COPI any day any time

One week serving COPI any day any time  This past week we featured a number of new COPI dishes for breakfast and dinner; including Blue corn tacos, Sopes, Grits & cakes, Fish Fry and Fried rice. And everyone loved it. Eat Well. Do Good. Choose COPI History Asian carp were brought to the U.S. from China in the 1970’s to …

COPI is the new name

Rebranding Asian Carp as COPI  Would giving it a new name make it taste more delicious? Researchers think so. — COPI is the new name in a nationwide rebranding campaign. If you can’t beat them-eat them. History Asian carp were brought to the U.S. from China in the 1970’s to clean up the algae in catfish ponds and sewage lagoons. …

Private Dining in the Dells

 Did you know you can have your own Private Dining in “The Dells”? Here are five reasons why Private Dining can be easier when you host your next dinner at the Watson Lake Inn. You can Customize the Menu with “Your private Chef” The main advantage of managing the food on your own is to have total control over the …

Breakfast with global flavors

Today’s lodging guests and diners want to see global flavors on the menus. Breakfast with global flavors, prepared with local & seasonal products. From breakfast staples like bacon, sausage and ham for traditional menus, to classic dishes reinvented – think Eggs Benedict. And flavor-filled bowls, on-the-go handheld items; operators featuring menus with more ethnic-influenced choices to the delight of their …

Watson Lake Inn cooking classes resume

We know you’ve been waiting anxiously for it. Watson Lake Inn cooking classes resume June 3rd. At Watson Lake Inn, we take our standards for hygiene and cleanliness very seriously and are taking steps to ensure the safety of our guests and associates. We have been closely monitoring the CDC-Centers for Disease Control and WHO-World Health Organization regarding COVID-19 updates.  …

Nokolaustag Celebration

Nikolaustag Celebration

What is Nikolaustag celebration? On the night of December 5 and 6, in communities in Austria and Germany, a man dressed as der Heilige Nikolaus (St. Nicholas goes from house to house to bring small gifts to the children. Is Nikolaus the same as Santa Claus? Though they have similar outfits, Nikolaus is not to be confused with Santa Claus, …

More charcuterie

More Charcuterie at Watson Lake Inn

Charcuterie is culinary craftsmanship. It is part of the garde manger chef‘s repertoire. Originally intended as a way to preserve meat before the advent of refrigeration, Charcuterie are prepared today for their flavors derived from the preservation processes. In a world of Industrial meat processing it’s easy to forget about the more economical, but less lovable parts of the beast—brains, cheeks, …

Dia de Los Muertos

Día de los Muertos

What is Día de los Muertos? Día de los Muertos is an originally Mexican multi-day festival known in English as Day of the Dead that is celebrated every year from October 31 to November 2 in commemoration of deceased friends and family members. It coincides with the Christian celebrations of Halloween on October 31, All Saints’ Day on November 1 …

Watson Lake Inn Cooking Classes

Our Cooking Classes are featured now for two years. Since inception we received a lot of positive feedback and suggestions; and even more questions. I will try to answer some of those in this post below. Cooking Classes at Watson Lake Inn Designed to give attendees a kitchen to learn, practice, and have fun in. Our classes are meant to …

St Patricks Day

Celebrate St. Patricks Day

St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in the US St. Patrick’s Day observes of the death of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. The holiday has evolved into a celebration of Irish culture with parades, special foods, music, dancing, drinking and a whole lot of green. While not a legal holiday in the United States, is nonetheless widely recognized and observed …