Press Release – May 2, 2011
Seattle Meeting Hotels
SPRING IS IN THE AIR—AND ON THE MENU—AT COPPERLEAF RESTAURANT AT CEDARBROOK LODGE
Quintessentially Northwest Seattle restaurant presents its new spring menu
SEATTLE – (May 2, 2011) – Copperleaf Restaurant at Cedarbrook Lodge, a quintessentially Northwest farm-to-table restaurant located on 18 acres of restored wetlands in Seattle, is pleased to announce its new spring menu which highlights the best flavors and textures of the season from local farmers, ranchers, artisans and its very own Chefs garden.
With a focus on locally sourced, natural and organic cuisine, Culinary Director Roy Breiman and Executive Chef Mark Bodinet continue to showcase their culinary creativity on the seasonal menus of the award-winning 30-seat restaurant. New menu items include Handcrafted Cherry-Pistachio Sausage with blue bird farm lentils, house-cured bacon, grilled scallions and fried egg; Hand-Cut Basil Agnolotti with white polenta, young turnips, radish and caramelized onion crème; Alaskan Wild King Salmon with salmon bacon hash, young leeks, sweet garlic and lemon-thyme emulsion; Anderson Valley Lamb with parisian gnocchi, baby carrots, green garlic and artichokes berigoule; and Waterwheel Farm Veal Shoulder with Full Circle Farm beets, fava beans, roasted cabbage perogi and caraway sauce.
“Spring is such an exciting season at Copperleaf,” said Breiman. “This new menu captures the essence of the season with Chef’s new preparations of local favorites. Each dish highlights a different seasonal flavor in a creative way.”
In addition to new menu selections, the culinary team has also brought back local seasonal favorites including Yakima Valley Asparagus, Kodiak Island Halibut and Nash Family Farm Rabbit.
Copperleaf opened in June 2010 and has been recognized with awards including Top 10 New Restaurant in the U.S. by Gayot; Best Food, Best Service, Best Ambiance and Best Overall in the OpenTable 2011 Diners’ Choice Awards; and Best New Restaurant to Open in 2010 in Seattle Magazine‘s Readers’ Choice Awards.
About Cedarbrook Lodge
Cedarbrook Lodge, rated the No. 1 hotel in the U.S. in the TripAdvisor® 2011 Travelers’ Choice® Awards, is located at 18525 36th Avenue South in Seattle, Wash., less than one mile from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Its dining establishment, Copperleaf Restaurant, features quintessentially Northwest farm-to-table cuisine and was named a 2011 Top 10 New Restaurant in the U.S. by Gayot. Nestled on an 18 acre oasis of restored wetlands, Cedarbrook Lodge features the coveted combination of a convenient location, serene setting, exceptional guest services and more than 24,000 square feet of event space ideal for many occasions including social gatherings, weddings, business meetings and conferences. Cedarbrook Lodge is a member of Stash Hotel Rewards™, a point-based program that allows guests at independent hotels to quickly earn free stays at participating properties. For reservations, call toll-free (877) 515-2176. Contact Cedarbrook Lodge directly at (206) 901-9268 or visit http://www.CedarbrookLodge.com.
About Coastal Hotel Group
Coastal Hotel Group is a privately held, Seattle-based hotel hospitality management company specializing in distinctive luxury hotels, resorts, inns, and lodges. Established in 1987, Coastal Hotel Group has earned a reputation for providing remarkable lodging choices for the discerning traveler. Coastal Hotel Group is a founding member of Stash Hotel Rewards™, a point-based program that allows guests at independent hotels across the country to quickly earn free nights at any participating property. For more information about Coastal Hotel Group, visit http://www.CoastalHotels.com.