry-molasses Roast Beets with allspice crème fraiche, candied walnuts and tondo, pickled butternut squash and pancetta jam, and Roasted Free Range Turkey with orange-cranberry sauce and giblet gravy. Desserts will include traditional holiday delights along with Pumpkin foster martinis with diced pumpkin, apple brandy, cinnamon sugar and graham cracker cookie ice cream. In addition to the feast, entertainment will be presented by Michael Athens and Ricardo Scales on piano and a “Little Explorer” petting zoo will be in the lobby from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Top of the Mark’s Thanksgiving brunch and Thanksgiving dinner is $119 per adult and $59 per child (ages 4 — 12). Reservations are required. Please call 415-616-6941.

Top of the Mark Holiday Tea
Celebrate the merriment of the holiday season at Top of the Mark’s annual afternoon Holiday Tea. A selection of fine teas and delectable three tier presentations of desserts, scones and tea sandwiches will be offered by Chef Nenad Stefanovic and will feature classics like Cranberry scones with Devonshire cream and lemon curd and Mini Yule Logs. Holiday Tea will debut on Friday, November 28 and Saturday, November 29 from 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., and continues Mondays through Thursdays from December 1st to December 18th and Mondays and Tuesdays from December 22nd to December 29th. Holiday Tea at Top of the Mark is $50 per person. For reservations, please call 415-616-6941.

Top of the Mark Children’s Magical Holiday Tea
Magical Holiday Tea is an amusing family-friendly event open to kids and adults of all ages, featuring Perry the Magician and face painter Pixie. Guests will also enjoy a cookie decorating station with Chef Nenad Stefanovic, a Fire Engine display in the courtyard and visits from Santa Claus. Adults are offered an array of both sweet and savory tea sandwiches as well as special items from the kitchen including Kobe beef sliders, meatball kebabs, and Bacon Monte Cristo Finger Sandwiches. Young tea-goers will receive a selection of popular kids’ treats and finger foods including Pigs in a blanket, Macaroni and cheese, and Chicken nuggets. Guests may also enjoy the elaborate dessert buffet filled with a Christmas Yule log, fresh fruit tartlets, homemade marshmallows, and more. Magical Holiday Tea is held from 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, December 5 and Saturday, December 6; Friday, December 12 and Saturday, December 13; Friday, December 19 and Saturday, December 20; as well as Friday, December 26 and Saturday, December 27. Seating times are at 12:00 p.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. The Fire Engine display will be in the courtyard on Fridays, December 5, 12, and 19 and Santa Claus will visit in the lobby on Saturdays, December 6, 13, and 20 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. In the spirit of giving, Top of the Mark invites guests to bring a new toy to donate to the Toys for Tots drive. Magical Holiday Tea will be $60 per person, or $56 with toy donation. For reservations, please call 415-616-6941.

Holiday Champagne Brunch at Top of the Mark
Top of the Mark presents its luxurious holiday Sunday Champagne brunch starting on November 30 and continuing each Sunday until the end of December. Chef Nenad Stefanovic showcases a sophisticated buffet complete with a raw bar, soups, salads and small plates, as well as roasts and breakfast selections. Menu highlights include Cioppino, Black Cod & Prawns with flageolet and braised chard stems, Turkey hash benedicts, Caviar selections, Porcini ravioli with seared brussel sprouts, butternut squash and brown butter cream, and more. The brunch will also feature a decadent Viennese table dessert buffet and bottomless sparkling wine. Guests will also enjoy entertainment from a live jazz pianist. Brunch is from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and is $99 per adult and $59 per child. Reservations are recommended. Please call 415-616-6941.

Christmas Eve Dinner at Top of the Mark
Celebrate Christmas Eve at the festive Top of the Mark with the city of San Francisco twinkling in the background. Enjoy a dinner buffet including a raw bar, antipasto selection, chef station, small plates, entrees, roasts, and more. Chef Nenad Stefanovic will feature some traditional holiday favorites including Rosemary crusted prime rib, Upland Cress with frisee, white asparagus and horseradish mustard dressing, Bruschetta station with fava bean, manchego cheese, grilled pear, blue cheese, honey sweet potato and pancetta hash, and much more. Dessert will include Crepe Suzette with Grand Marnier sauce and orange supreme, as well as traditional holiday classics. Guests will also enjoy live music from San Francisco’s renowned pianist, Ricardo Scales. Top of the Mark’s Christmas Eve dinner buffet is offered from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Adults are $119 per person and children (ages 4 — 12) are $59. Reservations are required. Please call 415-616-6941.

Christmas Day Brunch and Dinner Buffet
Fill your day of merriment and joy with a special holiday brunch and dinner buffet on Christmas Day at Top of the Mark. From 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., enjoy every delicious holiday treat you could imagine from traditional prime rib and turkey to a sweet selection of holiday cakes and pies. Chef Nenad Stefanovic presents a delicious feast offering something for everyone’s taste. Brunch highlights include an omelet and waffle station, Scrambled eggs with chives and seasoned breakfast potatoes, and La Mer Benedict with béarnaise sauce. Additional Christmas Day highlights include Bone in Ham with charred pineapple sauce, Beef Medallions with caramelized shallots au poivre and fried parsnip chips, Grilled Lamb Chops with spiced lamb breast and honey mint dressing, Lobster bisque, and more. Guests will also enjoy live entertainment from pianists Michael Athens and Ricardo Scales. Top of the Mark Christmas Day Brunch and Christmas Dinner buffet is $119 per adult and $59 per child (ages 4 – 12). Reservations are required. Please call 415-616-6941.

New Year’s Eve at Top of the Mark
Ring in the New Year with family, friends, and an unforgettable view! From 7:30 p.m. until 1:30 a.m., enjoy a special reception, entertainment, dinner, dancing, and a Champagne toast at midnight. Start your evening with Champagne and hors d’oeuvres including assorted caviar, Tomales Bay & Rockefeller oysters, Spanish Serrano ham carving station, raw seafood selections, and more. Following the reception, guests will enjoy a seated five-course dinner with bottle of Moet & Chandon Imperial before dancing the night away and toasting the New Year with a glass of Moet Chandon Rose. Rounding out the festivities is live entertainment by Mirage, whose exciting style ranges from Jazz to rock. Formal dress is required. Regular reservations are $400 per person; window seating is $450 per person. Reservations required. Please call 415-616-6941.

New Year’s Day Brunch at Top of the Mark
Start off the New Year in style with a special brunch at Top of the Mark. From 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Chef Nenad Stefanovic will be serving up elevated brunch classics sure to delight the senses. Enjoy a variety of brunch items from an omelet and waffle station, small plates and antipastos featuring Lobster Medallions with spiced mango-ginger gazpacho, assorted maki sushi rolls, local and international cheeses, Charcuterie with homemade pates, and a selection of salads. Chef Stefanovic will prepare mouthwatering entrees and roasts including Porchetta infused with fennel and pan sauce and Stuffed free range chicken breast with pine nuts, spinach, goat cheese and red wine chicken jus. Pianist Michael Athens will provide the tunes for New Year’s Day guests. Top of the Mark’s New Year’s Day brunch is $109 per adult and $59 per child (ages 4 – 12). Reservations are required. Please call 415-616-6941.