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Press Release – May 25, 2011

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Award-winning Quintessentially Northwest restaurant announces summer dinner series

Summer Dinner Series at Copperleaf Restaurant

SEATTLE – (May 25, 2011) – With its exciting new lineup of summer dinner events, Copperleaf Restaurant at Cedarbrook Lodge invites foodies to enjoy exquisitely prepared, elegantly plated and expertly paired cuisine with a selection of local wines, ciders and beers.

Culinary Director Roy Breiman and Executive Chef Mark Bodinet, together with local wineries, cideries and breweries, have developed a series of summer dinner events, each highlighting the Northwest’s best seasonal ingredients, flavors and textures. Breiman and Bodinet have teamed up with Charles and Rose Anne Finkel of Pike Place Brewery in Seattle; Jim Bovino of Finnriver Farm Cidery in Chimacum, Wash.; and Poppie and James Mantone of Syncline Wine Cellars in Lyle, Wash.

“We have a great schedule of summer dinners, including a really unique cider-maker dinner,” said Breiman. “Each dinner is a celebration of local food and wine, cider or beer, and is a fun way to experience the Northwest’s unique food scene.”

Chef Bodinet will prepare prix fixe menus for each dinner and, weather permitting, guests can enjoy dinner on the outdoor Copperleaf Terrace, featuring a large fireplace and views of Cedarbrook Lodge’s pond, lawn and garden areas.

The Copperleaf Special Summer Dinner Schedule:
Pike Place Brewery Dinner – Friday, July 22nd
Finnriver Cidery Dinner – Friday, August 12th
Syncline Wine Cellars Dinner – Friday, August 26th

Copperleaf was named a Top 10 New Restaurant by Gayot, as well as Best New Restaurant to open in 2010 by Seattle Magazine readers. Focusing on nourishing the minds, bodies and spirits of its guests, Copperleaf strives to set a model of responsible and sustainable culinary practices by utilizing concepts such as onsite farming, mushroom harvesting, composting, water reclamation, as well as sourcing meat, dairy and produce from local ranchers, farmers and artisans.

For more information about Copperleaf Restaurant at Cedarbrook Lodge, visit or call (206) 214-4282.

About Cedarbrook Lodge
Cedarbrook Lodge, rated the No. 1 hotel in the world on the Exepedia® 2011 Insiders’ Select® List and 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

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


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