Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Prime-Cut, Dry-Aged Meats and Cutting-Edge Cuisine Are Center Stage at Palm Springs Resort's Modern, Cliffside Restaurant

RANCHO MIRAGE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- The Edge Steakhouse, located inside The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage recently opened to the public near Palm Springs, California. Walled in glass and set cliff-side, 650 feet above the desert floor, The Edge is as dramatic a setting as it is a destination restaurant. "There is no other restaurant in the greater Palm Springs valley that has a view like The Edge," said Doug Watson, General Manager at the Rancho Mirage resort. "It is very modern, not a traditional steakhouse experience, from the cuisine and contemporary design, to the presentation and style of service."

The culinary team at The Edge crafts remarkable prime steaks, both premium hand-cut and dry-aged bone-in meats and seafood paired with an international wine list unrivaled in California's greater Palm Springs valley. "We have put together one of the best culinary teams in the Southern California desert," said Executive Chef, Bruno Lopez. Linton Romero is Chef in The Edge Steakhouse and Robert Ruelas is Chef de Cuisine. The Rancho Mirage restaurant features a dry-aging room, where select steaks are aged for 21-65 days. The dry-aging process tenderizes beef, both intensifying and concentrating the natural flavors. The menu also features prime cut steaks from around the world including Japanese and Australian Wagyu beef, served with a choice of house-made sauces and side dishes.

With modern, contemporary design details, and sweeping views of Rancho Mirage and the San Bernardino Mountains, the steakhouse seats 82 in the glassed-in dining room with an additional 12 seats at the bar for guests awaiting their reservations. The full menu is available at the bar or in the dining room, which boasts a semi-private chef's table and an open viewing kitchen for guests to observe the chefs artfully crafting their dishes. Servers are dressed in black with white dinner jackets and open collars, providing a refined, yet relaxed, ambiance of elegance and luxury.

In the Bar at The Edge Steakhouse, mixologists create modern interpretations of classic cocktails, like the signature Edge Manhattan, with in-house, oak cask-aged bourbon, while sommeliers pair the menu and serve an international list of old and new world wines by the glass and bottle. "We have curated a global list of wines by the glass and selections of regional craft beers," said Todd Brinkman, Wine Director for The Edge. "The wine list is unrivaled in California's greater Palm Springs Valley," he continued.

Full dinner, dessert and cocktail menus are available upon request.

Selected Opening Signature Dishes:
Charred Octopus
Slow-braised and charred Mediterranean octopus served with confit fingerling potatoes, smoked Spanish paprika, sweet onions, herb salad and squid ink puree

Foraged mushrooms and House-milled rice
Wild mushroom infused broken jasmine rice, pan-roasted chanterelle, black trumpet and king bolete mushrooms, wood sorrel and garlic blossoms

Braised Lamb shank
Slow braised lamb hind shank served with a parsley root puree, charred broccoli rabe and lemon confit vinaigrette

Selected Signature Classic Cocktails:
Edge Manhattan Oak cask-aged Buffalo Trace Bourbon & Carpano Antica
Allspice Cobbler Bulleit Bourbon, St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram, PX Sherry
Maguey Blanc Lillet Blanc, Avion Reposado Tequila, Vida Mescal
Moscow Mule Tru Vodka, Fever Tree Ginger Beer, lime
French 75 Plymouth Gin, lemon, Fouet Crémant de Loire
Sidecar Germain-Robin VSOP, Cointreau, lemon

For dinner reservations at The Edge Steakhouse, please contact 760-321-8282 or visit

For additional inquiries regarding The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage, please call 1-800-241-3333 or visit

About The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage
With its striking cliff-top location offering spectacular views of greater Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley, The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage, with its 244 guest rooms and suites opened on May 15, 2014 and is the first luxury resort in the region. Guests visiting the property have access to some of Southern California's most sought-after activities and attractions, from on-site Ritz Kids programs and spectacular hiking and cycling to the revered Joshua Tree National Park and Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. Inviting resort amenities will offer cliff-side swimming, serenity pools and an alluring, artfully-designed destination spa unrivaled in the Palm Springs Valley. Guests will also be availed access to the desert's finest curated golf and tennis experiences with exclusive arrangements at premier courses and clubs, accentuated by close proximity to a wide array of cultural and recreational activities, including more than 20 miles of hiking and biking trails, polo grounds and world-class shopping.

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 87 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. For more information or reservations, visit the company web site at, and for the latest company updates, visit The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR).

Steven H. Holt 
Market Director, Public Relations 
68900 Frank Sinatra Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Direct: (415) 312-8264
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