Loews Denver Hotels Tuscany Restaurant Receives the Coveted DiRoNA Award for 2006

Under the Creative Direction of Food and Beverage Director, Jeffrey Parr, the Tuscany Has Once Again Risen to Critical Acclaim.

DENVER, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ — Loews Denver Hotel is proud to announce their restaurant; The Tuscany has been named one of 4 Denver establishments to receive the Distinguished Restaurants of North America, known as DiRoNA for 2006.

A tribute to fine food and exemplary service, DiRoNA’s “Award of Excellence” is awarded only to premier dining establishments in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Established in 1992, The “Award of Excellence,” recognizes restaurants that exemplify the highest quality dining experience — from ambiance, to the quality of food, wine, and service.

DiRoNA’s “Award of Excellence” is the only independent, anonymous restaurant inspection program in North America. To qualify, restaurants must pass a rigorous 75 point evaluation, conducted by a specially trained independent panel of qualified professionals and distinguished dining connoisseurs.

The Tuscany has been a long standing dining icon in Denver delivering outstanding Italian cuisine with fresh ingredients from the best regions of Italy. Together, the creative duo of Executive Sous Chefs, Eric Frisk and Daniel Jimenez, have created an inspirational fall menu. Featured signature dishes include, a savory Prosciutto Fig Gorgonzola Tart and Butter Nut Squash Risotto with Roasted Pears and Pancetta.

A grand fireplace, cozy oversized chairs, attentive service and an impressive wine list, with hand picked selections from private vineyards in Italy complete the experience. “We do our very best to provide top cuisine and excellent service, and we appreciate this wonderful recognition from DiRoNA,” says Food and Beverage Director, Jeff Parr.

The Tuscany’s hours of operation are Breakfast: 6:30am to 11:00am M-F, 7am to 10am Sat. & Sun. Lunch: 11am to 2pm M-F, 11am to 5pm (limited menu) Sat. & Sun. Dinner: 6:00pm to 10:00pm Everyday. Reservations are recommended at 303-782-9300.

The Loews Denver Hotel, located at 4150 East Mississippi Avenue, is Denver’s only American Express Platinum Hotel. Rising eleven stories near the fashionable Cherry Creek Shopping District, this 183-room four-diamond boutique hotel is truly unlike any other. Fondly referred to as Denver’s “European Jewel,” the Mediterranean-influenced decor is further accented by sweeping views of the Rocky Mountains. With unsurpassed service and a highly coveted location, the Loews Denver Hotel is an ideal place for a gathering of 150 or an intimate meeting for two.

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