THE OMNI MOUNT WASHINGTON RESORT PULLS BACK CURTAIN ON NEWLY RENOVATED MAIN DINING ROOM, COMBINING HISTORY AND MODERNITY IN INTIMATE SETTING

AAA Four Diamond-rated restaurant gets a makeover, with striking details, nightly entertainment, and new programming creating an inviting destination for delectable family-friendly dining

BRETTON WOODS, N.H. (December 17, 2015) - The Omni Mount Washington Resort in Bretton Woods, N.H., is setting an inviting table for guests with a newly renovated Main Dining Room and new programming. The resort’s signature restaurant, which has maintained a AAA Four Diamond rating consecutively since 2009, has been redesigned and reconceived with a new layout, striking details to complement rich décor, and nightly entertainment to create a classic dining experience from the award-winning culinary team.

Laid out in unique octagonal fashion beneath a historic vaulted ceiling on the Great Hall level, the Main Dining Room is an inviting destination for family-friendly dining accented by beautiful views of Mount Washington and the Presidential Range. Designer Van Dresser, renowned for providing comprehensive services for distinctive design projects globally, led the renovation. The firm took inspiration from history while creating a modern look, reconfiguring the once vast room into intimate zones, and brightening with new crystal chandeliers, Tiffany stained glass, oversized leafy wall sconces, and a palette of crisp, clean and pure blues and greens that, in keeping with tradition, have been romantically grayed.

A custom-designed carpet by Desso, a Netherlands-based company that Van Dresser calls “the most sustainable axminster carpet maker today,” is arrayed with imagery of flora and fauna including butterflies and blue birds indigenous to the area. New hand-pressed artwork animates the space, while new embroidered wallpaper based on a geometric design from the 1800s has been recreated in burnished pearl.

Most of the furnishings throughout the Main Dining Room are U.S.-made, including lounge chairs and banquet seating. The new octagonal layout of the room creates intimate spaces, and Van Dresser took care to array each with seating of varying heights to assure the comfort. Soft seating in the new lounge area off the Princess Room, for instance, beckons guests to relax, have a drink and stay a while. All fabrics throughout are historic, such as custom-made slipcovers hand embroidered with fiddlehead fern design.

Guests settling into the Main Dining Room this winter will also be able to experience new programming. Omni Mount Washington Resort’s recently appointed Director of Food & Beverage Gene Meoni and chefs from the award-winning restaurant have developed a tantalizing, new menu. Featuring fresh, locally sourced meals, the Main Dining Room’s signature dish this season is Maine Lobster Risotto with Seared Georges Bank Scallops, Butternut Squash Puree, Arugula and Roast Tomato Salad.

The Main Dining Room is open daily for dinner from 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. with entertainment nightly. An elegant breakfast buffet is served daily from 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. during the week and 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. on the weekends. Afternoon Tea may also be enjoyed on Fridays and Saturdays, with a special children’s menu available. Reservations are strongly encouraged for dinner.

Omni Mount Washington Resort is celebrating the debut of the renewed Main Dining Room by inviting travelers to enjoy a Deluxe Romance Package, which offers luxurious accommodations, champagne on arrival, a romantic sleigh or carriage ride, as well as complimentary breakfast and dinner for two in the newly renovated Main Dining Room, subject to availability. For more information about Omni Mount Washington Resort or to make a reservation, please call 1-800-The-Omni or visit omnihotels.com/mountwashington.

About Omni Mount Washington Resort
The Omni Mount Washington Resort is an all-season resort destination in New Hampshire located at the base of Mount Washington and surrounded by the White Mountain National Forest. In September 2009, Omni Hotels began management of the property, which is home to the Omni Mount Washington Hotel, site of the International Monetary Conference of 1944, and Bretton Woods, New Hampshire's largest ski area. Recent renovations unveiled a restored 18-hole Mount Washington Golf Course, 25,000-square-foot The Spa, 20,000-square-foot Conference Center, outdoor pool complex and renovated guestrooms, lobby and public spaces. The Bretton Woods Canopy Tour was also added to the resort's list of amenities, which includes top-rated Alpine and Nordic skiing, 27 holes of championship golf and a full slate of additional seasonal activities. A variety of lodging, dining and activities is offered year-round, along with many traditional and cultural events. For more information, guests can call 1-800-The-Omni or visit omnihotels.com/mountwashington.

About Omni Hotels & Resorts
Omni Hotels & Resorts creates genuine, authentic guest experiences at 60 distinct luxury hotels and resorts in leading business gateways and leisure destinations across North America. With over 20 world-class golf courses and award-winning spa retreats, to dynamic business settings, each Omni showcases the local flavor of the destination while featuring four-diamond services, signature restaurants, Wi-Fi connectivity and unique wellness options. Known for its distinguished, personalized service, Omni leaves a lasting impression with every customer interaction, with a heightened level of recognition and rewards delivered through its Select Guest loyalty program and the company's "Power of One" associate empowerment program. The brand is frequently recognized by top consumer research organizations and travel publications and was ranked "Highest in Guest Satisfaction Among Upper Upscale Hotel Chains" in the J.D. Power 2015 North American Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index StudySM. To get additional information or book accommodations, visit omnihotels.com or call 1-800-The-Omni.

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