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					Historic Mohonk Mountain House
                                                                   Arnd Sievers, C.M.C., Mohonk’s executive chef, is a
                                                                                                                                                         RATES AND INFORMATION
                                                                                                                                        The following rates are per room, per night and include three meals
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                                                                   certified master chef from the Bavaria Hotel and Restaurant          per person. Applicable state and local taxes will be added to your
                                                                   School in Germany, and recipient of a Chef’s Excellence Award        bill. In lieu of tipping, a 15% gratuity is added to your daily room




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                                                                   from the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley, California.   rate. The gratuity is distributed among room attendants, bellstaff,
                                                                   Before coming to Mohonk, he was executive chef at the San Juan       valet parkers, and dining room personnel. A 15% gratuity is added
                                                                                                                                        to beverage checks and room service.
                                                                   Marriott Resort and Stellaris Casino. Arnd’s culinary skills were
                                                                   honed at Marriott Hotels and Resorts in Munich, Bermuda, and         Room Type              Single Occupancy             Double Occupancy
                                                                   Frankfurt, during which time he received an Award of Culinary        Traditional Room       $246-$439                    $389-$539
                                                                   Excellence from Marriott International.                              Victorian Room         $399-$509                    $499-$609
                                                                                                                                        Suite/Junior Suite     $455-$559                    $555-$659
                                                                                                                                        Tower Room             $595-$635                    $695-$735
          TASTE OF ITALY                                           Cristina Fontanelli, who opened the ceremonies at the                        Rates for children are available upon request.                        F E AT U R I N G K E V I N Z R A LY
                                                                   2005 Presidential Inaugural Ball, received a 2004 “Lifetime                Check-in begins at 4:00 p.m. Check-out is 2:00 p.m.
         PROGRAM LEADERS                                           Achievement Award in the Arts” from the Order of Sons of Italy                                                                              AND CHEFS NOBLE MASI AND ROBERT RIZZUTO
                                                                   in America. She has performed at the Clinton White House,                                          DEPOSIT
Kevin Zraly is the founder and instructor of the Windows on the    Gracie Mansion for Mayor Rudy Giuliani, the New Jersey
                                                                                                                                        A deposit equal to one night’s room and board charge is due within
World Wine School and the author of Windows on the World           Governor’s mansion, the National Italian American Foundation,        two weeks of your reservation request. Deposits for reservations
Complete Wine Course, which has sold over two million copies.      Lincoln Center (with stars from the Metropolitan Opera), the         that are cancelled, shortened, or rescheduled with less than 96
The school has had more than 16,000 students complete the          Waldorf-Astoria for the Columbus Citizens Foundation gala, and       hours advance notice will be subject to forfeiture.
course. Kevin has been a board member of The Culinary              the Casa Verdi in Milan. Cristina’s awards include Woman of the
Institute of America since 1990, has received the James Beard      Year from the Ethnic Press Council of Toronto, the Italian-                                 FOR RESERVATIONS
Award as Wine and Spirits Professional of the Year, and has been   American Heritage Award from the St. Ann’s Festival, and the         Overnight room reservations can be made by phone by calling
featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA       Sergio Franchi Music Foundation Award. She won her Italian           (800) 772-6646 or by fax at (845) 256-2100. Please direct
Today, GQ, Newsweek, and People magazines.                         operatic debut through the American Opera Auditions, received        all other calls to (845) 255-1000. Reservations can be made online
                                                                   grants from the Puccini and Koussevitsky Foundations, and has        by visiting our website at www.mohonk.com. The Mohonk website
                                                                   been honored for her service to Boys Towns of Italy.                 is also an excellent source of general information about our resort
Noble Masi, C.M.C., C.C.E., A.A.C., is professor emeritus at                                                                            and grounds.
The Culinary Institute of America, and a member of the
                                                                   Nancy Harrison brings over 30 years of fine arts expertise to her
American Society of Baking Engineers, American Academy of                                                                                                                NOTE
Chefs, and Retail Bakers of America. Noble is a certified master   company, Nancy Harrison Fine Art Consultant LLC. She had a
                                                                                                                                        When making reservations, please specify Taste of Italy, and
baker and has received many awards including the Chef              distinguished career with Sotheby’s for over 25 years, where she
Professionalism Award, National Gold in 1996, and the National     was a fine art specialist, an Old Master specialist in London, and
                                                                                                                                        indicate how many in your party will attend the wine tasting and
                                                                                                                                        reception with Kevin Zraly. Please also note that a program fee of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   JANUARY 20-22, 2006
Alliance of Business Award in 1982. Along with baking and          Director of the l9th Century European Paintings, Drawings, and
                                                                                                                                        $35.00 per person will be added to your bill for attendance at the
pastry arts, Noble’s skills encompass the heritage of authentic    Sculpture department. She is a lecturer at New York University,      wine tasting and/or the reception. Persons under age 21 may not
Italian cooking.                                                   and a participant appraiser on PBS’ popular Antiques Roadshow.       attend the wine tasting.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  C E L E B R AT I N G T H E W I N E , F O O D,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      M U S I C, A N D A R T O F I TA LY !
Robert J. Rizzuto, C.M.C., C.C.E., is executive chef at the New    The Mohonk Culinary Team, led by executive chef Arnd                               Member, National Trust Historic Hotels of America
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York Institute of Technology’s de Seversky Center. A               Sievers, specializes in modern American cuisine, emphasizing the                Winner, 2005 National Award in Guest Relations from the                          8     0
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graduate of the Culinary Insitute of America, he has studied in    use of ingredients indigenous to the United States. The team has                        American Hotel and Lodging Association                                   9     6

the kitchens of such luminaries as Noble Masi, Christian
Delouvrier, Daniel Boulud and Guy Martin. Rizutto has more
                                                                   won numerous Société Culinaire Philanthropique awards at the
                                                                   culinary salons at New York’s International Hotel/Motel and
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than 20 years of culinary experience, including positions with     Restaurant Show.                                                                          A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK
major hotels, top restaurants, and educational institutions                                                                                                     Lake Mohonk, New Paltz, NY 12561
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throughout the eastern United States.                                                                                                                                Printed on recycled paper
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          I TALYFEATURING KEVIN ZRALY
         AND CHEFS NOBLE MASI AND ROBERT RIZZUTO


          Come to Mohonk Mountain House                                                             Friday, January 20                                                                                        2:00 p.m. La Bella Vita                                                  5:00 p.m. Taste of Italy Reception and
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Art and the Italian Sensibility with Nancy Harrison                                  Book Signing with Kevin Zraly
            and celebrate the wine, food,                                                           9:00 p.m. Bravissimo Cristina!
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Nancy Harrison, former Director of 19th                                  After the wine tasting, join Kevin Zraly for a reception featuring
                                                                                                    A Concert with Soprano Cristina Fontanelli
              music, and art of Italy!                                                              Cristina Fontanelli’s exquisite lyrico/spinto voice
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Century European Paintings at Sotheby’s,
                                                                                                                                                                                                              participant appraiser on PBS’ popular Antiques
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       a wonderful assortment of delectable antipasti. Mangiamo! This
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       is also your chance to purchase a signed copy of Kevin’s best-
                                                                                                    has brought her worldwide acclaim in both
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Roadshow, and NYU lecturer, takes us on a                                selling wine book, Windows on the World Complete Wine Course.
Bid farewell to the holidays and ciao to Italy’s glorious culinary and                              opera and popular music. She has performed
                                                                                                                                                                                                              journey through the secular side of Italian                              (Note: pre-registration is required. There is a $35 per person program
cultural treasures. Welcome romance, gourmet food, extraordinary                                    before the last two presidents of the United
                                                                                                                                                                                                              painting—from mosaics to Michelangelo to                                 admittance to this reception and/or the wine tasting which precedes it.)
wine, music, and art with Taste of Italy, Mohonk Mountain House’s                                   States, and recently received the Lifetime
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Morandi and beyond. From the villas of the
weekend celebration of all things Italian.                                                          Achievement Award in Arts from the New
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ancient Romans, with their depictions of                                 9:00 p.m. Let’s Dance! An Evening with Sal Maneri
                                                                                                    York State Sons of Italy Grand Lodge, following in the
Fantastico Italian cuisine will be served at each meal, prepared by                                                                                                                                           sybaritic pleasures, to the symbolism and allegories of the              After a fabulous day of food, wine, and culture, dance to the
                                                                                                    footsteps of famous tenor Luciano Pavarotti.
Mohonk’s award-winning culinary team under the guidance of                                                                                                                                                    Renaissance, to the sumptuous and earthy works of Baroque                sounds of Louis Prima, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and other
Executive Chef Arnd Sievers, C.M.C. Join Kevin Zraly for his                                                                                                                                                  painters such as Titian, Veronese, the Carracci, and Caravaggio—         Italian-American stars with Sal Maneri and his band.
famous wine tasting, and enjoy cooking demonstrations with our
guest chefs Noble Masi, professor emeritus at the Culinary
                                                                                                    Saturday, January 21                                                                                      Italian artists have incorporated images of food, wine, gardens,
                                                                                                                                                                                                              feasting, the everyday, and life’s sensual delights into their art.
Institute of America, and Robert J. Rizzuto, executive chef at the                                  11:00 a.m. Buon Appetito!                                                                                                                                                          Sunday, January 22
New York Institute of Technology’s de Seversky Center. Study                                        Food Demonstration and Tasting with Robert Rizzuto                                                        3:30 p.m. Wines of Italy—Tasting with Kevin Zraly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       11:00 a.m. Pasta Extravaganza
Roman and Renaissance art, and enjoy glorious Italian music sung                                    Chef Robert Rizzuto, Executive Chef of NYIT’s                                                             Renowned wine expert Kevin Zraly invites
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Food Demonstration and Tasting with Noble Masi
by soprano Cristina Fontanelli.                                                                     de Seversky Center, prepares Braised Pork Chops                                                           you to sample the wines of Italy. Kevin’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Chef Noble Masi will reminisce about his childhood Saturdays
                                                                                                    with Vinegar Peppers—pork chops on the bone                                                               expert knowledge and quick wit will make
Let Mohonk’s natural wonderland surround you. Cross-country ski                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and Sundays in the family kitchen preparing
                                                                                                    sautéed with plum tomatoes, fresh basil, vinegar                                                          this afternoon’s wine tasting a highlight of
or snowshoe around our glacial lake (weather permitting), go ice-                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Sugo di Pomodoro, which forms the basis
                                                                                                    peppers, and garlic, accompanied by a simple                                                              your weekend.
skating in our Pavilion, and enjoy winter at its finest. Come back                                                                                                                                                                                                                     for many of his favorite dishes. From
                                                                                                    rosemary-infused mashed potato and broccoli                                                               (Note: Pre-registration is required. There is a
inside and relax by the fireplace, or visit our new Spa, indoor                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Arrabbiata to Orecchiette with broccoli
                                                                                                    rabe. And—great for the winter weather—he’ll add a hearty                                                 $35.00 per person program fee for admittance to
heated swimming pool, and state-of-the-art fitness center.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             rabe, cannellini beans, and sausage, Noble
                                                                                                    Pumpkin and Butternut Squash Soup!                                                                        the wine tasting and/or the reception which follows. Space is limited.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       offers a demonstration of six pasta sauces.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Persons under age 21 may not attend the wine tasting.)

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