Press Release – July 27, 2011
SATISFY YOUR SWEET TOOTH AT COPPERLEAF RESTAURANT
Seattle’s Award-Winning Restaurant Introduces New Dessert & Wine Menus
SEATTLE – (July 27, 2011) - Created especially for foodies craving something other than cake and ice cream, Copperleaf Restaurant at Cedarbrook Lodge has introduced a lineup of mouthwatering desserts and exquisite wines that will satisfy even the most sophisticated palate.
“It pleases us to offer our guests delicious, satisfying desserts and premium glasses of wine,” said Roy Breiman, culinary director of Cedarbrook Lodge. “Our choices showcase the best local and seasonal flavors and textures.”
Culinary Director Roy Breiman and Executive Chef Mark Bodinet have fashioned Copperleaf’s new dessert menu to highlight complex flavors and thoughtful culinary presentation. The menu includes seasonally inspired dishes, such as Coconut Sorbet with caramelized pineapple, lime pound cake and lemongrass syrup; Chocolate and Cherries with graham crackers, cherry marshmallows and frozen chocolate glace; Bellweather Farms Fromage Blanc with toasted pistachios, English thyme and lavender honey; and Rhubarb Ice Cream with garden basil and Holmquist Farm hazelnuts. The menu also includes “desserts to sip on,” featuring fortified beverages including 20-year Fonseca Tawny Post and Fonseca Vintage 2000 Port.
Copperleaf Restaurant is also unveiling a Captain’s List that represents the trademark of excellence in Pacific Northwest Vivification featuring local wine. The list includes nine carefully selected varietals, such as Reynvann Family Vineyards Syrah 2008, DeLille “Harrison Hill” Red Blend 2008 and Waters & Gramercy Cellars 21 Grams Red Blend 2008. The Captain’s List also includes select Northwest Select Magnums from local vintners Abeja and Long Shadows.
Copperleaf Restaurant, a 30-seat farm-to-table restaurant, prides itself on its fresh, locally sourced ingredients and quintessentially Northwest ambiance, which is prominently displayed on the 16-seat outdoor Copperleaf Terrace showcasing a large wood burning fireplace. 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.
For more information about Copperleaf Restaurant, visit http://www.CedarbrookLodge.com or call (877) 515-2176.
About Cedarbrook Lodge
Cedarbrook Lodge, rated the No. 1 hotel in the world on the Expedia® 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 RewardsTM, 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 RewardsTM, 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 http://www.CoastalHotels.com.