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January/ February 2017

#nationalbloodymaryday

JANUARY 1st

Ring in the New Year with one of our famous Bloody Mary’s available at TusCA Ristorante, Knuckles Sports Bar and the Fireplace Lounge

 

Live Jazz

Jazz is in the air, so join us for local favorites at Fireplace Lounge (7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays). Stop by and enjoy live jazz, a glass of award-winning Monterey County wines and great appetizers (including wood-fired pizzas).

Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa Announces Yearlong Music Fundraisers 'Wine. Dine. Jam. 2017'
 
Local Monterey High School and Pacific Grove High School Music Programs will Benefit from Six Fundraising Events hosted by Hyatt Regency Monterey.

The Monterey Peninsula has a long and successful history of supporting and nurturing music in local schools. Now the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa will add to that legacy with several music-themed fundraisers throughout 2017.

This exciting promotion will raise funds for Monterey High School Instrumental Music Boosters (MHSIMB) and Pacific Grove Music Boosters (PGMB).

The yearlong promotion includes two monthly fundraising opportunities for each school, as well as— the March Jazz Fling and the November Rocks Jazz Jam when both Monterey and Pacific Grove come together for joint performances.

Monterey High School Music Boosters will be designated April and Sept while Pacific Grove Music Boosters will have May and Oct.

During the months designated for each school, 30 percent of the proceeds from sales at TusCA Ristorante, Fireplace Lounge and/or Knuckles Sports Bar will go to that school. A guest at any of these venues needs only to mention that they are, for example, “supporting the Monterey High School Music Boosters” and a donation equaling 30 percent of that patron’s check will be made by Hyatt Regency Monterey.

In addition to the month long fudrasing opportunity a dinner performance will be held from 6-8 p.m. on the first Wednesday during each of the school's promotional months, and will feature a performance by the school’s student musicians inside TusCA Ristorante. 100% percent of the proceeds from that evening’s TusCA full-menu revenues will go to the school.

The March Jazz Fling will be held on Sunday, March 5, 2017, from 5:30-730 p.m., and hosted by the Hyatt Regency Monterey. Pacific Grove and Monterey high schools will come together to celebrate the talent, hard work and passion of their student musicians. Ticket prices will be $45 for adults and $10 for students, inclusive of all taxes and gratuities, with children 5 and under free. Eighty percent of the proceeds from the online ticket sales will go to that school.

To kick off the holiday season the November event will be a Battle of the Cans! to be held on Sunday, November 12th from 5:30 to 7:30pm and will be a Rocks Jazz Jam and food drive for charity. Student musicians will put down their school’s music folders and pick up their own sheet music and perform with their own bands and other projects . Guests will be asked to bring 10 cans of food to donate to the Food Bank For Monterey County. Students from each school will jam with their student bands at this fun-filled musical benefit. Cost is $25 (plus 10 cans), and includes one drink ticket and small bite.

 

 

Super Bowl Sunday
Our unmatched selection of beers and ales are complemented by 24 flat-screen HD televisions, with individual speakers at each table. There will be great drink specials, two additional 8-foot screens in the expanded Knuckles ballroom (aka "The Vault"), a special menu and buckets of beer available.
 
Burger of the Month!
Knuckles Sports Bar will serve a new specialty burger each month with ingredients sourced locally, top-grade beef and most toppings handmade on premises every day. Each burger will be paired with a house selected craft beer!
 
 

Enter to win
 
Pin It To Win It! The beginning of the year is a great time to start planning the details of your #weddingday, and Pinterest is the perfect place to check out the latest trends — from wedding activities to finding your something blue! The team at Hyatt Regency Monterey is here to make your dreams come true ... so pin your favorites for a chance to win! Happy posting!
 
Simply:
• Follow us on Pinterest
• Create a board titled: Dream Wedding
•  Pin your favorite wedding images, from trends to beautiful photos (minimum 5 pins)
• Use the hashtag #WeddingsInAHyattWorld on all the pins
• EMAIL a link to your board
• One lucky winner will receive a two-night stay at Hyatt Regency Monterey, as well as a romantic dinner with wine pairings at #TusCA!
• Contest runs January 1-30. Winner announced February 5.
 
 

 
Vegetarian Whole Wheat Wrap

Ingredients
1 10-inch Whole Wheat Wrap
1.5 Ounces Wild Arugula
2 Sliced Tomatoes
1 Large Portabella Mushroom Cooked
1.5 Ounces Fresh Mozzarella
3 Leaves Fresh Basil
1 Teaspoon Balsamic Vinegar
1 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 Pinch Salt
1 Pinch Goundg Black Pepper
1.5 Ounce "Way Better Multigrain Crisps"
 
Prep/Plating Instructions
Heat wrap on griddle until soft.
Toss arugula with balsamic, olive oil, sea salt and pepper.
Lay a bed of arugula across two-thirds of the wrap.
Place sliced, grilled portabella, mozzarella and tomato on top of arugula.
Fold in the sides of the wrap and roll tight.
Slice wrap in half and skewer.
Place 1.5 oz. of "Way Better Multigrain Crisps" into a square bowl with white paper, served with whole wheat wrap
 
Cook with soul ... Eat with pleasure!
 
 

PRODUCE SPOTLIGHT
 
 
 
This earthy, sweet root vegetable comes in red, pink, orange, yellow, and white varieties, as well as a range of sizes. Both the bulbous root and leafy stalk are edible, making it a versatile ingredient in both raw and cooked dishes. We like to keep roasted beets on hand for soups, purées, and wraps. Just rinse each bulb, wrap individually in aluminum foil, and roast in a hot oven for an hour. The common garden beet’s vibrant fuchsia hue will color anything it's cooked with. Try pickling beets with hard-boiled eggs for a beautiful snack.
 
 

 
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Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa on Del Monte Golf Course elevates luxury accommodation to a new level. Guests will experience hotel rooms and suites with transcendent amenities such as flat-screen televisions, rain showers, plush bedding, and so much more. Walk into the spacious lobby, where you’ll find the hotel’s Fireplace Lounge, perfect for relaxing with friends or listening to live music.

Monterey is on California’s central coast, and you’ll find plenty of attractions and things to do including Pebble Beach Company's championship Del Monte Golf Course. Guests of Hyatt are welcome to enjoy a swim in one of the two heated outdoor pools or the amazing treatments at Marilyn Monroe Spa. Another popular destination of the hotel-TusCA Ristorante, where you’ll find delicious cuisine in an elegantly casual atmosphere.

Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa on Del Monte Golf Course
1 Old Golf Course Road, Monterey, California, USA, 93940-4908  
Tel: +1 831 372 1234   •   Fax: +1 831 375 3960   •   mrydm.sales@hyatt.com   •   monterey.hyatt.com
 
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