No Need to Sneak a Peek on Christmas Eve!

Rock Center Café Gives Children a Chance to Get Up-Close with Jolly St. Nick During
Breakfast with Santa

New York, NY: October 2006—Thanks to Rock Center Café, parents will no longer need to worry about tip-toeing toddlers on Christmas Eve. Beginning Saturday, November 25th, the children of NYC will have the opportunity to get some pre-Christmas personal face time with Santa himself at the restaurant’s annual Breakfast with Santa.

One of NYC’s most beloved traditions that has been enjoyed by New Yorkers and world travelers alike for almost three decades, Rock Center Café’s delicious breakfast includes fresh fruit, brioche toast, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausages, pancakes and a holiday basket filled with warm gingerbread, candy canes, and more. Fresh juice, coffee and hot chocolate is also served.

Along with enjoying the renowned cuisine of Chef Antonio Prontelli, Breakfast with Santa families will receive a skating session on the historical ice rink, which is celebrating its 70th anniversary this season. Also, each child will delight in personally receiving an early Christmas gift from Santa and his elves.

Breakfast with Santa will be available from November 25th through December 24th. Two breakfast seatings will be offered on Saturdays and Sundays, as well as on Friday, December 22nd. Only one breakfast seating will be offered the opening weekend and the weekdays leading up to Christmas, December 18th- December 21st. Prices range from $35 to $45 for children and from $40 to $50 for adults.

Rock Center Café is located at 20 West 50th Street, between Fifth & Sixth Avenues. For reservations and schedule, please visit www.breakfastwithsantanyc.com. Pre-paid reservations are non-refundable and are good for breakfast only on the date and time specified.

About Restaurant Associates/Patina

Restaurant Associates/Patina (RA/Patina) is one of America’s leading restaurant groups with fine restaurants and world-class catering in New York City, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and beyond.

In Manhattan, where the company is headquartered, RA/Patina’s portfolio includes the world-famous Ice Rink, The Sea Grill and Rock Center Café in Rockefeller Center; Café Centro, Naples 45 and Tropica in The MetLife Building; Brasserie; Brasserie 8 ½; Nick + Stef’s Steakhouse & Bar in Madison Square Garden and The Grand Tier at the Metropolitan Opera.

In Los Angeles the portfolio includes the legendary Patina Restaurant at the Walt Disney Concert Hall and Cafe Pinot, Pinot Bistro, Pinot Provence, Zucca Ristorante, Nick & Stef’s Steakhouse and Kendall’s Brasserie. Other major venues include the Downtown Disney® District, which features Catal, Naples, Tortilla Jo’s and Napolini. RA/Patina also operates the prestigious Julia’s Kitchen at COPIA in Napa and Pinot Brasserie at the Venetian in Las Vegas. In addition, Patina Catering is the exclusive caterer for numerous cultural and performing arts centers in Southern California, as well as major entertainment and charitable events. For more information visit www.rapatina.com

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