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~Celebrate the Colorful Season with Fall-inspired Spa Treatments, Cuisine, Live Music and More~

NEW YORK (September 13, 2017) – With temperatures cooling down and the fall season just around the corner, The Ritz-Carlton New York, Westchester invites travelers and locals to experience autumn in Westchester County and the Hudson Valley with a variety of different offerings and experiences, all in close proximity to vibrant fall foliage. From fall-inspired food, beverages and spa treatments to live local music and a variety of on-property and regional experiences, The Ritz-Carlton New York, Westchester caters to travelers and locals alike looking for a quintessential autumn getaway or cozy fall experiences close to home.

Fall Menus
The Ritz-Carlton New York, Westchester’s Lobby Lounge menu offers an array of small plates, entrees and sandwiches, many of which utilize seasonal and local ingredients. Guests can select from small plates and starters such as Kung Pao Calamari with toasted peanuts; New York local Murray’s Cheeses with amaretto honey, dried fruit and house made seasonal jam; and the “Lost in the Valley” Market Salad with quinoa, edamame, cucumbers, apples, carrots, tomatoes and poppy seed dressing. Mains include Goffle Road Farms Organic Chicken with wild mushroom and asparagus risotto and lemon verbena sage jus; Hudson Valley Cage Free Muscovy Duck with apple, walnut, pomegranate farro and five spice red plum sauce; and the Smoked Paprika Roasted Cauliflower Steak with red quinoa, lacinato kale and pine nut caper raisin relish. Guests can also opt for burgers and sandwiches such as the Mesquite BBQ Turkey Burger with smoked mozzarella, turkey bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion and sweet potato fries; or the Zesty Spiced Vegan Burger with avocado, arugula and fire roasted red pepper vegenaise, served on a multigrain bun. For those that opt to drink in the fall flavors, seasonal handcrafted cocktails include the Westchester Mule with Tanqueray Number 10 Gin, mint, ginger beer and lime juice; and the Forbidden Forest with Tito’s Vodka, blackberries, lime juice and rosemary.

Fall Equinox Spa Treatment, 90 minutes, $245
For visitors looking for some pampering and relaxation outside of the urban New York environment, the 10,000-square-foot Ritz-Carlton New York, Westchester Spa captures the essence of autumn with their Fall Equinox treatment. The 90-minute treatment, designed to restore the skin’s balance, includes a dry skin brushing, warming marine wrap and a hot stone massage. Apart from this seasonal treatment, guests can opt for a variety of signature therapies including massages, body treatments, facials, men’s treatments and other beauty services. The spa also has an indoor rooftop pool and state-of-the-art fitness center with sweeping city views.

Live Music in the Lobby Lounge

This fall, The Ritz-Carlton New York, Westchester has teamed up with the Music Conservatory of Westchester to offer a Live Music Series in the Lobby Lounge of the property with select dates. Guests are invited to sit back, relax and enjoy the smooth sounds of jazz in an intimate gathering. Artists will rotate for each show and perform a repertoire from the American songbook jazz standards. The Lobby Lounge music series take place on select Thursday and Friday evenings in September through November from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m including:

  • Friday, September 22
  • Thursday, October 12
  • Thursday, October 26
  • Thursday, November 9
  • Thursday, November 30

Seating is first come, first serve and no reservations are required. This is offered complimentary for both guests and locals in the neighborhood looking for evening entertainment. While listening to the soothing tunes of the music, patrons can enjoy light fares and cocktails from the Lobby Lounge menu.

Jazz lovers staying at the property from September 13-17 can also check out the sixth annual Jazz Fest 2017 in White Plains, a five-day celebration of free and affordable jazz performances for all ages. The property is offering a special package for Jazz Fest, featuring overnight accommodations in a Deluxe, Premiere Deluxe or Executive Suite; breakfast for two in the Lobby Lounge; and overnight valet parking. The package starts at $399 per night and is valid from September 15-17.

Autumn Escape Advanced Purchase
Dive into autumn days and fall activities in Westchester County with The Ritz-Carlton New York, Westchester by booking the advanced purchase rate for select stays starting September 30th, 2017. Guests can snuggle into a plush terry cloth robe and observe the fall foliage from inside the property’s spacious rooms or explore the vibrant Hudson Valley amidst the fresh autumn air. There are several quintessential fall events and experiences going on throughout the season that guests can take advantage of including The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow inspired haunted village at Philisburg Manor, apple and pumpkin picking at Stuart’s Farm and Salinger’s Orchard, apple cider making at Thompson’s Cider Mill and more. Rates start at $299 for a deluxe guest room and $349 for an executive suite.

“The Ritz-Carlton New York, Westchester is an ideal destination for autumn travel,” said General Manager William Yahr. “Along with a colorful backdrop of stunning foliage and a cozy atmosphere, we think our fall offerings and experiences will be a compelling draw for adults and families looking for a relaxing getaway removed from the hustle and bustle of the city but still close enough to easily access. We look forward to welcoming old and new guests here this fall.”

Fall rates start at $299. For more information, please call 914-946-5550 or visit www.ritzcarlton.com/westchester.