Yearly Archives: 2010

/2010

Congrats Tonra & Sean!

I had a lovely surprise visit from our famous couple, Tonra and Sean, on Saturday. They were married at the Grand Isle Lake House last fall and are one of the featured weddings in Vermont Vows fall/winter edition. They were stopping by to see the maple tree they planted and included in their ceremony, and, [...]

By | September 29th, 2010|Vermont Weddings|0 Comments

Wedding Food Thank Yous

"Honestly, Sheryl, that food was sensational. We have heard nothing but rave reviews since we returned from our honeymoon! You and Russell did an amazing job. I wish I could tell everyone in Burlington to get married at the Lake House so they can eat like kings! That beef was incredible! Everything looked beautiful...and tasted [...]

By | September 15th, 2010|Accolades|0 Comments

Some Recent Thank Yous

"We have nothing but praises for you and the Lake House. It was great hearing the newlyweds say they wouldn't change a thing about their wedding if they had to do it over again. It was everything they ever dreamed of and more. Those are the words that every parent wants to hear." JoAnn (Mother [...]

By | September 15th, 2010|Accolades|0 Comments

October 22 Wine Dinner

“Tasting Dinner with Wines of the Iberian Peninsula” Donald MacDonald of Farrell Distributing & the Grand Isle Lake House Staff Friday October 22, 2010 6:00 - 9:00 Pm Quinta do Casal Capoeiro Branco Vina Mayor Verdejo Mussels with Apples & Chorizo Quinta do Tamariz Vinho Verde Martin Codax Albarino Orange & Lake’s End Chevre Toasts [...]

By | August 30th, 2010|Wine Tasting Dinners|0 Comments

French Fries with Saffron Aioli

Crisp (& Salty) French Fries served in shot glasses with garlicky saffron aioli....nothing else needs to be said!

By | August 9th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Butterworks Maple Yogurt

One component of our breakfast service included in an overnight stay at the Lake House.   Creamy, acidic and not too sweet with the perfect kiss of VT maple syrup!  We also use this yogurt in couscous salads and vegetarian dipping sauces. http://butterworksfarm.com/photo-gallery

By | August 9th, 2010|Local Food Products, VT Farms|0 Comments

Reviews of Grand Isle Lake House on WeddingWire.com

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By | July 14th, 2010|Accolades|1 Comment

VT Tomato and Chevre Crostini

Jane Pomykala has hot house tomatoes ready for us to start serving this weekend!  Pictured above is a simple, but delicious, tray of herb toasted crostini spread with a mixture of minced fresh and our house cured tomatoes garnished with tangy Vt Goat Cheese.

Vegetable Imperial Rolls

Summer is in full swing with temperatures in the 90's!  It is this time of year that we think of light, fresh appetizers like our Imperial Rolls!  Pomykala's now has fresh basil; there is plenty of mint and cilantro in our garden and we can pick up the other ingredients in one of Burlington's Asian [...]

May 14th Wine Dinner Menu

Food & Wine SPRINGS Eternal @ Grand Isle Lake House  with  Donald McDonald of Farrell Distributing Poema Extra Dry Cava Ch.  Moncontour Jovly Vouvray Ramp Crostini with VBC’s Goat’s Milk Feta & Honeyed Truffle Oil Gemtree Tadpole Chardonnay~Viognier Yellow Curried Pork Loin over Macadamia & Lavender Rice Illuminati Campirosa Shrimp & Crispy Prosciutto over Greens with [...]

By | April 5th, 2010|Uncategorized, Wine Tasting Dinners|0 Comments