Mount Washington Resort’s Dining Room Receives Award of Excellence

By AlpineZone News |
Apr 30 2009 - 11:12 AM

BRETTON WOODS, New Hampshire — The Dining Room at Mount Washington Resort recently received an overall score of 102 percent during an inspection by Distinguished Restaurants of North America (DiRoNA), an acclaimed non-profit organization which recognizes excellence in the food and beverage industry. The DiRoNA Quality Assurance Program is the only independent and anonymous restaurant inspection program in North America, and conducts impartial evaluations based on an extensive list of criteria.

DiRoNA inspectors assess each restaurant’s physical property, environment, d?В©cor, cleanliness, quality of food and beverage, service and accuracy during evaluations. Each of these scores contributes to an overall score, which must be above 90 percent in order to remain eligible for DiRoNA membership. Mount Washington Resort’s Dining Room, which was completely refurbished in May 2007, received 111% in the quality of cuisine category.

Located within The Mount Washington Hotel, The Dining Room boasts an innovative approach to classic New England-style cuisine. Guests can delight in seasonal and regional specialties such as Shallot and Rosemary Seared Duck Breast with Maple Shitake Bread Pudding, Broccolinni, Roasted Carrots and Vanilla Bourbon Gastrique. In addition, those who wish to receive a personalized dining experience can make reservations for a unique Golden Sash Dinner, where the Resort’s award-winning culinary team works with guests to create and execute a menu of their choice. These five- or seven-course dinners, paired with carefully chosen wines designed to complement each dish, provide for a one-of-a-kind dining experience and a very special evening.

Mount Washington Resort’s culinary tradition also includes hosting special annual events such as: Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 10, 2009; the Annual Fall Food and Wine Festival, November 6-8, 2009; a Thanksgiving Feast Buffet on Thursday, November 26, 2009; the New Year’s Gala Dinner on Thursday, December 31, 2009; “Future Chefs” Weekend in early January; and a family favorite, Easter Sunday Brunch. This year, Mount Washington Resort will also be celebrating the 65th Anniversary of the Bretton Woods International Monetary Conference of 1944 by hosting a special dinner the evening of Saturday, July 25, 2009. Most of these events are open to the public and are also combined with special lodging and amenity packages for convenient booking. Advance reservations are strongly recommended, as there is limited seating and availability.

For more information about Mount Washington Resort’s culinary offerings, including overnight packages and events, please call 877.873.0626 toll-free, 603.278.8820 local or visit