Portfolio Naples February 2017 - Page 69

pool adjacent to the lazy river there are dancing water fountains and a 30-foot spilling water tower. a novel way of en- tering the pool comes from the 125-foot corkscrew waterslide. a separate adult pool gives an opportunity to relax in a more quiet environment, with private cabanas available to reserve for the day. e culinary treats on property are un- usual and exceptional, showing how cre- ative cuisine can be when enough talent is applied in its preparation. During 2016 omni partnered with the international maple Syrup institute to discover the heritage, versatility, eco-friendly sustain- ability, nutritional benefits and varying flavor potential of maple. omni execu- tive chefs spent four days on a “maple im- mersion” in vermont and Québec witnessing maple sugar extraction and its transformation to different grades of