Press Release – Sept. 26, 2013
SeaTac/Seattle Airport Hotels
COPPERLEAF CELEBRATES NATIONAL WOMEN’S SMALL
BUSINESS MONTH; HONORS FEMALE FARMERS AND VINTNERS
Award-winning restaurant presents tasting menu featuring products from women-owned local businesses
Images courtesy Jeff Caven Photography for Cedarbrook Lodge
SEATAC, Wash. – (Sept. 26, 2013) – In celebration of October being National Women’s Small Business Month, the quintessentially farm-to-table Copperleaf Restaurant & Bar is offering a tasting dinner menu exclusively featuring products from women-owned farms, ranches and wineries. The supplementary four-course menu will be available Oct. 7-10 during regular dinner hours.
“We’re very fortunate to have a number of excellent women-owned culinary artisans in our region,” said Roy Breiman, culinary director of Cedarbrook Lodge. “At Copperleaf, we regularly support many small and local farmers, ranchers and vintners, several of which are owned and managed by very talented and devoted women. It’s a special privilege to honor these women with our specially prepared tasting menu.”
The main ingredient of each course highlights a different local female farmer partner, including Sarah Cassidy of Oxbow Farms & Education Center in Carnation, Wash.; Rose Aschenbrenner of Pleasant View Farm in Puyallup, Wash.; Tracy Baker of Gleason Ranch in Brady, Wash.; and Anne Hainsworth of Cherry Valley Dairy in Duvall, Wash.
Together, Breiman and Copperleaf Executive Chef Mark Bodinet have developed the following four-course dinner, available in conjunction with Copperleaf’s regular seasonal menus: Honey Glazed Oxbow Farm Sugar Pie Pumpkin with rainbow Swiss chard, vanilla poached liberty apples and toasted filberts; Pleasant View Farm Duck Ravioli with white truffle parsnip crème and preserved Cascade huckleberries; Gleason Ranch Dry Aged Beef Ribeye with caramelized Walla Walla onions, braised cavelo nero and applewood smoked bacon; and Cherry Valley Dairy “Dairy Reserve” with maple glazed garnet yams, cinnamon French toast and marshmallow fluff.
Additionally, all of the featured wine pairings are from regional women vintners, including Nina Foster of Buty Winery, Patricia Green of Patricia Green Cellars, Stacy Lill and Kathy Johnson of O Wines, and Marie-Eve Gilla of Forgeron Cellars.
This special dinner menu celebrating National Women’s Small Business Month is available for a limited time beginning on Monday, Oct. 7 through Sunday, Oct.13. The cost is $65 per person, with wine pairings available for an additional $35 per person. Copperleaf’s regular seasonal dinner and lounge menus will also be available. For reservations or additional information about menus, hours, special promotions or directions, visit Copperleaf Restaurant & Bar or call 206-214-4282.
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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