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The Flavors of ECHO Wine Dinner at The King and Prince Resort

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort’s private oceanfront Retreat Dining Room was set for the first chef’s wine dinner of the year. The event featured six exclusive Robert Mondavi wines and Chef Jarret Flake’s marvelously crafted dishes that showcased his culinary talents with a sampling of America’s most classic and treasured wines.

Wine Dinner in the Retreat Room

Wine Dinner in the Retreat Room

Local islanders and visiting guests gathered excitedly to sip chilled Robert Mondavi Private Selection Chardonnay during a brief reception before being seated for the 5-course feast. Ms. Zavi Bailey, representing Constellation Brands, narrated the Mondavi wines throughout the evening with excellent wine stories, statistics and descriptions. “Balance is the most important part of any good wine” resonated throughout her conversations and guest questions/answers.

Also present to share her wine expertise was Ms. Diane Rousakis, the On-Premise Manager of Wine and Spirits with United Distributors from Savannah. “We are so glad that The King and Prince chose THE iconic American wine producing company of Robert Mondavi. It pairs perfectly with your classic historic hotel.”

Seafood Ceviche Paired with Robert Mondavi Fumé Blanc

Fresh Seafood Ceviche Paired with: Robert Mondavi Fumé Blanc

 

Sweet Red Leaf and Oak Leaf Salad with Granny Smith Apple  and Walnut Dressing

Sweet Red Leaf and Oak Leaf Salad with Granny Smith Apple & Walnut Dressing Robert Mondavi Napa Chardonnay 2011

 

Seared Scallops with Fennel Slaw and Lemon Curd

Seared Scallops with Fennel Slaw and Lemon Curd Robert Mondavi Reserve Chardonnay

One of the most influential and meaningful courses of the evening was the intermezzo. Not your predictable grapefruit, berry or fruity palate freshener ~ but instead a bright red Surprise! It transported the diners from the Mondavi ‘whites’ into the robust ‘reds’ that were to invade the dinner with full-bodied lush. It was a brilliant segue that smoothly transitioned everyone from one style of wine to the next.

Roasted Red Pepper & Balsamic Granita

Roasted Red Pepper & Balsamic Granita

 

Osso Bucco With Aged Gouda Risotto and Baby Zucchini

 

Dark Chocolate Dipped Black Cherries

 

When we sipped our final wine, the Robert Mondavi Napa Merlot, it was comforting to know that the two red wines were very carefully chosen for each specific dish. The Cabernet had the structure to stand up to the venison and the full-bodied merlot with its beautiful plumminess had the fruit-forward power to ‘balance’ the dark dipped black cherries.

As the dinner brought people together to enjoy and explore the bonding between fine cuisine and classic wines, everyone acknowledged the complement of both persuasions of the meal ~ drawing attention to the lively, evolving delicious food culture at The King and Prince.

 Our chef will plan more wine dinners throughout the year. For more information about these and other special events, please visit our website.

Introducing: ECHO Oceanfront Restaurant & Bar

Friday, March 14th, 2014

ECHO Oceanfront Restaurant St Simons Island

 

We are excited to announce that ECHO is now open! Resort Executive Chef, Jason Brumfiel has been hard at work preparing new menus and gearing up for the opening of ECHO Restaurant on St. Simons Island. This new restaurant located at our resort combines casual outdoor oceanfront dining with comfortable indoor seating and a beautiful new ocean view bar. The menu features fresh produce and many local products on the menu. This fun, new restaurant is the perfect place to unwind after work or to meet up with friends on a Saturday night and listen to live music. Whatever the occasion, ECHO is THE place to be! For more information, visit their website.

 

Chicken Dumplings at ECHO Restaurant

Chicken & Dumplings

ECHO Dining Room

The new dining room at ECHO

Flatbread Pizza and Wings at ECHO Restaurant

Enjoy wings or a flatbread pizza by the bar.

ECHO Bar on St Simons Island Georgia

Patrons enjoying our new bar!

ECHO comes to St. Simons Island

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

ECHO Oceanfront Restaurant

Get ready St. Simons Island because a brand new oceanfront dining experience is headed your way! Set to open in March of 2014, ECHO will surpass all of your expectations of what a memorable dining experience should be. Executive Chef Jason Brumfiel has been working on a delicious farm-to-table menu that will highlight many Georgia farms and businesses. You’ll be able to taste the difference from the very first bite.

To learn more about ECHO, like them on Facebook and follow them on Twitter.

Castle Makeover Special

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014
Castle Makeover-Lobby

The King and Prince Lobby Makeover

As the resort atrium, lobby and restaurant undergo a “Castle Makeover”, we invite you to stay with us and enjoy the benefits of deeply discounted rates!

Stay in a Standard room for just $99 per night or, stay in an Oceanfront room with a balcony for just $139 per night.

If golf is your game, we have a discounted rate that includes your room, tax and golf for two each day. Rates begin at $129 per night for a Standard room and $159 per night for an Oceanfront room. These discounted rates are valid through February 13th, 2014.

For more information about these great rates, visit our special offers page. If you are interested in learning about our Castle Makeover, visit our makeover page.

January & February 2014 Events in the Golden Isles

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Winter is a wonderful time to stay, play and explore in the Golden Isles. Here are some great events happening in the next few months that we think our readers will enjoy.

First Friday in Downtown Brunswick. January 3rd, 2014 from 5-8pm: Take a stroll down Newcastle Streen & Gloucester Street in downtown Brunswick and visit the shops, restaurants and galleries that call the port city home. There will be live music from local musicians, restaurant specials and art openings.

“4 Brushes” January 7th, from 6-8pm: This ticketed reception at the Glynn Art Association on St. Simons Island features artwork from Ken Wallin, Peggy Everett, Janet Powers and Mary O. Smith. Tickets are $50.00 per person.

Mozart’s Opera,”Cosi Fan Tutte” January 26th at 3:00pm at The Ritz Theatre. The Peach State Opera will delight the audience with this English-language version of Mozart’s comedy of love and disguise.

Mystery on the River – “Murder at the Grand Gatsby Speakeasy” February 1st at 6:30pm at the Arthur Moore Methodist Museum. Enjoy delicious food and a great time at this annual event. For more information call: 912-638-4050.

First Friday in Downtown Brunswick. February 7th from 5-8pm. Take a stroll down Newcastle Street & Gloucester Street in downtown Brunswick and visit the shops, restaurants and galleries that call the port city home. There will be live music from local musicians, restaurant specials and art openings.

The Grand Opening of ECHO Oceanside Restaurant, Lounge and Patio at The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort: February 14th. “Like” their Facebook page to stay up-to-date on grand opening details.

The Southeast Georgia Health System Bridge Run: February 15th. Certified as the “Toughest 5K in Georgia”, runners from across Georgia and the Southeast make it a point to run this challenging 5K each year. The event benefits local cancer programs. Visit their website for more information or to register.

The Coastal Symphony of Georgia Presents: Wagner. February 18th at 8:00pm at The Glynn Academy Memorial Auditorium in Brunswick. Tickets are $25 or adults, $5 for students and children.