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Jul09

Celebration of Food and Wine Event in Los Angeles

Terranea Resort’s Celebration of Food and Wine is August 10th
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Apr17

Facebook Contest: Green Giveaways for Earth Week

Daily Prizes on Facebook for Earth Week!
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Jan20

Valentine’s Day Romance in Los Angeles at Terranea

Celebrate the Month of Romance with a Southern California getaway.
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Jan10

Coastal Harvest: Using Fresh Ingredients from Terranea’s Ocean View Backyard

Chef Bernard Ibarra shares his personal recipes
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Nov15

Celebrate the Holidays in Southern California with Terranea Traditions

Enjoy Los Angeles holiday activities at Terranea Resort.
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Nov05

Thanksgiving and Hanukkah Events at Terranea Resort

Celebrate Traditions at Terranea Resort.
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Aug15

sea beans offering croissant doughnuts in a variety of flavors!

Hybrid croissant-doughnut pastries have become a culinary craze from Los Angeles to New York. In fact, the innovative dessert has become so popular that even our own resort coffee shop and cafe, sea beans, has jumped in on the sweet trend. Adding a unique twist to the dessert, our cherished pastry chef, Chef Perry, has starting baking up fresh batches of croissant-doughnut pastries in house. Flavors of the special treat range from chocolate hazelnut and vanilla to strawberry shortcake and banana coconut, and new flavors are introduced weekly. Have you tried one yet? If not, stop by and see what all the fuss is about! 
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Apr18

Honor Moms on Mother’s Day at Terranea Resort in Los Angeles

Terranea, Los Angeles’ oceanfront resort, is celebrating mom this Mother’s Day. Set for Sunday, May 12th, families can honor moms at several resort activities including lunch, brunch, dinner, spa treatments, shopping excursions, outdoor hiking and more. See below for Terranea Resort’s Mother’s Day 2013 activities and we hope you will plan to spend the day at Terranea exploring and relaxing with your family!  
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Mar06

Easter Sunday Festivities at Los Angeles’ Terranea Resort: Brunch, Egg Hunt, Petting Zoo, and More

Easter comes early this year (March 31, 2013) and we are getting all of our chicks and bunnies in a row for the big holiday! Join us at Terranea for a fun filled Easter on March 31, 2013. Terranea Resort in Los Angeles will offer a Ballroom Easter Brunch (with an Omelet & Egg Station, Carving Station, a Dessert Buffet and more). Included in the price of brunch (or free for all resort guests!) will be Terranea’s Easter Egg Hunt, A Petting Zoo with bunnies, lambs, and chicks, and a Family Activity Station. See below for a round-up of our oceanfront Easter activities, including information, tickets, and menus:
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Feb12

Featured at sea beans: Chef Perry’s Signature Chocolate Truffles and Valentine's Day Box

Searching for something sweet?? sea beans, located in the front drive of Los Angeles’ oceanfront hotel Terranea Resort, is the perfect spot to satisfy your sugar cravings. In addition to sweets including cookies, cupcakes, and specialty desserts, Pastry Chef Perry offers a variety of handmade chocolate truffles filled with local fruits, herbs, caramel, and more. View Chef Perry’s signature chocolate truffle flavors below or stop by sea beans to taste a few for yourself. *This Valentine’s Day sea beans will feature Chef Perry’s Heart Shaped Truffle Box.
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Feb07

Valentine’s Day in Los Angeles: Celebrate Love & Romance at Terranea Resort in Your Own Way

We are one week away from the most romantic day of the year! We invite you to celebrate your romance in your own unique way at Terranea Resort. Whether you are looking for dessert and cocktails, special dinner menus, spa packages, overnight accommodations, outdoor activities, time together on the golf course or more – Terranea Resort in Los Angeles has it all. View below to see a round-up of our Valentine’s Day offerings. There is bound to be something to suit your individual "love personality"!
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Jan29

What to do in Los Angeles on Super Bowl Sunday: Terranea Resort Super Sunday Activities!

Super Bowl Sunday is just around the corner. Whether you are looking for a place to watch your favorite team, cocktail and beer specials, half-time entertainment, to-go buffalo wings, special menus, an all-you-can-eat buffet, or just a spot to watch the commercials, Terranea Resort is the place to be in Los Angeles for all Super Bowl Sunday activities. See below for a round-up of Terranea’s Super Sunday Weekend happenings. We hope to see you there!
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Jan17

Celebrate Romance this Valentine’s Day at Los Angeles’ Terranea Resort

This February, couples can enjoy a classic Southern California retreat along the coast with special offers on accommodations, luxury romance packages, intimate dining options, and blissful spa treatments at Terranea Resort. Located along Southern California’s stunning coastline, atop a bluff on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, Terranea Resort provides the perfect backdrop for couples looking to escape this Valentine’s Day.  Spend the days enjoying the resort’s unparalleled ocean views, hiking along the coastal preserve or indulging at the award-winning spa. At night, enjoy romantic dining under the stars and snuggle up by one of 228 fireplaces and fire pits found throughout the property. Read below to discover Terranea Resort’s Valentine’s Day Romance Packages and activities: All packages are available Feb. 1-28, 2013. For more information and reservations call 1-866-802-8000.
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Jan09

Terranea Introduces Changes at Signature Fine Dining Restaurant, mar’sel

New Year, new mar’sel! We are excited to announce some wonderful changes happening at Terranea’s signature fine dining restaurant, mar’sel. To begin, we have listened to your requests to open mar’sel on Monday and Tuesday evenings. In response, we have opened our doors and you can now dine at mar’sel seven nights a week. The new mar’sel dining hours are Monday-Sunday, from 5:30pm to 10:00pm. To learn more about our approachable Los Angeles fine dining restaurant with a romantic ocean view setting, you can click HERE. In addition to the new dining hours at mar’sel, we have also announced a change-up in the kitchen…with a new chef! Chef Michael Fiorelli remains an integral part of Terranea’s dining scene, and has been promoted to the position of Executive Sous Chef at Terranea Resort. In Chef Fiorelli's new role he will continue to oversee operations at mar’sel, as well as all other dining options at Terranea (including Nelson’s, Catalina Kitchen, bashi, Spa Café, The Lobby Bar, and more). Stepping in to his daily role as Chef de Cuisine at mar’sel is Chef Rebecca Merhej. Read all about Chef Rebecca, including her new role at mar’sel and her past chef experiences below (click on view details). We hope you are excited about the changes at mar’sel and we look forward to welcoming you to Terranea in the New Year!
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Nov30

Los Angeles Job Fair: Culinary and Banquet Casting Call at Terranea Resort

Are you job searching for a hospitality position in Los Angeles? If so, bring your talents to our culinary and banquet resort job fair on December 4, 2012 from 10am-3pm. See below for more information and visit our career website at www.terranea.com/careers to view open positions and find additional details:
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Nov29

Special Holiday Events in Los Angeles: Explore Terranea’s Weekend Plans

Looking for fun holiday events in Los Angeles? Well, you are in luck! We are in the holiday spirit and the resort is brimming with fun festivities for all ages! Read below to learn more about the events happening at Terranea Resort this weekend! Hints: tree lighting, holiday shopping, and…
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Nov09

Banana Peanut Butter Pancakes from Terranea's Sunday Pancake Breakfast Station {recipe for you}

November is Peanut Butter Lovers Month! We are celebrating this gooey sticky month with a recipe for banana peanut butter pancakes from sea beans! To make our banana peanut butter pancakes at home you can view the full recipe below, or visit sea beans on Sundays from 7am – 11am through November to order our banana peanut butter pancakes, buttermilk pancakes, or blueberry pancakes with unlimited toppings (including sprinkles, whipped cream, butter, syrup, fruit, and more) from sea beans’ Sunday morning pancake station…
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Oct17

Celebrate Thanksgiving in Los Angeles at Terranea

The holiday season has arrived! We have been busy planning Terranea’s holiday season TRADITIONS and we are excited to share our upcoming Thanksgiving events. Whether you are a permanent Los Angeles resident, or you are planning to visit the city of angels for the holidays, Terranea Resort offers holiday food and fun for all. See below for additional details on the Thanksgiving holiday festivities at Terranea. You can also contact the resort at (310) 265-2800 for information and to make your holiday reservations. Check back soon for Terranea TRADITIONS updates, and follow Terranea on Facebook & Twitter for the most up-to-date resort information. We hope to celebrate the holiday season with you!
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Oct03

Terranea's Destination Dish of The Month: October

Terranea's Destination Dish of The Month: Caramel Mascarpone Apple Parfait Destination Hotels & Resorts has challenged our chefs across the country to take part in The Destination Dish. Each month Destination Hotels & Resorts will select one ingredient and each chef must create a recipe around the chosen ingredient and incorporate it into their restaurant menu that month. The ingredient changes every month, so do the menu items. Explore our featured recipe of the month for Terranea Resort. Make it yourself from the recipe below or dine at sea beans to taste our chef’s special dish. This month's featured ingredient: APPLES
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Aug31

Celebrate Labor Day in Southern California

Here is a round-up of activities happening at Terranea over the Labor Day holiday weekend. Hope to see you here…  
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Aug23

Sweet Treats: sea beans Now Offers French Macarons!

French macarons, not to be confused with the well-known American cookie made from coconut (macaroons), are becoming a wide-spread treat trend! These versatile cookies are traditionally made with a jam or buttercream filling sandwiched between two meringue-based cookies. Read below to find out how this trend has traveled to Terranea!
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Aug17

Savory.Sweets.Shopping.With Soul

Join us on Saturdays from 7pm-10pm for live music, a build-your-own mini burger bar, and a chocolate dipping station. Guests can also enjoy live music by Jeffrey Joslin and 15% off items at marea and Pointe Discovery. See you soon!
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Aug09

Best Pancake Breakfast in Los Angeles: sea beans Offers a “Design your Own” Pancake Bar

Who likes pancakes??? Stop by sea beans on Saturday & Sunday mornings between the hours of 7:30 AM and 11 AM for a delicious outdoor breakfast pancake station! Enjoy 3 buttermilk, blueberry, or banana pancakes with your choice of yummy toppings. Choose from a buffet of condiments such as, warm maple syrup, butter, whipped cream, chocolate chips, sprinkles, raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, and blueberry compote! For more information on sea beans, call 310 265 2161 or visit http://www.terranea.com/southern-california-coffee-bar.php  
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Jul17

Find us Pinning on Pinterest!

Terranea is on Pinterest! Visit the Terranea Pinterest Page for pins from the restaurants at Terranea, the wedding team at Terranea, friends of the resort, and more. See below for a few of our favorite pins:
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Jul13

Chefs’ Summer Cooking Series

Want to cook with the chefs at Terranea? Now you can! Join Chef Andrew Smith of Nelson’s, mar'sel Chef de Cuisine Michael Fiorelli, Executive Pastry Chef Pierino Jermonti, or Chef David Tarrin of Catalina Kitchen at one of the five cooking courses offered during Terranea’s Chefs’ Summer Cooking Series. During each cooking class, guests will receive a signature cocktail or glass of wine, and watch as the chef demonstrates and prepares themed dishes. After the demonstration, guests will be led into the dining room where they will sample the dishes they have just learned to cook! Cooking class participants will engage in a Q&A session with the chef and will receive a take-home recipe card and shopping list. Each class is limited to just 12 participants, so the teaching experience is one of a kind! See below for more detailed descriptions of each of the classes...
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Jun27

Discover 4th of July Happenings in Southern California: Spa, Pools, Dining, Activities & More

The 4th of July holiday is almost here. Discover what is happening at Terranea:
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May08

Terranea Resort's Destination Dish of the Month: Raspberry Cornmeal Cake

Destination Hotels & Resorts has challenged our chefs across the country to take part in The Destination Dish. Each month Destination Hotels & Resorts will select one ingredient; each chef must create a recipe around the chosen ingredient and incorporate it into their restaurant menu that month. The ingredient changes every month, so do the menu items. Explore our featured recipe of the month for Terranea Resort. Make it yourself or dine at sea beans to taste our Chef's special dish! THIS MONTH'S Featured Ingredient: RASPBERRIES Raspberry Cornmeal Cake Recipe: Serves 4-6
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Nov17

Terranea Resort Has All the Trimmings this Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is one of the best holidays. Giving thanks, crisp fall air, delicious scented candles, family, friends, the bottle of wine you have been waiting to open…but what about the food? According to the National Restaurant Association, this year an estimated 14 million Americans will dine out for Thanksgiving, and an additional 16 million Americans will order take-out to supplement their Thanksgiving feast. 
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Oct10

Amazing Weekend!!!!!

My Girlfriends and I had an amazing weekend at Terranea. The resort is gorgeous and the staff is amazing!!!! We had fantastic service everywhere we went. From our the smiling reception of Louis at check in and complementary champagne and advice started the visit off just right. The service, view and food was fantastic at Nelsons...
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