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Terranea Resort - All Special Offers

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Spring Break Special

Kids eat free during spring break at Terranea!

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Romance Package

Reconnect and celebrate your romance at Terranea Resort.

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Terranea and Trump: Stay & Play Golf Package

Golf The Links at Terranea and Trump National, with two night stay.

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Golf & Spa Relaxation Getaway

Follow up that Trump golf game with a massage at The Spa at Terranea.

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Spa Rejuvenation Package

Make your time at the spa the focal point of your stay at Terranea.

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Terranea Resort - Featured Special Offers

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The Complete Discover Terranea Package

Three nights to explore Los Angeles’ oceanfront resort and amenities.

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Terranea Resort - Events

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Men's League Play at The Links

February 22, 2015 - April 19, 2015. Join us for The Links at Terranea's Men's 2-Man League Play! The season kicks off February 22nd and ends April 19th. Tee times will be Sunday's from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM. The cost to join the league is free. League green fees: $20 for Links Card Holders, $30 for Public. Prizes awarded for league winners and buy one drink get one free at the Pro Shop. Closest to the pin contest each week. To reserve your spot visit the Golf House or call 310.265.2751.

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Spring Break Golf at The Links

March 30, 2015 - April 03, 2015. Spend your Spring Break on The Links with a special golf camp taught by Terranea’s own PGA Professionals. Up your game on the award-winning par 3 golf course perfect for golfers of all ages and levels. The camp is Saturday, March 30 through Friday, April 3 from 10:00am – 12:00pm and is $225 per child.

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Easter Sunday Resort Activities

April 04, 2015 - April 05, 2015. Easter and Esters Wet & Wacky Fun: Underwater Egg Hunt at the Resort Pool - Saturday, April 4, 2015 - 12PM Rubber Duck Race - $1 per designable racing duck - Saturday, April 4, 2015 - Hourly from 12PM-5PM Easter Eggstravaganza: Our family friendly DJ will set the tone for fun and games on the Palos Verdes Meadows including a petting zoo, arts and crafts booths, carnival game fun, and egg hunts.   Sunday, April 5, 2015 - 11AM-4PM All activities are complimentary for Easter brunch guests and resort guests. Not available to the public.

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Easter Ballroom Brunch

April 05, 2015. Morning Seating Times: 9:30am, 10:00am, 10:30am Afternoon Seating Times: 1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm To Purchase Seats Online Click HERE Terranea Resort in Los Angeles will offer a Ballroom Easter Brunch with an Omelet & Egg Station, Carving Station, a Dessert Buffet, Complimentary Champagne and more. Included in the price of brunch (or free for all resort guests) will be the Terranea Easter Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt.  Our family friendly DJ will set the tone for fun and games in the PV meadows, a Petting Zoo, an Easter treasures arts and crafts booths and some carnival game fun! *All Easter resort activities are complimentary for Easter brunch guests (ballroom, mar’sel & Catalina Kitchen) and resort guests. These activities are not available to the public.

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Easter Brunch at catalina kitchen

April 05, 2015. Enjoy a delicious brunch buffet to celebrate Easter Sunday on April 5 at local favorite, catalina kitchen. 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM Adults $80+, Children 5-12 $35+, Children Under 4 Free $20 Bottomless Mimosa, Bloody Mary Bar, and Sangria Breakfast pastries, California Kitchen omelet bar, hot breakfast items, antipasti bar, crepes station, candy station, carving board, bread cart, salad bar, chilled seafood display, chef sushi bar, cheese and charcuterie display, beverage station, Farmer's Market fruit cart, and dessert and waffle bar.

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Terranea Resort - Featured Events

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Terranea Resort - Local Events

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Terranea Resort - Press Releases

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with an Ocean View at Los Angeles’ Terranea Resort

  Located on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, overlooking Southern California’s stunning coastline, Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel, provides the perfect backdrop for couples looking to escape for Valentine’s Day or extend the holiday for a romantic weekend. Spend the days taking a coastal hike, paddle boarding, or enjoying the resort’s breathtaking ocean views while relaxing at the award-winning spa or playing a round of golf at The Links, Terranea’s championship-caliber 9-hole par 3 course. At night, indulge in romantic dining under the stars and snuggle up by one of 228 fireplaces and fire pits located throughout the property.   For an unmatched couple’s getaway, Terranea is offering two resort packages for romantic bliss:   VALENTINE’S DAY GETAWAY: Reconnect and celebrate at Terranea Resort with the ultimate romantic couple's getaway. The Valentine’s Day Getaway Package includes two-nights luxury accommodations, dinner for two at signature restaurant mar’sel, rose petal turndown, sparkling wine and chocolate covered strawberries. Rates start at $850 per night plus tax, resort fees and parking. Package is available for stays through February 14, 2015. Book with promotional code: VALENTINES.   ROMANCE: Spend some quality time together with this romantic overnight couple's getaway. The Romance Package includes luxury oceanfront accommodations, sparkling wine and strawberries, a rose petal bath, and daily breakfast for two at Catalina Kitchen. Rates start at $625 per night. Book with promotional code: PROMAN.   At The Spa at Terranea, couples may indulge themselves with a specialty massage or signature treatments alongside the warmth of a glowing fireplace. The Spa at Terranea is celebrating the month of February with a “love” themed ritual to help relax, reconnect and rekindle magnetism. Complimentary Tide Pool Kids Club access is also available for children ages 2-12, during spa treatments 90-minutes or longer, Monday through Friday throughout the month. Advance reservations are required. All packages are available Feb. 1-28, 2015. For more information and reservations, visit www.Terranea.com or call 1-310-265-2740.   Infinite Love Ritual - Retreat to The Spa at Terranea to reconnect with yourself or with someone special. The Infinite Love ritual begins with a welcome tea with Infinite Love flower essence elixir to encourage unconditional love for yourself and others. Your massage with the aroma of Red Mandarin, Exquisite Rose and Honey includes a specialized warm foot massage and finishes with a divine scalp massage. Reawaken with the energy of loving kindness towards yourself and others. 90 minutes - $275 Individual; $550 Couples    Lovely Finish - Allow Terranea to complete your Love Ritual with a blowout and makeup application for a fabulous finish. Starting at $125. Combine for the Ritual and Finish starting at $385.   Every great Valentine’s Day is marked with a romantic dinner. For the special evening and throughout the weekend, Terranea’s restaurants offer a variety of specialty menus to please any palate.   PASSIONATE PRIX FIXE AT MAR’SEL: Terranea’s award-winning signature restaurant mar’sel presents a prix fixe menu, created by Chef de Cuisine Charles Olalia, priced at $160 per person. Diners may choose their own 3-course menu, beginning with a selection of appetizers, including Smoke Kissed Salmon Tartare with caviar and crème fraiche cigars, and Rainbow Beet Ravioli with red ribbon sorrel, herbed goat cheese and walnut toffee. The entrée selection includes Atlantic Black Bass with brown satsuki rice and nori tapenade, Vanilla-scented Lobster with pommes mousseline and braised salsify, Pomegranate-glazed Duck Breast with quince confit and black pepper gastrique, A5 Wagyu Beef with vegetable ash and yuzu ponzu, and Spaghetti Rustichella with black trumpet mushrooms and Perigold truffles. Finish the meal with a selection of delectable desserts, including Tropical Fruit Pavlova with passion fruit cremeaux, Schezuan peppercorn sorbet and meringue kisses, or “Devil in Prada” with Valrhona chocolate ganache, toasted hazelnut moelleux and rose hip crème glacee. mar’sel access on Feb 14, is only available to guests who book the Valentine’s Day Getaway Package. Advance reservations required.   PERFECT PAIR AT NELSON'S: The popular cliff-side eatery Nelson’s features a Valentine’s Day dinner for two, with beer pairings to accompany. Diners will awaken taste buds with an Artichoke Salad paired with Golden Road Brewery’s Hefeweizen, followed by Surf and Turf of flat iron steak and bacon wrapped scallops paired with Sierra Nevada’s Pale Ale, and finishing with a special dessert from Executive Pastry Chef Pierino Jermonti paired with Stone Brewery’s Smoked Porter. The menu is available on Feb. 14 for $99 per couple.   CATALINA KITCHEN:  Catalina Kitchen has created a unique a la carte menu to showcase Chef de Cuisine David Tarrin’s classic Mediterranean fare.  The menu features starters of Heirloom Beets Salad with Humboldt Fog, wild baby arugula, candied pecans with orange honey vinaigrette ($12), and Burrata with celery leaf pesto and grilled toast ($14). The entrée selection offers diners one “from the land,” a Braised Short Rib with lemon gremolata and ricotta ravioli ($42), one “from the sea,” Northern Halibut with French beans, fennel Dungeness crab salad, and lemon white truffle vinaigrette ($39), and one “in-between,” a Pepper-crusted Filet Mignon and Maine lobster tail with roasted fingerling potatoes and baby arugula ($65). Diners can top off the meal with warm chocolate cookie for two, baked in Catalina Kitchen’s stone oven, and topped with chocolate and vanilla ice cream ($16). The specialty menu is available on Feb. 14.   INDULGE AT BASHI: bashi, Terranea’s contemporary-Asian restaurant, will offer a specialty a la carte menu created by Chef de Cuisine Bruce Nguyen, including items such as: Bashi Egg Shooters ($26), Geoduck Sashimi ($29), Pan Roasted Liberty Farms Duck Breast with duck confit crepés ($34), Tempura Atlantic Lobster Tail with Dungeness crab sticky rice and lobster sauce ($39), Steamed New Zealand Snapper Filet with king oyster mushrooms and shrimp dumplings ($32), and Five Spice Braised Snake River Farms Wagyu Shortrib with crispy rice and broccolini ($41). For dessert, guests may indulge with Green Tea Crème Brulee ($10) or Coconut Cream Pearl Tapioca ($11). The specialty menu is available on Feb. 14.   SWEET TREATS AT SEA BEANS: sea beans offers a range of sweets to-go, including heart shaped boxes filled with handmade chocolates, a selection of truffles, including hazelnut, chocolate caramel sea salt, and dark chocolate cherry, and an assortment of macaroons, fruit jellies and tiramisu in chocolate cups, all house made by Executive Pastry Chef Pierino Jermonti. A variety of 4” and 9” cakes, cupcakes, pies, cookies, and fruit tarts will be available as well. Custom orders may be placed to create the perfect sweet treat for your sweetheart. The specialty dessert offerings will be available throughout the month of February. Sweet and savory custom picnic baskets are also available on Valentine’s Day.   To ensure the perfect date night while parents dine at one of Terranea’s celebrated restaurants, children ages 2-12 can enjoy fun of their own at the Tide Pool Kids Club. The program is offered every Friday and Saturday night during the month of February, including Valentine's Day. Advance reservations are required.  

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Terranea Resort Expands Food and Beverage Team with New Appointments

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. (Dec. 3, 2014) – Los Angeles’ premier oceanfront resort, Terranea, A Destination Hotel, announces three new appointments to its food and beverage team. The resort welcomes a Director of Restaurants, Resort Sommelier, and General Manager at signature restaurant mar’sel. In its fifth year of operation, Terranea has grown into one of the leading resorts in Los Angeles and Southern California, as well as a celebrated dining destination with eight distinct, world-class culinary venues.   “We are delighted to have such experienced and skilled professionals joining our food and beverage team,” said Executive Chef Bernard Ibarra. “Their genuine passion and expertise is a tremendous asset for Terranea’s culinary program.”   Aloys Scheer has been appointed as General Manager of mar’sel, Terranea’s signature restaurant. Scheer joins Terranea with nearly 10 years of food and beverage experience within the hospitality industry. He has held positions at several of Southern California’s notable hotels, including the Canary Hotel in Santa Barbara, Four Seasons Beverly Hills, as well as Shutters on the Beach and the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows in Santa Monica. Scheer will be working alongside mar’sel’s new Chef de Cuisine Charles Olalia to continue to position mar’sel as one of the most prominent restaurants in Los Angeles.   Szymon Piechaczek has been appointed to the role of Resort Sommelier. Piechaczek began his career in the food and beverage industry over 25 years ago. He joined Terranea in 2013 and, as the new Resort Sommelier, brings his extensive knowledge and experience with international and domestic wines to the position. Piechaczek will oversee wine selection, partnerships, sales, resort inventory and handle all promotions. He previously held positions at The Royal Palms Resort & Spa and Fred’s at Barneys New York, both in Arizona.   Michael Wildey joined Terranea in 2012, as Food and Beverage Manager of Nelson’s and has recently been promoted to Director of Restaurants. A South Bay native, Wildey has nearly 20 years of food and beverage experience. He spent more than ten years with Chart House Restaurant, quickly moving through the ranks, where he became the company’s youngest Assistant General Manager in Redondo Beach and was later promoted to General Manager at the Malibu location. Wildey also spent time as a Marketing Associate with SYSCO Food Service where he excelled in client service and sales. Now as Terranea’s Director of Restaurants, Wildey will manage special projects and overall operations for all of the resort’s eight dining venues, which include mar’sel, catalina kitchen, bashi, Lobby Bar, Pool Bar, Cielo Point, Nelson’s and Spa Café.     # # #   About Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel Opened June 2009, Terranea, Los Angeles’ premier oceanfront resort, will celebrate its five-year anniversary in 2014. Located on California’s Palos Verdes Peninsula, the resort offers unparalleled Pacific Ocean views and world-class accommodations that range from hotel suites to bungalows, oceanfront casitas and luxurious villas, which are also available for purchase as seaside second homes through Terranea Real Estate. Amenities include The Links at Terranea, a nine-hole, par three golf course; award-winning 50,000 sq. ft. oceanfront spa and fitness center; three swimming pools and a 140-foot waterslide; marea luxury boutique; 135,000 sq. ft. of conference and meeting space; and eight dining venues, including signature restaurant mar'sel; Nelson's, a cliff-side spot ideal for whale watching; and Asian-inspired bashi. The resort’s innovative activity center and adventure concierge, Pointe Discovery, lets guests discover and explore Terranea’s rich terrain with miles of scenic coastal trails, secluded beach cove and ocean environment. Fun, enriching programs and activities such as habitat photography, falconry, kayorkle and paddle boarding also abound. Terranea Resort is owned by a joint venture comprised of Lowe Enterprises and JC Resorts. A member of the American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts program and AAA Four-Diamond property, Terranea Resort earned a spot on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2014 Gold List and was named one of Travel + Leisure’s 500 Best Hotels in the World for 2013. For additional information about Terranea Resort, visit www.terranea.com, call 866-802-8000 or follow Terranea on Facebook and Twitter.   About Destination Hotels Destination Hotels (Destination) is the largest owner and operator of independent hotels, resorts and residences in the United States. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Destination is an industry leader with more than 40 years of hospitality management and development experience. Located in premier destinations, the portfolio is continuously growing with more than 40 luxury and upscale properties from coast to coast. The award-winning company operates 20 golf courses, 19 full-service spas, six IACC-certified conference centers and 130 bars and restaurants. The privately-owned company is a subsidiary of Lowe Enterprises, a Los Angeles-based investment, development and real estate firm. For more information on Destination Hotels, visit www.destinationhotels.com. Follow us on Twitter: @Destination. Like us on Facebook: DestinationHotels.

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Celebrate the Holidays with Terranea Traditions

Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. (Oct. 27, 2014) Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel, presents its annual holiday Traditions.  In celebration of the resort’s Fifth Anniversary, this year’s festivities will include a range of new and seasonal activities, special holiday feasts and exclusive offers for accommodations, spa, golf and more. Terranea Traditions begins Thanksgiving and runs through New Year’s, bringing fun and cheer throughout the entire holiday season. Below is a glimpse of the spirited events and experiences guests can enjoy during Traditions. Festive Activities for All Ages: Biscotti Paired Wine Tastings - New for the holidays, Terranea will be introducing a special biscotti and wine pairing experience. A variety of four different house-made biscotti, infused with herbs, honey, and other ingredients foraged from Terranea’s own gardens such as Meyer lemon, sea salt, lavender, and more will be offered and expertly paired with select wines. The biscotti and wine tasting will be available at the Lobby Bar starting Dec. 1, 2014 and priced at $32.   Elf Tuck-Ins - Add to  your little one’s holiday excitement with a special visit from Terranea’s elves. Guests staying throughout the holidays can enjoy personal elf tuck-ins complete with sweet treats and a bedtime story. Pricing for an elf tuck-in is $25 per child.   Junior Golf Holiday Camp – Terranea is opening up its popular junior golf camp for the holidays. Junior golfers can have some holiday fun at The Links at Terranea with putting, chipping, pitching and full swing lessons from the resort’s PGA Professional staff. The camp covers swing fundamentals, rules and etiquette, and athletic development, and will be offered for children ages 8 to 12, between Dec. 21- 24, 2014. Priced at $22 per child.        More Holiday Fun for  Kids – Traditions offers entertaining programs daily for kids, including Gingerbread Sandcastle Building, Thankful Crafting, S’mores and Stories by the Fire, Postcards to the North Pole, The Little Elf’s Workshop and more.   Exclusive Accommodation Offers: Terranea Traditions - Enjoy a holiday break with an overnight stay and breakfast for two at catalina kitchen. Offer available for visits from Nov. 1, 2014 through Jan. 5, 2015. Must use promotional code: TRADITIONS when making reservations.   The Ultimate Family  Getaway - Families are invited to celebrate together in a spacious Casita or Villa with several options for savings. Book three nights and receive 15 percent off on accommodations; stay five nights and save 20 percent and receive a $100 resort credit; stay seven nights or more and receive 30 percent off and receive a $250 resort credit. Offer is available for visits Nov. 1, 2014 through March 1, 2015. When booking stay, use promotional codes: TRAD15, TRAD20 or TRAD30.   Extend Your Holiday - Make the most of the holidays. Book a two-night stay in a guestroom or suite and receive a third night complimentary. Offer is available for visits from Nov. 1, 2014 through March 1, 2015. Must use promotional code: EXTHOLIDAY when booking.    Indulgent Spa Treatments (available Nov. 1 – Dec. 31, 2014) Holiday Glow From Head To Toe - Treat oneself to an all-encompassing spa day and receive a Crystal Quartz body scrub, 90-minute Nature’s Lift facial and a Pacific Breeze manicure and pedicure. The 225-minute spa experience is priced at $499.   All Wrapped Up - Relieve holiday stress and take care of some of your holiday shopping at the Spa Boutique. While you enjoy Terranea’s signature Tranquility experience, your gifts will be wrapped and prepped for giving. The 90-minute experience is available for $195.   Holiday Survival Series- Stay fit during the holidays with a series of personal training sessions or private movement classes. Receive five 60-minute sessions for $550.   Holiday Dining and Feasts Throughout Traditions, guests at Terranea can experience and indulge in a range of festive fine dining and casual meals from family-style Thanksgiving feasts and Christmas Eve Buffets, to Breakfast with Santa and New Year’s Day Brunches. Additional dining options are available to fit all types of celebrations with specialty food stations, in-room meals for a quiet holiday dinner or large family gatherings in a Casita or Villa, or to-go menus for a full holiday spread that is fully cooked and ready to enjoy. Guests are also invited to experience the new holiday menus at Terranea’s signature restaurant, mar’sel, created by new Chef de Cuisine Charles Olalia. Menus include delectable dishes like caramelized duck breast, slow roasted prime rib and a traditional bûche de Noël for dessert.   Conveniently located approximately 30 minutes from LAX and downtown Los Angeles, Terranea Resort serves as an ideal escape during the holiday season. Family and friends can enjoy eggnog and holiday treats by one of 228 fireplaces; relax with seasonal spa treatments at the award-winning 50,000-square-foot Spa at Terranea; delight in the many festive menus available at the resort’s array of casual and fine dining restaurants; and even take care of holiday shopping at luxury boutique marea.   For more information about the special events, family-friendly activities and feasts available through Traditions at Terranea Resort, visit www.terranea.com/traditions or call 310.265.2800.    

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Terri A. Haack Appointed President of Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel

  RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. (Oct. 6, 2014) – Terri A. Haack has been named president of Los Angeles’ premier oceanfront Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel. Known for its world-class hospitality, service and unparalleled guest experiences, Terranea is now celebrating its 5th anniversary and has grown into one of Southern California’s leading resorts under Haack’s leadership.   “We are delighted to appoint Terri to president of Terranea Resort,” said James Sabatier, president and chief operating officer of Destination Hotels. “Terri has been instrumental in developing and leading the team of talented and dedicated individuals at Terranea and successfully growing the resort to become one of America’s top rated resort destinations.”   “Terri is a valued member of the Lowe Enterprises shareholder group, our national team of company leaders,” said Robert J. Lowe, Jr., co-president of Lowe Enterprises and chief executive officer of Lowe Hospitality Group, co-owner and developer of Terranea Resort. “Her vision and leadership is a tremendous asset to Terranea and our firm.” Haack will continue to be based at Terranea Resort and lead all aspects, including the real estate division, of the 102-acre luxury destination located on the pristine coastline of Rancho Palos Verdes. In addition, she will also continue her integral role within Destination Hotels as a senior executive and a valued shareholder of Lowe Enterprises. In 2007, Haack was named executive vice president and managing director of Terranea to lead development for the $480 million resort. With Haack’s skillful leadership and support of a world-class team, the resort navigated the challenges of the economic downturn to open in 2009 and ultimately achieve unparalleled success. Celebrating its five-year anniversary this year, Terranea has received numerous prestigious awards and accolades including being named one of the 500 Best Hotels in the World by Travel + Leisure; being recognized on the prestigious Gold List of the World’s Best Hotels and Resorts and as one of the Best Places on Earth by Conde Nast Traveler; and receiving the Platinum Choice Award from Smart Meetings; the Gold Key Award from Meetings and Conventions and the Pinnacle Award from Successful Meetings. Terranea is also recognized as the “Top Employer in Los Angeles County,” from Los Angeles News Group, an award that Haack cherishes as it relates the culture and environment that she and Lowe Enterprises and Destination Hotels have created for the more than 1,250 associates at Terranea. Haack has also been the architect of repositioning Terranea within the lifestyle industry, expanding the resort’s brand footprint by building strategic alliances with partners such as Lexus, University of Southern California and Fox Sports, TOMS, ONEHOPE, and Trump National Golf Club. She was instrumental in guiding the resort to being accepted into the American Express Fine Hotels and Resorts and Virtuoso Travel Network. In addition to the resort’s national acclaim over the past five years, Haack plays an instrumental leadership role in serving the community and the industry she loves. Currently, Haack serves on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AH&LA), representing the national resort segment and is the incoming Chairman of the California Hotel & Lodging Association. Additionally, she is a founding board member of the Women In Lodging Executive Council and is the incoming Chairman. Haack is also the 2014 Chairman of the AH&LA Educational Foundation and a member of the Executive Committee of the AH&LA Resort Committee. In her community, she actively contributes her time and energy to a variety of non-profit organizations as well as serving in leadership positions in business and civic clubs and organizations. Haack joined Destination Hotels in 2002, as executive vice president and managing director of Wild Dunes Resort in S.C., where she orchestrated the planning and implementation of a major renovation and expansion that encompassed a $200 million master plan of the resort and core community. Prior to arriving at Wild Dunes, Haack was executive vice president and managing director of Anheuser-Busch, Inc.’s Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, V.A., and served on the board of directors of Preferred Hotels and Resorts Worldwide comprising a prestigious international group of hotel and resort owners and operators. She also repositioned Kingsmill in the marketplace and completed $50 million in master plan improvements. Prior to Kingsmill, Haack spent more than a decade managing hotels and resorts across the country. # # # About Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel Opened June 2009, Terranea, Los Angeles’ premier oceanfront resort, will celebrate its five-year anniversary in 2014. Located on California’s Palos Verdes Peninsula, the resort offers unparalleled Pacific Ocean views and world-class accommodations and vacation rentals that range from hotel suites to bungalows, oceanfront casitas and luxurious villas, which are also available for purchase as seaside second homes through Terranea Real Estate. Amenities include The Links at Terranea, a nine-hole, par three golf course; award-winning 50,000 sq. ft. oceanfront spa and fitness center; three swimming pools and a 140-foot waterslide; marea luxury boutique; 135,000 sq. ft. of conference and meeting space; and eight dining venues, including signature restaurant mar'sel; Nelson's, a cliff-side spot ideal for whale watching; and Asian-inspired bashi. The oceanfront resort’s innovative activity center and adventure concierge, Pointe Discovery, lets guests discover and explore Terranea’s rich terrain with miles of scenic coastal trails, secluded beach cove and ocean environment. Fun, enriching programs and activities such as habitat photography, falconry, kayorkle and paddle boarding also abound. Terranea Resort is owned by a joint venture comprised of Lowe Enterprises and JC Resorts. A member of the American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts program and AAA Four-Diamond property, Terranea Resort earned a spot on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2014 Gold List and was named one of Travel + Leisure’s 500 Best Hotels in the World for 2013. For additional information about Terranea Resort, visit www.terranea.com, call 866-802-8000 or follow Terranea on Facebook and Twitter. About Destination Hotels Destination Hotels (Destination) is a collection of luxury and upscale independent hotels, resorts and residences across the United States. Offering authentically-immersed and enriching experiences, each property is individual at heart, yet connected by a commitment to drawing upon the best of each location. Highly distinct, the Destination experience is always memorable and matchless; guests will feel the locale in a genuine way through each property and during the engaging moments cultivated both in and outside of them. Continuously growing with more than 40 properties from coast to coast, the award-winning portfolio features 20 renowned golf courses, 19 indigenous spas, and 130 exceptional bars and restaurants. Destination Hotels are true to our place; diverse by design. For more information, visit www.destinationhotels.com. Follow us on Twitter: @Destination. Like us on Facebook: DestinationHotels. About Lowe Enterprises Los Angeles-based Lowe Enterprises is a leading national real estate investment, development and management firm. Lowe is the co-owner and developer of Terranea Resort. Over the past 42 years, it has developed, acquired or managed more than $21 billion of real estate assets nationwide. Lowe is currently responsible for more than $5.5 billion of commercial, hospitality and residential assets. Lowe Enterprises maintains additional regional offices in Denver, Philadelphia, Seattle, Southern California and Northern California. For more on Lowe’s activities, visit www.loweenterprises.com   About JC Resorts JC Resorts is a privately held real estate investment and asset management firm focused on high-end commercial properties in the Western United States. Founded in 1971, JC Resorts has a solid track record of successful investment, asset management, and operational oversight of real estate properties, with a particular focus on operating distinctive resort properties, golf courses, and unique commercial buildings. The firm is headquartered in San Diego, and currently manages a portfolio of real estate assets in Southern California and New Mexico. For more information on JC Resorts properties, visit: www.jcresorts.com  

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Terranea Resort Names Charles Olalia Chef de Cuisine of mar’sel

  Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. (Oct. 2, 2014) – Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel, welcomes Charles Olalia as the new chef de cuisine of mar'sel, the resort’s signature restaurant. One of Los Angeles’ top dining destinations, mar’sel blends old world techniques with new world California cuisine in a spectacular seaside setting located along the prestigious Palos Verdes Peninsula.    “I’m excited to join mar’sel and the culinary team at Terranea Resort,” said Olalia. “mar’sel has an amazing reputation as one of Los Angeles’ best restaurants. I look forward to sharing my culinary vision to further enhance the restaurant’s standing and continuing to create the unique and exceptional dining experiences that mar’sel has become synonymous with.”   Now at the helm of mar’sel, Olalia has transformed the restaurants’ menu, preparing eclectic dishes using California cuisine infused with his Filipino heritage.  The dynamic selections are seafood and produce-driven and encompass the chef’s global culinary expertise.  Seasonal menu selections include: Dungeness Crab Chaud Froid with apples, walnut and pomegranate; Red Snapper in a banana salt crust with pickled papaya, coconut rice and lemongrass buerre blanc; Local Squid Adobo with Spanish vermicelli, jalapeno and bread puttu; and Gateaux Sans Rival, almond dacquoise, and rhum buttercream. The innovative cuisine is crafted using fresh and delectable organic ingredients, sourced locally from the Pacific and foraged from Terranea’s own gardens. In addition to the featured main menu, Olalia will be introducing a multi-course tasting menu, which will highlight the bounty of the sea and local markets.   “Chef Charles is a wonderful addition to the Terranea team and shares the farm-to-table philosophy of the resort,” said Executive Chef Bernard Ibarra of Terranea Resort. “His menu is fresh and developed with a high respect for classic cuisine. His creativity and passion make for a very special experience and truly offers something for every palate.”   Prior to joining mar’sel, Olalia was the executive chef at Patina, Joachim Splichal’s flagship restaurant at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles. He has also worked with Guy Savoy, Thomas Keller and The Ritz Carlton Company.   Olalia draws inspiration from his family and enjoys bringing people together and creating special moments for guests and the community through his cuisine.  In addition to his time spent in the kitchen, Olalia is dedicated to supporting and serving the philanthropic and culinary community. He donates his time to Midnight Mission as well as numerous other charitable food and wine events throughout Southern California. Olalia is a graduate of the International School for Culinary Arts and Hotel Management.   # # #   About mar’sel Since its inception in 2009, mar’sel has achieved numerous awards and accolades including Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence, Best Fine Dining and Romantic Restaurant in the South Bay by Los Angeles Times Reader’s Choice Awards, Best Romantic Rendezvous by South Bay Magazine, Best Special Occasion Restaurant and Wine List by Palos Verdes Patch Reader’s Choice Awards, Best Décor by Zagat Los Angeles Restaurants Survey, and Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence. mar’sel continues to take part in prestigious food and wine events throughout Southern California and around the country such as Los Angeles Food & Wine, Los Angeles Times ‘The Taste,’ City of Hope, the annual Manhattan Beach Wine Auction and Cart for a Cause, Los Angeles. For additional information, please visit www.mar-sel.com or call 310.265.2780.   About Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel Opened June 2009, Terranea, Los Angeles’ premier oceanfront resort, will celebrate its five-year anniversary in 2014. Located on California’s Palos Verdes Peninsula, the resort offers unparalleled Pacific Ocean views and world-class accommodations and vacation rentals that range from hotel suites to bungalows, oceanfront casitas and luxurious villas, which are also available for purchase as seaside second homes through Terranea Real Estate. Amenities include The Links at Terranea, a nine-hole, par three golf course; award-winning 50,000 sq. ft. oceanfront spa and fitness center; three swimming pools and a 140-foot waterslide; marea luxury boutique; 135,000 sq. ft. of conference and meeting space; and eight dining venues, including signature restaurant mar'sel; Nelson's, a cliff-side spot ideal for whale watching; and Asian-inspired bashi. The oceanfront resort’s innovative activity center and adventure concierge, Pointe Discovery, lets guests discover and explore Terranea’s rich terrain with miles of scenic coastal trails, secluded beach cove and ocean environment. Fun, enriching programs and activities such as habitat photography, falconry, kayorkle and paddle boarding also abound. Terranea Resort is owned by a joint venture comprised of Lowe Enterprises and JC Resorts. A member of the American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts program and AAA Four-Diamond property, Terranea Resort earned a spot on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2014 Gold List and was named one of Travel + Leisure’s 500 Best Hotels in the World for 2013. For additional information about Terranea Resort, visit www.terranea.com, call 866-802-8000 or follow Terranea on Facebook and Twitter.   About Destination Hotels Destination Hotels (Destination) is a collection of luxury and upscale independent hotels, resorts and residences across the United States. Offering authentically-immersed and enriching experiences, each property is individual at heart, yet connected by a commitment to drawing upon the best of each location. Highly distinct, the Destination experience is always memorable and matchless; guests will feel the locale in a genuine way through each property and during the engaging moments cultivated both in and outside of them. Continuously growing with more than 40 properties from coast to coast, the award-winning portfolio features 20 renowned golf courses, 19 indigenous spas, and 130 exceptional bars and restaurants. Destination Hotels are true to our place; diverse by design. For more information, visit www.destinationhotels.com. Follow us on Twitter: @Destination. Like us on Facebook: DestinationHotels.    

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