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THE RITZ-CARLTON, NEW ORLEANS - A TEMPTATION OF THE SENSES
Ritz-Carlton Creates One-Of-A-Kind Experience for Guests
NEW ORLEANS, La. - May 31, 2013 - New Orleans is a city that is defined by its diverse and eclectic cultural heritage. It is a "Temptation of the Senses" from its world-class cuisine and classic cocktails to its rich musical roots and unique architecture.
The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans tempts guest senses through unique offerings and events that created one-of-a-kind experiences and memories that will last a lifetime. From interactive lessons on local cuisine, to hand crafted cocktails that celebrate the home of the cocktail, The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans truly is a celebration of New Orleans, a "Temptation of the Senses."
Hand Crafted Cocktails in the Davenport Lounge
The Davenport Lounge has unveiled a new cocktail menu just in time for the summer. Featuring refreshing new takes on some classic cocktails, the masterful bartenders in the lounge use house made mixers, house-infused spirits and the finest ingredients to make these hand crafted cocktails one-of-a-kind. Some of the new offerings include the Dutch Donkey (our take on the Moscow Mule), The Southern Storyteller and the Blonde Hurricane (a house mixed hurricane using Old New Orleans Rum).
For guests looking to take home a unique keepsake from their stay in New Orleans, these unique amenities offer a sampling of what New Orleans has to offer:
Guests can retreat from the heat and enjoy a real New Orleans snowball crafted by The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans' own Snowball Sommelier. These sweet summer treats are offered in regular and "spiked" varieties for those wishing to imbibe. The Snowball Sommelier will be available in the Courtyard every Saturday in July and August.
Father's Day Beer Pairing Dinner
Celebrate the special father in your life with a one-of-a-kind Beer Pairing Dinner in M bistro. Chef de Cuisine, Frank Gray has put together a special 4 course dinner that honors Dad by pairing M bistro's fresh farm-to-table cuisine with some of the best brews from South Louisiana.
Paris Without the Jetlag
Sit amidst our antique collection and enjoy cocktails, cordials, tea or champagne-by-the-glass. For those who care to venture outside of the hotel and into the world renowned French Quarter, they will find streets lined with art and antique galleries, millineries, clothiers and patisseries. Come to New Orleans, the keeper of the language, culture, art and heritage of old world France. Paris Without The Jetlag is just a direct flight or a short drive away
Slated to begin in July, the hotel will undergo a $4M renovation of its Club Level, The Maison Orleans and penthouse, The Ritz-Carlton Suite. All club level guestrooms in The Maison Orleans will be renovated (74 Club Deluxe and 1 suite) along with the Club Lounge and the 2,800 sq ft Ritz-Carlton Suite.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 82 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award which recognizes outstanding customer service. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company website at www.ritzcarlton.com. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR)
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