Imagine a party of 1000 pumped riders who’ve just completed one of the best rides going. With both gourmet food and a cold beer awaiting at the finish included with your registration*, plus live DJ spinning feel good vibes and complimentary hospitality from our premium sponsors, we create Celebration Plaza at the base of the Four Seasons Silicon Valley. It’s a party, and you’re invited.
*Wine lovers, we’ve got you covered too. Soft drink options? You bet!
Food as delicious as the atmosphere
Thanks to the Four Seasons Silicon Valley, soak up the atmosphere and that finish line feeling in a vibrant food festival environment. The Hotel’s Food and Beverage Director Richard Lanaud works closesly with Executive Chef Martín Morelli to develop a gourmet culinary experience for all participants.
The Four Seasons finish line food festival features numerous mouth-watering options reflective of the culinary diversity of Silicon Valley and the greater Bay Area. “Our location in California allows us to provide the cyclists with an amazing selection of delicious food options with a focus on utilizing fresh, local and high quality ingredients”, says Richard.
All riders will receive food ticket and drink tickets, included in your registration. The 2018 menu included:
- Polpetini with Rotelle pasta – house made bite size meatballs, wheels shaped pasta, san marzano tomatoe sauce, calabrian chili, parmigiano reggiano
- Short rib Burger – aged cheddar, arugula, tomato marmalade, garlic aioli, crispy onion. Served with potatoes chips. Mini chooped salads.
- Pizza Amatriciana – guanciale, calabrian chili, red onion, parsley oven baked egg, pecorino fiore di sardo.
- Pizza Margherita – mozzarella di buffala, san marzano tomatoes, fresh basil, extra virgin olive oil.
In 2018, DJ Daniel Buckman will took riders on a journey through sound with his eclectic selection of feel good beats curated specifically for the finish line festival at Celebration Plaza. As an established Four Seasons resident DJ who is no stranger to high profile events, Buckman’s company BELLOSOUND has quickly become one of the most sought after DJ companies in North America.
The Alta Classe experience
First across the line with a full neutralized escort across town just like the pros, Alta Classe continues to provide the higher experience all weekend. At Celebration Plaza, this only keeps on going.
Exclusive to Alta Classe riders, the Alta Classe area features plush lounges for riders to kick back and relax. Skip the lineups and head straight to the buffet, where fine dining, extra space and feeling good are prime on the menu.
Host your clients or simply spoil yourself in this elevated experience.
History needs to be made. So let’s make it
RBC GranFondo Silicon Valley is the platform for something great. It’s the timesheet that keeps your achievements immortal, it’s the hillclimbs that show your legs’ commitment; it’s the age category that you conquered against everyone else.
All of this creates history. Compete to win in 5 year age categories, come together for glory in the Four Seasons Cup Team Challenge, or make yourself proud by completing a bucketlist ride. All is recorded, all is indelible.