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Resort Offers Bed & Breakfast Room Package during Festival
 and Welcomes Foodies for Weekend of Culinary Experiences

NORTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – August 8, 2016 – The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe will welcome foodies and fans of the culinary arts to the property September 9-11, 2016 during the Annual Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Festival. The resort will host special events over the course of the weekend including Art of Mixology, a Tahoe Long Table Harvest Dinner, a Backyard Barbeque Family Cookout, After8eight featuring a live DJ, craft cocktails, champagne, and an eclectic selection of wines and more.

“The Autumn Food & Wine Festival is a yearly event that kicks-off our Secret Season, one of the best times of year to be in Lake Tahoe,” states Chef Dwayne Edwards, new executive chef of The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. “The fall colors, flavors, special culinary events and serene environment make it the perfect time to be in the region. We look forward to welcoming guests to the resort to participate in the new and returning events we have planned for this year’s festive weekend.”

Events scheduled at the resort during the Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Festival include:

  • Art of Mixology
    Friday, September 9 | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | $50 per person

    This entertaining, educational experience will feature freshly cut herbs, classic ingredients such as bitters and infused liquors to create three unique cocktails paired with appetizers. Guest will enjoy this workshop al fresco at The Backyard Bar & BBQ.  Advance purchase of tickets is required.  Walk-ins will be accepted on a space-available basis. Price inclusive of tax, minimum age applies for participation. 
  • Backyard Barbeque Family Cookout
    Friday, September 9 | 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. | Buffet | $39 per adult, $20 per child (ages 3-12)
    The Backyard Bar & BBQ will host a gastronomic backyard cookout featuring traditional barbeque favorites such as tender, juicy burgers, ribs, chicken, pulled pork and house-made desserts with live entertainment until 9:00 pm.
  • After8eight
    Friday, September 9 | 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

    Unwind and relax in The Living Room and try a variety of specialty crafted cocktails, Champagne and a selection of handpicked wines while enjoying the music of a Live DJ.
  • Tahoe Long Table Harvest Dinner
    Saturday, September 10 | 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | $135 per person

    Prepared by Executive Chef Dwayne Edwards of The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, the Tahoe Long Table Harvest Dinner will feature a family-style dinner presentation of a special harvest menu that incorporates the freshest, locally sourced, sustainable ingredients. This farm-to-table dinner will seat guests together at a long table on the Manzanita Terrace to enjoy six courses paired with wines from Napa Valley Pahlmeyer Winery al fresco amongst a mountainside setting.

The culinary weekend concludes Sunday, September 11 in The Village at Northstar with the Culinary Competition and Grand Tasting, which the culinary team from The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe will participate in. Tickets can be purchased and more information about the weekend’s events can be found online at www.TahoeFoodandWine.com.

To celebrate the Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Festival, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe is offering their Bed & Breakfast room package throughout the event dates, which includes a full American breakfast for two guests (per person daily) in Café Blue or the resorts signature restaurant, Manzanita. Starting rate is $489 per room, per night for deluxe king accommodations (also available in deluxe queen/queen accommodations and a one-bedroom suite). Advanced reservations required. Rates listed are per room, per night, and exclusive of taxes, gratuities and other charges unless otherwise noted. For additional information explaining the package offering, please visit www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/california/lake-tahoe/offers/bed-and-breakfast.

To confirm hotel reservations at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, please contact your travel professional, visit www.ritzcarlton.com/laketahoe or call reservations toll-free at 800-241-3333. For more information about events and to make dining reservations at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, please call 530-562-3000.