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01/05 WILLIAM BLOXSOM CARTER, CARTER THE CANYON VILLA BED & BREAKFAST, ANGELA JACKSON,VISIT NAPA VALLEY, NAPA VALLEY RESTAURANT WEEK

January 5, 201652 min
CHEF WILLIAM BLOXSOM-CARTER –OWNER, THE CANYON VILLA BED  Chef William S. Bloxsom-Carter previously worked as the Executive Chef, and Food and Beverage Director for the Playboy Mansion West for over two and half decades. A frequent wine judge he constantly looks for wines to pair with his foods for the multitude of foods he presents. Chef Carter has prepared winery dinners in Sonoma County, Napa Valley, Paso Robles and the Santa Ynez Valley as well as special events for high-profile clients throughout the United States, focusing on the importance of food and wine pairings and extraordinary hospitality service. Additionally, Chef Carter is a recurring featured guest on numerous radio shows syndicated nationwide describing and promoting California wines and foods. ABOUT THE CANYON VILLA: The Canyon Villa, where weary wine lovers revive Like an Italian villa perched on a Tuscan hillside, the Canyon Villa bed and breakfast pampers wine lovers touring Paso Robles wineries or couples seeking a charming retreat. The Canyon Villa offers an intimate setting, lavish amenities, fine food and an ideal location. At the Canyon Villa, we offer only four guest rooms, each uniquely decorated and each appointed with luxurious extras such as spa tubs and lush towels. You can enjoy your gourmet breakfast in the courtyard or our dining room. We also offer a cozy great room for relaxing with other guests, and a wine tasting with hors d'oeuvres every afternoon between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. In the summer, enjoy your wine and appetizers in our lovely shaded courtyard, with its trickling fountain and evening breezes. Beyond the elegant setting of our inn, take a leisurely stroll through our eleven acres while admiring the views. Visit the local wineries, and then enjoy an evening meal at one of Paso Robles' fine restaurants. The Canyon Villa is also the ideal bed and breakfast for day trips to other locales, such as Hearst Castle or Cambria's art galleries. Indulge your love of wine or your love of each other. Plan a romantic getaway to charming Paso Robles, and plan to indulge in the intimacy and luxury of the Canyon Villa. The Canyon Villa Bed & Breakfast 1455 Kiler Canyon Road Paso Robles, CA 93446 805-238-3362 WWW.THECANYONVILLA.COM ANGELA JACKSON, DIRECTOR OF MEDIA RELATIONS, VISIT NAPA VALLEY - NAPA VALLEY RESTAURANT WEEK:  JANUARY 24-31, 2016 Previously known as “Restaurant Month,” Napa Valley Restaurant Week provides both visitors and locals with an added  incentive to experience a new restaurant or revisit a favorite. The weeklong promotion, Jan. 24 – 31, 2016, offers diners a choice of a two-course lunch for $20 per person, or a three-course dinner for $36 or $46 per person.  In addition, many of the participating restaurants are donating corkage fees during the week to the Napa Food Bank or a charity of their choice. Each chef has created menus to celebrate the season and many of the restaurants offer optional wine pairings at an additional cost.  To view the complete list of restaurants participating in Napa Valley Restaurant Week, visit www.visitnapavalley.com/restaurant_week Below are some highlights of Napa Valley Restaurant Week, which includes three Michelin Star restaurants (La Toque in Napa; Auberge du Soleil in Rutherford; and Solbar in Calistoga): Napa Experience a “Taste of La Toque” at Chef Ken Frank’s One Michelin Star restaurant located inside the Westin Verasa Napa. For dinner, guests may compose their own three-course tasting menu with two savory courses and one dessert for $46 per person. The more casual BANK Café and Bar offers an “express lunch” for $20 per person, which includes soup; a half sandwich; house made Kennebunk potato chips or green salad; and choice of dessert.  St. Supery is the featured winery partner for Restaurant Week. 1313 Main offers a three-course dinner for $46 per person, with much of the produce harvested from their garden. Their team of sommeliers has collaborated with

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