Pan Pacific San Francisco Heals The Crabby

(San Francisco, CA)—- Getting a little crabby? Then head to The Pan Pacific San Francisco for the debut of the citywide Crab Festival to hang out with all the other crustaceans. From January 30 through February 28, 2003, The Pan Pacific San Francisco is offering a special Crab Fest Package for those interested in partaking in the festivities surrounding San Francisco`s Crab Festival 2003.

The Crab Fest Package starts at $250 and includes accommodations for two, crab cakes upon arrival and a special “Crab Bag” filled with appropriately themed gifts and souvenirs. Guests may also choose to purchase tickets through the hotel`s concierge for the myriad of events which will be held at Fort Mason over the weekend of January 31-February 2, 2003. Additionally, the hotel`s PACIFIC will be featuring a special crab tasting menu which will be featured in the restaurant through the month of February.

San Francisco`s Crab Festival is a celebration of the city`s indigenous crustacean, Dungeness Crab, with a month long series of culinary and cultural events in February, 2003, including Bon Appetit`s Wine & Spirits Focus, a gala event featuring the city`s top restaurants and the region`s best wineries; the Crab Festival Marketplace & “Challenge of the Masters”; and Walk About the Wharf and Dungeness Dining promotions.

The Pan Pacific San Francisco is conveniently located on Post Street, only one block from the city`s shopping mecca Union Square and within walking distance to the cable cars, Chinatown and theater district. The hotel`s signature services and amenities include 24-hour personal valet service; complimentary luxury car service; fitness center; business center; 24-hour in-room dining; fine-dining in PACIFIC; luxury locker service; pillow preference program; laundry/valet service; and complimentary shoe shine.

To make reservations or for more information about The Pan Pacific San Francisco`s Crab Fest Package, please call (415) 771-8600 or (800) 533-6465 or log on to This special rate is based on availability.