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Happy Holidays!

I love the vibe in this town during the holidays. With the palm trees wrapped in lights, the smell of the crisp, cool air and the fact that everyone seems so nice! What a unique contrast to the beautiful green rye grass…welcome to winter in the desert!

The Valley Ho is decked out in its holiday finest, and there’s no shortage of parties and people having fun! December is always a special time for us not only for the reasons mentioned above, but for the fact we re-opened the hotel after a year-long rehabilitation on December 20th 2005. It’s hard to image seven years has passed, and I couldn’t be happier about the way the hotel has evolved.

Now to the important part…our all-Champagne Monday Night Chef’s Table in December is an established part of our culture, and we are once again hosting two of the finest Champagne houses in France, Veuve Clicquot and Moet&Chandon. Belvedere will be providing the cocktails for the reception and dessert. Yes, I said reception, so feel free to show up a bit early. Many of our guests have made this dinner a yearly tradition, I hope you will too. Please mark Monday December 10th on your calendar and make your reservations soon!

ZuZu is always open on Christmas Day, offering our regular winter menu along with special Christmas features including, lobster bisque, herb crusted prime rib, egg nog crème brulée and pumpkin cheesecake. Need to get out of the house? We are open from 6 am until late in the evening, so you can count on finding great food and a relaxing beverage.

ZuZu and the Lounge will be alive on New Year’s Eve with tunes from our favorite DJ, the esteemed Mr. P-Body, from 7 pm until 2 am. We will ring in 2013 with a very appropriate “Not Ready to Say Goodnight” theme. Reserve a table in ZuZu and experience an unforgettable reservation-only midnight rooftop toast. It’s a perfect perch for checking out the firework shows all over the valley. Rooms are still available, but perhaps not for long. Scroll down to Holidays for menus, schedules and more details.

A sincere wish from all the staff here at HVH that I am so proud to work alongside, to all of you, our valued guests; the very best to you and your loved ones for a healthy and prosperous 2013!

Seven years ago the Hotel Valley Ho was reborn. Seven years and a lot has transpired. The best however is yet to come!



Monday, December 10th: Moet & Chandon


Cocktails by Belvedere


Maine Lobster & Ahi
swiss chard + sweet pea cream
Chandon Etoile Rose

Kale Salad
crisp butternut crepe, pear & meyer lemon vinaigrette
Veuve Clicquot “Yellow Label” Brut

Roast Tenderloin of Beef
roasted cipollini onions, crispy sweetbreads + oyster mushrooms
Moet & Chandon “Grand Vintage” Blanc ‘03

Ricotta Cheesecake
strawberry + blood orange compote
Belvedere Lemon Basil Martini

Turn your evening into a date night and extend the fun
until morning.
With your Monday Night Chef’s Table receipt,
a Signature Guest Room is yours for the night, at a special rate
of just $99
. Plan ahead, because this offer is based on availability.

Monday Night Chef’s Table
Date: Monday, December 10th
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: $75 per person
Does not include tax or gratuity.
Reservations: 480.421.7997


Events of December

Christmas and Christmas Eve

It’s that time of year again, everyone’s favorite holiday full of lights, decorations, presents and dining at ZuZu! Join us as we ring in the Christmas holiday this year. Our chefs have designed some exceptional dishes that we will be serving along with our regular breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. Click here to see the dinner features!

Christmas Eve

Monday, December 24, 2012

Breakfast: 6:00am - 11:15am
Lunch: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner: 5:30pm - 10:00pm


Christmas Day

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Breakfast: 6:00am - 9:00am
Brunch: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Dinner: 4:00pm - 9:00pm


New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day

“Not Ready to Say Goodnight” Make the scene at ZuZu with live entertainment from DJ Mr. P-Body in the lounge from 7 pm until 2 am. ZuZu will offer regular breakfast and lunch. Dinner will have 2 seatings in which guests can enjoy a 4-course dinner paired with Champagne from Moet&Chandon and Veuve Clicquot and Vodka pairings from Belvedere . Both seatings will include a special invitation for a midnight toast on the roof. Also, look for room discounts included in the evening affair. If guests prefer a lighter fare we will offer the lounge menu in the ZuZu Lounge from 2:30pm until close. To view the New Year’s menu click here.

New Year’s Eve

Monday, December 31, 2012

Breakfast 6:00am - 11:15am
Lunch: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner: 6:30pm, Seating 1 $100 per person
Dinner: 9:30pm, Seating 2 $135 per person


New Year’s Day

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Breakfast 6:00am - 11:15am
Lunch: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner: 5:30pm - 10:00pm


Three-Day Weekend Special

When you book a stay between November 18, 2012 and January 12, 2013, you may get your 3rd night free when you reserve three consecutive nights and mention the “3rd Night Free” deal.  

Book online or call 480.248.2000 or 866.882.4484.

Subject to availability, cannot be combined with other offers. Only valid for stays through January 12, 2013. Sunday rate is on top of the Friday and Saturday rate.

Find Us on Facebook

Have you Liked us on Facebook yet? To stay up to date with awesome events, specials, and news, be sure to Like the Facebook pages for Cafe ZuZu, Hotel Valley Ho, OH Pool and VH Spa.

Saturday sHOwdown

Put the "ZuZu" back into your weekend! Starting at 5pm on Saturday nights now, our Lobby bar will be mixing it up and offering tastings of an exclusive drink created by our master Zu-ologists. We'll keep the vibe going with live music on the ZuZu patio at 7pm, and give you a special price on our featured drink all night long in the lounge. What's the cocktail of the night going to be? Head over to ZuZu on Saturday nights to find out!

ZuZu on TV

As winter approaches be sure to check out Chef Wiley prepare some spectacular fall recipes this November on your Life A-Z with Lisa Haffner. Catch him on December 10th and the 19th. As always you can find his recipes on their website.


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