Turn up the Heat with a Romantic Spa Experience


With grand sunset views, an urban oasis at The Spa and Washington’s only Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel, what better way to truly wow someone than an experience at Four Seasons Hotel Seattle.

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Forgo traditional flowers and chocolate and give your Valentine a day at The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Seattle with the Amorous Valentine Glow package, which includes a Medley massage and the Opulence Oxygen Facial. The Indulgent Rose Manicure and Pedicure Combo will pamper and rejuvenate hands and feet with a calming rose shea butter.  Or have them choose their favorite treatment with a gift card to The Spa.

For more details, visit Four Seasons Hotel Seattle online or call 206-749-7000.

Will You Be My Valentine at ART Restaurant?


Four Seasons Hotel and ResidencesImagine pulling up to the Four Seasons Hotel Seattle and tossing keys to valet as you and your Valentine head to ART Restaurant. Coat check? No problem. Floor-to-ceiling windows with views of Elliott Bay after sunset? You got it. Twelve-foot wine wall with regional wines and a Lounge with craft cocktails? Absolutely.

 

 

 

 

 

Satisfy your cravings with a five-course menu or enjoy from the a la carte menu with your favorite Pacific Northwest dishes. The Valentine’s Day menu is available on Friday, February 13 and Saturday, February 14. Special dishes include a seafood tower for two with a complimentary glass of sparkling champagne; choice of appetizer and entrée; a local cheese selection with port wine fig and finished with a sweetheart cake.

New Year's Eve Brunch at ART RestaurantOr, begin the weekend with a special brunch menu, starting with a fruit shooter and choice of spiked Fonte Coffee or mimosa. Then share a honey-swirled fromage blanc with walnut baguette and house made strawberry-Nutella pop tarts. Then complement the brunch with an egg-white frittata; granola and yogurt cups; lemon ricotta short stack; chicken and waffles or steak and eggs. Leave room for tiramisu ice cream. The couple’s brunch is $45 per person and is available Saturday, February 14 and Sunday, February 15.

So, we’ll see you soon? To make a reservation, visit ART Restaurant Seattle online or call 206-749-7070.

5 Seattle Sweet Tooth Spots to Visit in February


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Looking for something sweet for your sweetie this February? The concierge team at Four Seasons Seattle has just the spot in mind for ultimate indulgence! From boutique chocolate shops to exclusive chocolate tours, there’s plenty of time in the month to try them all.

  1. Head over to Ballard for the famous molten cake in a jar and a boozy milkshake from Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery. With peanut butter, caramel and whiskey, the Drunken Sailor milkshake hits the spot. If you don’t believe us, see what Erin thinks here.
  2. Let your nose lead the way as you catch a waft of the best waffle cone this side of the mountain. Just a few blocks from Four Seasons Hotel you’ll find Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream. Unique creations feature everything from rich chocolates to alternatives like vegan ice cream. We recommend two scoops for sharing!
  3. Just outside the Four Seasons lobby is the most incredible gray salt caramels your tongue will ever melt. Behold, Fran’s Chocolates! No wonder it’s President Obama’s favorite caramel. Every visitor receives a complimentary chocolate to taste and don’t forget to try the hot chocolate, too.
  4. For the true chocolate connoisseur, the Chocolate Indulgence Tour with Savor Seattle, $49.99 to $51.99 per person, is a romantic afternoon at its best. Be sure to book ahead or stop by our concierge desk for assistance.
  5. Keep the decadence going with a Theo Factory Tour, $10 per person, and see for yourself how one of Seattle’s favorite chocolatiers makes their world-famous candy bars.

Have any to add? Tell us on Twitter @FSSeattle.

 

 

Recipe: 12th Man Cocktail from ART Lounge


12th ManhattanCalling all 12th Man fans! Whether you are hosting game day at home or looking for a spot to cheer, “Go Hawks” with friends, ART Lounge’s 12th MANhattan recipe is a tastebud touchdown. From our 12′s to yours, we hope you enjoy!

3oz. Oola bourbon
.5 oz sweet vermouth
3 dashes of angostura bitters
orange twist
brandied cherries

Stir bourbon, vermouth and bitters well. Strain and serve in a martini glass. Garnish with an orange twist, brandied cherries and a 12th man flag. Hint: Flag is a white address label printed in colored ink and wrapped around a cocktail straw.

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Holiday Dining at Four Seasons Hotel Seattle


Hang up aprons and mark calendars for a taste of Northwest holiday dining at its finest. From Thanksgiving to Christmas or a New Year’s Eve Champagne Bar, Four Seasons Hotel Seattle and ART Restaurant have a table ready for your family, big or small.

Thanksgiving in the Four Seasons Hotel Seattle Ballroom

Family Thanksgiving Buffet in the Ballroom
Thursday, November 27, 2014, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Adults: $55; Children, ages 6-12: $22
Leave the grocery list behind for an effortless traditional Thanksgiving dinner at Four Seasons, featuring quintessential fall fixings and breathtaking views of Elliott Bay at an amazing value. Held in the Ballroom, the fall menu is perfect for large families and groups. For the youngest member, a children’s buffet and kid’s area with books, games and toys will keep them smiling.

 

ART Restaurant’s Four-Course Thanksgiving Feast
Thursday, November 27, 2014, 11:00 am to 7:30 pm
Adults: $85; Three-course menu for Children, ages 6-12: $35
ART Restaurant’s chefs have created an amazing four-course Thanksgiving meal, served tableside with views of Elliott Bay. Throughout the meal in ART, Pacific Northwest seasonal ingredients are the star, from delicious mains to mouthwatering desserts. Kids have their own three-course menu to choose from. Didn’t we say it’s going to be amazing?

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle Christmas tree - closeupChristmas Eve Dinner at ART Restaurant
Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
À la carte menu with seasonal market-to-table specials.

Christmas Day at ART Restaurant
Thursday, December 25, 2014, 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
Adults: $125, pair with champagne for $180; Children, ages 6-12: $35
Impress your family this holiday season with reservations at ART Restaurant’s popular four-course Christmas Day meal. The menu includes a choice from a variety of Northwest dishes and desserts. The kid’s menu has all the traditional Christmas favorites.

New Year’s Eve Dining at ART Restaurant
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Pre-party three-course menu: 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm, $65
Five-course Dinner: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm, $145, pair with champagne for $215
Ring in the New Year with your special someone over a stunning five-course dinner in ART. Want to start the evening early? Choose the pre-party three-course menu. Enjoy sweeping views of Elliott Bay, while ART makes it a night to remember.

Champagne Bar in the Lobby
Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Start the evening with a glass (or bottle) of Veuve Clicquot champagne at the lobby pop-up bar, decked out in Veuve-orange.

New Year's Eve Brunch at ART RestaurantNew Year’s Day Benedict Brunch
Thursday, January 1, 2015, 8:00 am to 2:00 pm
Buffet, $28; a la carte Benedict menu, prices vary
Begin the New Year with ART’s all-eggs Benedict brunch menu. The à la carte menu includes traditional eggs Benedict along with inventive favorites from the kitchen. To complement brunch, enjoy a variety of refreshing morning-after beverages.

For menu information visit ART Restaurant online. Make reservations by calling (206) 749 7070 or tweeting @FSSeattle.

A Chocolate Holiday Buffet at ART Restaurant


ART Restaurant wART Chocolate buffetelcomes back its favorite holiday tradition, A Chocolate Holiday Buffet. Imagine a selection of sweet chocolate temptations, made at the whimsy of the pastry team. Chocolate delights may include milk chocolate Valhrona pudding; peanut butter and chocolate mousse; chocolate peppermint cake; brownies and blondies; milk chocolate pudding shots; chocolate cheesecake pops; chocolate painted truffles; chocolate cotton candy and more.

December 14 & 21, 2014, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Adults: $25; Children, ages 6-12: $12

Contact ART at (206) 749 – 7070 to make a reservation.

Shop ‘Til You Drop with Four Seasons Hotel Seattle


Calling all shopaholics! For those in need of a shopping escape, the Shopper’s Holiday Package is the perfect getaway. Not only does the package include luxurious overnight accommodations at Washington state’s only Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel, it also includes a $200 gift card to Nordstrom and two cocktails in ART Lounge or a $50 credit towards a relaxing treatment at The Spa. This package is available from November 1, 2014 – December 31, 2014.

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle Christmas tree - closeupWhether in town with the kids or out with friends, pop in and view the festive decor and sparkling holiday trees. Pastry Chef Tara Sedor and team pulls out all the sweet stops with their annual gingerbread display.

Looking for a gift with endless possibilities? Purchase a Four Seasons gift card for your loved one this holiday, which can be used for accommodations, spa treatments and dining at Four Seasons Hotel Seattle and Four Seasons properties worldwide.

 

 

 

Private Parties & Holiday Celebrations


Four Seasons Hotel Seattle ballroom holiday partyIt’s not too early to book holiday parties and events. In fact, weekends are filling up fast at Four Seasons Hotel Seattle. If you are thinking of hosting a holiday event or year-end celebration for a party of 150 or more, the ballroom is available Friday, December 19, 2014 and Saturday, December 20, 2014. The ballroom features natural light from floor-to-ceiling windows and one of the most beautiful views of the Seattle Great Wheel and Elliott Bay. Add to that unsurpassed service and Pacific Northwest cuisine at its finest. Book now for an event that will be both memorable and unique.

In addition, reserve an event during the week, for a special mid-week Happy Hour Holiday Party. Two packages, the Superior and Deluxe, offer a savings ranging from 30-45 percent, when booking a one-hour cocktail reception any time of day, Monday through Friday. Each package includes complimentary room rental, in-house sound system, linen, cocktail tables, centerpieces and votive candles to set the stage.

The Superior package includes a selection of two cold and two hot passed hors d’oeuvres and one drink per person. The Deluxe package includes a choice of four cold and four hot hors d’oeuvres, one appetizer station and one drink person.

To book your next event at Four Seasons Hotel Seattle, contact the catering department at (206) 749-7000.

Pumpkin Spice Luxury at The Spa


Relax the mind and body this season at Seattle’s only Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star spa. Pumpkin has been known to exfoliate and nourish the skin with vitamins A, C and zinc, working to naturally renew all skin types. The Spa experts have created the most coveted, pumpkin-inspired enhancements to a line of spa treatments for head-to-toe bliss all season long.

Add a rich, Exfoliating Pumpkin Peel to any facial to help fight free radicals and boost collagen levels, leaving skin youthful and glowing. The invigorating and detoxifying Pumpkin Spice Back Exfoliation massage enhancement uses natural enzymes of cinnamon spice, ginger and pumpkin seed oil to exfoliate the back, freeing skin of toxins while natural zinc works to increase cellular turnover and aid in build up. Using a silky and luxurious body cream of organic Shea butter and aloe to deliver ultimate hydration, the Warm Vanilla Bourbon Crème enhancement can be added to any massage or body treatment. Stimulate circulation and leave feet and hands soft and smooth with antioxidants of pumpkin, ginger and clove. The Pumpkin Foot or Hand Treatment treatment can be added to any manicure or pedicure.

Exfoliating Pumpkin Peel:pumpkin spa treatments at Four Seasons Hotel Seattle $35

Pumpkin Spice Back Exfoliation: $25

Warm Vanilla Bourbon Crème: 25

Pumpkin Foot or Hand Treatment: $15

Reservations required, please contact The Spa at (206) 749-7077 or Tweet booking requests to @FSSeattleSpa.

Holiday How To: Gingerbread House Stained Glass


Learn how to make edible stained glass with Pastry Chef, Tara Sedor of Four Seasons Hotel Seattle and ART Restaurant. Guests love Tara’s annual gingerbread displays in ART. They always ask, “How did she make the stained glass?” Tara’s secret is too easy not to share! Follow our recipe flip book for details.

 

How to make stained glass gingerbread house

 

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