Press Release – April 8, 2013
SeaTac Restaurants & Dining
EAT GREEN ON EARTH DAY AT COPPERLEAF
Quintessentially Northwest restaurant to donate portion of proceeds to Chefs Collaborative
SEATTLE – (April 8, 2013) – In celebration of Earth Day, Copperleaf Restaurant & Bar is offering a limited time five-course prix fixe Earth Day dinner menu, Monday, April 22 through Thursday, April 25, 2013, with proceeds benefitting the Seattle Chefs Collaborative chapter.
Supporting its commitment to providing exceptional farm-to-table cuisine sourced from local and sustainably minded farmers, ranchers and artisans, Copperleaf is donating 10 percent of all Earth Day dinner proceeds to Chefs Collaborative, a leading nonprofit network of chefs that fosters a sustainable food system through advocacy, education, and collaboration with the broader food community. In addition to the restaurant’s alignment with the organization’s cause, Roy Breiman, culinary director at Cedarbrook Lodge, serves as the vice president of the Seattle Chefs Collaborative chapter.
“Since our inception almost three years ago, Copperleaf has focused on responsible, sustainable and local cuisine, which all complement Chef Collaborative’s mission,” said Breiman. “In addition to our upcoming annual Savor auction for Food Lifeline, we’re celebrating Earth Day with a delicious tasting menu that not only celebrates spring, but also benefits another great cause.”
Executive Chef Mark Bodinet has developed the following Earth Day menu:
White Truffle, Grilled Bosc Pears, Miners Lettuce
Olive Oil Roasted Beets
Mad Hatcher Hen Egg Emulsion, Roasted Romaine, Victoria Island Asparagus
Neah Bay Halibut
Savoy Cabbage, Pacific Rose Apples, Rye Bread, Salter Caper Vinaigrette
Snake River Farms Beef Ribeye
Early Season Sweet Peas, Grilled Carrots, Spring Onions, Artichoke Mustard
Lemon Verbena Ice Cream
Burnt Marshmallow, Pistachio Custard, Vanilla Shortbread
The Earth Day dinner menu will be available in the Copperleaf dining room during dinner service, from Monday, April 22 to Thursday, April 25, for $75 per person, excluding taxes and gratuity. Organic and bio-dynamic wine pairings are also available for an additional $35 per person. Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made by calling Copperleaf directly at 206-214-4282.
In addition to the prix fixe Earth Day menu, Copperleaf’s regular seasonal lounge and dinner menus will be available. For more information about Copperleaf Restaurant & Bar, including hours, menus or upcoming events, visit http://www.CopperleafRestaurant.com. For more information about Cedarbrook Lodge, including special offers and packages, visit http://www.CedarbrookLodge.com.
About Copperleaf Restaurant & Bar
With a commitment to nourish the minds, Copperleaf Restaurant at Cedarbrook Lodge is Seattle’s quintessentially Northwest farm-to-table dining destination. Led by Culinary Director Roy Breiman and Executive Chef Mark Bodinet, Copperleaf opened in 2010 and has been distinguished by the Washington State Wine Commission as its 2013 Best Independent Restaurant of the Year; by Gayot as a 2012 Top 10 Restaurant for Food Rating, Northwest Cuisine, Outdoor Dining and Special Occasion; as well as a 2012 OpenTable® Diners’ Choice winner. Additionally, Seattle Magazine readers named it the Best Restaurant to open in 2010. Sourcing ingredients from local farmers, ranchers and artisans, as well as offering produce and herbs from its own Chef’s garden, Copperleaf is committed to sustainable dining. The restaurant also offers Copperleaf Rewards, a loyalty program for guests. For reservations, call 206-214-4284 or visit http://www.CopperleafRestaurant.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.
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