Learn How to Create a Decadent Easter Feast with Holiday Food and Wine Pairings
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The Hotel Hanford and UC Irvine Extension today announced the new event for the “The Perfect Blend,” a collaborative program to enhance the quality of wine education in Orange County. Part of The Noble Vine Series, “Meet Me at the Hop” will be held at The Hotel Hanford’s Wine Salon on Tuesday, March 6 at 5:30 p.m. The event will offer a gamut of foods perfect for sampling with refreshing wines that are fit for an Easter celebration.
“With this fun spring event, attendees will learn to host the perfect family holiday gathering,” said Cyrille Hanson, The Hotel Hanford’s wine and event manager and UC Irvine Extension course instructor. “With spring right around the corner, ‘Meet Me at the Hop’ will prepare any host or hostess with the most fashionable and delicious food and wine pairings.”
“Meet Me at the Hop” will provide attendees with the perfect pairings for Easter feasts, including hams, lamb and other culinary delight. Cost is $25 per person. Registration can be made by calling 714-913-9060.
The Perfect Blend partnership between The Hotel Hanford and UC Irvine Extension’s Wine Studies provides a new dimension in wine exploration in Orange County that is fun, new and academically thought provoking. It creates a synergy of classroom instruction and inventive celebrations for food and beverage professionals, as well as casual wine enthusiasts seeking to advance their study of wine through expertly led tastings, special events and field trips.
The wine exploration programs offered by The Hotel Hanford and UC Irvine Extension were the genesis of this optimal partnership. As part of the boutique experience, The Hotel Hanford offers a Wine Salon, led by 25 year wine veteran and expert Hanson. UC Irvine Extension’s Wine Studies offers a host of courses ranging from traditional wine tasting methods, food and wine pairing, history of wines, types of wine products available and classification of major worldwide wine producing regions. The partnership of these two organizations will raise the study and enjoyment of wine to a new level in Orange County. For additional information, please contact Cyrille Hanson, The Hotel Hanford wine and events manager, at (714) 913-9060 or UC Irvine Extension at (949) 824-5592. To learn more about UC Irvine Extension’s course offerings, please visit www.unex.uci.edu/courses.
About The Hotel Hanford
Since 2010, The Hotel Hanford has offered guests an unexpected boutique hotel experience in the heart of Orange County, California. The Hotel Hanford infuses its intimate setting with sleek, modern style that stirs the senses and inspires a feeling of well-being. The property has 228 beautifully appointed hotel rooms including six luxurious suites, more than 6,000 square feet of conference rooms and event space for as many as 300 guests. Visitors can savor the inventive cuisine at The Hotel Hanford’s Savoy Restaurant and Lounge, and sample the many unique wines from the well-stocked Wine Salon. Conveniently located in the South Coast Metro area, mere minutes from John Wayne/Orange County Airport, South Coast Plaza, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, UC Irvine and Huntington Beach, The Hotel Hanford makes it easy to explore all the best that Orange County has to offer. For more information on The Hotel Hanford, call 1-877-Hanford, visit www.thehotelhanford.com, ‘like’ it on Facebook: http://tinyurl.com/7r24jav or follow on Twitter thehotelhanford.
About UC Irvine Extension
University of California, Irvine Extension is the continuing education arm of UC Irvine. Through thousands of courses and programs offered on campus, online and on site, UC Irvine Extension helps adult learners reach their career advancement and personal enrichment goals — and is celebrating 50 years of providing universally accessible, university-level learning to local, regional, and global communities. Learn more at extension.uci.edu, or join us on Facebook at facebook.com/uciextension.
About the University of California, Irvine
Founded in 1965, UCI is a top-ranked university dedicated to research, scholarship and community service. Led by Chancellor Michael Drake since 2005, UCI is among the most dynamic campuses in the University of California system, with nearly 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students, 1,100 faculty and 9,000 staff. Orange County’s largest employer, UCI contributes an annual economic impact of $4.2 billion. For more UCI news, visit www.today.uci.edu.