Bedford, PA (Vocus) October 31, 2008
Bedford Springs Resort has added a second guest chef, wine expert and several new vendors to the already impressive line-up of the inaugural Autumn Wine and Food Extravaganza. The culinary event, featuring Bon Appétit and signature recipes from the popular culinary magazine's chef de cuisine Jonathan Lindenauer, will take place Friday, November 7 through Sunday, November 9 at this luxurious central Pennsylvania resort.
Peter M. Carl, executive chef for Naples Bay Resort of Naples, Florida and Brian D. Henderson, wine program consultant for such prestigious properties as Marco Island Beach Resort on Marco Island, Florida and Yellowstone Club in Montana, will join Bedford Springs Resort's Executive Chef Konrad Meier and David Everett of Williamsburg's Blue Talon Bistro for the weekend's festivities. The epicurean event features food and wine seminars, informational sessions, and a five-course Bon Appétit dinner on Saturday evening.
In addition, guests can experience Sunday's Bedford Springs Farmers Market offering a variety of food, home, and health items. Vendors and products include Blueberry Hill Treenware's traditional-style wooden kitchen utensils made from locally grown hardwoods, Laurel Vista Farm produce, Cinco de Mayo Salsa, French table linens by Janice Table, as well as novelty rockers, dog dish holders and children's wooden puzzles created by The Wood Shoppe. The Market is open to the public free of charge.
Priced at $595 per person and based on double occupancy, the Autumn Wine and Food Extravaganza package includes all overnight accommodations, event meals and programs.
For reservations or additional information, access the web site at http://www.bedfordspringsresort.com or call 866-623-8719.
Bedford Springs Resort re-opened in July 2007 following a $120-million restoration and expansion. Long heralded for its healing waters and restorative environs, Bedford Springs origins date back to 1796 when its seven original mineral springs lured guests for a healing cure. A classic "springs resort" with many of the original buildings and architectural elements still in place, the restored and expanded Bedford Springs Resort features the 30,000 square foot Springs Eternal Spa, five restaurants, meeting and banquet space, retail shops and a variety of recreational activities. Additional information may be found at http://www.bedfordspringsresort.com.
Bedford Resort Partners, Ltd. is the owner and developer of the Bedford Springs Resort project.
Benchmark Hospitality International manages Bedford Springs Resort and is a leader in the management and marketing of resorts, conference centers, hotels, and Personal Luxury Hotels™. The privately held company, launched in 1980, is a founding member of the International Association of Conference Centers. Benchmark is a worldwide organization operating over 30 properties representing major metropolitan and resort destinations. Benchmark's international headquarters is located in The Woodlands, Texas, near Houston, with regional offices in New Jersey and Connecticut. International offices are located in Tokyo and Santiago, Chile. For locations of properties and additional information, visit http://www.benchmarkhospitality.com.
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