ORLANDO, Fla., June 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Highball & Harvest at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes provides families with a wonderful opportunity to spend more time connecting and less cooking with its untraditional spin on a Father’s Day cookout.

The Father’s Day Feast at Highball & Harvest will be offered from noon to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 17th, and features a wide variety of specialties representing its farm-to-table southern culinary adventure philosophy. The buffet feast begins with Sunday Morning Libations including champagne with assorted fresh juices and a craft beer bar. For those who are “Still Craving Breakfast” the offerings include fresh seasonal fruits and berries, house-made breads and pastries, Ginger Maple Scotch Egg with Anson Mills Grits, an omelet station and eggs cooked to order, pancakes and waffles, buttermilk biscuits, and assorted house-made jams, Nutella, and vanilla cream.

The feast will also include a selection of salads, an Ice Bar with cold water oysters, poached shrimp, crab cakes, and Pastrami rubbed Tuna Loin. Entrees feature Smoked Chicken with Surplus Beer, Roasted Tri-Color Beans, and Alabama White BBQ Sauce; Roasted Florida Snapper with Charred Broccolini, Marcona Almonds, and Citrus Butter Sauce; Chimichurri Rubbed Skirt Steak, Charred Local Onions, and Scallion Agrodolce; plus Vanilla Braised Pork Belly, Organic Sweet Potatoes, Candied Collard Greens, and Sweet Tea Gastrique. Carving and Chef Action stations include Smoked Beef Short Ribs, Roasted Market Fish, and Mangalitsa Pork Burgers, with Spicy Baked Beans, Mac N Cheese, and Buttermilk Whipped Potatoes as sides. To finish off the feast, guests can select from Cuban Chocolate Parfait, Smoked Chocolate Macaron, Bourbon Infused Watermelon, Sweet Tortillas, Assorted Chocolate Barks, Chocolate Pretzels, Chocolate Truffles, Red Bull Marshmallows, Lemon Meringue Tart, Pecan Pie, Peach Stew, New York Cheesecake, Blueberries Compote, Coffee Éclairs, and Triple Chocolate Fudge Cake.

The Father’s Day Feast Brunch is $99 per adult and $40 per child (ages 12 and under) exclusive of tax and gratuity. Reservations are still available and can be made by calling 407-393-4648 or via email at rcorlando.rr@ritzcarlton.com. For those who want to celebrate a relaxing Father’s Day Weekend, rooms are still available at the luxury hotel starting at $271 per night and can be made by calling 407-206-2400 or visiting www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/florida/orlando.

About The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes

Situated on 500 acres of protected tropical landscape, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes welcomes visitors with impeccable service, luxurious amenities and 18 holes of unparalleled golf. Guests will enjoy views of the gardens, lakes or golf course from their accommodations, which feature personal balconies as well as no fewer than 11 dining destinations that incorporate sustainability and culinary innovation. The 40,000-sq.-ft. spa offers the perfect ending to a day spent in the state-of-the-art fitness center or on the Greg Norman-designed golf course, where innovative programs like the Caddie Concierge and FootGolf complement excellent traditional play. While guests have plenty to explore off property with theme parks and the Kennedy Space Center close by, they can just as easily make unforgettable memories through the resort’s numerous recreation opportunities. These include kayaking, fishing and eco-tours along Shingle Creek, the Headwaters of the Everglades. For reservations, please call (800) 542-8680, or visit www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/florida/orlando

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates more than 90 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 website at www.ritzcarlton.com, for the latest company updates, visit news.ritzcarlton.com and to join the live conversation using #RCMemories. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc.

Alissa Perez
Director of Public Relations

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