That's My Momma's Recipe Contest

If you have an old family recipe, or a dish your mother prepared that cannot be beat, the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore wants to hear from you. Today, the AAA Four Diamond approved Inner Harbor hotel announced its “That’s My Momma’s Recipe” contest. The grand prize winner will enjoy an overnight stay in a luxury suite and dinner for two at Explorers Restaurant over the Mother’s Day weekend. The contest begins on April 16 with recipe entries accepted through April 30. A panel of chef judges from the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court will determine three finalists, and then the public will have the chance to vote for the best recipe on the hotel’s Facebook page. The entry with the most votes by 5:00 p.m. on May 7 will be declared the winner.   “We wanted to generate some excitement around Mother’s Day and the recipe contest is a great way to celebrate your mom and all the great dishes she has prepared over the years,” said Josean Rosado, executive chef at the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court. “Plus, in addition to the grand prize getaway, I will personally prepare the winning recipe at the hotel to see if momma approves.” Here are the contest rules: 1) One recipe entry per person. 2) The recipe must be accompanied with a 100-word, or less essay about why “My Momma’s Recipe” is the best. 3) Additional consideration will be given during the judging phase for those submitting a photo of their mother, or mother with them. 4) All submissions become the property of the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore. 5) Entries can be sent to:, or shared on the hotel’s Facebook page. 6) Judges decision on the three finalists is binding and cannot be disputed. 7) Fan voting on Facebook will determine the winner by 5:00 p.m. on May 7.  8) The Grand Prize winner will receive an overnight stay in a luxury suite at the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court and dinner for two at Explorers Restaurant; second place will receive two tickets to a future Orioles baseball game; and third place will receive breakfast for two at Brightons Restaurant. 9) Must be 18 years of age or older to enter.   The Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore features 195 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, offering the ultimate in luxury, comfort and amenities as it continues to be one of the most revered and authentic Inner Harbor hotels in Baltimore. Guest rooms offer stunning views of the scenic waterfront and downtown skyline, and Inner Harbor attractions including National Aquarium and the Maryland Science Center.   For more information about the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court, visit, or call (410) 234-0550. Find the hotel on Facebook at: Royal Sonesta Harbor Court, or via Twitter @HarborCourtBalt.

Located on the Inner Harbor, overlooking the picturesque Baltimore waterfront, the 195 room Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore offers a AAA approved 4-Diamond experience. Guest amenities include 24-hour rooftop fitness center, swimming pool with panoramic views, racquetball and tennis courts, in-room movies, wireless high-speed internet access, and complimentary daily shoe shine. The hotel is home to Brightons restaurant, featuring an old world charm and contemporary American cuisine; and the Explorer Lounge which offers creative and classic cocktails and a casual option for lunch, dinner and late night dining. With 10,000 square feet of meeting space, Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore also accommodates meetings and events. Offering a sweeping grand staircase and a harbor view ballroom, the hotel is ideal for weddings and other glamorous social occasions. The hotel is conveniently located on the Inner Harbor, walking distance to many of Baltimore's most well-known attractions including Camden Yards, American Visionary Art Museum, and the National Aquarium.

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