White Sulphur Springs, WV (PRWEB) October 10, 2007
The legendary Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia offers The Greenbrier Signature Event Series each year, a unique line-up of special events ranging from culinary classes and demonstrations, to getaways all about golf. As part of this year's Signature Event Series, The Greenbrier, in association with Food & Wine magazine, will host A Weekend of Culinary Masters, a three-day weekend of culinary demonstration and instruction featuring some of America's finest chef and wine experts and the graduating class of The Greenbrier Culinary Apprenticeship Program. The fall culinary getaway will be offered the weekend of October 25 - 28.
This one-of-a-kind culinary event includes multiple daily cooking demonstrations and tastings, where guests can learn new kitchen techniques for when they return home. These demonstrations cover a range of topics which include Which Olive Oil Should I Use and Wine & Chocolate Pairings. Competitive culinary cook-offs allow guests to cheer on their favorite chefs and nightly receptions close out each day. Special speakers and guest chefs include Peter Schintler, Gordon Maybury, Arnaud Berthelier, Rich Rosendale, Joshua Wesson, Alessandro Stratta, Peter Timmins (Executive Chef at The Greenbrier), Michael Voltaggio (Hemisphere Chef de Cuisine at The Greenbrier) and Frederic Monti (Executive Pastry Chef at The Greenbrier). A special black-tie silent auction benefiting the Chef & Child Foundation, as well as A Night at the Oscars Reception and Dinner Gala, will take place on Saturday evening and will conclude the weekend.
This weekend package includes a three-night stay, gift amenities, daily demonstrations and tastings, a competitive cook-off, nightly receptions, private luncheons and dining events on Friday and Saturday, and a Sunday Brunch. Those who wish to participate in this unique experience can purchase one of two packages: the Single package for one attendee at $2,415; or the Double package for two attendees at $3,700 per couple. For further details and to register for this event, visit http://www.greenbrier.com/culinary, or call 800-908-0740.
The Greenbrier reopened on April 2nd after an extensive $50 million renovation project. The renovations encompass 63 updated guest rooms with new marble bathrooms that have soaking tubs and walk-in showers, updated décor under the direction of renowned designer Carleton Varney with patterned fabrics and pastel wallpapers, executive-style desks with larger workspaces, and new furniture. Renovations in all of the resort's 721 guest rooms include new bedding and linens, large plasma-screen televisions, and enhanced bathroom amenities.
An entirely new culinary experience will debut in July with the opening of Hemisphere, a new restaurant with a globally influenced tasting menu and 38°80, a unique cocktail lounge. The Greenbrier continues to offer over 50 recreational activities to its guests, including indoor and outdoor tennis, golf on three championship courses, tours of its former Cold War-era Congressional bunker on property, falconry, fishing, off-road driving, and use of the property's 40,000 square-foot spa.
About The Greenbrier Resort:
Residing on 6,500-acres of lush landscape in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia, The Greenbrier is an award-winning resort which has been offering a welcoming home to its guests since 1778. This National Historic Landmark, also known as America's Resort, reopened April 2 after a $50 million renovation project. The Greenbrier resort is a founding member of the Historic Hotels of America, proudly hosting guests for over 200 years. The Greenbrier's unparalleled history and timeless architecture reflect their commitment to this distinctive honor. The property provides a world-class haven for discerning business guests and sophisticated leisure travelers. Top-notch amenities and services include elegant meeting and event space, fine dining establishments, and access to over 50 recreational activities including three championship golf courses, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, and a 40,000 square-foot spa. For more information or reservations, please visit http://www.greenbrier.com or call 800-624-6070.