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 TASTE OF 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 I TALY 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 1 2 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 6 0 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 Mohonk Mountain House Mohonk Mountain House A NATIONAL HISTORIC L ANDM ARK RESORT 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 www.mohonk.com w w w . m o h o n k . c o m throughout the eastern United States. Printed on recycled paper TASTE OF 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. 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