SURFERS PARADISE, AUSTRALIA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/28/12 -- When festivities come to the Gold Coast, fine restaurants in Surfers Paradise are quick to create fabulous meals and amenities so friends and family can gather while enjoying the atmosphere and reveling in the excitement.
This year's Melbourne Cup and the upcoming holiday season are no exception for restaurants inside the Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa, a renowned luxury hotel where Gold Coast visitors are treated to a paradise within paradise.
Melbourne Cup Restaurant Specials
Grand on-site dining options and unique specials designed especially for those attending the November 6, 2012 Melbourne Cup have been created by the skilled culinary professionals at these Gold Coast Australia restaurants, so guests can enjoy an exciting race day environment that includes exceptional menus, sweepstakes and live telecast of the race. Citrique, the signature restaurant inside the Surfers Paradise Marriott, offers race day fans three hours of food and fun starting at noon with an a la carte main course and buffet of chef-crafted salads, antipasto, freshly baked breads and decadent desserts. Live entertainment will be provided by Mark Divola and a variety of sweepstakes and prizes will be offered as well as live telecast of the race, all for just $49* per person.
The hotel's Grand Ballroom will be the site for "Flemington in the Ballroom," where for just $135* per person guests can enjoy a three-course luncheon served with premium wines from Chandon and Cape Mentelle, a fashion showcase by Marina Mirage, live entertainment from Divine, sweepstakes and prizes for best dressed and live telecast of the race on the big screens.
Christmas Day Celebrations
Christmas Day celebrations and fine food go hand in hand at the hotel's Citrique Restaurant, where three dining options give families and friends the opportunity to gather together to celebrate Christmas. Christmas Day dining inside this stylish restaurant include:
•Buffet Breakfast served from 7 to 10 a.m. featuring a full buffet plus festive pastries and eggnog. Priced at $55 per person and $27.50 for children 6 to 12 years. No reservations will be taken for breakfast on Christmas Day. •Christmas Lunch will be served from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. featuring a seafood buffet, live cooking stations and all things Christmas. Premium wines and beers included. Priced at $215 per adult; $135 for children 13-17 years, and $85 for children 6-12 years. Reservations are essential. •Christmas Dinner will be served from 6 to 9 p.m. featuring a seafood buffet with a European twist, plus traditional Christmas favourites and a complimentary glass of wine or local beer on arrival. Priced at $160* per adult; $89* for children 13-17 years and $63* for children 6-12 years. Reservations are essential.
For the ultimate Christmas Day family event, the hotel is offering a family feast in the Grand Ballroom from noon to 3 p.m. in its elegant facility. Families will enjoy a seafood buffet will all of the Christmas trimmings, premium wines and beers. A visit from Santa with a gift for all the children is also included. Priced at $195* per adult; $95* for children 13-17 years, and $79* for children 6 to 12 years. Reservations are essential.
Those looking to book any of the above Melbourne Cup or Christmas Day gatherings may do so by calling 07 5592 9740 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Club Marriott benefits not applicable.
About the Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa
The Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort and Spa welcomes guests with vibrant accommodation, opulent service and unique amenities near favourite beaches, fine shopping and the picturesque Gold Coast Hinterland. Offering guests its own lush tropical gardens and a private salt water lagoon for snorkeling with tropical fish, the hotel recently completed a $20 million refurbishment firmly positioning the resort as one of the premier resorts in Australia.
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Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa
158 Ferny Avenue
Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217 Australia
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