Teddy Bear Tea at The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco
November 30 and December 1 - 1 p.m. seating.
Dec. 6-8, 14-15, 20-23, seatings at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Children and their favorite stuffed animals gather in The Terrace Room transformed into a “Winter Wonderland” to enjoy our popular "Teddy Bear Tea Show" featuring an elf, his sidekick holly and the giant cuddly Ritz-Carlton Teddy Bear. A special tea experience of hot chocolate with marshmallows, kid’s tea sandwiches, cookies and pastries will be served while the kids are entertained with holiday stories, lively sing-a-longs, and a photo opportunity with the Ritz-Carlton Teddy Bear to take home. Each child will also receive a small teddy bear gift. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Make-A-Wish® Greater Bay Area. $110 per guest, inclusive of tax and gratuity. To place a reservation, please call (415) 773-6199 or (415) 773-6168.
"Inside the Kitchen" Culinary Tour with Liam Mayclem - Holiday Cocktail Tour
Saturday, December 14, 2013 – 1 p.m.
San Francisco is known internationally for its cocktail culture and history, from the Barbary Coast of the 1800s to present-day innovators. Join Liam Mayclem the “Foodie Chap” of KCBS and host of CBS 5’s “Eye on the Bay” for a very special tour and tasting of San Francisco’s most buzzed about bars. This tour starts at Comstock Saloon
in North Beach, a bar and restaurant that meticulously recreates the Barbary Coast era where owner and author Jeff Hollinger will pour a drink or two and share tales of the early days of the City’s cocktail mavericks while sharing some turn-of-the-century bites. Then explore the City’s very own pirate lair at the next stop, Smuggler’s Cove
, widely regarded as one of the best Tiki bars in the United States, for a Tiki lesson from owner and rum expert Martin Cate. The journey continues with a whisky tasting at Chef Charles Phan’s newest restaurant and bar, Hard Water
. The final stop on the tipsy trail is a tasting at Burritt Room
, before ending the evening with optional cocktails and dinner at Parallel 37 at The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco, provided by bar star Camber Lay and Chef Michael Rotondo at 5:30 p.m.. Tour departs from the lobby at The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco
(Guests must be 21 to join this tour.)
Each Inside the Kitchen tour
is $199 per person, with a maximum of 12 guests per tour. The four-course dinner in Parallel 37 is $100 per person, including beverage pairing, tax and gratuity. Reservations are required in advance. There is a 48-hour cancellation policy. Tour itineraries are subject to change. Click here to place a reservation
or contact Melissa Loos at (415) 773-6199 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Hot Chocolate Lab
Christmas Eve to New Year’s Eve
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
In the Lobby of The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco, the culinary team will be hosting a complementary Hot Chocolate Lab from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. daily, Christmas Eve through New Year’s Eve. Guests and visitors alike are invited to partake in the holiday spirit with complementary hot chocolate while they enjoy the holiday décor of the hotel.
Vintner Wine Series in the Club Lounge
Alpha Omega - Friday, December 13, 2013 - 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Club Level guests enjoy exclusive access to a special wine tasting and education by award-winning Alpha Omega winery in the Club Lounge. Located in Rutherford, Napa Valley’s newest boutique winery blends prized grapes from the valley floor, hillside, mountain and coast to produce their award-winning wines.
Christmas Eve at Parallel 37
December 24, 2013
Menu available from 5:30 p.m. -9:30 p.m.
On Christmas Eve, guests are invited to enjoy Chef Michael Rotondo’s four-course menu featuring specials such as Nantucket Bay Scallops with Pumpkin Risotto and Caramelized Brussel Sprouts, Line-caught Halibut with Dungeness Crab and Red Wine Ragout and a special Cranberry Tart with Eggnog Ice Cream.
Perfect for large groups of friends and family, there is a Chef’s Table available that can accommodate up to ten people as well as a private dining room that can accommodate up to 20. The four-course menu is $95 per adult and $45 per child, exclusive of tax and gratuity, with additional courses and beverage pairings available for purchase. To reserve a table or the private dining room, guests may call (415) 773-6168.
Christmas Day at Parallel 37
December 25, 2013
Menu available from noon – 8 p.m. with final seating at 7:30 p.m.
For Christmas Day, guests are invited to enjoy Chef Michael Rotondo’s festive four-course menu featuring creative twists on classic Christmas fare, including specials such as Muscovy Duck with Spiced Parsnips, Candied Ginger and Huckleberry Jus, Espresso Dusted Beef Tenderloin, Black Mission Fig Ravioli and Wild Mushrooms and a Butterscotch Cake, Candied Hazelnuts, Spiced Crème Fraiche
. Perfect for large groups of friends and family, the Chef’s Table can accommodate up to ten guests, with up to 20 guests in the private dining room.Available from noon to 8 p.m. in the Parallel 37 dining room, the menu is $95 per adult and $45 per child, exclusive of tax and gratuity, with additional courses and beverage pairings available for purchase. Both the Chef’s Table and the Private Dining room are available for two seatings, the first 12 p.m. and the second at 6 p.m. Guests may call (415) 773-6168 to make a reservation.
New Year’s Eve at Parallel 37
December 31, 2013
5 p.m. – 12 a.m. (last seating at 10 p.m.)
Guests will ring in the New Year in style at Parallel 37 with a special six-course menu created by Chef Michael Rotonodo. Available starting at 5 p.m., Chef Rotondo’s menu will feature dishes that promise to be a memorable way to bid adieu to 2013. Perfect for large groups of friends and family, the Chef’s Table can accommodate up to ten guests, with up to 20 guests in the private dining room. Additional courses including caviar and oysters, as well as beverage pairings are also available. Available from 5 p.m. to midnight in the Parallel 37 dining room, the menu is $150 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity with additional courses and beverage pairings available for purchase. Reservations strongly suggested, and guests may call (415) 773-6168 to make a reservation.
New Year’s Eve Party in The Lounge
December 31, 2013
9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
After guests have enjoyed an impressive meal at Parallel 37, they are welcome to join the party in The Lounge of The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco. Along with a full bar, there will also be a Champagne, Caviar and Oyster Bar available a la carte and a DJ will be playing lively music all night.
Table service, bottle service and a Champagne, Caviar and Oyster Bar are available a la carte from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. in The Lounge. Tables are first come, first serve. Bottle service is also available for in-room dining.
November 29 - December 1; December 5-8, 12-24, 2013
One seating daily at 3 p.m.
The perfect way to unwind after a long day of shopping or preparing for the holidays, the modern tradition of Afternoon Tea in the Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco is a luxurious holiday treat. Afternoon Tea features an impressive spread including a perfectly-blended pot of tea, savory finger sandwiches and holidays sweets such as scones and macaroons set to the soothing sounds of a pianist. The Afternoon Tea is $65 per person, exclusive of tax, gratuity and alcoholic beverages. To place a reservation, please call (415) 773-6168.
Breakfast Buffet at Parallel 37
Daily; 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Enjoy a breakfast buffet daily at Parallel 37, Nob Hill's newest restaurant.