Grand Traverse Resort & Spa Introduces Three New Culinary Escapes


ACME, MI (PRWEB) July 5, 2006 — In celebration of completion of $11 million in renovations, Grand Traverse Resort near Traverse City, Mich. is expanding its packages by offering new culinary vacations featuring hands-on cooking classes with the Resort’s award-winning chefs. Ideal for food lovers of all levels of experience, three Culinary Escapes are planned for 2006 with Executive Chef Richard Beichner and Pastry Chef Craig Lewkowitz.

Each Culinary Escape package is priced at $299 per person, based on double occupancy in the Hotel, plus tax and nightly resort fee. Rates for Tower and Condominium accommodations are also available. All participants will go home with satisfied appetites, many new culinary techniques, and recipes from the weekend’s festivities.

- Summer Cooking Concepts: July 14-16 -

Package includes: Two nights accommodations, Friday evening Welcome Reception with Chef’s Hands-on Cooking Class on Marinades and Rubs, Saturday morning Light Breakfast with Chef’s Hands-on Cooking Class on Healthy Breakfasts, Saturday evening Gourmet Barbecue Dinner with Chef’s Hands-on Cooking Class on Grilling Techniques and a Tutorial on Blueberry Shortcake and Cherries Jubilee, Sunday morning Light Summer Brunch with Chef’s Hands-on Cooking Class on Creative and Delicious Summer Brunches.

- Cooking with Whole & Natural Foods: August 25-27 -

Package includes: Two nights accommodations, Friday evening Welcome Reception with Chef’s Hands-on Cooking Class on Exquisite Appetizers with Whole & Natural Foods, Saturday morning Natural Foods Continental Breakfast with Chef’s Hands-on Cooking Class on Healthy Breakfasts with Whole & Natural Foods, Culinary Field Trip to the Traverse City Farmer’s Market, Saturday Evening Interactive Dinner Stations with Whole & Natural Food Presentations by Resort Chefs, Sunday morning Light Brunch and Chef’s Hands-on Cooking Class on Delicious Brunch Ideas and Eggs Benedict.

- Cooking with Wine: September 22-24 -

Package includes: Two nights accommodations, Friday evening Welcome Reception with Chef’s Hands-on Cooking Class on French Country Cuisine, Saturday morning Champagne Brunch with

Chef’s Hands-on Cooking Class on Creative Brunch Presentations, Saturday afternoon Vineyard Tour with Chef’s Tutorial on Perfect and Memorable Picnic Presentations, Saturday evening Class on Wine Pairing while enjoying a Special Dinner prepared by Resort Chefs, Sunday morning Light Breakfast with Chef’s Hands-on Cooking Class on Omelets.

- Experience Grand Traverse Resort & Spa Anew -

With nearly $11 million in renovations throughout the property since March 2003, Grand Traverse Resort & Spa is a new experience. The 900-acre property is located near Traverse City, Mich. along the sandy shores of Lake Michigan’s Grand Traverse Bay.

One of the Midwest’s finest full-service, year-round, golf, spa, vacation and conference destinations, Grand Traverse Resort & Spa offers over 600 Hotel and Tower guestrooms and suites, as well as studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom Condominiums, 85,000 square feet of versatile meeting space, and 54 holes of championship golf including The Bear, designed by Jack Nicklaus, and The Wolverine – a Gary Player signature golf course, and golf school.

Additional features include a full-service spa, comprehensive tennis program with indoor and outdoor tennis courts, complete health club with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, children’s center, shopping gallery, diverse restaurants and lounges and year-round recreation.

Grand Traverse Resort & Spa is an award-winning destination resort. It has been ranked among the Top 20 Mainland Resorts and Top 50 Travel Destinations and Services worldwide by Condé Nast Traveler magazine. Additional accolades include honors from GOLF Magazine, Family Circle, Successful Meetings, and many other respected organizations.

Grand Traverse Resort & Spa is proudly owned and operated by the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians. For further information about specials, rates, and packages or to make reservations, please call 800-748-0303, or visit the Resort’s Web site at www.grandtraverseresort.com.

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Grand Traverse Resort & Spa Introduces Three New Culinary Escapes


ACME, MI (PRWEB) July 5, 2006 — In celebration of completion of $11 million in renovations, Grand Traverse Resort near Traverse City, Mich. is expanding its packages by offering new culinary vacations featuring hands-on cooking classes with the Resort’s award-winning chefs. Ideal for food lovers of all levels of experience, three Culinary Escapes are planned for 2006 with Executive Chef Richard Beichner and Pastry Chef Craig Lewkowitz.

Each Culinary Escape package is priced at $299 per person, based on double occupancy in the Hotel, plus tax and nightly resort fee. Rates for Tower and Condominium accommodations are also available. All participants will go home with satisfied appetites, many new culinary techniques, and recipes from the weekend’s festivities.

- Summer Cooking Concepts: July 14-16 -

Package includes: Two nights accommodations, Friday evening Welcome Reception with Chef’s Hands-on Cooking Class on Marinades and Rubs, Saturday morning Light Breakfast with Chef’s Hands-on Cooking Class on Healthy Breakfasts, Saturday evening Gourmet Barbecue Dinner with Chef’s Hands-on Cooking Class on Grilling Techniques and a Tutorial on Blueberry Shortcake and Cherries Jubilee, Sunday morning Light Summer Brunch with Chef’s Hands-on Cooking Class on Creative and Delicious Summer Brunches.

- Cooking with Whole & Natural Foods: August 25-27 -

Package includes: Two nights accommodations, Friday evening Welcome Reception with Chef’s Hands-on Cooking Class on Exquisite Appetizers with Whole & Natural Foods, Saturday morning Natural Foods Continental Breakfast with Chef’s Hands-on Cooking Class on Healthy Breakfasts with Whole & Natural Foods, Culinary Field Trip to the Traverse City Farmer’s Market, Saturday Evening Interactive Dinner Stations with Whole & Natural Food Presentations by Resort Chefs, Sunday morning Light Brunch and Chef’s Hands-on Cooking Class on Delicious Brunch Ideas and Eggs Benedict.

- Cooking with Wine: September 22-24 -

Package includes: Two nights accommodations, Friday evening Welcome Reception with Chef’s Hands-on Cooking Class on French Country Cuisine, Saturday morning Champagne Brunch with

Chef’s Hands-on Cooking Class on Creative Brunch Presentations, Saturday afternoon Vineyard Tour with Chef’s Tutorial on Perfect and Memorable Picnic Presentations, Saturday evening Class on Wine Pairing while enjoying a Special Dinner prepared by Resort Chefs, Sunday morning Light Breakfast with Chef’s Hands-on Cooking Class on Omelets.

- Experience Grand Traverse Resort & Spa Anew -

With nearly $11 million in renovations throughout the property since March 2003, Grand Traverse Resort & Spa is a new experience. The 900-acre property is located near Traverse City, Mich. along the sandy shores of Lake Michigan’s Grand Traverse Bay.

One of the Midwest’s finest full-service, year-round, golf, spa, vacation and conference destinations, Grand Traverse Resort & Spa offers over 600 Hotel and Tower guestrooms and suites, as well as studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom Condominiums, 85,000 square feet of versatile meeting space, and 54 holes of championship golf including The Bear, designed by Jack Nicklaus, and The Wolverine – a Gary Player signature golf course, and golf school.

Additional features include a full-service spa, comprehensive tennis program with indoor and outdoor tennis courts, complete health club with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, children’s center, shopping gallery, diverse restaurants and lounges and year-round recreation.

Grand Traverse Resort & Spa is an award-winning destination resort. It has been ranked among the Top 20 Mainland Resorts and Top 50 Travel Destinations and Services worldwide by Condé Nast Traveler magazine. Additional accolades include honors from GOLF Magazine, Family Circle, Successful Meetings, and many other respected organizations.

Grand Traverse Resort & Spa is proudly owned and operated by the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians. For further information about specials, rates, and packages or to make reservations, please call 800-748-0303, or visit the Resort’s Web site at www.grandtraverseresort.com.

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