SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

May 06, 2013 16:00 ET

The Award Winning 700 Kitchen Cooking School Located in Mansion on Forsyth Park, Autograph Collection®

Historic Savannah Hotel Site of Savannah's Top Attraction

SAVANNAH, GA--(Marketwired - May 6, 2013) - Welcoming everyone from skilled chefs to cooking novices, 700 Kitchen Cooking School at Mansion on Forsyth Park, part of The Kessler Collection, a portfolio of ten artistically inspired boutique hotels and restaurants and an Autograph Collection® property, provides the ultimate opportunity to indulge in a fun and educational culinary experience within Savannah's historic dining district.

Highly acclaimed as a top activity in Savannah by TripAdvisor®, 700 Kitchen Cooking School is perfect for individuals or groups of up to 15 to gather for exciting cooking lessons under the skillful direction of Chef Darin Sehnert, culinary director at the prestigious historic hotel in Savannah. Themed to offer attendees a variety of options to meet varied interests, the school offers hands-on classes in which everyone participates in preparing, crafting and eating delectable creations in an informational yet entertaining atmosphere. Set inside a state-of-the-art, full size kitchen, the school includes in-depth discussions and explanations of culinary techniques and simple tricks that accentuate the art of cooking. 

The course schedule for May includes three-hour classes focusing on such topics as Tapas, Mezze & More!, Low Country Cuisine, Mexican Fiesta!, Breakfast and Brunch Breads, Pleasures of the Caribbean, Know Your Knife and French Bistro. Most classes are $100 per person, but cost for these range from $75 to $110.

Whether planning a team-building activity, looking for a spicy group event, couple's adventure or simply seeking to expand personal culinary skills, the 700 Kitchen Cooking School is an inspirational experience. Travelers will find the cooking school high on the list of top Savannah attractions and its location inside the iconic Mansion on Forsyth Park, Autograph Collection® makes it a grand downtown destination. Ranked by AAA with the Four-Diamond distinction, this historic property was reopened in 2005 to provide travelers with elegant Victorian accommodations graced with shimmering onyx and marble, designer furniture and a striking collection of original artwork.

More information regarding 700 Kitchen Cooking School and accommodations at this boutique hotel may be found at and class reservations may be made by calling 912-721-5006 or emailing:

About Mansion on Forsyth Park, Autograph Collection®
Overlooking Savannah's largest and most historic square, the AAA Four-Diamond Mansion on Forsyth Park, a Kessler Collection boutique property, is the city's most recognized, iconic hotel. A mainstay on Conde Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure "best of" lists, the momentous 126-room Victorian Romanesque mansion in the Historic District offers an authentic taste of Hostess City hospitality with passionate detail throughout. From the rich, polished décor to a luxe art collection of more than 400 original pieces, assembled specifically for the hotel, Mansion on Forsyth Park effortlessly marries haute style with Old World elegance. Extraordinary sea-inspired treatments at Poseidon Spa are complemented by an authentic taste of Southern hospitality at 700 Drayton Restaurant and the adjoining 700 Kitchen Cooking School, rated TripAdvisor's most popular Savannah attraction. For more information or to make a reservation at the Mansion on Forsyth Park, please visit or call 912.238.5158 or toll-free 888.213.3671.

About The Kessler Collection
Capturing the classical and unconventional spirit of Bohemian cultures, The Kessler Collection's portfolio of passionately created and artistically inspired boutique hotels boast chic design, luxe accommodations, enriching ambiance and intimate service. Whether visiting properties in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Colorado or New Mexico, each hotel's exquisite art, music and cultural influences, personally acquired for that hotel by the Kessler family, are deliberately approachable. Designed to inspire unforgettable experiences, Kessler guests are bathed in re-defined Bohemian luxury, from an 1888 historic hotel, a cutting edge downtown landmark and a magical castle, to an earthy Native American retreat, high design southern mansion and elite ski lodge.

About Autograph Collection®
Marriott's Autograph Collection® is an evolving ensemble of strikingly independent hotels. Each destination has been selected for its bold originality, rich character and uncommon details. From near to far, iconic to historic, the result is an array of properties that is nothing less than unique, nothing short of collectively exceptional. For more information please visit

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