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FAIRMONT BANFF SPRINGS UNVEILS NEW AND RETURNING COCKTAIL AND CULINARY EXPERIENCES

FAIRMONT BANFF SPRINGS UNVEILS NEW AND RETURNING COCKTAIL AND CULINARY EXPERIENCES

BANFF, AB, July 22, 2021 Fairmont Banff Springs announced an exciting lineup of new and returning cocktail and culinary experiences. With new programming such as cocktail classes in the Rundle Bar hosted by a skilled mixologist, plus the return of signature dining offerings including the Eat the Castle tour and all-you-can-eat brunch in The Vermillion Room, guests will be delighted with the epicurious experiences that await at the “Castle in the Rockies”.

Cocktail Classes in the Rundle Bar
The recently renovated Rundle Bar’s talented cocktail curators are hosting cocktail classes at 4:00 p.m. daily. Guests are invited to shake up happy hour and to learn from their skilled bartenders how to make their Signature Bottled Cocktails. Guests will enjoy light snacks during the class and take home a personally-bottled cocktail for $49 per person. The experience is limited to eight guests.

The Moët Lounge
A new private experience – the Moët Lounge – will be coming to Fairmont Banff Springs next month. Located on the picturesque Lower Bow Valley Terrace, the venue will offer five intimate lounges available for private bookings. The experience accommodates four to six guests and is $250 for one-and-a-half hour bookings, which includes a bottle of Moët & Chandon Impérial Brut, plus the choice of PEI oysters or charcuterie board of locally-sourced meats and cheeses.

Food Day Canada
Fairmont Banff Springs will be celebrating Food Day Canada on July 31, 2021 with feature menus available in 1888 Chop House, The Vermillion Room, Waldhaus Restaurant and Castello Italiana. The venues will showcase local and indigenous ingredients with participating restaurants across the country.

Eat the Castle Tour
The “Eat the Castle” culinary tour has officially returned to Fairmont Banff Springs. Guests are invited to eat like royalty and indulge in signature dishes with exemplary beverage pairings at STOCK Food & Drink, The Vermillion Room, Rundle Bar and 1888 Chop House, while a local guide brings the stories of the historic Castle to life all in between. The experiential tour was named a Canadian Signature Experience by Destination Canada in 2019. Eat the Castle is hosted on Fridays at 3:30 p.m. for $175 per person and can be booked here.

Bountiful Buffets in The Vermillion Room
Banff’s best buffet has returned to Fairmont Banff Springs. The Vermillion Room is serving its beloved all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet on Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Sundays from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., plus its extravagant Sunday brunch buffet between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Grapes Wine | Charcuterie | Cellar
The charming and historic Grapes has reopened its doors after 16 months. The former “writing room” of the hotel boasts original architecture from 1928 and offers the perfect hideaway to dine on delectable house-made preserves and cured meats, local artisan cheeses, tapas-style small plates, and freshly-baked bread, paired with an incredible wine list.

The venue has also partnered with Calgary’s award-winning Chocolate Lab and will be satisfying guests’ sweet tooth with Chocolate Tastings. Guests can enjoy a D.I.Y. Chocolate Flight, which includes the choice of three hand-crafted truffles, or Le Grand Dame, where guests can enjoy one of each with a tower of fine truffles.

To learn more and to book dining experiences at Fairmont Banff Springs, guests may call 403 762 2211 or email banffsprings@fairmont.com. For those wishing to learn more about the available dining options, resort activities, spa and golf at Fairmont Banff Springs, they can visit www.fairmont.com/banff-springs.


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About Fairmont

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is where occasions are celebrated and history is made. Landmark hotels with unrivalled presence, authentic experiences and unforgettable moments have attracted visitors to Fairmont and its destinations since 1907. The Plaza in New York City, The Savoy in London, Fairmont San Francisco, Fairmont Banff Springs and Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai are but a few of these iconic luxury hotels, forever linked to the special places where they reside. Famous for its engaging service, grand public spaces, locally inspired cuisine and celebrated bars and lounges, Fairmont promises a special brand of thoughtful luxury that will be remembered long after any visit. With a worldwide portfolio of more than 75 hotels, Fairmont also takes great pride in its deep community roots and leadership in sustainability. Fairmont is part of Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group offering unique experiences in 4,900 hotels and residences across 110 countries.

About Accor

Accor is a world leading hospitality Group consisting of more than 5,100 properties and 10,000 food and beverage venues throughout 110 countries. The Group has one of the industry’s most diverse and fully-integrated hospitality ecosystems encompassing luxury and premium brands, midscale and economy offerings, unique Lifestyle concepts, entertainment and nightlife venues, restaurants and bars, branded private residences, shared accommodation properties, concierge services, co-working spaces and more. Accor also boasts an unrivalled portfolio of distinctive brands and approximately 260,000 team members worldwide. Over 68 million members benefit from the company’s comprehensive loyalty program ALL – Accor Live Limitless – a daily Lifestyle companion that provides access to a wide variety of rewards, services and experiences. Through its Planet 21 – Acting Here, Accor Solidarity, RiiSE and ALL Heartist Fund initiatives, the group is focused on driving positive action through business ethics, responsible tourism, environmental sustainability, community engagement, diversity and inclusivity. Founded in 1967, Accor SA is headquartered in France and publicly listed on the Euronext Paris Stock Exchange (ISIN code: FR0000120404) and on the OTC Market (Ticker: ACCYY) in the United States. For more information visit group.accor.com or follow Accor on TwitterFacebookLinkedIn and Instagram.

CONTACT

Lynn Henderson 
Regional Director, Public Relations 
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Canada’s Western Mountain Region 
Lynn.Henderson@Fairmont.com

Casey Bachand
Communications Manager
Fairmont Banff Springs
Casey.Bachand@Fairmont.com

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