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Luxury Downtown hotel announces a full calendar of seasonal culinary celebrations

ATLANTA – November 18, 2016 – This holiday season, The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta will delight guests with memorable moments, exquisite flavors and festive décor. Atlanta residents and visitors alike will enjoy holiday brunches, dinners and other celebrations, while enchanting activities such as Breakfast with Santa will please younger guests as they joyfully partake in the magic of the holidays.

Thanksgiving Brunch:
The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta
will host a luxury Thanksgiving brunch, featuring an abundance of savory selections, carving stations, dessert delicacies and more. Executive chef Ramesh Kaduru and his team have curated a unique feast for this year’s celebration, highlights of which include an artisan-style charcuterie selection, sushi and sashimi stations and a farmers market vegetable presentation. The chef’s butcher block will showcase traditional holiday dishes, including a roasted whole turkey with sage gravy and cranberry sauce. Younger guests will savor childhood favorites such as chicken tenders, tater tots, macaroni and cheese, pizza and green beans. Thursday, November 24, with reservations from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $95 per adult and $39 per child ages five to 12.

Thanksgiving in AG:
Guests of the newly reimagined AG will experience an elegant holiday supper prepared by chef du cuisine Joshua Fryer in the contemporary southern steakhouse. The menu will portray the restaurant’s dedication to fresh, locally sourced ingredients while fulfilling the desire for a traditional holiday feast. Thursday, November 24, with reservations available from 5:30 to 10 p.m.

Holiday Cocktail Workshop:
Join AG’s most seasoned cocktail connoisseurs for a contemporary beverage-making class in The Distillery, a dynamic private dining room focused on the art of the cocktail. Guests will receive a detailed lesson on holiday-centric drinks, allowing them to recreate the seasonal favorites at home. Each Wednesday in November and December. The cost is $25 per person and reservations are highly recommended.

Breakfast with Santa:
Continuing a timeless tradition, The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta invites children to spend the morning with Santa and Mrs. Claus while enjoying a classic holiday breakfast buffet, featuring golden waffles, fluffy pancakes and French toast sticks. Children will have the opportunity share their wish lists and listen to Santa’s many magical stories between bites. As guests say goodbye to Saint Nick, they are welcome to step outside to the hotel’s veranda – the perfect place to view Atlanta’s annual holiday parade on Peachtree Street. Saturday, December 3, with reservations beginning at 9 a.m. The cost is $55 per adult, $40 per child, ages five-12.

Christmas Eve Dinner:
Celebrate the season at AG with an elevated dining experience shared with family and friends. A special holiday dinner will be accompanied by expertly selected wine pairings from sommelier Brian White. Saturday, December 24, with reservations available from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Wine pairings optional.

Christmas Day Brunch:
Kick off the joyous holiday with a merry and bright brunch featuring traditional festive favorites, seasonal specialties and a host of delectable desserts. The holiday brunch will include a variety of interactive stations and culinary presentations. Sunday, December 25, with reservations from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $95 per adult, $39 per child, ages five-12.

Christmas Day in AG:
Guests are invited to gather with friends and family throughout the morning and evening to celebrate in AG. Start the holiday on a high note with a sweet and savory breakfast buffet from 6:30 to 11 a.m., or conclude the special day with a dinner service from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday, December 25; reservations are recommended for dinner service.

New Year’s Eve Dinner in AG:
Toast the new year with an exclusive evening of live musical entertainment and a celebratory à la carte menu at AG. Saturday, December 31, with reservations beginning at 5:30 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Celebration:
Ring in 2017 with live entertainment, specialty cocktails, football viewings and spirited party favors at Lumen, The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta lobby bar with a modern vibe and contemporary elegance. Located in the heart of downtown, Lumen offers guests a celebration in close proximity to a variety of Atlanta’s most celebrated New Year’s Eve activities. Saturday, December 31, beginning at 8 p.m.

All pricing is exclusive of tax and gratuities and valet parking is complimentary. Early reservations for dining events are strongly recommended. Please call 404-221-6550 for information and reservations.