SOURCE: The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte

The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte

December 06, 2012 10:08 ET

Sweet Suite Friday at The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte to Offer Delicious Luxury for Foodies and Romantics

Experience Unforgettable Weekend Getaways in January, Including a Suite and Dessert Cooking Class

CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwire - Dec 6, 2012) - The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte is introducing a new limited-edition hotel package designed to turn three ordinary Fridays in the new year -- into the ultimate date night.

The uptown Charlotte hotel's Sweet Suite Friday offer will be available to three couples per weekend on January 11, 18 and 25, 2013 and will feature an overnight stay in a luxury hotel suite followed by a Saturday morning cooking class at the Charlotte hotel's Cocoa Lab -- official pastry headquarters for the hotel's acclaimed Bar Cocoa all-dessert restaurant. The included cooking class will take place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, January 12, 19 or 26 and will allow couples to discover their inner chef, creating spectacular desserts which they can then sample at the end of the session. Participants will also receive a Ritz-Carlton apron as a special take-home gift.

Priced from $459 per night, a limited-edition Sweet Suite Friday stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte must be booked seven days in advance and includes:

  • Friday night luxury suite accommodations
  • Saturday morning cooking class for two at Cocoa Lab
  • In-room Internet access
  • Valet parking
  • In-room gift from Bar Cocoa
  • Late checkout on Saturday (3 p.m.)
  • Offered January 11, 18 and 25, 2013

Couples staying on the Sweet Suite Friday hotel package also enjoy an array of other Friday delights, from drinks and jazz in the sophisticated Urban Sip to a three- or five-course chocolate and champagne dinner, and from chocolate afternoon tea at Bar Cocoa to an afternoon of indulgence at the award-winning Spa & Wellness Center.

The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte offers an array of exceptional hotel packages and weekend getaway offerings. To reserve a Sweet Suite Friday package at The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte, book seven days in advance by visiting, calling toll-free 1-800-241-3333 or contacting a travel professional. A romantic getaway to North Carolina awaits you.

About The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte
The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte opened three years ago in thriving uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, within easy walking distance of dining, shopping, museums, businesses and year-round professional sports and entertainment events. An eco-focused rarity among luxury hotels, the Charlotte hotel is LEED® Gold-certified and is acclaimed for its green vegetated roof featuring 18,000 sedum plants, a chef's garden, two beehives and 100,000 honeybees who each year provide 60 pounds of honey for the hotel's kitchens and for house-made honey pecan ice cream served at lobby ice cream socials. The AAA Five-Diamond property offers 146 luxurious and technologically-advanced guest rooms and hotel suites; a 13,000-square-foot bi-level penthouse Spa & Wellness Center with a complete fitness center, manicure/pedicure studio, kinesis studio, movement studio and bromine-treated swimming pool; more than 12,000 square-feet of contemporary meeting, wedding and event space; and a virtual event-planning experience like no other at The Design Studio.

The uptown Charlotte hotel's dining highlights include the award-winning 15th-floor Urban Sip Wine and Scotch Bar; the popular Bar Cocoa and Bar Macaron, presenting an all-dessert dining and retail experience complemented by dessert cooking classes in Cocoa Lab; The Lobby Lounge's regional and organic culinary choices, signature martinis and flavored ice teas; and a street-side BLT Steak offering prime cuts of beef, fresh seafood, tempting side dishes and classic American dessert favorites.

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 80 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. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award which recognizes outstanding customer service. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company website at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR).

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