Top Foodie Trends in Orange County
The Ranch at Laguna Beach’s flagship restaurant, Harvest, was designed to be timeless — providing our guests with local flavors, the finest ingredients and a taste of California culinary traditions.
One of those traditions, of course, is being on the cutting edge of food trends. So we asked Harvest Executive Chef Charles Imbelli what’s hot in Orange County and beyond in 2017, and how those trends are reflected on the Harvest menu.
Exploring during your stay? Try some culinary exploration, too
Great dining options in Laguna Beach
The Ranch at Laguna Beach was created to provide a place of rejuvenation, a place where visitors can find everything they’re looking for without ever leaving the resort: from fine dining at Harvest and relaxing spa treatments to outdoor activities in our stunning natural setting.
Tips for a Spring Break the Family Will Love
The signs of spring are already here — and soon, spring break will be, too. That makes this a great time to get ahead of the game and start planning your restful week away from the usual bustle. Still wondering where to go? Here are some things to consider:
The Top 3 Hidden Gems of Orange County
Orange County has a lot to offer from scenic beaches, great weather, shopping and tourist destinations. As far as shopping, the go-to destinations are often South Coast Plaza and Fashion Island in Newport Beach. However, there are some true hidden shopping gems in Orange County. And while many visitors tend to associate the OC with TV shows and Disneyland, there are some lesser known great things to see and do. Here are some secret spots that we have uncovered that are worth a visit.
Weddings on Your Mind? The Top Proposal Spots at the Ranch
Southern California has no shortage of ideal locations. With its always sunny demeanor, beautiful coasts and Cali cool vibe, the Golden State has many beautiful spots for a proposal. Though you may have tons of options, we’d like to think the Ranch offers a little bit of everything, depending on what you’re looking for.
Unwind Post-Conference at the Ranch at Laguna Beach
Conferences can be busy times. There’s the travel to and fro, the reconnecting with old friends and past colleagues, and the panels and business meetings that consume the bulk of the day. Fortunately, conferences can produce some fun and relaxing times as well.
Let’s start with the travel. If you must travel for a conference, there are few spots more desirable than Laguna Beach. Pair that with a brand-new, sprawling coastal resort, and we think you’re off to a good start!
Top 3 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling for Business
Business can be great on the wallet. It can even be great on the soul when personal goals are met and expectations are achieved. We truly hope that’s your experience at the Ranch at Laguna Beach. No matter your line of work, however, we know business travel can be taxing on the system. Airports, car rides, beds that are not our own and cuisine cooked by a stranger – it can all take its toll. Add to this business meetings, networking events and educational panels, and your energy can fall to zero.
Three Things You Didn’t Know (But Should!) About Golfing at the Ranch
As any seasoned golfer knows, not all golf courses are created equal. Luckily, you don’t have to be a seasoned pro to appreciate all that Ben Brown’s Golf Course at the Ranch has to offer. This nine-hole course offers unparalleled views and opportunities for bonding with your friends, family, colleagues and even yourself! So grab your irons and come with us after discovering all the wonders of Ben Brown’s.
1. You’re Home Free at Ben Brown’s
The Top 3 Things to Do in Orange County Before the 'Big Day'
Weddings are meant to be special, celebratory times for the happy couple, wedding party and all the guests. Unfortunately, many end up being sources of stress as well. Laguna Beach is the perfect place to unwind, regardless of your particular pleasure. The Ranch’s idyllic location affords you many options when it comes to activities leading up to the big Day, so shake off those jitters and get rolling—there’s fun to be had!
1. Get Active
The Ranch at Laguna Beach’s Community Giving Program Pays Off for Nonprofits
We all know we’re supposed to give more than we receive, but the amount of joy we receive from giving makes us at The Ranch at Laguna Beach keep coming back for more. That’s why we created a new community-giving program that assists Orange County’s nonprofit organizations.
We never want an organization to feel the cost of a venue or an event impedes its ability to achieve a worthy goal. So with that in mind, we’re offering local nonprofits a 10 percent food and beverage discount when they host events at The Ranch at Laguna Beach.