This is Chicago's signature summer event and the world's largest food festival, featuring everything from hot dogs to haute cuisine from more than 70 local restaurants, as well as first-rate musical entertainment, cooking demonstrations and activities for the entire family said Dennis Schmoll, general manager.
Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) June 12, 2008
With apologies to Paul Simon, officials of the Chicago Marriott at Medical District/UIC today announced a special package, "60 Ways to Taste Chicago," for guests attending this year's Taste of Chicago festival at Grant Park from June 27 to July 6. This Chicago vacation package includes 60 tickets per day redeemable at the festival for food and beverage and a special room rate of $175 to $195, June 26-29 and July 3-6.
"This is Chicago's signature summer event and the world's largest food festival, featuring everything from hot dogs to haute cuisine from more than 70 local restaurants, as well as first-rate musical entertainment, cooking demonstrations and activities for the entire family said Dennis Schmoll, general manager. "Our hotel is located away from the crush of downtown, but only 10 minutes from Grant Park, site of the festival. We'll also be providing twice-a-day shuttle service to and from Grant Park during the event, for a small fee. Taste of Chicago is a spectacular extravaganza, and we hope to make this vacation package an annual event, as well."
Entertainment is provided every day of the festival by a variety of musical performances on multiple stages.
This year's roster features Chaka Khan, Angie Stone on June 28; Stevie Wonder on June 28; Plain White T's and Josh Kelley on June 29; Jersey Boys and Wicked on June 30; Joss Stone and Ryan Shaw on July 1; Fantasia and Estelle on July 2; a fireworks spectacular and Independence Eve concert on July 3; Gomez and Alejandro Escovedo on July 4; Bonnie Raitt and Dave Barnes on July 5; and Aly & AJ, A Cursive Memory and Keke Palmer on July 6.
Located in the West Loop area at 625 South Ashland Avenue at Harrison Street, the 113-room Chicago Marriott at Medical District offers deluxe accommodations, featuring 111 rooms, three suites and nearly 5,000 square feet of business meeting and event space.
Families and business travelers alike will enjoy the location of this Chicago hotel is near the United Center (link to home page), US Cellular Field (White Sox baseball), Little Italy and Greektown, and its close proximity to the Oprah Show at Harpo Studios. To make reservations on line, go to http://www.chicagomarriottatmedicaldistrict.com and click on Deals at This Hotel. Make sure the promotional code P51 appears in the Corporate/ Promotional code box. Or call 1-800-228-9290 and ask for promotional code P51.The Chicago Marriott at Medical District/UIC is managed by Memphis, Tenn.-based Davidson Hotel Company.
About Davidson Hotel Company
Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., Davidson Hotel Company is an award-winning, full-service hotel owner and third-party management company that provides management,
development/renovation, acquisition, consulting and accounting expertise for the hospitality industry. The company currently owns and/or manages 33 upscale, independent and branded
Chicago Marriott hotels with more than 9,200 rooms across the United States, including such affiliations as Westin, Sheraton, Hyatt, Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Embassy Suites, Doubletree, Marriott, Renaissance, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn. Additional information on Davidson may be found at the company's Web site, http://www.davidsonhotels.com.