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12Jan 2015

Chef Ro’s Foraging Adventures

Chef Rochelle Foraging Along Oak Creek

Not only does Oak Creek provide a beautiful and serene backdrop to lunch or dinner at L’Auberge Restaurant, but it also provides some of the freshest local ingredients you’ll find on your plate. Foraging along Oak Creek and the L’Auberge grounds is one of Chef Rochelle’s favorite things to do – experiencing nature and its offerings up close and personal … Continue reading

09Nov 2014

Cooking with L’Auberge: Smoked Salmon Mousse Salad

Smoked Salmon Mousse Salad Serves 2-4 people At L’Auberge restaurant we serve this dish as a pre entrée appetizer. This also can be a great, light snack while enjoying a day at our organic spa. Satisfying and light yet an excellent source of high quality protein, the Smoked Salmon Mousse Salad also boasts a healthy dose of B Vitamins, D … Continue reading

30Jul 2014

A World Class Wine Destination: Northern Arizona


            A World Class Wine Destination: Northern Arizona Wine lovers take note. According to Travel & Leisure Magazine, you may not have to jet off to France, Italy or even Napa Valley to have a world-class wine experience. L’Auberge de Sedona was recently honored as one of “World’s Best Wine Country Hotels.” Why? Its central … Continue reading

19Aug 2013

Last Days of Summer…

Blueberry Mojito

The last days of summer are upon us and as we look forward to fall we must celebrate these last few weeks!  Labor day is just around the corner and we have a special package that includes breakfast with your room.  We invite you to spend the last bit of summer relaxing on the deck of your cottage or along … Continue reading

12Jul 2013

Chai Iced Tea “10 Healthy Summer Frozen Drinks”


Todd Brinkman, our Food & Beverage Director, has a Chai Iced Tea receipe that has been featured in  Below is Todd’s take on his Healthy Summer Drink… Everybody has their favorite coffee shop, whether it is a local spot or the great Seattle mermaid store.  Most people are not aware that the Frappu-Machiato-FrozenLatte drink they are ordering is full of … Continue reading

03Jun 2013

Sparkling Rosemary Lemonade


Have you tried the Sparkling Rosemary Lemonade from L’Auberge Veranda Bar yet? Todd Brinkman, Food & Beverage Director, shares with us his insight behind creating this delicious cocktail that combines rosemary grown on property and white whiskey. I prefer to build cocktails that have ingredients which enhance the flavor profile of the base spirit.  My favorite way to do that is … Continue reading

23Apr 2013

L’Auberge Sommelier, Todd Brinkman, recounts his experience at Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival


Recently I was lucky enough to be invited to work the Pebble Beach Food and Wine festival as a sommelier.  Even better, I was able to take the time off from real work to go for the whole weekend.  I did not know what to expect other than what was listed on the general itinerary of tastings, lunches and dinner … Continue reading