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Five Ways to Celebrate First Anniversary of the Four Seasons Resort Orlando

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The Four Seasons Resort Orlando is offering 5 ways to celebrate its first anniversary! We have had the opportunity to visit and dine at this lovely resort many times, the only AAA Five Diamond in Central Florida. Our articles include a preview prior to opening; the Grand Opening ceremony; Capa Steakhouse review; recreation at Four Seasons Resort Orlando; Good Morning Breakfast with Goofy & Pals; and Dinner at Ravello. It is hard to believe it has only been a year since the resort has opened. There are two special meals included in the anniversary celebration – one at Ravello, one at Capa, and we can recommend either. Keep reading the press release for more information!

Photo by Denise Preskitt, Mousesteps

Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, U.S.A.
Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort is ready to celebrate its first anniversary on August 3, 2015, and what an incredible first year it’s been! The Resort recently received confirmation it has received the coveted AAA Five Diamond Award ranking for the second year in a row, still the first and only resort in Central Florida to receive the designation.   In its first year of operation, the Resort received accolades including:

  • Named to Robb Report magazine’s annual list of the Best of the Best Awards in the Best Hotels & Resorts category
  • Named the #1 hotel in Orlando by US News & World Report magazine, the only hotel in Central Florida to make the list of US News Best Hotels in the USA list
  • Named to the 2015 Travel + Leisure magazine It List: Best New Hotels in 2015
  • Named to the 2015 Conde Nast Traveler magazine Hot List of Best New Hotels and ResortsThere’s never been a better time to experience Central Florida’s first Five Diamond property.   On the anniversary of the Resort’s opening day on August 3, Four Seasons is offering five ways to join in the celebration:

    Special Anniversary Dinner at Ravello  
    Enjoy a delicious three-course meal at the Resort’s Italian restaurant, helmed by Torino, Italy native Executive Chef Fabrizio Schenardi.  All of the pasta, breads and pizza dough at Ravello are made fresh in-house daily, and many recipes Schenardi uses are from his grandmother’s kitchen, bringing an authentic taste of Italy to diners at Ravello.  The Ravello dinner on August 3 is offered at USD 33 per person.

  • Photo by Denise Preskitt, MousestepsThe three-course dinner menu includes:
  • First Course – Beef carpaccio with cured mushrooms, pickled radish and watercress; or Cesare with hearts of romaine, Parmigiano, anchovy and focaccia croutons; or grilled calamari with orange, fennel, arugula and capers
  • Second Course – Veal Milanese with oven-roasted tomatoes and herb salad; or grilled chicken with EVOO and herb crushed potato, seasonal vegetables and natural jus; or pan seared salmon with string beans, pancetta and fregola
  • Third Course – Fabrizio’s tiramisu and gelato duoSpecial Anniversary Dinner at Capa
    Celebrate with a three-course dinner at Capa, the Resort’s signature rooftop steakhouse, featuring prime meats, fresh seafood, and an array of Basque-inspired Spanish tapas. Capa features an open kitchen and stunning views of the lakes and woodlands.  Diners can also step outside onto the terrace to watch the nightly Magic Kingdom Park fireworks. The Capa dinner on August 3 is offered at USD 55 per person.
    The three-course dinner menu includes: 
  • First Course – Fideos – smoked mussels with saffron and fennel; or albóndigas – lamb meatballs with plum and goat cheese
  • Second Course – Carne – bavette, foie, sunchoke and radicchio; or eschabache – tuna, tomato, saffron and potato
  • Third Course – Churros de Madrid with chocolate sauce; or crema Catalana with cinnamon hojaldre
  • Photo by Denise Preskitt, MousestepsSpa the Day Away
    Spend the day at The Spa at Four Seasons and enjoy a glass of complimentary sparkling wine with any treatment.  Guests who opt for an 80-minute treatment can use the Resort’s pools for the day, including the tranquil adult-only pool, aptly named The Oasis.  The Spa offers 18 treatment rooms including six couples’ suites, a separate hair and nail salon, and sumptuous relaxation areas including a co-ed indoor and outdoor relaxation lounge, and his-and-hers locker rooms complete with an experience shower, steam room and outdoor whirlpool.  Each guest who experiences a treatment on August 3 will be entered to win prize drawings, including a gift from Natura Bisse, Turo Men’s Skincare products, Amala Beauty products, a Rishi Tea set, Innovative Skincare products and much more.

    Wardrobe and Fable
    The Resort’s lobby level boutiques, Wardrobe and Fable, have become well-known for the vast assortment of everything from special gifts to designer outfits and one-of-a-kind custom jewelry.  Everyone who takes time to pop into the boutiques on August 3 can have the opportunity to register to win one of several fashionable prizes.

    Fore! Experience Tranquilo Golf Club.
    Summer rates are in full swing at Tranquilo Golf Club, where during July and August 2015, afternoon rates for 18 holes of golf are as low as USD 55 per person.  Take advantage of playing on one of Central Florida’s premier courses.  With varying elevation, protected wetlands, and abundant wildlife, the course is picturesque and also challenging. Four sets of tees accommodate all skillsets.