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Around the clock pastry kitchen prepares treats of every shape and size for all ages

Amelia Island, Fla. (February 28, 2017) – Time-honored Easter traditions abound at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island on Florida’s Northeast Coast. Sheldon Millett, Executive Pastry Chef at The Ritz-Carlton says, “Easter is a special time to treat our youngest guests to sweet treats and creating moments of pure joy.” The around the clock pastry department crafts enormous painted chocolate eggs and huge chocolate bunnies and delectable centerpieces. Hundreds of spring-themed petite sweets, tarts, cakes, cookies, candy and scones are on display at The Easter Bunny Breakfast, The Cottontail Tea Party and The Easter Garden Brunch.

Families will enjoy a new Ritz-Carlton experience, the Easter Bunny Breakfast. Children will delight in having breakfast with the Easter Bunny and parents will treasure a keepsake picture. Indulge in the lavish buffet adorned with breakfast favorites. Feast on favorites including a pancake station with a variety of fun toppings, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, breakfast breads, ham and cheese croissants and an assortment of delectable breakfast pastries. Breakfast starts at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 15. The price is $40 per person for ages 6 and up and $25 per child ages 5 and younger. Advance reservations required.

The Cottontail Tea Party presents the Easter Bunny and The Springtime Fairy with an afternoon tea featuring petite sandwiches and sweets including salted caramel cupcakes, s’more chocolate mousse, raspberry lemon scones, vanilla crème brulee, orange cheesecake and chocolate peanut butter mousse. The tea is open to the public on Saturday, April 15 at 11:30 a.m. The price is $50 per person for ages 6 and up, $18 per child 5 and younger, inclusive of service charge and a souvenir photo. Advance reservations required.

Enjoy a spectacular Ritz-Carlton Easter Garden Brunch in the classic Ritz-Carlton Ballroom Atrium with ocean views and an elaborate culinary presentation of brunch favorites. The menu includes an elaborate chilled seafood display, slow roasted Prime Rib, quiche Florentine, local fish, jumbo shrimp, roasted lamb chop and a delectable dessert station. Celebrate this special occasion with a complimentary glass of Champagne and live music. Children will enjoy cookie decorating and a visit from the Easter Bunny and Springtime Fairy. The brunch is served from 11:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 16. Price is $110 per person for ages 13 and up and $45 children ages 5-12. Advance reservations required.

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island is celebrating spring with The Amelia Island Breakaway Package with a $100 Resort credit that can be used in hotel outlets including the Spa, restaurants and Boutique shops. For information and reservations, call your Travel Professional or visit www.ritzcarlton.com/ameliaisland.

For event information and reservations, please call 904-277-1087.