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Travaasa® Austin Appoints Adam Cormany As Director Of Food & Beverage

AUSTIN, TX (January 23, 2013) – Travaasa® Experiential Resorts, a growing collection of destination resorts and spas, proudly announces the appointment of Adam Cormany as Director of Food & Beverage at Travaasa® Austin. Specializing in locally infused, experiential travel, the brand’s portfolio currently includes two properties: Travaasa® Austin, opened in May 2011, and Travaasa® Hana, Maui, opened June 2011.

As Director of Food & Beverage, Cormany will oversee Travaasa® Austin’s well-rounded culinary program, which takes a farm-to-table approach to dining, using quality, seasonal ingredients with a focus on supporting regional growers. He will also oversee Travaasa® Austin’s beverage program, featuring organic, biodynamic and sustainable wines made by boutique producers, wines from some of Texas’ finest wine producers, beers from some of Texas’ great craft brewers, and imported organic brews.

“We are thrilled to welcome Adam to our team,” says Chris Manning, President of Travaasa® Experiential Resorts. “Given his extensive experience in the food & beverage and hospitality industry, we are confident Adam will ensure that guests have memorable culinary experiences and depart Travaasa® Austin nourished and renewed.”

Cormany brings 12 years of food & beverage and hospitality experience to his new role at Travaasa® Austin. Prior to his experience at Travaasa® Experiential Resorts, Cormany served as Food & Beverage Outlets Manager for Lakeway Resort and Spa, located in Austin, Texas, where he oversaw the operation of five dining outlets. Cormany also served as Outlets Manager for DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Austin, where he oversaw all food & beverage directorial duties involving outlet operations. Cormany attended the University of Alaska and resides in Austin, Texas.

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Domaine Serene Wine Dinner at Travaasa® Austin

Join us this Thursday, March 29th at 6:30 p.m. for an evening with one of Oregon’s most revered wineries, Domaine Serene, at our signature restaurant, Jean’s Kitchen.  Executive Chef Ben Baker and our culinary team have planned a farm-to-table feast, with a five-course dinner incorporating ingredients from local producers and farmers into each menu item. Each dish will be complimented by one of Domaine Serene’s choice blends for an evening of fresh, organic faire.

The night will begin with a meet and greet with Ginger Dollins of Domaine Serene, with dinner service beginning at 7:00 p.m. This dining experience is open to the public and costs $90 per person. For more information regarding the dinner or for resort reservations please call (855-868-7282) or e-mail us at austin@travaasa.com
Course One
Domaine Serene NV “R” Rosé
Amuse Bouche
Toasted polenta, fresh mint, Wateroak Farms pepper goat cheese, Chioggia roasted beet

Course Two
2008 Domaine Serene “Cote Sud” Chardonnay
Roasted Mushroom & Spicy Greens Salad
Oven roasted oyster & chanterelle mushrooms, Oregon white truffle oil, micro greens

Course Three
2007 Domaine Serene “Evanstad Reserve” Pinot Noir
Duck Confit Crepe
Green garlic crepe, five spice cured duck confit, toasted Oregon, hazelnut puree, apple juice-clove reduction

Course Four
2006 Domaine Serene “Monogram” Pinot Noir
Lamb Shoulder Vol e Vent
House made puff pastry, smoked local dorpers lamb shoulder, parsnip puree, rosemary mustard crème

Course Five
2007 Domaine Serene Rockblock “SoNo” Syrah
Choco Tea Truffle
Bing cherry chutney ice cream, chai tea truffle bar, toasted hazelnut brittle

 

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Travaasa® Austin to Celebrate All Things “Mom” During the Month of May

Travaasa® Austin will celebrate all things “Mom” throughout the month of May with specially-designed programming focused on motherhood. The resort will honor moms with unique wellness programming including a class to reshape the mommy midsection, pre- and post-natal yoga, and cooking demonstrations.

A stay at Travaasa® Austin will provide a relaxing getaway for moms as well as time to reflect, revitalize and reconnect with one’s self. Unique offerings from Travaasa Austin for the month of May include:

  • “Reshape Your Motherly Midsection:” a core class focused on reshaping the abdominal muscles and pelvic floor, proper breathing and core activation to restore a healthy, toned shape
  • Cooking with Mom: a culinary demonstration that brings back memories of making cookies with mom or turning the crockpot on and letting it simmer for hours
  • Pre- and Post-Natal Yoga in which guests modify poses and safely practice yoga during and after pregnancy with trained yoga instructors
  • Specially-designed meditation classes to help guests focus on their relationship with their mother and how it effects their lives
  • A special edition of Travaasa® Austin’s Journaling class in which guests jot down favorite stories and memories of mom

 

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