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 …

Holiday Season

Fall in the Dells

Cranberry Season coincides with…Fall in the Dells Cranberries are unlike any other fruit in the world. The last week in September marks the start of the Cranberry Harvest Season which lasts until the end of October in Wisconsin, the largest producer of the berry. All around the globe, the cranberry plays an important role in different holiday traditions and it …

Memon certified lodging

The memon technology Earlier this year we installed the memon technology at Watson Lake Inn for the benefit of our customers and guests. And recently we became a memon certified business. A global recognition for the highest standard of well-being through holistic protection. Operating a lodging and hospitality business, the well-being of your guests is paramount for us. Being “memon …

Bed & Breakfast Etiquette

If it’s your first time at a bed & breakfast, the following simple tips will help you have a smooth, relaxing stay. Here’s everything you need to know about being the best guest ever. What guests should tell the hosts in advance? Many B&Bs offer services and amenities specially tailored to the needs of individual guests. But it’s crucial to …

Watson Lake Inn Prescott B&B, in the Granite Dells

Why stay at a bed & breakfast?

There are plenty reasons why you should give bed & breakfast a chance. For starters, they are totally different from anything you’ve done before and its better value for your experience is most cases. A bed & breakfast is something of a mix between a boutique hotel and a private home. Usually, the service is extremely personal. The owners might …

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 …

Mothers Day

Mother’s Day Celebration

Mothers Day is approaching fast…at Watson Lake Inn, we offer you for your mom a unique and memorable experience to and to celebrate in style. History about Mother’s Day In most countries, Mother’s Day is an observance derived from the holiday as it has evolved in the United States, promoted by companies who saw benefit in making it popular. As …

business advisor

When to look for business advise

When to hire a business advisor Your market is changing; sales decline, margins are shrinking, competitors seem stronger and more plentiful, and the complexity can feel overwhelming at times. Every successful business has struggled occasionally. The best ones knew when and where to ask for help. We advise accomplished owners and stake holders of restaurants, hotels, and food service industry suppliers …

Local Market

Foraging in Arizona

Native Arizona Foods Since my teens in Germany, I have been fascinated with wild food foraging. Teaching members of my family about safe, wild edible mushrooms and berries in the mountains. A fascinating hobby that now allows us in Arizona to experience, to a degree, how human ancestors lived off the land. The Arizona growing season chugs along all year …