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Thurs. Night FREE when Booking Holiday Italian Cooking School Weekend!

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Are your holiday cookie swaps filled with just the same old snickerdoodles and rum balls? Are you looking for some new recipes to add to your holiday dessert menu? Or maybe you need a little jump start to get you in the holiday spirit this year?

NEVER FEAR – Saratoga Arms has a fabulous Italian Desserts Cooking School weekend designed especially for you. (And we have something extra special at the end of this post!)

Here is what is in store when you decide to travel to our Saratoga Springs Hotel on November 30th, 2012:

Start your trip out right… A FRIDAY EVENING ITALIAN WINE AND DESSERTS extravaganza. After a long drive, who doesn’t need a nice glass or two, (or three) of wine.

Wake up on Saturday in Saratoga Springs, NY and come down to our dining room for a leisurely breakfast.

Attend a 1/2 day cooking school with Mamma Theresa from Forno Bistro. She has helped hundreds of budding Italian cooks arm themselves with the tools and expertise needed to put out authentic italian cooking. Learn how to make Italian cookies and desserts that you have only seen from the likes of Mario Batali.  Mamma lets you get your hands dirty and leave with a booklet filled with desserts, cookies and espresso and cappuccino RECIPES.

End your Saturday with a DINING CERTIFICATE to either Forno Bistro or Chianti Il Ristorante and let the true Italian chefs cook YOU an authentic Italian meal.

And when you return to your room, Mamma Theresa will have wonderful goodies waiting for you. Each are handmade by her. Trust us, they are delicious.

And here is the extra special part…If you decide to arrive on Thursday rather than Friday, we will give you THURSDAY NIGHT FREE. Why would we do that you might ask? Well, it is Saratoga Springs’ Victorian Streetwalk; An evening of music, choirs, and holiday cheer. The main street of Broadway (where Saratoga Arms is located) is actually closed to automobile traffic. It is our town’s way to kick off the Holiday Season. Make sure to use the “Thursday” promo code when calling or booking online for your italian cooking school extravaganza!

This dessert cooking school weekend is available for ONE WEEKEND ONLY, November 30th – December 2nd, 2012 (or November 29th if you take advantage of the Thursday night free offer). Pricing for the entire weekend begins at $569 per couple. Call us at 518-584-1775 or you may book directly online.


Italy…in Saratoga Springs – Italian Cooking Classes to Captivate your Culinary Pleasures!

Beat the end of the winter blahs and welcome to Italy…in Saratoga Springs. Mark your calendar for our Saratoga Arms Italian Cooking School Weekend taking place on just one special weekend March 23-25, 2012.

Who doesn’t love Italian food? Spaghetti, lasagna and pizza, but oh…there is much much more to know and enjoy. And what do you really know about Italian sauces…Bolognese, Carbonara, Marinara, Ragu, Vodka to name just a few. And then there are the pastas… we all know Spaghetti, Lasagna, Ziti, but there is Vermicelli, Capellini, Fusilli, Fettucelle, Linguine, Cannelloni, Ditalini, Manicotti, Fiori…well you get the picture it can be overwhelming.

Are you intrigued? Sei incuriosito? Do you like to cook? Ti piace cucinare?

Are you ready for some fun? Sei pronto per un certo divertimento?

Our luxury hotel in downtown Saratoga Springs has partnered with DZ Restaurants, Saratoga’s finest Italian restaurant group to offer a taste of Italy right here in Saratoga Springs. It will be a weekend extravaganza of wine, food and learning to cook the authentic Italian way.

Join Mama from Forno Bistro for a half day cooking class. You will learn the art of creating an authentic Italian sauce paired with specialty pasta and then, best of all, you get to eat it.

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Mama - Your Italian Cooking Classes Expert Chef

It is a weekend package that begins on Friday night with an evening reception at our Saratoga Springs inn with light Italian style appetizers and specially selected wines presented by the staff at DZ Restaurant group.

Of course a stay at our Saratoga hotel would not be complete without sitting down each morning to one of our sumptuous breakfasts prepared to order by our own top chef, Noel Smith.

The cooking school begins at 11:00 on Saturday and finishes with a completed meal for you to sit down and enjoy.

Included in this fabulous package will be a $40.00 gift card that can be used at any of one of the extraordinary DZ group restaurants and upon your return, you will find an assortment of Italian goodies in your room to enjoy or to take home.

Call your friends, make it a party you’ll talk and laugh about it for a long time to come. Call us at 518-584-1775 to make a booking or BOOK ONLINE.

Close your eyes think of Italy…wine, food and amore.

Amore…Saratoga Arms, DZ Restaurants and, of course, YOU.