Monthly rooftop film series provides a glamorous “Cinema Under the Stars” experience complete
with delicious cocktails and theater-style gourmet snacks

Online PR News – 31-August-2012 – New York, NY – This summer, Salon de Ning rooftop bar and terrace presents Ciné Sous Les Étoiles: a French Film Series (Cinema Under the Stars) screened outdoors on the West Terrace. Beginning July 30, 2012, the monthly program will feature four French films in honor of the newest property of The Peninsula Hotels that is set to open in Paris in 2013.

The film screenings will take place under the stars on the last Monday of the month from July through October on Salon de Ning’s West Terrace, where a large outdoor screen will be set up and tables arranged for guests to be comfortably seated for an optimal viewing experience. From 8:30 pm onwards, guests will enjoy cocktails, a delectable appetizer menu and a French film en plein air.

In addition to the regular Salon de Ning menu, the Ciné Sous Les Étoiles menu includes caviar with traditional garnishes and vodka; freshly-popped popcorn; nachos with jalapeño cheese; hot dogs with traditional condiments; ice cream, assorted candies and chocolates from Dean and Deluca and more. The bar’s signature cocktail, the “Ning Sling,” will also be available and is a refreshing creation featuring Absolut Mandarin, Soho French Lychee and fresh mint leaves shaken with lychee and passion fruit juice.

Dates and films: Monday, July 30 – Amélie

Monday, August 27 – Chocolat

Monday, September 24 – A Very Long Engagement

Monday, October 29 – The Artist

Time: 8:30 pm

Reservations are not required for each Ciné Sous Les Étoiles screening, however a minimum purchase of one cocktail per person is required; seating is based upon availability. In the event of forecasted rain, the film screening will be canceled with 48 hours’ notice. This hotel bar in midtown Manhattan (, Salon de Ning is located on the 23rd floor of The Peninsula New York and is open daily from 4:00 pm until 1:00 am. For inquiries, please contact (212) 903 3923 or visit

East meets West at Salon de Ning, an innovative rooftop bar and terrace at The Peninsula New York, a luxury hotel. In Salon de Ning, Chinese and international influences fuse into “Shanghai Deco,” a stylish mélange of cultures, reflecting the glamour and style of 1930s Shanghai – the “Paris of the East.” Offering panoramic views over 5th Avenue and the glittering skyline of Manhattan, Salon de Ning features an intimate interior bar with an eclectic art collection, complemented by two large outdoor terraces for relaxing and taking in the stunning views.

The Peninsula New York luxury hotel ( is ideally located on Fifth Avenue and 55th Street, in the heart of New York City's most prestigious shopping, cultural, and business neighborhood, in Mid-town Manhattan. A 23-storey, 1905 landmark building, The Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond Peninsula New York features 185 spacious and luxurious guest rooms and 54 suites, decorated in a classic, contemporary style with art nouveau accents. For additional information on The Peninsula New York please visit

About The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited (HSH)
Incorporated in 1866 and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (00045), HSH is a holding company whose subsidiaries, associates and jointly controlled entity are engaged in the ownership and management of prestigious hotel,
commercial and residential properties in key destinations in Asia, the USA and Europe. The hotel portfolio of the Group comprises The Peninsula Hong Kong, The Peninsula Shanghai, The Peninsula Beijing, The Peninsula New York, The Peninsula Chicago, The Peninsula Beverly Hills, The Peninsula Tokyo, The Peninsula Bangkok, The Peninsula Manila and The Peninsula Paris (opening in 2012). The property portfolio of the Group includes The Repulse Bay Complex,
The Peak Tower and The Peak Tramways, St. John’s Building, The Landmark in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and the
Thai Country Club in Bangkok, Thailand.

For further information, please contact:
Ms. Tricia Rosentreter
Regional Director of Communications
The Peninsula New York
Tel: (1-212) 903 3903
Fax: (1-212) 903 3974
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