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The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes Announces Golden Ticket Candy Bar Contest as Part of Easter Weekend Festivities

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwired - Apr 10, 2017) - Easter Weekend festivities at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes will soon be in full swing, and the Orlando luxury resort's Pastry Team is cooking up a once-in-a-lifetime experience for families who will be guests at the resort over the Easter Weekend of April 13 to 16, 2017.

The Pastry Team at this Orlando family resort, led by Executive Pastry Chef Stephane Chéramy, is channeling an iconic childhood movie experience about an over-the-top candy maker and coveted golden tickets for a truly memorable holiday weekend for young children. 

Chef Chéramy has handcrafted an exclusive chocolate bar called the "Golden Grande Bar". All children ages 3 to 10 checking into The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes over Easter Weekend will be given 1 of the 150 confections. Five of the bars will have the treasured "golden ticket," and the recipients will be recognized on the Da Vinci Lawn on Easter Sunday at 2:30 p.m. The five lucky young guests with the golden tickets will receive a special Easter-themed amenity from the Easter Bunny plus a shipment of chocolate to their home equivalent to the amount of their body weight!

Reservations are still available for Easter Weekend and can be made by calling 407-206-2400 or visiting Grandelakes.com.

A full schedule of Easter Weekend Activities -- including the Cottontail Tea, Ritz Kids Annual Easter Carnival, Easter Egg Hunts, Easter Sunday Grande Celebration, and Easter Basket Deliveries are detailed on the hotel's website here.

About The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes
Situated on 500 acres of protected tropical landscape, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes welcomes visitors with impeccable service, luxurious amenities and 18 holes of unparalleled golf. Guests will enjoy views of the gardens, lakes or golf course from their accommodations, which feature personal balconies as well as no fewer than 11 dining destinations that incorporate sustainability and culinary innovation. The 40,000-sq.-ft. spa offers the perfect ending to a day spent in the state-of-the-art fitness center or on the Greg Norman-designed golf course, where innovative programs like the Caddie Concierge and FootGolf complement excellent traditional play. While guests have plenty to explore off property with theme parks and the Kennedy Space Center close by, they can just as easily make unforgettable memories through the resort's numerous recreation opportunities. These include kayaking, fishing and eco-tours along Shingle Creek, the Headwaters of the Everglades. For reservations, please call (800) 542-8680, or visit www.ritzcarlton.com/orlando

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates more than 90 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. For more information or reservations, visit the company web site at www.ritzcarlton.com, for the latest company updates, visit news.ritzcarlton.com and to join the live conversation using #RCMemories. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. ( NASDAQ : MAR ).