Published on : Saturday, October 8, 2016
Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale will be decked out with all the holiday trimmings. On select December 2016 dates, guests can enjoy complimentary steaming apple cider and holiday-inspired beverages, a festive family movie and game night under the Sonoran stars, live music and holiday performances. The popular Cookies with Claus event also will return for the second consecutive year at the Resort.
During this special Yuletide season, guests will enjoy exclusive holiday rates when celebrating with Four SeasonsResort Scottsdale. Book the Experience More package and receive a USD 100 credit for every two paid consecutive nights with which to further enjoy the festivities. Guests who stay in December 2016 and book the Festive Family package will enjoy additional holiday-inspired perks during their stay.
Proof, an American Canteen, will serve up delectable holiday offerings throughout the month of November 2016 to celebrate all things fall. Seasonal local beer on tap – including the time-honoured tradition of pumpkin flavours – will satisfy adults, while fall-inspired desserts will tempt the youngsters. On Thanksgiving, after a festive breakfast buffet for the early risers, Chef Joey Cavaretta will prepare a holiday-inspired three-course meal to include pumpkin and maple soup, a choice of traditional house-smoked turkey breast or roasted ham steak with all the fixings and a tongue-in-cheek “piecaken,” a pumpkin and pecan pie baked inside a gooey maple cake topped with cinnamon buttercream. The price for the three-course menu is USD 54 per person. Proof will offer their “Greatest Hits” menu in addition to the holiday specialties. Proof will be open for regular hours of operation on Thanksgiving, and will start the holiday dinner offerings at 4:00 pm.
Returning this year, Proof will dish up holiday Pies ‘n’ Sides. This popular holiday promotion allows guests to order all the festive snacks, sweets and side dishes and take them “to-go,” allowing more time to focus on their main dish and spend more time with friends and family and less time over a hot stove. Holiday-inspired side dishes include traditional favourites and additional Proof specialties. Pastry Chef Lance Whipple will bake mouthwatering pies and sweets to complete the holiday dinner. Each dish and dessert is prepared in oven-safe containers that can go straight from the restaurant to the oven to the dinner table. To place an order, call Food & Beverage Administrator Hilary Meyers at 480 513 5029 starting November 1, 2016 or visit Proof in person to receive a check list and place an order. Items are available for pick up November 23 to 24. Every order requires 48 hours advance notice.
Talavera will feature its annual holiday buffet on Thanksgiving. The dual level buffet offers an impressive display of festive foods including a seafood raw bar; cooked-to-order fall harvest exotic mushrooms with garlic confit and truffle butter; an interactive poke bar with albacore tuna and octopus; a carving station with sage butter-basted turkey and slow roasted prime rib; and an interactive dessert display with salted caramel affogato with pumpkin seed florentine. The dinner will run from 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm, and the cost is USD 105 per person, and USD 48 for children ages 5-12. The a la carte menu will not be available. Reservations are required.
Throughout the holiday season, guests of all ages can leave the snow behind and partake in fun-filled activities, unique to Four Seasons temperate locale. A few of the many holiday festivities include sunset hikes to Pinnacle Peak trail, stargazing, Native American arts and crafts, a visit from the Desert Dwellers, complimentary local wine, beer and cocktail tastings and stargazing.
Join Four Seasons Scottsdale on Christmas Eve in Talavera for a special three-course holiday dinner to include acorn squash soup encroute or hamachi crudo; herb-crusted eye of the ribeye or seared branzino; and warm molasses cake with egg nog ice cream or chocolate ginger custard. The dinner will run from 5:30 to 9:30 pm, and the cost is USD 96 per person and includes a glass of sparkling wine. For a more casual option, Christmas Eve in Proof will feature the “Greatest Hits” menu alongside a traditional holiday favourite, smoked prime rib. Dinner service will run from 5:30 to 9:00 pm.
Christmas Day, December 25, 2016, marks further celebration in both Proof and Talavera. Proof will start bright and early with a breakfast buffet from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm. Talavera will feature a Christmas buffet, sure to please any palate, stretching from the main lobby into Onyx Bar & Lounge. Guests will have plenty of tempting options including exotic salads; cooked-to-order diver scallops and wagyu short rib ravioli; pancetta wrapped beef tenderloin; an interactive dim sum station with smoked duck; and an expansive dessert display with egg nog cheesecake, Grand Marnier crème brûlée and live action chocolate panning and confection dipping with house-made candies and truffles. The extensive buffet will run from 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm, and the cost is USD 105 per person and USD 48 for children. Talavera will not be offering its a la carte menu. Reservations are required.
Ring in the New Year
Celebrate the New Year with elegant, lively ambiance and delectable cuisine in Talavera and Onyx Bar & Lounge, December 31, 2016. Dinner guests are encouraged to arrive early and enjoy a pre-dinner reception in Onyx Bar & Lounge where they will be greeted with a glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne to sip while enjoying an array of interactive haute cuisine displays and live music. After enjoying the reception, guests are invited into Talavera to savour an enticing five-course menu. Guests are encouraged to enjoy the dining experience at their own pace and indulge in a hosted after party in Onyx Bar & Lounge where the ambience gets a decidedly festive makeover with Veuve Clicquot décor and late-night sweet and savoury snacking favorites. As the clock strikes midnight, ring in the New Year with a complimentary sparkling wine toast and party favours, along with live entertainment all night long. The cost for the evening is USD 250 per person and includes the five-course menu in Talavera and both the pre and post receptions in Onyx. Dinner reservations will be available from 5:30 to 9:30 pm. Reservations are required.
Onyx Bar & Lounge will open at 5:00 pm for the pre-reception with live music and light bites. Onyx will also offer an additional a la carte menu with a small selection of favourites. The New Year’s Eve party will run from 5:00 pm to 1:00 am and the cost of admission is USD 75 and will include a glass of Veuve Clicquot and both pre and post receptions. Guests with dinner reservations in Talavera are encouraged to enjoy the party in Onyx free of charge. Children of Resort guests are invited to welcome 2017 with their very own New Year’s Eve party in Kids for All Seasons, including refreshments, games, music and other festive activities.
Proof Canteen will offer guests a more casual option to ring in the New Year with festive specialties and a full a la carte menu to appeal to all palates. Dinner reservations will be available from 5:30 to 9:30 pm and walk-ins are also welcome.
Guests looking to make the most out of their New Year’s celebrations can indulge in Proof’s special Breakfast Buffet from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm, which will be offered on January 1, 2016. The buffet will feature delectable breakfast items sure to satisfy the holiday cravings and will offer drink specials including specialty cocktails and a Proof Bloody Mary bar.
Source:- Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts