Fire Pit at Chaminade Resort & Spa in Santa Cruz, CA


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Winona Holmes, Marketing Manager - Chaminade Resort & Spa 
Office 831.465.3412 
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Beer, Brats & Blues 2015


Santa Cruz, California – September 9th 2015- Chaminade Resort & Spa will be serving up a festive Oktoberfest inspired event on October 10th for those who are ready to break out the frosty mugs and sing the blues! This is the 3rd annual event, which draws a fun and festive crowd on Chaminade’s Spanish-inspired Courtyard terrace overlooking the Monterey Bay. 

  •  Assorted Sausages Including Bratwurst, Kielbasa 
  •  Locally produced Sauerkraut by Farmhouse Culture 
  •  Caramelized Onions 
  •  Flavored Housemade Mustards 
  •  Pan Fried Potatoes With Fresh Herbs & Onions 
  •  Warm Pretzels 
  •  German Potato Salad 
  •  Housemade Coleslaw 
  •  Cucumber Dill Salad 
  •  Blackforest cake 
  •  Apple strudel 

RSVP: Reservations are recommended! Call 831-475-5600 or visit

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 at

About Benchmark Resorts & Hotels®

Benchmark Resorts & Hotels® represents the finest in lodging, dining, recreational and meeting accommodations. Many are certified by the International Association of Conference Centers, the leading professional organization governing the multi-billion dollar conference center industry on five continents, and many have also been recognized with the coveted Benchmark Conference Centers® certification of meeting excellence. Benchmark Resorts & Hotels deliver highly specialized service that anticipates guests’ needs and ensures a hospitality experience unsurpassed and long remembered. To become a fan on Facebook, visit, or follow us on Twitter at


Ken Ellens
Benchmark Hospitality