If you’re dreading this Valentine’s Day simply because you don’t know what to do or don’t have the time for a weekend stay at a resort, consider taking a drive from the Valley to The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain in Tucson for a romantic dinner. Both CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar and Cayton’s Restaurant are dishing up some decadent eats in the name of love for you and your partner.
Indulge in the three-course Valentine’s menu at CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar, featuring entrée selections of Grilled Buffalo Tenderloin, Chili-Glazed Black Cod, and Muscovy Crisp Duck Breast, and topped with Executive Pastry Chef Daniel Mangione’s Chocolate Decadence dessert buffet. Priced at $95 per person and including the presentation of a rose at each table, the Valentine’s dinner will be offered from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on February 14.
Cayton’s Restaurant is also uncorking its own gourmet Valentine’s Dinner for Two, featuring shared Côte de Boeuf with Tomato Provençal, Yukon Gold Potato Gratin, and Asparagus with Sauce Béarnaise. Priced at $68 per couple with an optional dessert of Chocolate Crème Brûlée priced at $14 for two, this special dinner will be presented from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on February 14. Valentine’s Day dining at CORE or at Cayton’s may be reserved at 520-572-3000. Prices exclude tax, beverage and gratuity.
If these dining options leave you hungry for more, revel in Dove Mountain’s complementing Spa offerings. The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Dove Mountain is offering Be My Valentine, priced at $255, which includes:
- Ritz-Carlton Signature Massage or Facial
- The Dove Mountain Manicure and Pedicure.
The spa’s Yes Dear package for $215 features:
- The Ritz-Carlton Signature Massage or Facial
- Gentleman’s Hand and Foot Grooming
And for the ultimate couple’s experience, Be Mine includes:
- The Ritz-Carlton Together Massage
- Complimentary scalp massage enhancement
- Two sparkling mimosas
Be Mine is priced at $320 per couple.
Each Valentine’s weekend day-spa package comes with a take-home spa gift as well as ten percent savings on spa retail purchases made on the day of treatment. Spa reservations may be requested at 520-572-3030.
To learn more about the dining, spa and stay options at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain, visit www.ritzcarlton.com.
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