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Celebrate a Uniquely Italian Thanksgiving Celebration at Agio

Bethesda Marriott Restaurant Offers an Exclusive Thanksgiving Dinner

BETHESDA, MD -- (Marketwire) -- 11/09/12 -- As the holidays approach, so do plans for visits, get-togethers, and elaborate holiday meals. But for those who'd rather not spend hours in the kitchen, Bethesda Marriott and Agio restaurant are pleased to offer an exciting, 3-course Thanksgiving dinner.

Offering seatings at both 3:00 and 6:00 PM on Thursday, November 22, Thanksgiving dinner at Agio includes: the choice of either a butternut squash and pumpkin soup or Agio house salad to start; 8 oz. New York Strip Steak, herb-crusted roasted turkey or maple-baked ham as an entrée; family-style sides including stuffing, green beans, and sweet potato and chive mashed potatoes; and the choice of pumpkin pie, chocolate cake, or cranberry and pecan cheesecake for dessert. All coffee, tea, soft drinks, and juice are included, for just $30.95 per adult or $12.95 per child (ages 5-12), plus tax.

Italian for "leisure," Agio offers comfortable, contemporary Italian cuisine. Whether it's breakfast, lunch, dinner, or just drinks, there's something for everyone at this exquisite Italian restaurant in Bethesda, MD. For this holiday season, guests can put the aprons away and RSVP to Agio at 301-828-2017.

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.

Located just outside of Washington, D.C., 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.

With 399 lavishly chic hotel rooms, 8 notable suites, 18,500 sq. ft. of flexible event space and state-of-the-art Washington, D.C. meeting rooms, this hotel near NIH is an ideal event and meeting venue for any occasion. Information and reservations are available at

About Bethesda Marriott

This completely redesigned Bethesda, Maryland lodging 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. The hotel also features Agio, a contemporary Italian restaurant offering some of the finest dining in Bethesda, MD. 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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