Saybrook Point Inn & Spa Hosts Weekend Getaways for Food Enthusiasts. “Foodies” will learn the secrets of different cuisines from around the world with the property’s executive chef and culinary master artisans
The Saybrook Point Inn & Spa is excited to announce a series of weekend food getaways focusing on different cuisines from around the world. The Food Lovers Weekend Getaways invite all talented culinary minds to learn the secrets of the property’s casual fine dining restaurant, Fresh Salt. With the help of Fresh Salt’s Executive Chef, Leslie Tripp and dedicated culinary team, guests will discover the restaurant’s unique relationship with farmers, food suppliers and how this impacts the unique cuisine.
Over the course of three weekends, guests will explore different cuisines starting with Italian Winter Holiday from January 30 to February 1. The freshest local ingredients will be used to prepare specialties from several regions of Italy with direction from Fresh Salt’s expert culinary team, and special guest, Mary Tagliatela, the matriarch of the Saybrook Point Inn & Spa. Guests will learn several recipes including Pumpkin Risotto, Slow-Braised Beef in Chianti, Local Cod Fish Puttanesca, and an assortment of pastries.
From February 20 to February 22, guests will dive into A Taste of New England. Chef Leslie Tripp will educate participants on the importance of apples in New England cuisine and will share a few secrets of Fresh Salt’s lobster roll preparations. Guests will also taste local cheese, wine, craft beer and of course, different chowder recipes.
Finally, from March 6 to March 8 guests will take the Tour De France and learn the perfect blend of technique and traditional French gastronomy. Focusing on specialties from different regions of France, participants will sample dishes including Flammekeuche Alsace (Bacon-Onion Tart), Velouté de Châtaignes Truffe (Truffled Chestnut Soup) and Filet Mignon de Porc Laqué au Miel (Pork Tenderloin Roasted, Spicy Honey).
Overnight packages starting at $698 per couple, the Food Lovers Getaway package includes a two-night stay, welcome reception, breakfast at Fresh Salt, full day of hands on learning and lectures from the Executive Chef, lunch, dinner and gala on Saturday evening, and brunch on Sunday at Fresh Salt. Food enthusiasts interested in participating in one or all of the food getaways can purchase the package by calling Saybrook Point Inn & Spa at 800-243-0212. For more information, please visit www.saybrook.com.
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