InDELible Magazine 2018 - Page 2

Dear Friends, On behalf of the entire staff, I’d like to January 26, 1888 before the resort construction was complete and plans were discussed welcome you to Hotel del Coronado on for an opening event that never occurred. Many years later, February 19, the day the hotel beautiful Coronado Island. served its first meal in the main dining room, was selected as The Del’s birthday. Opened in 1888 and destined to be Throughout our rich history, the resort has hosted legendary dinners and galas and, in “the talk of the Western world,” The Del keeping with that theme, we are celebrating our anniversary in February with the Icons + celebrates its 130th anniversary this year. Master Gala, a black tie event with cuisine prepared by Master French chefs, orchestrated However, notably absent from The Del’s by our own Master Chef Patrick Ponsaty, and artwork by renowned celebrity photographer early history is an “official” opening day. John Russo. Read more about this extravaganza on page 17. Guests began checking into the hotel on 2