April 30, 2009

Mother's Day Brunch

Spend some time with the wonderful Mothers in your life and help celebrate them in a special way on their day! Join us at the Casa Monica Hotel, in our award winning restaurant, 95 Cordova for Mother's Day Brunch!

Mother’s Day Brunch

May 10th, 2009, 10.30am to 3pm

Waffle, Pancake and Omelet Station
Egg Benedict, Scrambled Egg, Bacon and Sausage
Cheese Grits, Biscuit Gravy,
Muffins, Croissants Danishes
Jelly, Marmalade, Honey
Chef DeJuan’s Crème Brulée French Toast


Atlantic and Norwegian Smoked Salmon
Shrimp, Oysters, Mussels, Scallops, Crab Claws
Mustard Dill, Horseradish Relish, Sweet Chili Sauce, Lemon, Lime, Crackers

Spicy Oriental, Maryland, Plain
Lime Aioli, Sweet Chili, Remoulade, Cocktail

Thai Coconut and Crab, Chicken Tortilla

Prime Rib of Beef, Pork Roast, Chicken, Salmon


Mashed Potatoes, Corn Pudding, Penne Pasta “Al Pirata”Spring
Medley of Roasted Vegetables

Artichoke & Spinach Dip, Hummus, Eggplant Hummus
Crostinis, Sesame Crackers, Flatbread

Chef DeJuan’s Private Selection of Cheese, Warm Brie,
Grapes, Cantaloupe, Honeydew, Berries, Pineapples

Eggplants, Yellow Squash, Zucchini, Artichokes, Olives,
Onion, Goat Cheese Tart, Prosciutto, Stuffed Grape Leaves

Caesar, Organic Greens, Cucumber, Tuna, Egg, Tomato, Mozzarella

Grilled Bananas served with Caramel Sauce and Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Apple, Key Lime, New York Style Cheese, Carrot, Bread Pudding,
Chocolate Dipping Station with Strawberries
Pound Cake, Assorted Fruit, Marshmallows, Pretzels

Madagascar Dark, Grand Cru Bolivia, Milk Gianduja,
White Gianduja, Spicy Mexican Dark

Adults $59
Includes 2 glasses of Mimosa or Champagne
Teenagers $29 – Children $ 9 –“Teeny Tiny’s” Free

20% gratuities and 6 % Sales tax will be added

95 Cordova Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084
904.810.6810 – http://www.95cordova.com/

April 27, 2009

Real Wedding: Taryn and Carlos

CONGRATULATIONS to Taryn and Carlos who got married in March! They are a beautiful couple who loves life! There ceremony was held at the Cathedral Basilica and then there reception was on the Sultan's Pavilion and Pool Deck here at Casa Monica. Check out these gorgeous pictures from talented Ron B. Wilson Photography. His creativity and attention to detail is amazing! Photos courtesy of Ron B. Wilson Photography located in Jacksonville, FL. You can check out more of his work in the latest copy of The Knot Florida on page 62, Real wedding; Kathy and Michael.

April 22, 2009

Celebrities Staying at Casa Monica

Here in St. Augustine we are fortunate enough to have the St. Augustine Amphitheatre and other venues in Jacksonville for artists to perform. Just a few of the celebrities we have had staying with us in the last few weeks have been: Darryl Hall from Hall and Oates, and Joe Cocker .

Most recently, we had Nickelback staying with us, they checked out yesterday! The picture above is of a client who met up with Nickelback while having a cocktail in our Colbalt Lounge on Tuesday night! Pretty cool!

The Knot Best of Weddings 2008/2009 Pick

We are proud to announce that the Casa Monica Hotel has been rated by local brides and voted The Knot Best of Weddings 2008/2009 Pick. Please pick up a copy of The Knot Best of Weddings 2009 magazine and check out our listing.

This has been an honor the Casa Monica Hotel has received for the third year in a row! Thank you to all brides who have voted for the Casa Monica. We look forward to assisting you in hosting the best and most memorable wedding!

April 1, 2009


Welcome to The Kessler Collection's latest masterpiece, the Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville. Opening today, April 1, 2009, just steps away from gates of the famous Biltmore Estate lies the authentic Old-World, rustic ambiance of this Tudor inspired boutique hotel, masterfully blended with all of the modern luxuries synonymous with a contemporary Kessler Collection hotel experience.
104 luxurious guestrooms and suites
Red Stag Grill
Grand Bohemian Gallery
Poseidon Spa
5,000 square feet of exceptional event space
Fitness center
Valet parking
On-site concierge

The Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville joins a distinguished group of beautiful properties, including :

Below are pictures taken by members of the Kessler Team