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The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain
Mr. Tim Anderson
Phone: (520) 572-3100
Email: tim.e.anderson@ritzcarlton.com

TUCSON, ARIZ. -- December 10, 2015– Arizona residents and resort guests are invited to celebrate their December holidays at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain, enjoying treasured activities to include festive dinners and dining events, a signature dessert decorating experience, and the resort’s new larger-than-life “dine-in” Gingerbread House.

Also available for this month are holiday wine adventures at CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar, along with the opportunity to ring in 2016 with specialty dining, dessert at the VIP Chocolate Lounge, and a recently introduced midnight fireworks hike.

The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Dove Mountain will celebrate the holidays as well, introducing several specialty treatments including the rare Warm Cinnamon Poultice, Holiday Recovery Facial, Winter Glow Body Polish, and Holiday Hand and Foot Delight.

Following are December highlights presented by The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain. Schedules are subject to change.

DECEMBER 2015 DINING AND HOLIDAY EVENTS

 (Food and beverage offerings are open to the public and overnight guests. Further dining choices are available throughout the holidays as well. Prices exclude tax/gratuity.)

 

 

Friday, December 11

5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Hand-Crafted Sushi, Ignite Lobby Lounge (live music entertainment from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.)

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
CORE Wine Experience, $20 USD

5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Mixology Demonstration

Saturday, December 12

5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Hand-Crafted Sushi, Ignite Lobby Lounge (live music entertainment from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.)

5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Mixology Demonstration

Thursday, December 17

5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Hand-Crafted Sushi, Ignite Lobby Lounge (live music entertainment from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.)

Friday, December 18

5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Hand-Crafted Sushi, Ignite Lobby Lounge (live music entertainment from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.)

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
CORE Wine Experience, $20 USD

5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Mixology Demonstration

Saturday, December 19

2:00 p.m.
Gingerbread House Workshop, $35 USD plus tax per house
The whole family can gather for a fun and interactive Gingerbread House-making experience. The resort provides all the supplies and decorations, while participants have all the fun. Limit one house per family of four. Please call (520) 572-3401 for more information and reservations (reservations required).

5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Hand-Crafted Sushi, Ignite Lobby Lounge (live music entertainment from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.)

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Mixology Demonstration

Sunday, December 20

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Breakfast with Santa
This special holiday edition of the CORE breakfast buffet includes a meet-and-greet with Santa himself. Please call (520) 572-3401 for further information.

Thursday, December 24

12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Gingerbread House Workshop, $35 USD plus tax per house
The whole family can gather for a fun and interactive Gingerbread House-making experience. The resort provides all the supplies and decorations, while participants have all the fun. Limit one house per family of four. Please call (520) 572-3401 for information and reservations (reservations required).

5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Christmas Eve Dinner in CORE, $98 USD for adults, $40 USD for children under 12, excluding tax/gratuity.
CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar will present a special Christmas Eve dinner menu featuring CORE’s Christmas Goose. Please call (520) 572-3401 for further information or reservations. The regular CORE menu will not be offered.

5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Hand-Crafted Sushi, Ignite Lobby Lounge (live music entertainment from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.)

Friday, December 25

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Christmas Day Brunch, $88 USD for adults, $38 USD for children under 12, excluding tax/gratuity.
A beautiful ballroom setting will be complemented by delicious and festive brunch favorites, a sushi station, raw bar, roasted prime rib and duck carving stations, soup and salads, made-to-order eggs and omelets, a seafood tasting station and irresistible dessert buffet. Please call (520) 572-3401 for more information or for reservations.

5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Christmas Dinner in CORE, $98 USD for adults, $40 USD for children under 12, excluding tax/gratuity.
CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar will present its annual Christmas Dinner, featuring CORE’s Christmas Goose. Please call (520) 572-3401 for further information or reservations. The regular CORE menu will not be offered.

5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Christmas Prime Rib Dinner at Cayton’s, $55 USD plus beverage/tax/gratuity.
Three delicious courses will be highlighted by slow-roasted herb crusted prime rib. Please call (520) 572-3401 for further information or reservations.

5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Hand-Crafted Sushi, Ignite Lobby Lounge (live music entertainment from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.)

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
CORE Wine Experience, $20 USD

5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Mixology Demonstration

Saturday, December 26

5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Hand-Crafted Sushi, Ignite Lobby Lounge (live music entertainment from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.)

5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Mixology Demonstration

Thursday, December 31

5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Hand-Crafted Sushi
, Ignite Lobby Lounge (live music entertainment from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.)

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
New Year’s Eve Menu Selections, Ignite

5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
New Year’s Eve Dinner in CORE, $125 USD plus beverage, tax, gratuity.
CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar will present an elegant four-course à la carte dinner especially for New Year’s Eve. Please call (520) 572-3401 for more information or reservations. Reservations are required. The regular CORE menu will not be offered.
And…

The New Year’s VIP Chocolate Lounge
Guests can ring in the New Year in an exceptionally sweet way, enjoying all types of chocolate from white to dark, with special added features of macarons, hot chocolate and gluten-free chocolate desserts. Included with the CORE New Year’s Eve Dinner and also available separately from $25 USD for those seeking a sweet treat before midnight. Ask about a glass of bubbly to enhance the experience.

Throughout the Evening
New Year’s Eve in Ignite
Guests are invited to close out 2015 in style and ring in the New Year with live entertainment, dancing and a magnificent midnight fireworks display.

11:00 p.m.
New Year’s Eve Fireworks Hike, $65 USD per person plus tax.
Upgrade the fireworks viewing experience with this casual guided hike on the neighboring hillside, to secure a prime fireworks viewing perspective. Please call (520) 572-3050 for more information and reservations. Subject to change without prior notice.

RESERVATIONS

For holiday dining reservations, please contact the resort at 520-572-3401. For room reservations or to book a holiday overnight package, visit www.ritzcarlton.com/dovemountain, call 1-800-241-3333, or contact a travel professional.