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Make Your Holiday Celebration a Memorable One at Agio

Bethesda Marriott Restaurant Offers Semi-Private Dining for Holiday Parties and More

BETHESDA, MD -- (Marketwire) -- 11/07/12 -- As the holiday season approaches, event planners are already working hard to create unique experiences for business and social celebrations. In the Washington, DC area, an exciting, intimate option is the dining room at Agio restaurant at Bethesda Marriott.

With a brushed stainless steel bar, granite communal high top dining table, hardwood floors, and spotlights, Agio is more than just a temple of stunning contemporary design and Italian style. Unique Bethesda dining open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Agio features tantalizing dishes shaped by the expert taste and eye of Executive Chef George Nkulenu, all served in a relaxed and casual ambiance. On a menu filled with favorites, some of the restaurant's signature dishes include Mussels, Spaghetti Alla Carbonara, Veal Scallopine, Zuppa De Pesce, and Tiramisu. Whether it's breakfast, lunch, dinner, or just drinks, there's something for everyone at this exquisite Italian restaurant in Bethesda, MD.

Besides offering classic and contemporary cuisine in a casual and relaxing atmosphere, Agio offers a semi-private dining area that can be closed off for private parties for up to 40 guests. For more information on private Bethesda, MD dining, please contact Derek Vanbrakle, the hotel's Private Party Contact, at derek.vanbrakle@marriott.com or 301-897-9400.

Located just outside of Washington, DC, Bethesda Marriott is part of a thriving area of community events, 20 art galleries and some of the best shopping in the area. Wisconsin Ave. is accessible just outside the hotel for direct access to I-270 and 495 and an easy 2-mile drive to downtown Bethesda, where plenty of parking is available and its bustling streets often host special events.

Simple transportation is a must, which is why this Bethesda, MD hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to downtown, local destinations like the NIH campus and White Flint Mall, and the Metro's Red Line, which provides continuous service to downtown Washington, DC.

With 399 lavishly chic hotel rooms, 8 notable suites, 18,500 sq. ft. of flexible event space and state-of-the-art Washington, DC meeting rooms, this hotel near NIH is an ideal event and meeting venue for any occasion. Information and reservations are available at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-deals/wasbt-bethesda-marriott/.

About Bethesda Marriott

This completely redesigned lodging in Bethesda, MD offers an abundance of seasonal specials and vacation packages for business and leisure travelers. Bethesda Marriott is conveniently located near the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Navy Medical Center, FDA, IBM, and Kaiser Permanente. From one of the hotel's 399 rooms and 8 suites, guests can enjoy downtown Bethesda hotel accommodations with easy access to the Washington, DC Metro, Reagan National, BWI and Dulles. The hotel also features six concierge levels and 27 meeting rooms, with 18,500 sq. ft. of total meeting space.

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