Holiday Cooking 101 at The Fairmont Chateau Whistler
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Whistler BC, October 13, 2011 – Preparing your festive dinner can be a daunting task, but this holiday season let Fairmont be your guide in creating an unforgettable family feast. With the launch of Holiday Cooking 101, guests can learn how to prepare a sumptuous holiday meal and select the best wine to go along with their turkey dinner. This one-of-a kind weekend taking place November 18th to November 20th, will give guests the opportunity to have a hands-on learning experience with the Executive Chef and Sommelier, and take home new tips and ideas on how to create the perfect festive meal for their family.
The weekend kicks off with a welcome reception Friday evening, where guests can enjoy tasty appetizers and have the opportunity to meet with Executive Chef, Vincent Stufano. Saturday begins with a hearty breakfast in the Wildflower, before guests move into cooking class for the remainder of the morning. With all eyes on Vincent Stufano at the front of the class, guests will be able to participate in an interactive food demonstration where festive appetizers, mains and desserts will be prepared. Donning their chef hat and apron, guests will then be able to try their hand at carving a freshly roasted turkey, before sitting down to a holiday lunch where they can sample each of the festive dishes that were created.
After mastering their cooking skills, guests will partake in a wine pairing seminar where they will have the opportunity to sample a variety of wines, and learn how to best pair them with different dishes. The evening will wrap up with a decadent three-course dinner served in the Wine Room, hosted by Executive Chef, Vincent Stufano.
Full package details for this exclusive event include a two night stay at The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, a la carte breakfast daily, welcome reception, cooking demonstration and lunch, wine seminar, three course dinner with wine pairings and welcome gift. Prices start at $279 per person based on double occupancy, gratuities included. For more information on Holiday Cooking 101, please call The Fairmont Chateau Whistler at 1-800 606-8244 or visit us online at www.fairmont.com/whistler.
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With over 60 distinctive hotels, including the iconic Fairmont San Francisco and Fairmont Peace Hotel, Shanghai, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is an unrivalled collection of properties located in some of the world’s most coveted destinations. Known for its warm, engaging service and culturally rich experiences, this global hospitality brand features classic hotels that imbue a sense of heritage, sophistication and social importance and are often considered destinations in their own right. Fairmont is also committed to responsible tourism and is an industry leader in sustainable hotel management with its award-winning Green Partnership program. Fairmont is owned by FRHI Holdings Limited, a leading global hotel company with over 95 hotels under the Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissôtel brands. The company also manages Fairmont and Raffles branded residences, estates and luxury private residence club properties. For more information or reservations, please call 1-800-441-1414 or visit www.fairmont.com.