Posts tagged with "Dining"
Meet Janine Guignard, our Quintess Beyond Provence Concierge and expert in all things French and fabulous. British by birth and European by nature, Janine grew up beneath endless blue skies on the island of Crete, where she worked in the tourism trade until her French husband swept her off her feet and into the pastoral beauty of Aix en Provence. As a mother of...
Each year, the world’s most accomplished celebrity chefs and winemakers come together in the breathtaking setting of Aspen, Colorado for the Food and Wine Classic. Quintess member Susan Larson attended this past June and graciously shared her experience with us. Here is what she had to say:
To fuel the flow of those attending the Quintess Beyond Yoga Retreat this October, Linda Hampsten will be creating healthy, delicious cuisine. Linda lived in Italy and Switzerland for close to 15 years, working with many talented chefs who shared with her the secrets of their kitchens.
In an effort to improve the unhealthy eating habit of many Americans, countless chefs are going back to basics. They are choosing local ingredients that are packed with nutrients, leave a smaller footprint (less fossil fuel consumption), and are not sprayed with pesticides or other chemicals.
The High Lights festival in Montreal has often celebrated a specific country, region or city, but last March, the focus turned to women. Top billing went to 31 female chefs and 25 wine producers from around the world who represent a new generation of women coming into their own in the food and wine industries.
Imagine. You step off the plane in Mexico, where tropical sun and sea breezes greet you. You are met by your private chauffeur who whisks you away to your luxuriously appointed home in Los Cabos where you and fellow Quintess women await a full week of wellness, gourmet food and yoga.
Known as the “Pacific Riviera,” Newport Coast stretches along the southern Orange County coastline between Corona Del Mar and Laguna Beach. Newport Coast’s splendor envelopes coastal canyons, sweeping vistas, generously preserved open space and world-class championship golf courses.
The winter season holds much potential for fun with friends or family. Whether skiing, snowboarding, or snowshoeing tops your list, Quintess provides the perfect home close to all the snow action. Days filled with outdoor activities or spent snuggled by the fire, are always special times to share. Winter is also the perfect time to recreate traditions with...