Five Course Chef's Tasting Menu for 2 With Wine Pairings at Zinc
Donated by: Zinc Restaurant (964 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT).
Centrally located in Downtown, ZINC New Haven, offers an innovative, locally sourced and globally driven menu. Since opening in 1999 they have become a favorite for all dining experiences!
Available Monday-Friday. Not available on Saturdays or Holidays. Not available during New Haven Restaurant Week. Reservation required, minimum 1-week notice. All additional beverages + food charged on consumption. 20% service charge not included.
Lunch with President Salovey
Lunch for two guests with Peter Salovey, the twenty-third president of Yale University and the Chris Argyris Professor of Psychology. This is your exclusive opportunity to speak to President Salovey as you share a meal at the members only, Mory's Association.
Zip Line Adventure Package For Two
Feed your appetite for adventure at "It" then follow up your day of thrill seeking with dinner and dessert! Package includes Zip Line, Pizza, and Ice Cream passes for two!
This is a fun-filled package includes the following:
- It, Zip It, & Jump It Passes. Dominate the It course and zip lines, then exit the course with the Jump It free-fall simulation. (must be 48" tall or 42" if accompanied by a chaperone).
- Blaze Pizza Passes. Ok, we're gonna keep this quick because exceptional quality at lightning fast speed is what Blaze Pizza is all about. Head food guy: Executive Chef Bradford Kent (aka "The Pizza Whisperer"). Fresh, made-from-scratch dough. Healthful, artisanal ingredients on the assembly line. Inventive to classic. You decide. Blazing hot oven + dedicated pizzasmith + 180 seconds = fast-fire'd, perfectly crisp perfection. Sound good?
- ScoopIt Ice Cream Passes. Enjoy two desserts (in a cup or cone) made with real ice cream by Richardson Farms and Giffords.
Treat Your Sweetie
Chocolate makes the heart grow fonder! Enjoy a selection of Trader Joe's sweet treats with your valentine! After you finish your walk in the park while sharing some great chocolates, head downtown and enjoy a visit to Cask Republic with a $25 gift card towards your dinner.
International Festival of Arts & Ideas VIP Guest Passes
Enjoy the finest International Festival of Arts & Ideas experience with this special VIP package. Two guests will enjoy 2 tickets to ANY festival performance in June (2019) and VIP tickets to the Hospitality Lounge on Saturday June 22nd for the NHSO performance. This experience includes lunch for two guests at ZINC Restaurant with A&I Co-Director, Tom Griggs, Jr.!
Night at The Omni
Gift Certificate for a one night stay at Omni New Haven Hotel
The Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale surrounds you with luxurious comfort and unparalleled service. Located in downtown New Haven, the Omni is just steps from the historic campus of Yale University, the New Haven Town Green, a wide selection of museums, the Shubert Theater, and boutique shopping.
Enjoy breathtaking views from many of the guest rooms and from John Davenport's restaurant. The Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale is close to Union Station, home to Metro North and Amtrak Railway, and just fifty miles from Hartford's Bradley International Airport.
Gift Card for Temple Grill
Break away from the stress and enjoy a drink and goodies at Temple Grill with this $25 gift card. Conveniently located in front of the Omni Hotel on Temple Street.
Dinner TO GO from Anthony's, Selection of Wine, and Wine Trail
Package includes Notte di Amore Sparkling Wine, and CT's own Paradise Hills President's Choice Red, and Villa Antinori Toscana! A passport to the CT wine trail with a stop at Paradise Hills is included.
Enjoy a dinner for two to go from Anthony's Ocean View along with three bottles of wine. Treat yourself to a decadent night in!
New Hat + Fun Day at Candlewood Lake!
Stetson Retro Panama Hat
The Stetson Retro is a genuine panama hat featuring a 2 3/8" brim, a black grosgrain hat band, summer straw hat pinch in the crown, and a fabric interior sweatband. Get the look of summer along with protection from the sun!
Hand-woven in Ecuador, blocked and trimmed in Mexico. Generously provided by DelMonico Hatter, est. 1908!
Private Tour of Candlewood Lake + Picnic
Use your new hat while enjoying a private guided tour of CT's Candlewood Lake in style. Pushing off from the shores of a private residence, you will experience a comfortable ride via Pontoon Boat and discover the beauty and grandeur of this CT treasure.
Candlewood Lake is CT's largest lake and is the result of a 1926 decision by Connecticut Light and Power Company to create the first large-scale operation of pumped storage facilities in the US. If emergency power was needed, the water would be let down the "penstock" through a huge turbine, in order to produce electricity. Now enjoyed for its' exceptional recreational value, the private property around Candlewood has been transformed into some of the most expensive real estate in the state.
In addition to the on-lake tour, you will enjoy a picnic lunch or dinner along with an opportunity to kayak, row, fish or even swim! Make your lake day a fun excursion for you and a few family members.
*Schedule must be a mutually agreeable time/date (prior to September, 2019), subject to appropriate weather.
Private Garden Tour
Enjoy a personal tour of the Remembrance Garden at Southern CT State University along with lunch hosted by NHSO's Dan Camenga and SCSU Faculty member Bill Faraclas.
From the fall of 2016 until the dedication of the garden on May 4, 2018, Dan and Bill served as the co-leads of the volunteer Reflection Garden Council. The Council was composed of a group of students, staff, faculty, and community members. Together, they led the planning, visioning, fundraising, and installation on behalf of the University in order to complete the 2013 vision of establishing a memorial to the four Southern alumnae killed during the Sandy Hook tragedy (4 out of the 6 adults were members of the SCSU community). The beautiful garden features a one-of-a-kind 10 ft tall wooden sculpture built by the world renowned Brooklin Boat Yard in Brooklin, Maine. The garden's design was created by the Julie Moir Messervy Design Studio, owned and led by Julie Moir Messervy who worked with Yo Yo Ma in 1998 to create the Music Garden located at Toronto's Harborfront.
The tour will be scheduled at a mutually agreeable time for the buyer and tour guides and must be redeemed by 11/1/2019. Join Dan and Bill for a unique tour of the Remembrance Garden, New Haven's newest public garden space and discover interesting links between music and public gardens!
Stay at the New Haven Hotel and Enjoy a $100 Gift Card
New Haven Hotel Luxury Overnight Stay
Enjoy warm contemporary decor and friendly, personalized service at the New Haven Hotel, a unique boutique hotel in the heart of New Haven. Just blocks from Yale University and the vibrant pulse of New Haven's downtown, you'll have the best attractions, restaurants, shopping and nightlife at your fingertips. Updated guest rooms and suites deliver uncompromising luxury with custom furnishings, plush bedding, spa-like baths, spacious living spaces, and work desks. Enjoy a 24-hour gym, generous meeting rooms, a business center and elegant restaurant. You will also enjoy the complimentary wine & cheese reception in the evening, and discover why the New Haven Hotel is the premier business and leisure hotel in the vibrant, historic city of New Haven.
*Valid Sunday-Thursday, reservations subject to availability, certain restrictions and blackout dates may apply
*Must be redeemed by July 31, 2019
Delightful Dinner in Style!
Elm City Social evokes the spirit of the 1920s, bringing back to life the craftwork of cocktails that has been lost until now. In the kitchen, Chef John Brennan draws you in with seasonally inspired menus that can only be described as "comfort food with a flavorful twist."
People love the Elm City Social style! They were named one of the Best New Restaurants by Connecticut Magazine. Conveniently located inside the historic building that once housed Kasey's Restaurant in the early 1900's. By the corner of Chapel and College Streets, you'll find this New Haven gem situated across the street from the Schubert Theater and just off the Green.
The Stack New Haven, Bear's Smokehouse
One of New Haven's newest hot spots is the STACK New Haven, Bear's Smokehouse. Located behind the District (a dynamic co-work space for emerging and growing companies), you will find one of our regions best BBQ spots at Bear's Smokehouse!
This item is a $50 Gift Card.