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Chef Mark Monette's Lamb
Mark Monette of Boulder's Four Star Flagstaff
House Restaurant creates an online Colorado
lamb feast that will turn an ordinary
holiday meal into something extraordinary.
Available online and delivered fresh to
Boulder, CO - Following the sell-out popularity
of its online Thanksgiving meal, the award-winning
Flagstaff House Restaurant is now offering
online a freshly prepared Colorado lamb
feast for four to be enjoyed by home chefs
and foodies alike this holiday season.
Chef Monette, whose online culinary creations
have been featured on Food Network's "Road
Tasted" with Jamie and Bobby Deen
(sons of Paula Deen) as well as NBC, has
put together a complete online "soup-to-nuts"
Colorado lamb holiday dinner that fine
dining fans coast-to-coast can enjoy this
"Since our online Thanksgiving Dinner
was so popular and sold out quickly, we
wanted to offer one of our most popular
entrees for people to enjoy in their homes
this Christmas," said Mark Monette,
Executive Chef and Partner of the Flagstaff
House Restaurant. "Our Colorado lamb,
and the unique way we prepare it, is the
perfect holiday meal with its elegance,
versatility and its mild, delicious flavor.
Combined with our sides and dessert, this
feast for four will turn the average holiday
meal something truly special."
Monette's Colorado Holiday Lamb Dinner
· Chef Monette presents a first
course of lobster soup. Fresh lobsters
are roasted then simmered to bring out
the full flavor. Asian influences of lime
leaf, lemon grass and coconut milk accent
the lobster providing a full-flavored
appetizer. Ready to heat and serve.
· The main course is a trifecta
of tender Colorado lamb: (1) Full Rack
of Lamb that has been crusted with Dijon
mustard and rosemary bread crumbs--ready
for roasting, (2) Lamb Loin that is fully
trimmed, marinated in extra virgin olive
oil, fresh rosemary and garlic--ready
to cook, and (3) a fully prepared lamb
shank, seasoned and cooked to perfection
in the Flagstaff House kitchen. Just heat
· This holiday season, Chef Monette
is sharing a Flagstaff House specialty,
Italian Heirloom Polenta. Ready to add
milk, heat and serve.
· A hearty serving of Ratatouille
vegetables is ready to warm the soul on
cold December days. Ready to heat and
· Rounding out the holiday dinner
is a rewarding French almond cake, ready
to heat and serve, served with Meyer's
rum eggnog anglais.
HOW TO ORDER
To ensure adequate quantities are available
for delivery in advance of the Christmas
holiday, orders must be placed no later
than Monday, December 18, 2006, online
at www.shopflagstaffhouse.com <http://www.shopflagstaffhouse.com/>
or by calling the restaurant at (303)
Cost for the complete hand-crafted dinner
for four is $248 plus tax and overnight
shipping. Customers are welcome to pick
up the holiday meal at the restaurant
All orders to be shipped will be sent
fresh and by overnight delivery on Wednesday,
December 20 2006 to arrive on Thursday,
December 21, in advance of Christmas.
Orders to be picked up will be available
after 3:00 p.m. on December 20, 2006.
Available while supply lasts.
Chef Mark Monette
Chef Monette's culinary experience includes
creating dishes for several Four Star
restaurants in New York City and various
Michelin Three Star restaurants in France
and the Orient, where he trained with
several master chefs, including Bernard
Hermman and Thomas Keller.
Chef Monette became Executive Chef and
Partner of the Flagstaff House in 1985
and has been responsible for the restaurant's
culinary delights ever since. His unique
style of cooking incorporates French American
cuisine with Asian accents.
While at the Flagstaff House, Chef Monette
has had the opportunity to prepare a special
menu for the Emperor and Empress of Japan,
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, as
well as the Prime Minister of Japan, Ryutaro
Hashimoto, and his foreign ministers.
The restaurant has also hosted many dinners
for notable culinary dignitaries including
Paul Bocuse, Angela Gaja, and Robert Mondavi.
About The Flagstaff House Restaurant
Celebrating 35 years, the Flagstaff House
Restaurant has been providing award-winning
mountainside dining with inspiring views
of Boulder and the Front Range. Owned
by the Monette Family since 1971, the
Flagstaff House has one of the largest
wine collections in Colorado, with more
than 20,000 bottles and 3,000 selections.
Starting in 1983, the Flagstaff House
has won the prestigious Grand Award each
year from Wine Spectator magazine, signifying
the Flagstaff House as one of the top
restaurants in the world. Other prestigious
awards include the Mobil Four Star Award,
the AAA Four Diamond Award and the DiRoNA
Award. In 2004, the Flagstaff House became
the first Colorado restaurant to be inducted
into Nation's Restaurant News' Fine Dining
Hall of Fame. Bon Appetit magazine recently
named the Flagstaff House among its "Top
10 Favorite Outdoor Dining Spots"
nationwide. The Flagstaff House was also
recently featured on a new Food Network
series called "Road Tasted,"
that is hosted by Jamie and Bobby Deen,
sons of celebrity chef Paula Deen (see