BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - May 23, 2011) - New England travelers can enjoy a "Taste of Maine Classics" this summer without even crossing the Piscataqua River. Now through Fall 2011, the Boston Marriott Burlington Hotel offers a unique hotel and dining package for visitors near and far. The "Taste of Maine" getaway includes dinner for two at the greenhouse-driven Summer Winter restaurant, headed by James Beard Award-winning Executive Chefs Mark Gaier and Clark Frasier, a copy of the Chefs' newest cookbook, Maine Classics, and deluxe accommodations at the Boston area hotel.

Guests who reserve this package on Saturday, June 4th, will be seated at a private event to celebrate the new cookbook, Maine Classics, which was released in May 2011. Chefs Mark and Clark will be on hand to prepare some of their favorite Maine Classics recipes, many of which were developed at their flagship restaurant, Arrows, in Ogunquit, ME. (During other available dates, "Taste of Maine" package guests may choose one appetizer, one entrée and one dessert per person from the regular Summer Winter menu at the popular restaurant in Burlington, MA.)

Hotel and restaurant package rates start at $299 per room, per night, and are based on availability at the time of reservation. Advanced dining reservations are required. Please call 781-221-6643 to make your Summer Winter dinner reservation. This package is valid Thursday through Saturday, June 4 through September 6, 2011. Please note, on Saturday, June 4, Summer Winter will offer a special pre fixe menu. Blackout dates may apply, and offer cannot be combined with any other promotion. To reserve this Boston weekend getaway package and make your hotel reservation, please visit or call 1-800-228-9290. Be sure that promotional code P50 appears in the Corporate/Promotional code box when making your online reservation.

The Boston Marriott Burlington hotel is just steps from the Burlington Mall and a short drive to Hanscom Air Force Base, the Lahey Clinic, as well as Lexington and Concord, MA. Meeting planners enjoy 13,000 square feet of meeting space, including the 9,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom and 18 small and mid-sized meeting rooms. The Boston area hotel offers two pools (indoor and seasonal outdoor), jacuzzi and full health club facilities. Guests enjoy a variety of dining options at the hotel's restaurants. At Summer Winter restaurant, James Beard Award-winning Chefs Mark Gaier and Clark Frasier share their passion for seasonal and sustainable eating, and an on-premise, four-season greenhouse inspires the menu. Diners may also choose Fitzwilliams Irish Pub, room service for breakfast, lunch and dinner, or Starbucks for a coffee and a snack or sandwich. For information, please call 781-229-6565 or visit

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Lucy Slosser
Boston Area Marriott Hotels