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Delectable, Savory, and Sweet Easter Dining Experiences at Terranea Resort

Sunday, April 09, 2023
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RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA (April 9th, 2023) - Recently ranked #1 "Best Resort in Los Angeles" in U.S. News & World Report and idyllically located on the scenic Palos Verdes Peninsula, Terranea Resort features several destination Easter Sunday Brunch venues to please discerning palates. For friends and families who want to spend a lavish and endearing day enjoying fine dining culinary stations and an appearance by the Easter Bunny, the resort's Easter Champagne Ballroom Brunch is the brunch to reserve. At mar'sel, Chef Fabio Ugoletti creates a special, refined three-course brunch to be savored along with live entertainment. At catalina kitchen, holiday brunch served in a modern vibrant indoor setting or al fresco is highlighted by assorted California Coastal-centric stations and pizza favorites fresh from the hot stone oven. Easter specials are available at Terranea's additional eateries, including Nelson's and bashi, as well as specialty cocktails at the lux Lobby Bar and sweet temptations at sea beans. The resort's Kids Club will celebrate with an always exciting Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday for kids four to 12, complimentary to resort and brunch guests.

Terranea Easter Champagne Brunch in the Palos Verdes Ballroom

Sunday, April 9, seatings at 9:30, 10 and 10:30 a.m. and at 1, 1:30 and 2 p.m.

This lavish annual event is presented by the resort's Executive Chef Andrew Vaughan and his culinary team. The Easter Bunny will make a special appearance and the Kids' Buffet will offer their favorites. Among the many delicious choices are Asian Kitchen Station serving Pan Seared Local Snapper with black bean sauce and Crispy Tofu Tao Si with Char Sui Style Pork Butt. Chilled Seafood features Jumbo Shrimp and Oysters, Chilled Crab Claw and Smoked Salmon. Traditional Honey Glazed Ham Leg and Tandoori Yogurt Fed Leg of Lamb are at the Carving Station. In addition, there will be Pasta and Risotto, a Salad Bar, Charcuterie and Cheese and classic breakfast options. For the decadent finale, guests will love the house made Pastries and Ice Cream Sunday Station. An array of bottomless mimosas will be made to order and of course, there is Champagne and a cash premium bar available.

$129 for adult guests, $59 for kids (five to 13), $15 for kids (two to four); exclusive of tax and gratuity. Reservations available at

mar'sel Easter Sunday Brunch

Sunday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; live entertainment from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

With breathtaking views of the Pacific, dining indoors or al fresco overlooking the ocean is a lovely, getaway experience at mar'sel. Award-winning Chef Fabio Ugoletti always delights guests with his inventive twists on Mediterranean cuisine, using the very best locally sourced products from the ocean, resort gardens and surrounding peninsula. For his Easter Brunch, he will be serving Course One of Asparagus Salad with quail eggs, prosciutto Parma, Parmigiano fondue and black truffle; Course Two is Cavatelli with lamb ragu, whipped ricotta, fava bean and parsley; Course Three is a choice of Deconstructed Carrot Cake with cream cheese drops and butter pecan gelato or Coconut Cream Roulade with mango gelato. Wine pairing from the restaurant's Wine Spectator Award of Excellence list is available.

Three-course Brunch is $125 per guest, wine pairing is $65; exclusive of tax and gratuity. Reservations available by calling 844-242-0967.

catalina kitchen Easter Brunch Buffet

Sunday, April 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; live entertainment from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Discerning families appreciate panoramic views, ocean breezes and delightful food and drinks at the spirited casual eatery catalina kitchen- inside or on the terrace. The Buffet Brunch features a From the Raw Bar Station, Donut Wall Display, Farm Stand Greens, Crepe Station, Outdoor Pancake Station, Eggs Every Style and Hand Carved Salt Crusted Prime Rib, Herb Roasted Rack of Lamb, Grilled Tri Tip and Spicy Chicken Sausage, Bratwurst and Andouille with mustard. From the Stone Oven comes catalina kitchen's Three Cheese Pizza, Carne Asada Pizza and Caprese Pizza. Mouthwatering Desserts presented by Chef Pierino Jermonti are Orange Scented Ricotta Cannoli, Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta, Strawberry Almond Torte and more. There will be a Farm-To-Table Bloody Mary, Mimosa and Margarita Bar at an additional $25.

$119 per adult guest, $45 for kids (five to 12) exclusive of tax and gratuity. Reservations available by calling 844-242-0967.

Easter Weekend Specials

Easter Weekend specials will be honored at other resort restaurants. At Nelson's spectacular cliff-top setting, the specialty menu on Saturday, April 8, and Sunday, April 9, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. will offer jumbo crab cake benedict served with a house salad, white chocolate raspberry pyramid and for sipping, Prosecco punch or house made white sangria. At bashi April 8 to 9, from 12 to 9 p.m., guests may savor sizzling Korean beef short ribs with garlic green beans and kimchi or pepper crusted ahi with crispy rice, as well as its Jessica Rabbit cocktail, which is perfect for Easter and composed of Ketel One, carrot, ginger, tarragon and egg whites. During Easter weekend, the Lobby Bar, from 3 to 11 p.m. on Saturday and 12 to11 p.m. on Sunday, will be concocting a Cottontail Martini shaken with Absolut Elyx, coconut, honey and vanilla, and serving Rack of Lamb. During the holiday weekend, sea beans' special desserts are Mango Coconut Roulade, White Chocolate Raspberry Pyramids and decorated Easter Cookies. There's also decadent vegan chocolate and passion fruit compote and for breakfast and brunch a Waffle Station.


About Terranea Resort

Located on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, Terranea Resort is the premier luxury oceanfront resort in Southern California with 102 acres of unparalleled Pacific Ocean views. Terranea opened in 2009 and proudly celebrates more than 13 years of service and memorable guest experiences in this scenic Southern California enclave. The resort offers world-class accommodations that range from hotel suites to bungalows, oceanfront casitas, and luxurious villas. Amenities include The Links at Terranea, a nine-hole, par-3 golf course; award-winning 50,000 sq. ft. oceanfront spa, fitness, and wellness center; four swimming pools and a 140-foot waterslide; marea luxury boutique; 135,000 sq. ft. of meeting space; and eight dining venues showcasing its farm-to-Terranea culinary philosophy utilizing local and seasonal ingredients. Terranea's bountiful land boasts herb and vegetable gardens, lemon groves, a Sea Salt Conservatory, and more. In addition, the resort's team of expert Experience Concierge members help guests discover and explore Terranea's rich terrain that includes miles of scenic coastal trails, a secluded beach cove, and ocean environments. Fun, enriching programs and activities such as falconry, archery, kayaking, and paddle boarding also abound. Terranea is a member of the American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts program and Virtuoso Travel Network, and has been named one of Travel + Leisure's "500 Best Hotels in the World" and earned a spot on Condé Nast Traveler's "Readers' Choice Awards" and "Gold List." The resort also received the "Best of Award of Excellence" from Wine Spectator and has been recognized numerous times on U.S. News & World Report's "Best U.S. Hotels" list. For additional information about Terranea Resort, visit, call 866.261.5873, or follow Terranea on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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