The masterpiece was created with 1200 eggs, 200 pounds of sugar 10x sugar, 165 pounds of almond flour, and 132 pounds of granulated sugar. Credit: Curio - A Collection by Hilton.

Hollywood, Fla. - To usher in the holiday season, Diplomat Resort & Spa Hollywood, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, has unveiled a 22-foot Christmas tree comprised of 12,500 French macarons, the popular meringue-based sweets.

The first ever of its size, the "Magical Macaron Holiday Tree" was created by Diplomat's Executive Pastry Chef Henry Martignago and his culinary team.  The masterpiece was created with 1200 eggs, 200 pounds of sugar 10x sugar, 165 pounds of almond flour, and 132 pounds of granulated sugar.

The hotel will have a mini-pastry kitchen made of gingerbread adjacent to the lobby display of the Macaron tree, offering made-to-order macarons with holiday flavors such as pumpkin spice and peppermint.  Guests and visitors can also enjoy sampling macaron-inspired cocktails at the property's restaurants and Lobby Bar.

For more information about the holiday happenings at Diplomat Resort & Spa, contact 954-602-6000 or visit www.DiplomatResort.com.

About Diplomat Resort & Spa Hollywood
South Florida's premier beachfront resort and convention center, Diplomat Resort & Spa, a Curio Collection by Hilton, is ideally located in Hollywood, Florida between Miami and Fort Lauderdale. Diplomat's landmark status originates as much from its roots as a glamorous Florida host as from its brilliant design, oceanfront setting, and endless ways to connect, recharge and recreate. The resort features 998 guest rooms and suites, along with a luxe lineup of explorations and amenities, including its award-winning steakhouse, Diplomat Prime, and an oceanfront spa. An award winning property, Diplomat Resort & Spa Hollywood has received top honors from TripAdvisor and was named a top 100 Meeting Hotel by Cvent. For more information, visit www.DiplomatResort.com or call 954-602-6000.

About Curio Collection by Hilton
Curio Collection by Hilton (curiocollection.com), launched in 2014, is a global portfolio of more than 40 remarkable, upper upscale hotels and resorts handpicked for their unique character and personality. Curio Collection properties appeal to travelers seeking one-of-a-kind discoveries and authentic experiences, all backed by Hilton and its award-winning Hilton Honors program. Read the latest Curio Collection stories at news.curiocollection.com, discover Curio Collection destinations through Cities by Curio itineraries at citiesbycurio.com and connect with the collection on facebook.com/curiocollection, instagram.com/curiocollection and twitter.com/curiocollection.

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