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WaterColor Inn & Resort Celebrates its 10th Anniversary with the Southern Fare Dinner Series

Monthly slate of special dining options offers something for everyone

(Santa Rosa, FL) – WaterColor Inn & Resort is celebrating ten years of offering luxurious beach accommodations and coastal southern hospitality by inviting guests to SouthernFare, a monthly series of special dinners at the resort’s acclaimed restaurant, Fish Out of Water or the scenic BoatHouse set on Western Lake. Executive Chef and Director of Food & Beverage Wayne Alcaide and Chef de Cuisine Lawrence Klang have prepared a series of themed dinners that will showcase their talents and delight all palates.

“We all love to eat and sample new dishes,” said Jennifer Williams, WaterColor Inn & Resort’s Sales & Marketing Director. “So, what better way to celebrate our anniversary than by inviting guests to dinner over the next four months?”

The SouthernFare Dinner Series begins September 30th with a Farmers & Fishermen menu, followed by an Oktoberfest celebration October 28th, an elegant dinner on November 17th featuring White Oak Pastures Beef, and a wild game dinner December 9th.

Fish Out of Water sets a glamorous scene overlooking the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico, with virtuoso cuisine and a distinctive wine list to match. The freshest local fish and meats combined with an eclectic approach to traditional ways of preparing and serving food, translates into dishes unlike anything else offered in northwest Florida.


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WaterColor Resort SouthernFare Dinner Series

September 30th
Farmers & Fishermen – includes the daily catch with farm fresh, locally grown vegetables and delicious side dishes for a perfect Gulf inspired feast Benefit for Robert Wheeler a local farmer and produce provider to Fish Out of Water $55/++ pp res required Yolo board to be raffled off during the dinner Seating at 7pm

October 28th
Oktoberfest Celebration in Marina Park featuring Craft Beer and German specialty foods 2pm – 6pm. Fall festival, games, pumpkin carving contest (judging @5pm), music/entertainment, Movie @ 6pm – Beetlejuice

November 17th
Georgia Farm to Table Dinner in the BoatHouse – featuring White Oaks Pastures, Gayla’s Grits and Georgia Olive Farms. Enjoy this elegant dinner prepared by the chefs at Fish Out of Water with finest beef offered by White Oak Pastures. $65/++ pp res required Seating at 7pm

December 9th
Enjoy a traditional offering of a Wild Game sourced regionally with fresh local sides to compliment this healthy offering. $65/++ pp res required Seating at 7pm


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About WaterColor Inn & Resort
WaterColor Inn & Resort has a long list of awards and accolades: Selected in 2012 as a Conde' Nast “Gold List” recipient and AAA Four Diamond Award along with the 2011 awards for a “Top 20 Family Resort” in Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report and 12th best in Condé Nast Traveler’s “Top Mainland U.S. Large Resorts”. WaterColor has also been recognized as one of the top 30 in Travel + Leisure’s “Best Beach Hotels in America” & “Top 500 Hotels in the World”; selected as second best by readers of Travel + Leisure in the “Top 50 World’s Best Family Hotels and Cruises in the U.S. & Canada” and the “Top 500 Hotels in the World” in 2009 and 2010; voted number 15 in the “Top 100 Mainland U.S. Resorts” by readers of Condé Nast Traveler in 2010 ; and “Best Hotel in Florida” by the readers of Travel + Leisure in 2007.

The WaterColor Inn & Resort offers luxurious accommodations at both the exclusive 60 room Inn and well appointed residences and charming cottages. The resort has award-winning dining at Fish Out of Water, a full service spa, Kids Camp, golf, tennis, biking, kayaking and fishing. WaterColor Inn & Resort is managed by Seattle-based Noble House Hotels & Resorts and developed by The St. Joe Company. For more information about WaterColor visit www.watercolorresort.com or call 866-426-2656.

About WaterSound Beach
WaterSound Beach is a 256-acre gated residential community sitting directly on the Gulf of Mexico, along Scenic Highway 30-A between Camp Creek Lake and Deer Lake State Park in Northwest Florida’s South Walton County. Developed by the St. Joe Company, it stretches for a mile along the Gulf Coast’s crystal white sands and emerald waters, with pedestrian bridges and footpaths linking the community are various neighborhoods, complemented by the property’s dramatic dunes and lush, natural spaces. Amenities include the private WaterSound Beach Club, with a 7,000 square foot free-form swimming pool and seasonal Dunesider Grille. Two miles east of WaterSound Beach is Camp Creek Golf Course, a private, 18-hole, par 72 championship course configured by renowned designer Tom Fazio. For WaterSound vacation rentals, call 800-413-2363 or visit www.watersoundvacationrentals.com.

About Camp Creek
Since opening in 2001, Camp Creek has been consistently cited as one of Tom Fazio's most thought-provoking, aesthetically-stunning design credits. Featuring a unique “dunescape” appearance, the layout is framed by sand dunes and native grasses. From the back green tees, the course plays to a championship caliber yardage of 7,159 and a formidable slope rating of 152 (one of the highest in the state). Camp Creek’s five-tee configuration, which also includes gold (senior) and red (women’s) tees, accommodates players of all skill and experience levels. It is ranked among the top courses in the state by Golfweek, GOLF Magazine and Golf Digest. It has also been recognized for its environmental stewardship through designation as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary by the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary System (ACSS). Superintendent Larry Livingston was similarly distinguished as a certified Audubon Steward. Camp Creek is operated by Troon Golf, the leader in upscale golf course-management.

About Shark’s Tooth
Designed by Greg Norman and voted the second best new private course by Golf Digest in 2002, Shark's Tooth Golf Club was purchased by The St. Joe Company to bolster its high-end, golf course holdings. The course stretches to 7,204 yards from the back tees and features five fairways that border scenic Lake Powell, two holes that play toward the water and numerous wooden cart path bridges that cross over streams and estuaries. Tucked among the oaks and pines along the shores of the historic lake, which has been designated an Outstanding Florida Waterway, Shark's Tooth is a challenging course that co-exists with its surroundings. Grass from the Greg Norman Turf Company was used on the fairways, approaches and rough. The course is a Silver Signature Sanctuary Course as accredited by the Audubon Signature Program and is operated by Troon Golf, the leader in upscale golf course-management.

About St. Joe
The St. Joe Company, a publicly held company currently based in Jacksonville, is one of Florida's largest real estate development companies and Northwest Florida's largest private landowner.  St. Joe is primarily engaged in real estate development and sales, with significant interests in timber.  More information about the Company can be found on its website at www.joe.com.

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Watercolor Inn & Resort

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