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Month of Love Events at Grill 1-2-5


The Modern American restaurant inside the historic Radisson Hotel Corning ( has announced several new couples events this February in conjunction with the hotel’s infamous Month of Love campaign.   The Gaffer District’s “hotel with heart” and its signature restaurant are going above and beyond in the name of romance all February.  With offerings ranging from aphrodisiac-infused food and drinks and a Valentine's Dinner Dance to a Craft Beer Dinner and a Mardi Gras Food Fest, Radisson Hotel Corning is the place to be for starry-eyed couples throughout the month to come.  


February 14: Valentine’s Day Dinner

Mirroring Grill 1-2-5’s casually artistic direction, Executive Chef David Tarr and Director of Food & Beverage Ken Knowles are designing an elegant 3-course prix fixe Valentine’s menu (in addition to the regular menu) that is relatable yet progressive in execution and full of romantic favorites.  The special menu includes classics like French onion soup, Belgian Endive cups, basil & feta salad tasting spoons, filet, crab cake, spinach stuffed chicken roulade and more.  The Valentine’s Day holiday dinner on the 14th will be served in the main dining with seatings beginning at 5:30 pm.   Please contact the restaurant directly at 607.962.5000 ext 127 for more info and reservations. 


February 15: Valentine’s Dinner Dance

For couples who want to get their groove on this February, the Ultimate Valentine’s Package offers: overnight accommodations on February 15th, dinner for two at Grill 1-2-5 at 6:00 pm sharp which includes a Champagne toast upon arrival followed by a 3-course, prix fixe menu (same as February 14th); admission to the Valentine’s Dance in the hotel’s ballroom thereafter from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm which includes a chocolate fountain and live musical entertainment; and finally turndown service with rose petals and a Valentine’s surprise awaiting the guestroom after the dance.  Click here for reservations. 


February 19 – 25: Mardi Gras Food Fest

Grill 1-2-5 presents the First Annual Madi Gras Food Fest February 19th to February 25th.  Executive Chef David Tarr is partnering with Guest Chef Jamie Cadden, formerly of Black Water Grill (St Simons Island, Georgia) and of Diners, Dives and Drive-ins TV fame, to bring guests a week-long celebration of southern food classics.  Menu highlights include: chicken and sausage gumbo, boudin fritters, red beans and rice, crawfish etouffee, shrimp po boy and more.  Served 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm daily throughout Mardi Gras Food Fest week.  Reservations can be made by calling 607.962.5000 ext 127. 



February 21: Corks and Forks

Couples are invited to cozy up at Grill 1-2-5 for an evening of spectacular wine, delicious food, great company, and a little education. At the February 21st edition of Corks and Forks, attendees will enjoy four unique local wines from a popular local winery (to be announced soon) paired to chef-inspired tapas by Executive Chef David Tarr.  The event starts at 6:30 pm and reservations can be made by calling 607.962.5000 ext 127. 


February 28: Beer Dinner with Grist Iron Brewery

Grill 1-2-5 is partnering with award-winning Grist Iron Brewing Co. out of Hector, New York in the heart of the Finger Lakes region to bring couples a hand-crafted, 4-course beer dinner on the 28th.  GIB boasts a unique variety of brews (all created on-site) made in the traditional American style with a unique twist.  The proceedings will begin at 6:30 pm (reservations available at 607.962.5000 ext 127) and include the following menu pairings:


1st Course: Shrimp Toast points with Thyme Beurre Rouge paired with Ol Buddy Ol Pale Ale

2nd Course: Pork Belly with a pineapple kohlrabi slaw paired with Campfire Lite Lager

3rd Course: Crab Stuffed Shrimp with a citrus cream sauce paired with Life's Lemons IPA

4th Course: Wild Game Chili with Garlic Butter Toast Points & Manchego cheese paired with Scotch-a-locha Ale


February 1 – 29: Month of Love Overnight Add-On’s 

Stay at Radisson Hotel Corning any time this February (rooms start at only $119) and add-on any one of the following Month of Love enhancements to enrich the romance.  Pricing for add-ons and reservation information can be obtained only by calling +1 (607) 962-5000 or emailing


Love Potion Elixirs: Cocktails infused with natural aphrodisiac elements, made-to-order in guestrooms on a classic cocktail cart by the resident mixologist (i.e. the “Love Doctor”).

Aphrodisiac Dessert Cart: A selection of decadent, aphrodisiac-infused dessert cart options made fresh in-house and delivered to guestrooms to help intensify the night.  

In-Suite, Candlelit Dinner: A chef-crafted, prix fixe dinner menu highlighted by aphrodisiac-laced entrees, dedicated wait staff, sommelier service, rose petals and candles in the guest room.

Couples Ice-Skating: Hand-made hot cocoa or hot toddies in the hotel to warm spirits before or after an exhilarating couple’s skate at the Corning Ice Rink next door. 

Perfect Proposals: A complimentary consultation with Radisson Hotel Corning’s “Crystal City Weddings” expert Kristen Morseman on planning an unforgettable proposal. 

Breakfast in Bed: A lavish breakfast served in the intimacy of the guestroom’s bed to cap off an exceptionally romantic experience at Radisson Hotel Corning. 

Late Check-Out: Guests can keep the romance going by staying in bed.  Late check-out arrangements can be requested for 2 p.m.