Chef Michael Stanton Offers Modern Day Twist on Traditional Tea and Crumpets
PORTLAND, Ore. (Nov. 20, 2012) – The Heathman Restaurant and Bar will kick off its annual Holiday Tea on Friday, Nov. 23. Chef Michael Stanton and Pastry Chef John Gayer present a Northwest twist on the English tradition, emphasizing local ingredients while drawing inspiration from all over the world. Afternoon Tea at The Heathman Restaurant & Bar is a long-standing and cherished Portland tradition, especially during the holiday season when the tea court is decorated in yuletide splendor.
At the Heathman, tea-goers can partake by choosing from a wide selection of teas provided by Fonte Coffee & Tea Co., and delight in complementary snacks, including:
· Smoked Salmon Profiteroles
· Chicken Salad Panini
· Goat Cheese Crostini
· Classic Cucumber Sandwich
· Deviled Egg
· Heathman Scone
· John’s Famous Lanai Banana Bread
· Parisian Opera Cake
· Lemon Bar
· Devil’s Food Chocolate Tea Cupcake
· Fresh Marshmallows
Younger guests are welcome to explore the children’s menu, which features Hot Cocoa, Cheddar & Swiss Blocks, Fresh Fruit, Ants on a Log, Snickerdoodle and Banana Bread.
Afternoon tea is available every day from Friday, Nov. 23 through Sunday, Jan. 6 at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Tea is served in the Heathman Restaurant and Bar Tea Court and Mezzanine. Adults are $32 per person, and children are $14. Reservations are highly recommended.
For more information, or to make a reservation, please call 503-7790-7752 or visit www.heathmanrestaurantandbar.
About The Heathman Restaurant and Bar
The Heathman Restaurant exemplifies the best of the Pacific Northwest using seasonal ingredients inspired by the flavors and cuisine of France. Executive Chef Michael Stanton partners with the region’s select growers, producers and vintners to find the highest quality ingredients. Gourmet Magazine recognized the Heathman as one of Portland’s best restaurants in the 2005 Restaurant Guide. The Heathman Restaurant also offers casual dining in the adjacent Marble Bar. Cocktails and live jazz are available in the intimate Tea Court. For more information, please call 503.790.7752 or visit www.heathmanrestaurantandbar.