Press Release – July 26, 2012
Mt. Hood Resorts
CLASSIC MEETS CONTEMPORARY WITH ALTITUDE’S NEW SEASONAL MENU
Premier Mt. Hood destination puts a fresh take on local summer favorites
WELCHES (Mt. Hood), Ore. – (July 26, 2012) - Altitude and Executive Chef Paul Bosch present a new seasonal summer menu featuring the freshest local bounty, available now at the casually upscale restaurant located at The Resort at The Mountain.
Highlighting local favorites and indigenous ingredients sourced in the Mt. Hood territory, the menu offers a contemporary take on classic dishes, satisfying a variety of palates. Altitude’s dining room provides an inviting atmosphere where locals and overnight guests alike can enjoy approachable, comfortable cuisine, as well as experience new flavors.
Offerings include Savory Foie Gras Crème Custard with strawberry-rhubarb chutney, white balsamic vinaigrette and pickled beets; Herb Crusted Lamb Rack with morel, lamb jus, pickled mustard seeds, succotash and lamb bacon; Ricotta Gnudi with brown butter, sage, peas, oven-roasted tomatoes and parmesan; and Fried Mortadella Sandwich with griddled mortadella, ricotta and paté di capperi on a brioche bun. In addition, Altitude will continue to offer classic favorites including Braised Beef Short Rib, Sirloin Burger and Beef Tenderloin.
“Chef Bosch has expertly incorporated ingredients from our own backyard into a fresh, seasonal menu that showcases a variety of flavors and textures,” said Cari Shafer, food and beverage director of The Resort. “Local produce, seafood and beef are abundant this time of year and Chef Bosch’s new menu highlights the best of the season.”
Altitude is located at The Resort at The Mountain, a premier spa, golf and ski destination along the western slope of Mt. Hood, less than one hour from Portland.
Altitude is open during the summer daily from 5 to 9 p.m. For more information about Altitude or to make reservations, visit http://www.altituderestaurant.com or call (503) 622-2214. For more information about The Resort at The Mountain, visit http://www.theresort.com or call (503) 622-3101.
About The Resort at The Mountain
The Resort at The Mountain is located at 68010 E. Fairway Avenue in Welches, Ore., at the western base of Mt. Hood. The premier Oregon destination is a recipient of the 2012 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence; three-time recipient of Smart Meetings Platinum Choice Award; 2011 Incentive Platinum Choice Award; 2011 Elite Meetings International Elite Gold Certification; winner of The Knot Best of Weddings 2011 and 2012 Ceremony and Reception category; winner of the 2011 Oregon Bride Editors’ Pick Best Get-In-Shape Plan; winner of the 2012 Oregon Bride Best All-Inclusive Wedding Destination; and winner of the 2012 Wedding WireBrides’ Choice Award for Portland Ceremony and Reception Venue. The Resort has something for everyone with activities including golf, spa, skiing, fly fishing, croquet and tennis, along with 18,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space. In 2009, The Resort completed a $14 million renovation and expansion to offer high-end accommodations and public areas that are ideal for both corporate meetings and leisure travelers. The Resort is a member of Stash Hotel RewardsTM, a point-based rewards program that allows guests at independent hotels to quickly earn free stays at participating properties. For reservations, call toll-free (877) 439-6774. Contact The Resort at The Mountain directly at (503) 622-3101 or visit http://www.TheResort.com.