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The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte Unveils Something Green Wedding Experience

Environmentally-Friendly Package Includes Plant-able and Compostable Reception Decor, Organic Wedding Cake, and Linens Woven from Recycled Plastic Material

The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte has unveiled a new Green wedding package designed to add environmental mindfulness to the wedding experience and become a keystone of the hotel’s eco-friendly practices.

Something Green takes advantage of the Charlotte area's rich bounty of culinary products while also responding to marrying couples’ interest in creating environmentally-responsible receptions. The package ensures that reception flowers and keepsakes do not become wasted resources, and it includes table linens made of fabric derived from recycled plastic bottle materials, centerpieces placed in compostable papier mch containers, and take-home gifts of plant-able herb gardens.

Priced at $189 per person, Something Green at the Ritz-Carlon, Charlotte Includes:

Reduced, Reused and Recycled Reception Decor

• Locally-Grown Foliage, Herbs and Flowers
• Natural Papier Mulch Centerpiece Containers {centerpieces may be replanted, composted or donated to the bride's choice of a local hospital or non-profit following the reception}
Choice of Ivory or Gold Table Linen made from 100% Post-Consumer Recycled Plastic
• Plant-able Herb Garden Favor for Each Guest

Fresh and Organic Reception Dining*
Organic Beverage Selections -- Four-Hour Organic Open Bar featuring:
Juniper Green Gin, Crop Vodka, Mt. Gay Pagayo, 4 Copa Tequila, Bonterra Chardonnay and Bonterra "The McNab" Cabernet Sauvignon

Farm-Fresh Hors d’Oeuvres and Green Salad
Local and Organic Entree
Meyer's All Natural Filet Mignon, North Carolina Sweet Potato Dauphinoise, Jumbo Asparagus, Organic Carrot Pure, Red Wine Jus

Classic Organic Wedding Cake with House-Made Jams

* The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte donates unused food to Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina.

The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte offers multiple wedding and reception settings, dinner seating for up to 480 guests, a spectacular grand staircase for bridal entrances, and a wedding cake program heralded for its contemporary taste and design. Wedding inquiries may be directed to 704-972-4452.

About The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte
An eco-focused rarity among luxury hotels, The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte offers 146 guest accommodations delivering highly-advanced technological and environmental features, and an array of innovative travel conveniences. The 18-story hotel features a 13,000-square-foot bi-level penthouse Wellness Center, fitness center and saline-treated swimming pool, and 14,000 square-feet of state-of-the-art meeting and wedding space. Dining highlights include the Lobby Lounge’s regional and organic culinary choices and signature martinis, cocktails, wines, coffees and flavored ice teas, while a street-side BLT Steak offers prime cuts of beef, fresh seafood, a wide variety of tempting side dishes, and classic American dessert favorites. Located seven miles from Charlotte Douglas International Airport, the hotel enjoys a walkable setting moments from Uptown Charlotte’s favorite sights, sounds, businesses and attractions. For reservations, visit our website, call 800.241.3333, or contact a travel professional. Located at 201 East Trade Street in uptown Charlotte, The Ritz-Carlton may be reached directly at 704.547.2244.