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The Fresh Market Package at The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland

CLEVELAND, OHIO – May 7, 2019 – Celebrating the city’s unique culinary scene, The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland invites travelers and locals to enjoy an unforgettable foodie experience through its Fresh Market package. The interactive experience features a chef-guided exploration of the city’s spectacular West Side Market, followed by the ultimate adventure in cooking-with-the-chef. This limited-time seasonal culinary offering is available from May to November 2019.

The Fresh Market package at The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland allows guests the opportunity to enjoy a private breakfast with the hotel chef, collaborating in the creation of a lunchtime menu and farmers’ market shopping list. Guests then will join the chef at Cleveland’s legendary West Side Market to select meal provisions from a blocks-long showcase of the region’s finest fresh produce, meats, spices and ethnic specialties. Strolling from vendor to vendor alongside the chef, guests will survey fresh seasonal flavors, examine diverse cuts of meat, sample foods that pique their interest, talk one-on-one with purveyors, and discuss their finalized lunch plans with the chef.

After the market tour, guests can send their culinary acquisitions back to the hotel, while they continue to explore the market’s fascinating surrounding neighborhood. Their hand-selected food purchases will be washed, trimmed, prepped and waiting for them at the hotel, in time for lunch preparation. Upon their mid-morning return to the hotel, guests will suit up in Ritz-Carlton aprons and join the chef and his team in preparing their dream lunch together in the hotel kitchen – to be followed by presentation of the finalized meal in TURN Bar + Kitchen. Prior to departing, guests also can have any remaining market purchases washed, wrapped and ready to take home for further enjoyment.

Priced from $599 USD per night, the Fresh Market package at The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland is presented through November 3, 2019 and includes:

  • Deluxe overnight accommodations for two guests on a Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday evening (West Side Market is closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays)
  • A keepsake Ritz-Carlton Fresh Market shopping bag
  • A light breakfast for two with the hotel's chef
  • A chef-guided insider’s tour of The West Side Market 
  • Delivery of market purchases to the hotel, where food selections will be washed, wrapped and refrigerated for the guests, until their return to the hotel from shopping
  • A customized Fresh Market lunch for two, which the guests can prepare in the kitchen with the Chef, followed by presentation of the lunch in the hotel’s restaurant TURN Bar + Kitchen

For locals and other guests who wish to enjoy this unique culinary offer, the Fresh Market experience is also available to reserve as a day package  (excludes overnight accommodations) for $549 per two guests. Both packages require reservations made at least 7 days in advance.

For further information, visit www.ritzcarlton.com/cleveland or call the hotel directly at +1-216-623-1300. For overnight package reservations, call +1-800-241-3333, visit the hotel website or contact a travel professional. For day package reservations, call +1-216-623-1300, extension 4262, or email Candice.Hartong@ritzcarlton.com.