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Best Hotel Desserts for National Dessert Month

by Katie Skrzek

Sep 30, 2022

© Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spa

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Calling all family travelers with a sweet tooth! October marks the celebration of National Dessert Month. Head to these hotels to sample over-the-top desserts.

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© Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spa

 

Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spa

Indulge in a dessert version of a classic beverage. The Piña Colorado plays on the texture and ingredients of a piña colada to bring a tropical taste to Colorado. The dessert features a gluten-free coconut cake, stewed pineapple mint, coconut rum foam and maraschino cherry caviar.

 

 

Baked Alaska

© Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa

Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa

The Grand Cayman resort serves a contemporary spin on the classic baked Alaska. A childhood favorite of pastry chef Thomas Zimmermann, his version features chocolate mud cake, salted caramel, mandarin orange sorbet and chocolate semifreddo, all flambéed with dark Cayman rum.

 

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© Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel

 

Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel

Executive Chef Javier Carballo draws inspiration from his background for ricotta doughnuts at the on-site restaurant, The Social Club. The house-made doughnuts are served with espresso hazelnut and dulce de leche dipping sauces.

 

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© The Clancy

 

The Clancy

Located in San Francisco, The Clancy offers a fall-inspired version of dulce de leche. Executive Chef Nelson Ramirez serves his version with pomegranate, coconut caramel sauce and crushed walnut at on-site Seven Square Taproom.

 

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© The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe

 

The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe

The California property offers guests a s’mores experience. Pastry chef Ulises Rodriguez puts a twist on the classic treat. Rodriguez’s version is made with a chocolate cracker, hazelnut ganache, Valrhona chocolate and burnt marshmallow ice cream.

 

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© The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

 

The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

The property’s signature restaurant, Jack Dusty, serves a fan-favorite coconut rum cake. The tropical dessert features fresh coconut, oven-roasted mango, crushed pineapple and Pusser’s British Rum.

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