Santa Barbara’s Recipe for the Most Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner Ever

February 12, 2013 in Further Viewing,News

Valentine's Day at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara

Do you hear that? This Valentine’s Day, the coast of sunny Southern California is calling. To make your February 14th more memorable than ever, leave all the details to Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara. Here, at the luxury oceanfront property, romance-minded staff will plan, serve, and act as guests’ personal concierge for the ultimate customised culinary experience.

Couples who’ve booked the new “Romance on the Riviera” package will be greeted at their guest rooms with champagne, then whisked away—via Pedicab— to the Resort’s most romantic setting, Cabana 24, for the dinner date of a lifetime.

“We’re right on the beach, so you can hear waves crashing on the sand while you’re dining,” explains Executive Chef Alessandro Cartumini. “I wanted to create an incredible experience that makes the most of this romantic location.”

Santa Barbara Sunset

Following a sunset welcome and champagne toast by the chef, couples are lead to the kitchen to meet the behind-the-scenes culinary team. After this, couples enjoy a four-course candlelight dinner paired with music and fine local wines, all tailored to their specific wishes. It’s an epicurean feast with a true Riviera feel, courtesy of the breathtaking views of the great Pacific Ocean, Channel Islands and the Santa Barbara coastline. Once guests arrive back at their rooms, special amenities await (think: pretty petals everywhere), completing the enchanted evening.

Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara

If you can’t make it to Santa Barbara but want a taste of this experience, why not make Chef Nick Barainca’s recipe for Duck Breast with Roasted Beets and Duck Fat Granola for your sweetie?


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One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well. -Virginia Woolf

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