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Stonewall Resort to Hold "Taste of Spring" Culinary and Outdoor Adventure Weekend
Weston, W. Va. (April 2011) – Stonewall Resort will offer outdoor adventure and special menu’s featuring local culinary delicacies during the Taste of Spring Weekend, April 20-22, resort officials announced.
Steve Ludwig, director of sales and marketing for the north central West Virginia resort, said, “This event will certainly leave a good taste in your mouth and afford guests the opportunity to enjoy nature in full bloom.”
Ludwig said the event will feature culinary demonstrations and special restaurant offerings featuring the Ramp – an Appalachian vegetable with a flavor palate resembling a cross between garlic and an onion.
Evening menus featuring local and regional products will be served. The buffets in Stillwaters Restaurant on Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21, will offer dozens of unique creations which vary by evening. Menu items may include: Cider Braised Ramp and Potato Salad, Potato Gratin with Gruyere Cheese and Roasted Ramps, Asparagus and Ramp Chowder, Grilled Spring Vegetables with a Balsamic Drizzle, Cast Iron Fried Potatoes with Ramps and Peppered Bacon, Hickory Smoked Chicken with Peppers and Pan Seared Ramps, Grilled Pork Cutlets with Ramps and Caramelized Apples, Maple Cider Glazed Salmon, Five Peppercorn Crusted Strip Steak and a variety of unique desserts.
Throughout the weekend guests will have the opportunity to enjoy the myriad outdoor adventure offerings at Stonewall Resort. Lake cruises on the 100-passenger excursion boat will be offered at various times daily. The Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course – recently ranked by Golfweek as the second best course in the state – is open and offering special rates to resort guests. Kayaking on the lake or biking and hiking around the resort property provides beautiful views of nature in bloom.
Live music will be offered Saturday evening in T.J. Muskies Lounge. A spring herb and tomato planting seminar will be offered Saturday afternoon. The resort Spa will also be available by appointment.
The Taste of Spring event package includes overnight lodge accommodations and breakfast in Stillwaters Restaurant the following morning for $109 per night.
For additional information, like specific evening menus and reservations, contact the resort at 888-278-8150 or visit the website at www.StonewallResort.com.
The Four Diamond-rated Stonewall Resort is a 208-guestroom property with a lakeside lodge and lakeside cottages, a conference center, restaurants, complete fitness center and swimming pool, spa and an 18-hole Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course. The resort is located at Stonewall Jackson Lake State Park near Weston, West Virginia. Stonewall Resort is a joint private/public development between MHLP, Inc. and the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources. Benchmark Hospitality International operates Stonewall Resort.
Benchmark Hospitality International is a leader in the management and marketing of resorts, conference centers, hotels, and Personal Luxury Hotels™. The privately held company, launched in 1980, is a founding member of the International Association of Conference Centers. Benchmark Hospitality is a worldwide organization operating properties in major metropolitan and resort destinations. Benchmark's international headquarters is located in The Woodlands, Texas, near Houston, with regional offices in New Jersey and Connecticut. International offices are located in Tokyo, Japan, and Santiago, Chile. For the location of Benchmark’s properties and additional information, visit www.benchmarkhospitality.com.
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