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Farm to Table August - October 2013



Carol Baetzel - CBPR




Resort's celebrated Farm to Table series announces final trio of dinners & wineries

Santa Cruz, California, {August 2013} … Chaminade Resort & Spa, a Benchmark Resort® , has announced the final trio of dates and wineries for its highly acclaimed Farm to Table dinners that take place every season from June through October.

Celebrating its sixth season, Executive Chef Beverlie Terra and her culinary team will be featuring the following local vintners over the below final dates of the series:

August 30th - Black Hen Farm, Belle Farm and Alfaro Family Vineyards & Winery

September 20th - Hunt Hill Vineyard & Winery

October 11th - Summit to Sea Wineries

Through her carefully sourced and crafted menus, Chef Terra takes guests on a culinary journey through the Central Coast showcasing the region's diverse abundance of fruits, vegetables and produce inspired by the region's seasonal harvest. Guests have the opportunity to meet and mingle with Chef Terra as well as representatives from the featured vintners and farms. Menus are announced within one month of the actual dinner.

The evening begins with a wine and butler-passed hors d'oeuvres reception at 6 p.m., on the outdoor patio of the scenic Sunset Terrace with stunning panoramic views of the Santa Cruz Mountains and Monterey Bay. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. featuring a five course menu and carefully paired wines. Reserved seating is not an option, as all guests are seated at large, connecting, beautifully set tables designed to invite open conversations amongst attendees.

Individual ticket prices for Chaminade's Farm to Table dinners are $80 per person plus tax and gratuity. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. Reservations are required.

For the ultimate culinary package, Chaminade also combines their Farm to Table dinners in an overnight package that begins at $399* and includes luxurious accommodations for two, self-guided wine tours of local wineries, two tickets to a Farm to Table dinner and an exclusive Farm to Table welcome amenity.

For reservations call Chaminade Resort & Spa at 831-475-5600. For further information visit

*Farm to Table culinary package is based on availability and valid on Friday nights only on the following dates: August 9th, August 30th, September 20th and October 11th, 2013. Advance guest room and dinner reservations required. Package price does not include rate or resort fee. Self-guided wine tours are available on select days.

About Chaminade Resort & Spa

Nestled on 300 acres in the Santa Cruz Mountains and overlooking Monterey Bay, the AAA Four Diamond Chaminade Resort & Spa features 156 luxurious accommodations including 44 suites. Managed by Benchmark Resorts & Hotels®, the historic Mission-style resort is an IACC approved meeting destination and features 12,000 square feet of meeting and event space, two restaurants, sparkling pool, four tennis courts, executive fitness center, an array of recreational activities and scenic hiking trails surrounding the resort. The Spa at Chaminade is a full-service spa and considered one of the top destination spas in the area. Chaminade Resort & Spa is also pet friendly. For reservations and information call 800-283-6569 or visit To become a fan, visit us on FaceBook at or to follow us on Twitter @ChaminadeResort.

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