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ALISAL GUEST RANCH LAUNCHES FIRST ANNUAL BBQ BOOTCAMP OCTOBER 27-30, 2011 at Alisal Ranch

ALISAL GUEST RANCH LAUNCHES FIRST ANNUAL BBQ BOOTCAMP OCTOBER 27-30, 2011
Alisal Ranch Dec 01 2010

The ultimate Western-style cooking school featuring hands-on grilling, dutch oven cooking, horseback riding, and more

(Solvang, CA; November 15, 2010) – On the heels of their wildly popular Cowgirl and Couples’ Bootcamps, Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort is pleased to announce their first annual BBQ Bootcamp, October 27-30, 2011. The Ranch has been specializing in barbecue for over 60 years and now are letting guests in on a few of their trade secrets. During this three-night, four-day program, guests will hone their grilling skills, gain grilling confidence, and learn the ins-and-outs of Santa Maria-style BBQ from the Ostini Brothers, and Dutch oven cooking from master chef Billy Ruiz. Each morning will be focused on a different aspect of grilling and afternoons will be free for horseback riding, golf, or a visit to the spa. In the evenings, local guest chefs and winemakers will man the grills and guests will have the opportunity to taste some of the rich varietals for which the Santa Ynez wine region is known.

 

BBQ BOOTCAMP HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

THURSDAY

  •  Welcome Reception and Western-style dinner to meet the class

FRIDAY

  • Morning seminar on grilling, from ancho chiles to tri-tip, and everything else in-between
  • Free Afternoon for golf, horseback riding, or spa treatment
  • Dinner prepared by Alisal Chefs and at least one of the famous Santa Ynez Valley grillers, the Orstini Brothers featuring Hitching Post Wines

SATURDAY

  • Breakfast at the Alisal Arena with Chef Billy Ruiz, famous for his Dutch Oven biscuits
  • Demonstration of Dutch Oven Cooking
  • Create-your-own-spice-blends class
  • Cook your own dinner entrees, with some help from the grill masters and featuring local micro-brew beers.

SUNDAY

  •  Private Breakfast Ride and Check out

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Three-night stay in the Deluxe Cottage accommodations (all rooms have wood-burning fireplaces)
  • Welcome basket with Western-style weekend accessories
  • All meals, including special dinners with local celebrity chefs, winemakers, and brew masters
  • Seminars on grilling methods and equipment, dutch oven cooking, spice blending and more
  • BBQ instruction and booklet
  • Private Sunday morning breakfast horseback ride to the Old Adobe

WHEN: October 27-30, 2011

WHERE: The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort

1054 Alisal Road
Solvang, CA 93463

Phone: 800.4.ALISAL or 805-688-6411

Web site: www.alisal.com

COST: Package prices start at $2395 for three nights, based on double occupancy. Limited availability.

RESERVATIONS: For reservations please contact Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort at 888.4.ALISAL, via email at reservations@alisal.com or visit the Ranch on the web at www.alisal.com.

The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort offers 73 telephone-and-television-free guest cottages and suites, more than 50 miles of horseback riding trails, two 18-hole championship golf courses, a 1,600 square foot spa and fitness center, six tennis courts and a 100-acre spring-fed lake with water sports, including fly fishing, canoeing and kayaking.

The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort has long been considered the premier full-service guest ranch for couples, families, and conferences since it opened in 1946. This secluded hideaway is one of the few places where time seems reluctant to move forward.

For additional information or travel accommodations, contact the Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort at 800.4.ALISAL, via e-mail at reservations@alisal.com or visit the Ranch on the web at www.alisal.com.

 

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