When winter’s chill settles in, there’s nothing like a great drink to warm you up. Although there’s plenty of old standbys like the classic Manhattan, it’s exciting to try something new — especially if it captivates the senses enough to become a new favorite! That’s exactly what we’ve whipped up with our Winter Solstice cocktail. […]

If you’re in the top 100 out of 103, it might not mean much. However, if you’re among the top 100 restaurants in America—yup, the entire United States—then that’s a different story. We don’t generally toot our own horn, but we’re telling the truth! OpenTable diners voted us one of the 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in America, and we’re […]

When life winds you up, it’s important to take the time to wind back down. Sometimes you just need to sneak off and take a break from the daily grind. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could get away without having to hop on a plane? Here at The Desmond, we specialize in creating options for […]

“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” –Michael Jordan In business, just like on the court, team building is important. Whether it’s a small company of just five individuals or a large corporation with hundreds, teamwork is a success essential that must be honed. There’s no doubt that companies are seeing the value […]

Ever wish you could get a recipe for your favorite restaurant dish? Us, too. That’s why we caught up with executive chef Chris Calhoun for the details on this delicious starter from our menu. Spaghetti squash is abundant in late summer and early fall. In this recipe, he’s amplified its natural sweetness by roasting it […]

Naturally, you want your event to go off without a hitch, whether it’s your wedding, an important fundraiser or an all-day business conference. At The Desmond, that’s our specialty. As a full-service hotel and conference center, we’re known for hosting gatherings of all sizes for guests from around the world. We give the same level of attention to your board meeting, your bar […]

We love sharing amazing food and wine with our guests, and especially love pairing them together. The best food and wine pairings are transcendent, and that’s why we’ve come up with these must-try pairings below. Make a reservation to come try them for yourself! For White Wine Lovers Pub Special Croque Monsieur with Spy Valley Sauvignon Blanc […]