Published on : Saturday, December 1, 2018
With stately saguaro cactus aglow in holiday lights, the inviting scent of juniper drifting from chiminea fireplaces, and beautiful displays of décor to celebrate this special time of year, the festive season is a magical time to visit Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North.
The holiday spirit is also brought to life across the Resort in fun-filled activities for the whole family. Proof, An American Canteen will host Brunch with Santa. Children will delight in visiting with Santa while grown-ups will enjoy an expanded version of Proof’s delicious brunch. Brunch with Santa will be served from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm on December 15 and 22, 2018. Advance reservations are required.
The fun continues with Festive Flicks, in which heartwarming family films are shown at the Resort’s lawn cinema. Admission is complimentary and includes popcorn and hot cocoa. Festive Flicks will be from 6:00 to 9:00 pm December 27 and 28, 2018. The movies begin at 7:00 pm.
All throughout the festive season, children can stop by the Santa Letter Station in the lobby to write their letters to Kris Kringle. Featuring a pint-sized writing desk, specially crafted stationery, and a red Santa’s mailbox, the Santa Letter Station will help ensure that little guests’ wishes reach the North Pole in time.
Kids for All Seasons, the Resort’s complimentary year-round family program, also will host a variety of holiday-themed activities for the whole family ranging from s’mores-making to gingerbread house decorating to candy cane hunts.
Talavera, the Resort’s acclaimed Spanish steakhouse, will bring a touch of Latin flavour to its Christmas Eve menu with special items including savoury spiced beef short rib osso bucco and paella gran campo featuring duck confit, seared foie gras, morcilla sausage, truffle and lemon aioli. For dessert, Talavera will tempt diners with spiced eggnog crema catalina.
On Christmas Day, Talavera’s buffet will offer an impressive display including a raw seafood bar, carving station with roasted porcini and thyme rib roast, rosemary-rubbed leg of lamb and salt-crusted whole snapper, crepes a la orange and seafood ravioli made to order as well as all the delicious side dishes and trimmings. A variety of dessert options will range from spiced eggnog mousse to chocolate caramel bourbon parfait. The Christmas buffet will be served from 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm and is priced at USD 115 for adults, and USD 48 for children ages 5 to 12. Reservations are required.
Proof, An American Canteen will celebrate with all-American style specials. On Christmas Eve, seafood lovers will enjoy oysters on the half shell and a lobster boil. Proof also will serve its a la carte menu options and a children’s dinner buffet.