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Tarrytown House Estate Offers Winter Cooking Weekend Packages with Executive Chef Chris Hettinger

Two-day Culinary Getaway to be Held on Weekends of February 25 & March 24

Attention all cooking aficionados!

The Tarrytown House Estate’s Executive Chef Chris Hettinger is inviting foodies to join him for a special Winter Cooking Weekend Package that will be available on February 25 and March 24. You will not only learn cooking techniques from a great chef and taste each of his delicious dishes but also enjoy so much more during your value-packed two-day stay for just $499 based on double occupancy.

The Estate’s Winter Cooking Weekend Package begins with an early check-in by 11 AM on Saturday, giving you enough time to get settled into comfortable deluxe accommodations before meeting Chef Hettinger who will give you and other guests an overview of the day’s activities. You will also have an opportunity to become acquainted with the other participants and possibly start new friendships as a result of sharing the same passion for cooking.

In the afternoon, join Chef Hettinger, a graduated of the Culinary Institute of America for a three-hour session in which you will see first-hand how he works his culinary magic. His cooking style is described as American regional with international nuances. Chef Hettinger relies onHudsonValleyand mid-Atlantic meats, fish and produce for his culinary creations. His menus feature many items from local, sustainable, and organic sources including seafood items that are considered “Best Choice” by the Monterrey Bay Seafood Watch.

The interaction with the very articulate and engaging Chef Hettinger, who began his career as a cook at the Estate 15 years ago, will prove to be very illuminating and instructive, arming you with enhanced cooking knowledge. As Executive Chef, Hettinger is responsible for overseeing the Estate’s entire culinary team, menu creation for everything from conferences to weddings, as well as Cellar 49 and the Cabana Grille, also located on the property.

Also included in the Package is a cocktail reception and dinner prepared by Chef Hettinger which will be served in Cellar 49. It also includes a delicious breakfast for two in the winter Palace and a late check out of 1 PM.

Anthony Amendola, the Estate’s Marketing Director, said: “This is a unique package that will appeal to those who love to cook and want to expand their repertoire in the kitchen. The combination of Chef Hettinger, the wonderful dishes he will create, our beautiful Estate overlooking the majesticHudson Riverand cozy, warm setting makes this a perfect winter getaway package.”

Advance reservations for the Winter Cooking Weekend Package are required by calling (914) 591-3122 or visit www.tarrytownhouseestate.com*

*Subject to participation by a minimum number of guests 

About Tarrytown House Estate

Located just 25 miles from midtown Manhattan, the Tarrytown House Estate offers a spectacular LowerHudsonValleylodging and meeting facility that blends historical charm with modern conveniences.  Set on 26 acres overlooking the Hudson   RiverValley, the Tarrytown House features impressive 19th-Century mansions, as well as a contemporary atrium-style building that houses conference facilities and guest rooms. Perfect for business and leisure, the Tarrytown House offers extensive leisure and recreational facilities such as a fitness club, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and tennis courts. For more information, please contact the Tarrytown House at 1-800-553-8118 or check their Website at www.tarrytownhouseestate.com.



Contact:  Frank Pagani

Thompson & Bender

 (914) 762-1900, ext. 24


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