Mirror Lake Inn to Host Adirondack Festival of Food & Wine This April
Chefs and sommeliers offer new take on taste in 2012
Placid, N.Y. (February 14, 2012)- The Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa will
host the seventh-annual Adirondack Festival of Food & Wine from Thursday, April
19 to Sunday, April 22.
Guest chefs will fuse international delicacies with locally-grown
Adirondack meats and cheeses, all with a touch of Four-Diamond class. This year's Food
& Wine Festival features the theme "The Culinary Melting Pot of Taste," which captures how
the five elements of taste influence the way people eat and drink.
The popular four-day event will feature wine tastings, culinary demonstrations, a
cooking competition and various special seminars. The Lake
Placid Food & Wine package for festival-goers includes three nights of
accommodation and a full festival pass for all event tastings and dinners.
The festival's menus and events are
designed to reflect the five elements of taste: salty, sour, sweet, bitter and umami, which is an
earthy, savory taste. The Inn's culinary team led by Executive Chef, Jarrad
Lang, will prepare a seven-course dinner based upon these different flavors.
The meal will be paired with the Inn's world-class wines, each presented by a guest
This year's Adirondack
Festival of Food & Wine itinerary includes:
- Opening reception featuring a wine bar and guest mixologists
- Cooking demonstrations, wine seminars and tastings
- Grand Tasting Reception of world-class wines
- Ready-Set-Cook! Competition that pits the Inn's culinary team
against the talents of guest chefs.
- Seven-course dinner paired with wines prepared by guest chefs and
the Inn's culinary team.
- Farewell jazz brunch and wine tasting featuring live music.
The chefs will be combining Adirondack locavore cuisine with
international experience they've gained at world-class institutions such as the
New England Culinary Institute, Culinary Institute of America and the Research
Chefs Association. A master sommelier, brew master, gardener, baker and chef
will all be presenting.
About the Mirror Lake Inn
The Mirror Lake Inn Resort
and Spa is a luxury lakefront resort in the Adirondack Mountains. The Inn offers both world-class
cuisine and casual dining options, with impeccable service amid awe-inspiring
views. The Inn's renowned Lake
Placid spa pampers the body and refreshes the mind with a comprehensive
menu of services. The inn is conveniently located one block from the restaurants
and shops on Main Street in Lake Placid, NY.
For more information on the Mirror Lake Inn, visit www.mirrorlakeinn.com.