PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - Nov 21, 2013) - This holiday season, The Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix is pleased to offer a variety of festive activities and culinary experiences designed to create lasting memories for the entire family. From themed holiday teas and special dinners to overnight New Year's packages, there is something available for everyone.
"There is no time of year more magical than the holiday season at The Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix," said General Manager Grant Dipman. "We are delighted to present our holiday calendar and invite guests to celebrate with loved ones in the beautiful surroundings of our hotel."
Special holiday events include:
Thanksgiving Brunch: Indulge on a delicious prix fixe plated brunch created by the elite culinary team of our Phoenix restaurant, Bistro 24, as you celebrate this favorite American tradition with family and friends. The meal includes family sides and a dessert bar. Thursday, November 28 with seating from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $65 per adult, $35 per child.
Teddy Bear Tea: A Ritz-Carlton holiday tradition, this special Afternoon Tea for the young and the young-at-heart serves scrumptious holiday pastries and treats while guests enjoy hot chocolate, story time and a visit from Ted E. Bear. Children are invited to take home a keepsake holiday teddy bear of their choice from The Ritz-Carlton Teddy Bear Collection. Seating available at noon and 3 p.m. on Fridays through Sundays from November 30 through December 15. The cost is $38 per person.
Yuletide Tea: Relax and enjoy a peaceful afternoon while experiencing a traditional winter tea service. Seating available at noon and 3 p.m. on Tuesdays through Thursdays from December 3 through December 12 and Tuesdays through Sundays from December 17 through December 30 (excluding December 25). The cost of full tea is $38 per person with an option for Royal Tea at an additional $19 (includes free-flowing sparkling wine).
Christmas Day Brunch: Eat, drink and be merry with a delectable holiday brunch buffet featuring a variety of breakfast action stations, must-have seafood, carving stations, tasty holiday desserts and much more. Wednesday, December 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $85 per adult, $45 per child.
New Year's Eve Dinner: Enjoy live entertainment and party favors along with access to the New Year's Eve Party as you count down the last night of the year with an appetizing four-course menu in Bistro 24. Tuesday, December 31 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The cost is $100 per person or $140 per person with wine pairings.
New Year's Eve Party: Ring in the New Year as you enjoy a festive ambiance of live Jazz music and dancing in the Lobby Lounge, complete with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight to welcome in 2014. Tuesday, December 31 from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. The cost is $30 per person.
Let Us Celebrate 2014 With You Package: Enjoy overnight accommodations in a deluxe guestroom on New Year's Eve with one of our Phoenix hotel packages. The package also includes a four-course dinner for two prepared by Executive Chef Garry O'Connor, access for two to the New Year's Eve Party in the Lobby Lounge, overnight valet parking and full American breakfast for two in Bistro 24.
All pricing is exclusive of tax and gratuities; children's pricing is for ages three to 12. Valet parking is complimentary. Reservations are required for all dining and Afternoon Tea events, and early reservations are strongly recommended. Please call 602-468-0700 for information and reservations.
About The Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix
Ideally situated in the Camelback Corridor within walking distance of shopping, dining and business venues -- and within minutes of 10 Phoenix-area sports stadiums, The Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix offers 281 luxurious guest rooms and suites including the widely-acclaimed Ritz-Carlton Club Level®. The hotel's popular Bistro 24 restaurant is the city's premier venue for indoor/outdoor breakfast, lunch, Happy Hour and dinner, while the spacious restaurant patio and hotel pool deck have become Phoenix favorites for alfresco weddings and social events. Offering an elegant yet relaxed Southwestern sense of place and acclaimed service, The Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix is consistently rated Arizona's #1 business hotel and is celebrating its 25th anniversary throughout 2013.
About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 84 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, an award that originated in 1987. Its purpose is to promote the awareness of quality excellence, recognize quality achievements of companies and publicize successful quality strategies. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company won the award in 1992 and 1999. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company web site at www.ritzcarlton.com. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (