King and Prince Media Trip 2011 MARCH
The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort
March 30 – April 2, 2011
Wednesday March 30, 2011
3:45 HOP ON THE St. Simons Lighthouse Trolley with Leigh ~ ‘Cap’ Fending is Waiting at the Resort’s Front Door www.lighthousetrolleys.com
4:00 Coast Guard Maritime Museum – An introduction to the vast history & mystery Of the Georgia Coast (with ‘Ollie’ the Coastie) presented by Mr. Curt Smith, Events Coordinator for Coastal Georgia Historical Society
6:00 Dinner/Culinary Demo in The Solarium - presenting Shrimp & Grits AND Peach Cobbler (Solarium) with Chris Baker, Director of Food & Beverage. Meet the Resort’s culinary team, featuring Chef Robyn Gomez, celebrating 11 years of hotel service. Gracious Southern hospitality that defines the King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort is what legends are made of~
Thursday, March 31, 2011
8:30 King and Prince Breakfast Buffet in The Kings Tavern. We proudly introduce the St. Simons Island Historical Society – for centuries of St. Simons Island history with Mr. Curt Smith, Lighthouse Events Coordinator and Historian
10:25 HOP ON THE Lighthouse Trolley waiting at the Resort’s Front Door. ‘Cap’ shares secrets of Island lore as we journey north to the King and Prince Golf Course
10:30 Depart for King & Prince Golf Course. Meet Director of Golf/Golf Club GM Rick Mattox for Golf Clinic ‘101’ for BRIDGES, BIRDIES & BUNKERS. The new hole-by-hole animated 3D tour on the web puts you right on the green. www.kingandprince.com/golf.php
12:45 Meet Popular Chef/Restaurateur Dave Snyder at his stunning fashionable Halyards!
We’ll have the pleasure of his culinary demo of fresh house made mozzarella and tuna tartare, sampling the restaurant’s specialties while sipping Mimosas and Perrier! Bon Appetit! www.halyardsrestaurant.com
2:15 Return to the King and Prince.
**Optional Adventure: Rent a bike from Ocean Motion – one block from the King & Prince. Includes helmet, lock & basket. See St. Simons Island the ‘ride’ way. Join Leigh for an insider’s ride or set out on your own. The island has 21 miles of bike paths!
** ST. SIMONS SWEETS – TAKE A YUMMY-HUNTER BREAK!
7:00 Meet for Dinner at Saltwater Cowboy with owner George Stewart. ‘This ain’t George’s first rodeo’. Open until the cows come home, Saltwater is one of the Island’s steak & seafood restaurants where locals & visitors meet for music every night of the week. Order a bone-in rib eye, low country boil, crab cakes or burger and enjoy a slow walk back to the Hotel with a moonlight trail to light the way. www.saltcow.com
Friday, April 1, 2011
8:00 Depart for Breakfast @ Sandcastle Cafe in the Village with Tim & Melissa Wellford. ~ The well-known little ‘hole in the wall’ that has been their family legend for 20+ years. Enjoy Tim’s famous breakfast buffet. And get the local ‘scoop’ from Melissa!
10:00 Left Bank Art Gallery with Mildred Huie Wilcox. From tea with Picasso in Paris to generations of painters and writers, ‘Millie’s art gallery and life possesses intrigue, mystique and romance. A renowned art curator and consultant, we will step into her personal world of art and see what has touched her soul through the years!
12:00 LUNCH at Palmer’s Village Café. Chef John Belechak has spent 27 years in the restaurant industry doing what he loves: using fresh ingredients & innovative recipes on your old favorites including the nearly famous ‘Southern’…poached eggs over collard greens, country ham & biscuit with Potlicker gravy. Word on the street? The Reuben is the best Anywhere! www.palmersvillagecafe.com
1:30 Return to Hotel – AFTERNOON BREAK until 3:30. Board the St. Simons Trolley @ 3:30…. www.StSimonsTrolley.com
4:00 Shrimping with Cap’n Larry Credle on the authentic shrimp boat ‘Lady Jane’. Experience Georgia’s coastal shrimping industry firsthand. Learn about fishing ecology, narrated by Marine Biologist Paul Christina from the University of Georgia and 1st Mate John Tyre. www.shrimpcruise.com
7:30 Famous Friday Night Seafood Buffet in the historic Delegal Dining room. It’s a
King and Prince feast for Kings, Princes and Queens! Join Mr. Michael Johnson and
Mr. Bud St. Pierre, our Hosts!
Saturday, April 2, 2011
9:00 Farewell Breakfast. Don your aprons, break into ‘iron chef’ teams and meet with Chef Robyn Gomez to help prepare/bake their famous King and Prince Oatmeal Raisin Muffins!
Thank you for joining us.
King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort
& Leigh Cort Publicity
Resort Contacts during your visit:
Mr. Bud St. Pierre, Director of Sales & Marketing
Katie Monfort, Asst. to Mr. St. Pierre
Leigh Cort, Publicist
The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort
201 Arnold Road
St. Simons Island, Georgia 31522