Mirbeau Inn & Spa Celebrates the Season in the Finger Lakes With French-Inspired Festivities

SKANEATELES, N.Y. –  Mirbeau Inn & Spa, located in the heart of New York’s Finger Lakes region, is inviting guests to enjoy French-inspired holiday festivities, with its Christmas and New Year’s celebrations. On Thursday, Dec. 25, Mirbeau’s Christmas Day Buffet will feature savory dishes both hot and cold including Roasted Ribeye and Bordelaise, Lobster Cheddar Mac and Cheese, Omelets, an elaborate Raw Bar, and assorted sweets created by Pastry Chef Abigail Freund. The buffet will also kid-friendly Cheeseburger Sliders, Chicken Fingers and Cheddar Mac and Cheese. The Christmas Buffet is $55 per adult (ages 14 and up), $20 per person for children 6-13, and free for children under five. Seatings are available at 12 p.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

On Wednesday, Dec. 31, Mirbeau welcomes the return of its popular New Year’s Eve Gala, where revelers can send off 2014 in style with an evening of passed hors d’oeuvres, a variety of food stations, including a carving table with Stuffed Pork Loin and Roasted Ribeye; a pasta station; a Mediterranean display with dips, spreads and olives; a French station with Cassoulet, Poussin Au Jus, and Dauphinois Potatoes; and delectable desserts. Revelers can dance to live music until the wee hours and enjoy a selection of wine, beer and cocktails. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the fun won’t stop until 2 a.m. Gala tickets are priced at $150 per person including tax and gratuities. Party guests must be 21 or older and semi-formal attire is required.

Those who want to keep the celebration going can make the most of their evening with Mirbeau Inn & Spa’s New Year’s Gala Overnight Package, which includes luxe accommodations, tickets to the gala, the breakfast buffet, and all taxes and gratuities. Rates start at $825, based on double occupancy.

On Thursday, Jan. 1, Mirbeau will welcome 2015 with a New Year’s Day Brunch from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. where guests can indulge in a scrumptious spread including egg stations, assorted meats and potatoes, pastries, fresh fruit and a selection of desserts. Brunch is $25 per person and $12 for children 13 and under.

Dinner and brunch reservations are required and can be made by calling 877-647-2328. To learn more about Mirbeau Inn & Spa, please visit www.mirbeau.com/skaneateles.

About Mirbeau Inn & Spa

The 34-room Mirbeau Inn & Spa is an intimate, year-round retreat for rejuvenation and romance, offering gracious hospitality, award-winning cuisine, and world-class spa treatments in the heart of New York’s Finger Lakes wine region. Steeped in elegant French country style, Mirbeau is tucked into 10 acres of Monet-inspired gardens, surrounded by spruce forests, rolling hills, crystal clear lakes and more than 100 wineries. Mirbeau Inn & Spa is the only Forbes Four-Star Award winner for hotel, spa and restaurant in New York State, and an AAA Four-Diamond winner. It is also distinguished by the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, Top Ten Spas in the World in the categories of romance, boutique, yoga and cuisine in Spa Finder’s Annual Readers’ Choice Awards, Top Five Spas for Couples in the World in back-to-back years of Spa Magazine’s Silver Sage Readers’ Choice Favorites, has been awarded a spot on Condé Nast Traveler’s Top 30 Small Resorts in the US for three years in a row and won a 2011 SpAWARD for Most Romantic Spa. In June 2014, Mirbeau Inn & Spa opened its second property, Mirbeau Inn & Spa at The Pinehills, in Plymouth, Mass.For more information visit www.mirbeau.com.

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