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Marriott International

March 13, 2012 11:07 ET

Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel Brings Local Flavors to Ironbound Restaurant by Featuring Famed Carlo's Bakery Items

Luxury Hotel in Elizabeth, NJ Offers Delightful Selection of Desserts

ELIZABETH, NJ--(Marketwire - Mar 13, 2012) - To help travelers delight in the discovery of local flavors, the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel, one of the top airport hotels in Newark, is now featuring a selection of Carlo's Bakery dessert items on the menu at its restaurant. Carlo's Bakery is featured in TLC's incredibly popular "Cake Boss" show and is located in nearby Hoboken, NJ.

According to Jeff Plamondon, General Manager, "Carlo's Bakery is an area hot spot and we get so many requests for directions to the bakery. By featuring these items -- which are delivered fresh daily to the hotel -- on our menu, we can delight our out of town guests with a taste of what Carlo's Bakery is famous for without them having to wait in line."

The Ironbound Restaurant, a favorite among Ironbound restaurants in Newark, NJ features two Carlo's Bakery samplers:

The Connection - a trio of the bakery's most popular pastries including a pignoli tart, a canolli (freshly filled on site at the hotel), and a cross tart - priced at $12.

The Cugino - a pairing of the bakery's biscotti and after dinner drinks including anisette biscotti with Sambucca, pistachio biscotti with Bailey's, and toasted almond and chocolate biscotti with Frangelico - priced at $10.

Both of these items are available in the Ironbound Restaurant or Ironbound Lounge during lunch and dinner.

The newly renovated Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel, one of the luxury hotels near Newark Airport features 397 lavish guest rooms and suites comfortably equipped with refrigerators, laptop safes, connectivity panels, and 37" flat panel HD televisions; 17,000 square feet of meeting and event space; an indoor pool; 24-hour fitness center; Ironbound Grill restaurant; and den/library for relaxing.

For additional information, visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/ewrnr-renaissance-newark-airport-hotel/ or call 866-234-7535 or 908-436-4600.

RENAISSANCE HOTELS is an upscale brand with more than 145 properties in 32 countries that speaks to passionate travelers in search of authentic local discoveries when traveling for business or leisure. Renaissance Hotels has recently welcomed several new "gems" to its global collection -- the boutique Renaissance Malmo hotel in Sweden, the historic Stanford Court hotel in San Francisco, the exotic Renaissance Curacao Resort in the Dutch Caribbean, the opulent Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel and the modern Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel. These hotels join a rich portfolio defined by distinctive and well-known icons such as the Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach, La Concha Renaissance San Juan, Renaissance New York Hotel 57 and Renaissance Paris Arc de Triomphe. All Renaissance hotels participate in the award winning Marriott Rewards® frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. To make reservations and for more information, visit us online or call 908-436-4600. Follow Renaissance on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RenaissanceHotels, on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RenHotels, and via the RLife blog at www.therenaissancelife.com.

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