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Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills Announces Lavish
New Sunday Brunch at Jean-Georges Beverly Hills

Sunday brunch takes on a whole new meaning when created by master chef Jean-Georges and executive chef Steve Benjamin. Jean-Georges lavish brunch is curated by world-renowned chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten and is available on Sundays from 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM. The luxury brunch includes fresh juice mimosas, a Bloody Mary bar, and egg station for a personalized frittata or delectable homemade crepes as a sweet beginning. Guests can choose from numerous carving stations, with perfectly prepared brisket, lamb shoulder, roasted ham and chicken available, all paired with sides including mashed potatoes, gravy and more. The weekly Sunday brunch at Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills is $89++ per person. Learn more about Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts at www.waldorfastoria.com.

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The CIA at Copia Launches Le Petit Chef 3D
Dinner Experience in Downtown Napa

The CIA at Copia has collaborated with the artists of Skullmapping™and TableMation™, to launch an interactive 3D dinner show, ‘Le Petit Chef,’ and is the first venue on the West Coast, and second in the whole country, to offer a semi-permanent residence for this immersive gastronomic experience. The two hour dining show follows the route of Marco Polo, offering storytelling through diverse flavors, ingredients, projected 3D sights, sounds and tastes of a six-course meal by the CIA-trained chefs. Diners can now book the experience for Thursday, Friday, or Saturday at 6:00 PM with limited seating at each.

Please visit: https://www.ciaatcopia.com/experiences/le-petit-chef-marco-polo/.

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Ballantines Public Relations adds Grupo Vidanta, Latin America & Mexico’s premier tourism developer, to client roster

BPR is proud to add Grupo Vidanta to their collection of growing lifestyle and luxury clientele around the world. The luxury vacation brand consists of a collection of resorts in Mexico, including Los Cabos, Riveria Maya, Acapulco, Puerto Peñasco, Nuevo Vallarta, and Puerto Vallarta. The luxury resort hotel brands also include The Grand Bliss, Grand Luxxe, The Grand Mayan, Sea Garden, Mayan Place, and Ocean Breeze. For more information, please visit: https://www.grupovidanta.com.

For more information, please contact kendal@ballantinespr.com

The Waterfront Beach Resort, A Hilton Hotel, Will Open Oceanfront Fine-Dining Experience in Huntington Beach

The Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel, will unveil a new oceanfront fine-dining venue, Henry’s Restaurant, as the latest installment in the award-winning property’s mega-expansion. Named after Henry Huntington, a railroad mogul who put Huntington Beach on the map in the early 1900’s will offer a premier culinary adventure through locally-inspired farm to table creations by Chef de Cuisine Kenny Seliger. Located right on Huntington beach, this new restaurant will have seasonal menus with a range of land and sea options, accompanied by an extensive California-centric wine selection.Please visit www.waterfrontresort.com for details and reservations.

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Amazon Prime Video Celebrates New Series “Good Omens” at SXSW

Amazon Prime Video brought the Apocalypse to Austin at this year’s SXSW in celebration of the streaming service’s highly anticipated new series, Good Omens, based on the 1990 novel, Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, from Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. From March 8 through March 11, 14,000 festival-goers and locals were immersed into the world of Good Omens at the Garden of Earthly Delights, a secluded oasis with a “secret” garden vibe that featured a massive, 20 foot tree at the center that served premium wine and beer out of its trunk, a Hellhound Puppy Pen where guests could adopt their own furry friends and a pop up of A.Z. Fell & Co., straight from the book. Throughout the weekend, the Garden also hosted parties with Buzzfeed and Entertainment Weekly which both saw hoards of A-list talent. Good Omens will premier on Amazon Prime Video May 31, 2019.

           For more information, please contact emily@ballantinespr.com or trisha@ballantinespr.com

Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts in Travel + Leisure

Born in 1960’s Paris, Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts continues to celebrate an era of glamorous travel by announcing a collaboration with sustainable French beauty brand La Bouche Rouge to bring a fresh face and an unrivalled rouge to its global guests. A limited-edition lipstick exclusively created for Le Méridien will be available on a custom ‘lip service’ menu as part of a suite package at participating hotels in the United States, Canada, Europe and New Caledonia. The red lipstick will be offered to anyone who needs a bit of glam on the go! Guests who book this offer may receive their exclusive and limited edition LM (avec amour) or Garance Doré Rouge Lipstick by La Bouche Rouge, along with a bottle of Sparkling Wine at a select number of hotels.

For more information, please contact dara@ballantinespr.com or michelle@ballantinespr.com


Portola Hotel & Spa Commits to Sustainable Waste Conferences

The AAA Four Diamond, Portola Hotel & Spa in Monterey is now offering meeting and event planners the opportunity to create sustainable and eco-friendly meetings with the addition of new Reduced Waste Conferences. Portola Hotel & Spa is one of the first U.S. Green Building Council LEED® Certified hotel on California’s Central Coast and has always taken pride in the environment, making a conscious effort to support the green initiatives of the community in addition to implementing eco-friendly initiatives at the hotel. The guest rooms offer a variety of environmentally conscious amenities and features and are equipped with LED lighting, Energy Star® televisions and mini refrigerators, low flow faucets, showerheads, bath amenity products made from renewable and biodegradable materials, as well as hypoallergenic and organic mattresses. Reduced Waste Conferences are now available for meetings and events held at Portola Hotel & Spa for up to 900 attendees.

For more information, please contact trisha@ballantinespr.com

Cattle & Claw Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills’ on-property restaurant, Cattle & Claw, is celebrating its one year anniversary this April! The SoCal-cool eatery will also be releasing a new menu for the spring and summer that will feature a range of delicious seasonal fare and family-style dishes. Stay tuned for more exciting information!

For more information, please contact emily@ballantinespr.com or trisha@ballantinespr.com