LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL WITH OPENING DAY ‘WHISKEY IN WINTER’ EVENT IN LEGENDARY CHANDELIER ROOM ON DECEMBER 26

SANTA ANITA TO LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL WITH OPENING DAY ‘WHISKEY IN WINTER’ EVENT IN LEGENDARY CHANDELIER ROOM ON WEDNESDAY, DEC. 26

FIRST POST TIME FOR STAR-STUDDED 10-RACE PROGRAM IS AT 11:30 A.M.

                ARCADIA, Calif. (Dec. 12, 2018)–With world class racing the order of the day Wednesday, Dec. 26, Santa Anita Park will get the party started on its Winter Meet opening day with a gala “Whiskey in Winter” celebration in the legendary Chandelier Room.

                Dating back to 1934, the Chandelier Room has played host to some of the biggest celebrities in the world of entertainment and has been used as a shot location for a number of feature films.

                With first post time for a 10-race program at 11:30 a.m., “Whiskey in Winter” attendees will be treated to whiskey tastings, food offerings designed by Executive Chefs, a DJ, and much more throughout the day.

                With two Guaranteed Seat and General Entry offered for $130 and $105 respectively, the “Whiskey in Winter” party package includes:

                –Entrance to the iconic Chandelier Room

                –A delicious buffet

                –Whiskey Tastings – Brown-Forman will be showcasing their line of brown spirits, which includes more than 12 different bourbons, whiskeys, and scotches.

                –Racing Program & Wagering Tip Sheet

                For more information on Santa Anita’s “Whiskey in Winter” event, including dress code, please visit santaanita.com/events/chandelier-room, or call (626) 574-6384.

The “Whiskey in Winter” menu:

Breakfast Pastries

Chocolate Croissants | Butter Croissants | Banana Bread
Coffee Station: Coffee, Decaf, Tea

Lunch

Shrimp Cocktail & Cajun Prawns
Meyers Lemon – Cocktail Sauce – Chili Aioli

Smoked Scottish Salmon
Mini Bagels – Crispy Capers – Red Onion – Whipped Cream Cheese
Red Snapper Ceviche Mango | Grapefruit | Bell Pepper

Fresh Seasonal Fruits & Berries
Cantaloupe | Honeydew | Pineapple |Field Berries | Grapes

Kale Caesar Salad
Focaccia Croutons | Shaved Parmesan | Light Caesar Dressing

Heirloom Tomato & Mozzarella Salad
Basil & Balsamic Drizzle

Roasted Californian Vegetables & Balsamic Syrup
Bell Pepper | Cauliflower | Broccolini | Cremini Mushrooms

Artisan Cured Meats & Hand Crafted Cheeses
Cornichons | Grain Mustard | Fig Chutney
Grilled Steak | Parmesan Fingerling Potato | Oven Tomato |

Chimichurri
Roasted Salmon |Poblano Polenta| Salsa Verde | Queso Fresco Chicken Osso Bucco | Barley Risotto | Merlot Reduction

Sweet Treats

Chocolate Fondue | Strawberries | Pineapple | Vanilla Pound Cake | Marshmallows
Citrus Panna Cotta & Berries
Mini Carrot Cupcakes
Petite Mango Fruit Tartlets
S’more’s Bar Belgium Chocolate Cheese Cake | Raspberry | Hazelnut Grissini

Cookies
Bittersweet Chocolate Chip | Oatmeal Raisin | White Chocolate Macadamia | Double Chocolate