KOHLER, Wis.--(The American Club resort in the cozy Village of Kohler, Wisconsin. Beyond the storybook setting, enjoy Forbes Five-Star treatment at every turn – from roses, champagne and chocolates, to world-class culinary experiences, Two-gether massages at the Forbes Five-Star Kohler Waters Spa, couples yoga and more.)--Nothing rekindles the flame like the old-world, romantic charm found at
VALENTINE’S DAY WEEKEND EXTRAVAGANZA
After more than a decade as an elegant evening event in November, the annual In Celebration of Chocolate gala-style chocolate tasting event moves to the most romantic month of the year. This delicious event has expanded to a weekend of experiences and historically sells out quickly. Advance reservations are suggested by calling 800-344-2838.
The festive weekend commences with an Immigrant Room Wine Dinner prepared by Chef Matt Bauer on Friday, Feb. 15, at 6:30pm. The four-course dinner is a delectable “dance” of sweet and savory with exquisite dishes perfectly paired with sommelier-selected wines. Ticket prices are $95 per person.
Chocolate will be enjoyed at cooking and libations demonstrations throughout the weekend. A special Valentine’s Day-themed demonstration will be hosted by The American Club Head Pastry Chef Richard Palm titled “Breakfast by Chocolate” on Feb. 16 at 9am in the Demonstration Kitchen at The Shops at Woodlake Kohler for $30 per person. Tickets are also available for Chocolate Pairing Seminars designed to perfectly pair chocolate with coffee, port or beer. Pairing seminar are hosted on Feb. 16 with ticket prices ranging from $25-$35. Cheers to chocolate!
Craverie Chocolatier Café, home of Kohler Original Recipe Chocolates, celebrates its favorite ingredient with a Bubbly Reception on Feb. 16 from 6:30-7:30pm. Guests are invited to sip champagne while enjoying samples from the Craverie's unique menu and select Kohler Original Recipe Chocolates. Ticket prices are $50 per person. Additionally, Craverie will be showcasing its seasonal chocolate Raspberry Champagne Hearts – richly blended ganache, flavored with raspberry, champagne and cognac. The Raspberry Champagne Hearts are available at the Craverie and online at www.kohlerchocolates.com through the holiday.
Romance and the scent of cocoa will be in the air as the chefs of The Kitchens of Kohler culminate the weekend with an evening honoring (and tasting) all things chocolate on Saturday, February 16 at 8pm. Chocolate lovers will rejoice as they sample the handmade Kohler Original Recipe Chocolates, mingle at the chocolate fondue station and as indulge in chocolate-inspired specialty dishes accompanied by live entertainment. Ticket prices are $90 per person.
ONE SWEET SUITE FOR SWEETHEARTS
One couple will take romance to new heights as they stay in The American Club’s most romantic room – the one-of-a-kind Eau de Vie Suite. French for “Water is Life,” the stunning suite features a private elevator, four-paneled glass fireplace, and the latest KOHLER plumbing products, including the DTV Custom Showering Experience and exquisite sōkTM overflowing bathtub with chromatherapy, featuring a laminar flow filling from the ceiling. Rates start at $1,000.
ROMANTIC RESORT PACKAGES
Chocolate Indulgence – Two nights at The American Club, two tickets to the signature event at The Kohler Design Center and two tickets to The Chocolate Workshop – an exclusive and limited opportunity only for those booking this package – to create your own chocolates in the working kitchen of Craverie Chocolatier Cafe alongside professional chocolatiers. Package dates are Feb. 15-16 and start at $540 per person.
Sweet Treat – Guests coming for the In Celebration of Chocolate weekend can enjoy two nights at The American Club and two tickets to the signature event at The Kohler Design Center. Package dates are Feb. 15-16 and start at $314 per person.
The Celebration Experience – The Celebration Experience package is designed for couples to enjoy pure, uninterrupted romance. The gracious hosts throughout the resort take care of all the details with this two-night package that includes all the ingredients for a memorable experience for two. Upon arrival, guests will enjoy a bottle of champagne accompanied by an assortment of Kohler Original Recipe Chocolates handmade Terrapins as they prepare for a five-course dinner at The Immigrant Restaurant, the four-diamond showcase restaurant of The American Club. As the guests retire to the room they will discover the signature rose petal turndown service. The package also includes complimentary daily breakfast and 20% discounted spa services at Kohler Waters Spa with unsurpassed luxury and romance around every corner. The guest just has to supply the LOVE! Available through Oct. 31, 2013 with package prices starting at $818 per couple.
For reservations please call 800-344-2838 or for a full list of activities, visit www.AmericanClub.com. Stay up to date on news and happenings on Facebook facebook.com/americanclub and on Twitter, www.twitter.com/theamericanclub.
About Kohler Co. Hospitality & Real Estate Group
The Kohler Co. Hospitality & Real Estate profile includes The American Club, boasting the first and only Forbes Five-Star hotel property in Wisconsin, and world-renowned championship golf courses Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run. Acquired in 2004, its sister property, The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in the birthplace of golf, St Andrews, Scotland, is a AA Five Red Star property and recognized as one of the most luxurious resorts in the world.
About The American Club resort
The American Club resort, a 2012 Forbes Five-Star Recipient and the Midwest’s only AAA Five Diamond resort-hotel was named #3 Golf Resort in North America, by Golf Digest Magazine. The resort is one of only 36 hotels with both the Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond distinction. Kohler Waters Spa in Kohler, Wisconsin is the first and only Forbes Five-Star spa in Wisconsin and one of 30 spas worldwide to hold this distinction. The resort features 11 dining establishments from the Forbes Four-Star Immigrant Restaurant to traditional pub fare at Horse & Plow and rustic Italian at Cucina. The resort is located in the Village of Kohler, Wisconsin, one hour north of Milwaukee and two and a half hours north of Chicago.