Friday, April 3, 2015

The Jefferson, Washington DC Releases Spring Calendar

Bison Strip Loin at Plume

From our friends at The Jefferson, Washington, DC...

Spring Into a Vacation with The Jefferson, Washington, DC

The Jefferson, Washington, DC, a luxury boutique hotel located in the nation’s capital, has a multitude of initiatives lined up for spring 2015.

New Springtime Hotel Programming: Beginning March 20, The Jefferson will station a local historian in its unique on-site library, available to speak with, inform and educate guests on a complimentary basis. The resident historian will be available Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. for group discussions and casual consultations, tailoring conversations to capture the interest of families, couples and business travelers alike, with the overall aim of offering assistance to guests interested in an engaging exploration of U.S. history. The launch of the program is timed to the 104th National Cherry Blossom Festival, March 20 - April 12 (these are the original dates, but peak bloom is now predicted from April 11-14) as well as in celebration of Thomas Jefferson’s birthday (April 13). The historian’s bio and interview opportunities are available upon request.

New Springtime Dining: The Jefferson’s restaurant Plume is one of Washington, DC’s most acclaimed fine dining destinations and the only restaurant in the city with a Forbes Travel Guide five-star distinction. With three sommeliers on staff, and one the most extensive Madeira Wine collections in the country with bottles dating back to the 1790s available to taste, The Jefferson creates an outstanding dining experience for every guest.

Easter Brunch: The Jefferson invites locals and traveling guests to an elegant multi-course brunch that includes dishes such as: Smoked Scottish Salmon with Red Onion Jam, Cream Cheese and Bagel Chips, Honey Mustard Rack of Shenandoah Lamb with Yellow Ratatouille, Blue Potato Gratin, Thyme Lamb Reduction and Dulce de Leche & Golden Pineapple Tart with a Caramel Speculoos.

•  Easter Brunch will run on Sunday, April 5 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

•  Cost is $105 per person, $55 for children 12 and under (tax and gratuity not included).

For reservations, call (202) 448-2300 or book online at OpenTable.

Patio dining at Quill 

Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday: On April 13, Plume will celebrate Thomas Jefferson’s 272th birthday with a new signature tasting menu including: Green & White Asparagus Mousse, Stingray Oyster Gratin, American Shad, Grilled Veal Strip Loin and Quince Apple Pie

•  Special menu available April 10-18

For reservations, call (202) 448-2300 or book online at OpenTable.

Plume offers a special menu in honor of Thomas Jefferson's birthday

Cherry Blossom Season: Perhaps the most beautiful time of the year to visit DC, The Jefferson is offering the Beautiful Blossoms Package in accordance with cherry blossom season. The hotel experience includes deluxe overnight accommodations, full American breakfast for two daily in the Greenhouse or in-room, two Cherry Blossom Cocktails in Quill and the exquisite, oversized hard-covered photo-book Cherry Blossoms: The Official Book of the National Cherry Blossom Festival from National Geographic. Package rates start at $379 per room per night based upon availability March 20-April 14.

Lobster Gratin at Plume

New Distinction: The Jefferson was selected in March to be a member of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts “Legend Collection,” the highest ranking level in the portfolio.  The Jefferson is honored to be one of the privileged few to hold the distinction of “Legend” and the only hotel in Washington DC with this accreditation.

Spring Accolades: The Jefferson is celebrated as one of the city’s finest, and most awarded, boutique hotels, exceeding guests’ expectations by delivering the utmost luxury and the highest level of service. Top accolades garnered 2014-15 include:

•  TripAdvisor's 2015 “Travelers Choice Top Hotels in the U.S.,” after being voted the top hotel in DC for 20 consecutive months.

•  Top 10 ranking (#4 in city hotels) from U.S. News & World Report's 2015 “Best Hotels in the U.S.”

•  Top ranking in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2014 “Readers’ Choice Awards,” as well as the only hotel in Washington, DC to be featured in the magazine’s sub-list, “Top 5 U.S. Business Hotels”

•  Featured on Travel + Leisure's 2014 “World's Best” list for Small City Hotels

About The Jefferson Hotel:
Regarded as one of the best boutique hotels in the country, The Jefferson, Washington, DC, has presided over the prestigious corner of 16th and M Streets since 1923, when the historic Beaux Arts design building first opened to accommodate luxury apartments. In 1955, the property was transformed into a hotel to accommodate the world’s elite travelers and the city’s most important visitors. Rich in historical details, The Jefferson, DC is both European and Washingtonian in style, with tributes to Thomas Jefferson and his beloved Monticello interwoven throughout the property. Plume at The Jefferson, one of DC’s most acclaimed fine dining destinations, was recently named the only five-star restaurant in Washington by Forbes Travel Guide. New discoveries unfold at every turn: private nooks, original Thomas Jefferson-signed documents, a Book Room filled with historic leather-bound volumes on Jefferson’s favorite subjects, and signed editions from contemporary authors who have been among the hotel’s distinguished guests. The Jefferson invites guests to enjoy gracious hospitality in its sumptuous quarters in the heart of Washington.