Press Release – November 3, 2011
Seattle Meeting Hotels
FALL IN LOVE WITH FARM-TO-TABLE DINING
Copperleaf Restaurant at Cedarbrook Lodge Introduces Fall/Winter Menu
SEATTLE – (November 3, 2011) - Nourishing the minds, bodies and spirits of its guests through exquisite cuisine, Copperleaf Restaurant at Cedarbrook Lodge announces its newest seasonal menu, available now at the quintessentially Northwest farm-to-table restaurant.
“This menu possesses strong artistic expression through creative use of flavor combinations, culinary methods and plating presentations,” said Roy Breiman, culinary director of Cedarbrook Lodge. “We’re fortunate in the Pacific Northwest to have a great selection of local growers, ranchers, fishermen and artisans who help us further our mission to provide the best possible farm-to-table experience for our guests.”
The fall/winter menu features new lunch, dinner, dessert and wine selections, each highlighting the season’s best flavors and textures, including: Snoqualmie Valley Heirloom Potato Salad with Savoy Cabbage, Full Circle Farms Beets and Black Truffle Vinaigrette; Makah Tribe Line Caught Steelhead Salmon with Cipollini Onions, Granny Smith Apples, Garden Radish and Creamed Spinach; Pleasant View Farms Foie Gras, Huckleberry Marshmallow, Graham Cracker and Garnet Yams; Grimaud Farm Guinea Hen with Licorice Scented Bluebird Farm Farro, Chanterelles and Italian Prunes; and Rhubarb Ice Cream with Garden Basil, Holmquist Farm Hazelnuts.
At his intimate 30-seat farm-to-table restaurant in Seattle, Executive Chef Mark Bodinet, along with Breiman and their culinary team, showcases culinary excellence with a focus and commitment to using local ingredients. In addition to many herbs and vegetables grown in Cedarbrook’s onsite Chef’s garden and mushroom patch, Copperleaf sources most of its menu from within 100 miles of the restaurant.
Copperleaf was named a 2011 Top 10 New Restaurant by Gayot, as well as Best New Restaurant to open in 2010 by Seattle Magazine readers. 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 or to view the complete fall/winter menus, visit http://www.CedarbrookLodge.com or call (206) 214-4282.
About Cedarbrook Lodge
Cedarbrook Lodge, rated the No. 1 hotel in the world on the Expedia® 2011 Insiders’ SelectTM 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, visit http://www.CoastalHotels.com.