NAPLES, FL--(Marketwired - Dec 29, 2014) -  On January 4, 2015, The Ritz-Carlton, Naples will unveil a stylish new take on brunch with a tapas-inspired menu featuring small tastes of popular brunch dishes. The innovative menu will be available at Bites, located in the Florida resort's stunning and sophisticated Lobby Lounge, and will include enticing favorites such as eggs benedict, latkes, ricotta and strawberry blintzes, sweet potato yuka hash browns, and French toast sticks. The small plate menu is designed so guests can order a few menu items at a time and share the "bites" with the whole table to add variety and enhance the experience.

"We are thrilled to bring this new tapas-style brunch concept to Naples and believe this is a unique alternative to the traditional brunch offerings," said Bruce Seigel, Market Director of Sales and Marketing The Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples. "Bites Brunch will attract adventurous epicureans who are looking for distinctive and innovative culinary experiences set in a hip energetic atmosphere ideal for meeting and mingling with friends."

Additionally, Bites Brunch will feature live contemporary music as well as a selection of brunch cocktails including Bloody Marys, Bellinis and fresh pressed juices. Brunch selections range from $5 - $15. Bites Brunch at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples will be available beginning January 4, 2015 on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Bites Brunch is recommend for guests ages 14 years and older.

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 87 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. For more information, or reservations visit the company web site at, and for the latest company updates, visit The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR).

About The Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples:

Located on the pristine white sands of Southwest Florida's Gulf Coast, the Forbes Five Star, AAA Five Diamond Ritz-Carlton, Naples appeals to today's sophisticated traveler with an array of pampering amenities. With 450 guest rooms and suites -- all with stunning views of the Gulf of Mexico -- the resort offers a variety of innovative dining experiences, a luxurious, 51,000-square-foot Ritz-Carlton Spa®, two heated pools, a high-tech entertainment lounge, an interactive environmental children's program and a wide selection of beach activities and water sports. Consistently, readers of Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler magazines rank The Ritz-Carlton, Naples beach resort among the best in Florida, the U.S., and the world. Dec. 4, 2010, marked The Ritz-Carlton, Naples' 25th anniversary.

The AAA Five Diamond, Forbes Four Star Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples is renowned for its exceptional personalized service, inventive cuisine and luxurious accommodations, with panoramic views of the adjacent Greg Norman-designed Tiburón Golf Club. The 295-room Mediterranean-style resort, ranked as one of the top hotels in the U.S. by U.S. New & World Report (2014), is home to a pair of 18-hole signature Greg Norman golf courses at Tiburón and is the location to the annual PGA TOUR's Franklin Templeton Shootout, hosted in December and the LPGA's CME Group Tour Championship event, held in November. The Tiburón Golf Course complex is complete with the with the PGA TOURAcademy, recognized as one of the top academies in the country and the TaylorMade Performance Lab which unites the golfer and fitter with advanced technology to create the ultimate club fitting experience. January 4, 2012, marked the 10th anniversary of The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples.

Contact Information:

Gabrielle O'Boyle
Public Relations Manager

280 Vanderbilt Beach Road
Naples, Florida 34108
(239) 514-6017 (office)