CITRUS RESTAURANT PRESENTS A SUMPTUOUS EASTER BUFFET

SAN ANTONIO – March 4, 2016 — Citrus Restaurant, located in Hotel Valencia Riverwalk, 150 E. Houston Street, is offering a special Easter Brunch Buffet on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016. The restaurant’s offerings include:

Chilled Selections

  • Greek Yogurt with Mixed Berries and Granola
  • Specialty Salads, including a Citrus Ambrosia Salad, a Bibb Salad a Caesar Salad and a Beet Salad
  • Tres Tea Sandwiches

Hot Selections

  • Migas Egg Station
  • Cinnamon French Toast
  • Corned Beef Hash
  • Breakfast Sausage and Bacon
  • Citrus Benedict
  • Porcini Raviolis
  • Valencia Ratatouille
  • Pappas Bravas
  • Lemon Rosemary Pappas
  • Ginger Corn Veloute
  • Assorted Pastries and Croissants

Carving Selections

  • Carved Spiral-Cut Jamon – Spiral Ham
  • Roasted Prime Rib

 Sweet Selections

  • Easter Pastel Cupcakes
  • Carrot Cake Cheesecake Bites
  • Chocolate Malt Tarts
  • Lemon Cake Roll
  • Assorted Easter Cookies

Easter Brunch will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and reservations are required. Prices are $59.95 per adult and $24.95 per child, plus tax and 20 percent gratuity.

About Valencia Group

Houston-based Valencia Group is a fully integrated hospitality company that provides management, development, branding and repositioning services for independent, full-service hotels owned by the company, in addition to third parties. Exceptional service, style and location have become brand trademarks. Earning both national and international recognition for their distinctive designs, amenities and settings, Valencia Group properties are destinations and gathering places within their respective communities, some further benefitting from and enriching their space within the cultural heart of a city. The company continues to forge a niche with hotels that anchor and add value to urban, mixed-use environments, which further support or enhance the guest experience with superior residential, restaurant, retail and office components. The Valencia Group portfolio currently includes Hotel Valencia Santana Row in San Jose, CA; Hotel Valencia Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX; Hotel Sorella CITYCENTRE in Houston, TX; and Hotel Sorella Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, MO. Its newest concept, Lone Star Court, is a reinterpretation of the nostalgic motor court. The flagship is located at The Domain in Austin, TX, and a second, Cavalry Court, is underway in College Station, TX. Also In the development and construction phase are The George™, which will debut in tandem with Cavalry Court in fall 2016, plus Valencia Group’s first five-star property, Hotel Alessandra Houston – anticipated to become a downtown landmark in winter 2017. For more information, please visit www.valenciagroup.com.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Blithe Wiley, 210-863-9302, wiley@grandecom.net

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CITRUS RESTAURANT PRESENTS LENTEN MENU SPECIALS

SAN ANTONIO – February 12, 2016 — Citrus Restaurant, located in Hotel Valencia Riverwalk, 150 E. Houston Street, is offering specialties for both lunch and dinner during the Season of Lent. The restaurant’s Lenten selections include a choice of:

Lunch Menu

Grilled Citrus Drum Tacos

Three Fresh Corn Tortillas filled with Flaked Grilled Drum,

served with a Mango Serrano Slaw, Cilantro Papas and Black

Charro Beans

Price: $14

Fish ‘n Chips

Two Fried Gulf Filets, served with a Citrus Tartar Sauce, Freedom Fries

and Cilantro Citrus Coleslaw

Price: $10

Dinner Menu

Seared Sweet Sea Scallops

Succulent Sea Scallops seared to perfection and finished with a Brown Butter Sauce, served with Vanilla-Scented Celery Root Puree and

Glazed Carrots

Price: $32 

Crispy Snapper

Seared Snapper served with Haricots Verts, served with Clam and Coconut Spicy Broth and Saffron Couscous and Microgreens

Price: $26

About Valencia Group

Houston-based Valencia Group is a fully integrated hospitality company that provides management, development, branding and repositioning services for independent, full-service hotels owned by the company, in addition to third parties. Exceptional service, style and location have become brand trademarks. Earning both national and international recognition for their distinctive designs, amenities and settings, Valencia Group properties are destinations and gathering places within their respective communities, some further benefitting from and enriching their space within the cultural heart of a city. The company continues to forge a niche with hotels that anchor and add value to urban, mixed-use environments, which further support or enhance the guest experience with superior residential, restaurant, retail and office components. The Valencia Group portfolio currently includes Hotel Valencia Santana Row in San Jose, California; Hotel Valencia Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas; Hotel Sorella CITYCENTRE in Houston, Texas; and Hotel Sorella Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri. Its newest concept, Lone Star Court, is a reinterpretation of the nostalgic motor court. The recently opened flagship is located at The Domain in Austin, TX, and a second, Cavalry Court, is underway in College Station, TX. Also In the development and construction phase are The George™, which will debut in tandem with Calvary Court in summer 2016, plus Valencia Group’s first five-star property, Hotel Alessandra Houston – anticipated to become a downtown landmark in fall 2016. For more information, please visit www.valenciagroup.com.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Blithe Wiley, 210-863-9302, wiley@grandecom.net

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Citrus announces Executive Chef David Gilbert

Chef David Gilbert, a StarChefs.com “Rising Star,” has been named the new executive chef at Citrus Restaurant and will be responsible for all culinary operations.

Chef Gilbert is a culinary talent with global experience including a tenure at the Michelin-starred Restaurant Vermeer in Amsterdam and the kitchens of the The Ritz-Carlton in Bulkhead, Atlanta, and the The Ritz-Carlton in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.

In the great state of Texas, Gilbert delighted diners at Luqa in Dallas, and at Sustenio in San Antonio. For his work at Sustenio, Gilbert was recognized by the James Beard Foundation. Most recently, Gilbert pursued his passion of Southeast Asian cookery, opening Tuk Tuk Taproom.

Gilbertwill usher in a new restaurant concept and menu at Citrus in the upcoming weeks.

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Citrus Chef is one of San Antonio’s Sharpest!

SanMagAug2014Executive Chef Robbie Nowlin named as one of San Antonio’s Sharpest Chefs and Culinary talents by San Antonio Magazine. Read the article about the new Chef at Citrus Restaurant and other rising stars in San Antonio!

 

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