About 5 days ago by Jennifer |
July 30, 2015 | PROVIDENCE MARRIOTT DOWNTOWN
The Bluefin Grille at the Providence Marriott Downtown has launched another autograph event called: The Chef’s Table: An Intimate Signature Event with Chef Franco Paterno. The Chef’s Table was developed by Chef Franco and his Sous Chef Chris Farrell after a successful run with their Wine Dinner Series that commenced last fall.
The Chef’s Table features three sumptuous tasting menus ranging from simple and sophisticated to elaborate and decadent. Chef Paterno will also provide consultation and customized menus for participants upon request. Sample menus can be viewed on the website.
These signature events are available by advanced reservation and take place in a special section of the Bluefin Grille. This private dining experience accommodates up to eight people and is available on select dates.
“We’re excited to announce this signature dining experience at the Bluefin Grille. Our Wine Dinner series was so popular that we thought there was opportunity for our Culinary Team to express them on a grander scale. Locals were asking us to hold an event like this,” Jim Paulon, Hotel Manager of the Providence Marriott shared. “This is a distinctive experience that folks in Providence have been craving. Our dress rehearsal was magnificent and we’re looking forward to sharing this with the public this month.”
For reservations and more information, call 401.553.0400 or visit www.marriottprovidence.com
About 3 weeks ago by Jennifer |
JULY 14, 2015 | PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND
Planning an event or a meeting in the near future? Then you will have probably heard of Meetings Imagined, a new website that will go live in Boston, NY, NJ and Providence this Friday, July 17th. Meetings Imagined may remind you of Pinterest except all the photos depict and are focused on creative set up, food display, lighting and “think outside the box” ideas for those in the process of planning a meeting. The Inspirational Gallery is full of ideas that Marriott hotels from all over the world are sharing to help inspire and energize the meeting planning process!
Visit www.meetingsimagined.com for more information and inspiration!
About 4 weeks ago by Jennifer |
As the “dog days of summer” approach, it’s time to think about a getaway. The yard work can wait (beside, it’s too hot right?). Providence, RI has so much to see and do in the summer. If you’d rather do nothing but sit poolside, that’s an option too! Try the AQUA Escape package or one of the Family Friendly Getaways at the Providence Marriott. If it’s spa treatments you crave, visit the G Salon & Spa at the Providence Marriott – they will take good care of you. You can even reserve a private cabana and have select spa services there! Never been to the WaterFire Providence festival? Click here to view the schedule (it’s not every weekend). Be sure to book early. Hotels sell out and most require a two night minimum. Summer flies by before you know it! Book your summer getaway today! www.marriottprovidence.com or call (401) 272-2400 to learn more.
About 3 months ago by Jennifer |
Today is the day…AQUA opens for he season! Today is the day to plan your summer getaway. The AQUA Escape package is the perfect getaway for those looking to relax and perhaps socialize in style. This exclusive overnight package includes:
- Deluxe accommodations
- Poolside room with private patio and direct access to AQUA
- Two complimentary signature cocktails
- Upgraded bath amenities
- AQUA’s signature welcome amenity
Today is the day to make a plan to be with your family this summer. Select weekends in June have a 15% discount on the Family Getaway package. This includes breakfast for two adults and up to three children under 12. Take a break from the day-to-day and experience the Providence Marriott Downtown. Our sister property in Boston has this deal too (based upon availability).
Visit www.marriottprovidence.com to see additional signature Getaway Packages.
About 6 months ago by Jennifer |
So it snowed and it snowed and it snowed this Valentine’s Day! Did you have plans? Did you have to cancel them? Well, yeah! You’re in luck. The Providence Marriott Downtown celebrates romance for the entire month of February. Book one of their exclusive romance packages and stay in February and you will automatically be enter to win an AQUA Escape certificate to use this summer! Yes! Summer! It is on it’s way! So book your romantic getaway today and who knows…you may get lucky! *Wink*
About 8 months ago by Jennifer |
It’s getting more and more difficult to decide what to do for New Year’s Eve. There are so many questions to answer: go out? or stay in?; fancy? or casual?; romantic? or get together with a group of friends?. So what to do?
The Providence Marriott Downtown has a long list of fun events for New Year’s Eve. Special new years eve hotel deals await! Whether you want to attend an amazing party with live music, dancing, 3-course dinner that’s just the right amount of fancy and casual or an intimate dinner for two at the Bluefin Grille, you will find the perfect plan. New year’s Eve Party package starts at $359 – click HERE to book the NYE Party Package. You can also reserve by phone by calling: (401) 272-2400. Reservations are required for the package and for dinner at the Bluefin Grille.
Also, if you have family visiting for the holidays be sure to send them HERE. The Providence Marriott was voted best hotel for pool lovers by Yankee Magazine in 2014. Why not have those nieces and nephews splash in the Marriott’s pool rather than wrestling around your tree.
About 10 months ago by Jennifer |
October 16, 2014 – Passport to Wine Dinner Series | Tour of Europe: First Stop Italy!
The Bluefin Grille has scheduled a collection of wine dinners with a focus on wines from Europe. Each month the menu will focus on a unique region and will provide four coursed dinner with wine pairing and education. The first in the series is October 23rd at 6 PM. Limited seating is available for each event so reservations are required. Click HERE to see the menu for the first stop (Italy) on this culinary wine tour of Europe.
Additional dates in the series:
- November 20
- January 22
- February 18
- March 19
- April 23
Each stop along this wine tour of Europe will earn you a stamp on your “passport”.
Call for reservations: 401.272.5852
About 10 months ago by Jennifer |
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 10, 2014
Jennifer Dahler, Strategic Marketing & Communications Director
PROVIDENCE MARRIOTT DOWNTOWN
BREAST CANCER AWARENESS SUPPORT IN THE MONTH OF OCTOBER
“Think Pink” is the theme at the Providence Marriott Downtown
Providence, RI – The Providence Marriott Downtown is proud to support the cause of Breast Cancer Awareness throughout the month of October. The award-winning Bluefin Grille will feature a special Pink Drink & Dessert menu all month – showcasing items like the YumBerry Pinktini made with Yum Berry vodka, cranberry juice and a splash of strawberry schnapps or the luscious Strawberry panna cotta, mint puree and chocolate sauce. The Bluefin Grille has been a proud sponsor of the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation. This year the restaurant hosted their volunteer training for two evenings in late September.
In addition to the support from the Bluefin Grille, the Providence Marriott Downtown’s engineering team has “painted” the building pink with strategically placed lighting that will mirror the pink beacon of the Statehouse all this week and next. The pink illumination will last through this weekend that celebrates one of the most heavily attended WaterFire weekends of the year.
“The hotel is always very busy on the weekend of the Gloria Gemma Grand Illumination WaterFire and the 5K. We show our support to the community and to survivors of breast cancer and their families in a different way each year. We’ve illuminated the hotel in pink before. But this year we’re taking “Think Pink” to new level.” Says Eric Churchill, General Manager.
For more information, please scan the code below or visit www.marriottprovidence.com
About 10 months ago by Jennifer |
October is Break Cancer Awareness Month. Each year the Providence Marriott Downtown and its restaurant, the Bluefin Grille, help out by spreading the word. This October, the Bluefin Grille is offering a Pink Drink & Dessert Menu to help bring awareness. The Bluefin and the Providence Marriott Downtown also co-sponsored the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation Volunteer training series in preparation for WaterFire on the October 11 (as well as many other events that weekend). The Flames of Hope WaterFire celebration is not to be missed. The whole weekend is packed with family friendly events including a 5K, a festival during the day, and it is the Columbus Day Festival on Federal Hill. So if you are planning to visit Providence next weekend, think PINK, bring your sneakers (for the Gloria Gemma 5K and they are comfy for walking around WaterFire – trust me, you’re going to want to walk) and come hungry! At this point most hotels are requiring a 2 night stay, but that’s OK…there’s so much to do, you’ll be glad you did! This is a perfect getaway for best friends or with your sister/mom. Get together, have fun, maybe share a few tears and eat hearty! And schedule your annual mammogram!
About 10 months ago by Jennifer |
Best know by the locals for amazing seafood, the Bluefin Grille is also know for much more. During the month of October, the Blufin team will bring awareness to Breast Cancer and the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation. Their special Pink Drink & Dessert menu will feature fruity pink cocktails and supple powdery pink desserts. For those looking to get away for the night in the month of October, the Ultimate Dining Escape at the Providence Marriott brings you the best of both worlds – the amazing food at the Bluefin Grille, a bottle of wine upon arrival and deluxe accommodations. If it’s even possible to be hungry the next morning, this inclusive getaway includes breakfast buffet for two at the Bluefin Grille. So even if you can’t stay over night, stop by the Bluefin Grille in October and treat yourself to an item or two off their Pink Drink & Dessert menu.