Fine Dining Restaurants to Reopen for Curbside and Delivery
We’ve spent the last 7+ weeks planning and dreaming up our return. We wanted to take some time to be thorough, creative and safe in our approach to reopening our restaurants in any capacity. Time away has given us new perspective and has allowed us to be intentional about what we want to offer and who we want to be (while still being us) when it was time to reopen. But the time has come: we’re coming back.
Quarantine Cuisine to Bring Food and Comfort for Teton County Residents in Quarantine
Over the past week, we have been proud to collaborate with Cynthia Hogan to launch Quarantine Cuisine. Starting today, Wednesday, April 15, Quarantine Cuisine will deliver meals and groceries to individuals in mandatory or self-imposed quarantine due to confirmed exposure to COVID-19.
A COVID-19 update for our loyal guests
A message to our loyal guests about COVID-19
Fine Dining Restaurant Group to host third annual Alex's Lemonade Stand Fundraiser
In our continuing efforts to raise funds and awareness for the fight against childhood cancer, we are excited to partner with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) to help host Alex’s Table, an intimate sit down dinner featuring culinary creations from fantastic guest chefs and co-chaired by Rebecca and Dmitry Balyasny and Kristin and Mike Kelly. The event will take place this Saturday, July 20.
The evening will bring together chefs from across the country to present signature culinary creations – all to benefit ALSF. Dishes will be paired with cocktails and wines from Gramercy Cellars and Lingua Franca, while the Leif Routman Jazz Quartet will provide live music and Whiskey Mornin’ will set the scene for after-dinner dancing.
Learn more about the guest chefs joining forces to raise money for ALSF here.
Beyond the Plate: Teton County Access to Justice Center
In the second week of our spring Beyond the Plate series, we are taking a look at Teton County Access to Justice Center, the recipient of this week’s off-season fundraising effort. Access to Justice is a non-profit legal aid program that provides help to Jackson Hole community members struggling with civil legal matters.
Beyond the Plate: Spread the Love Commission
Spring has sprung and, despite lingering snow storms, the birds are chirping and tufts of grass are beginning to find their way out of the deep snow piles. The arrival of spring means a lot of things, but to us it means the reammergance of off-season specials… A time of year when those who like to dine out have a opportunity to give back to the community by dining out, buying one entrée and getting a second for $2. 100% of the money from the second entrée will be donated to a weekly featured non-profit organization.
Eat like a President
When we think about the US Presidents and food, many automatically think of our first President, George Washington and apple pie. In fact, Washington’s estate was known for hosting many guests and providing them with a wide variety of culinary options. As a result, the Mount Vernon Association has a long list of recipes online, showcasing cuisine Washington would serve to his guests.
Hospitality Holidays, What FDRG employees Bring to Festive Parties
‘Tis the season for holiday parties filled with friends, family, twinkling lights and, most importantly, food. Being in hospitality, around this time of year we are often asked what we bring to the holiday table when we’re dining with friends and family. In honor of this, we’ve compiled a list of the who, the what and the why of which delicious dishes Fine Dining Restaurant Group leaders bring along during the holidays.
Beyond the Plate: Dancers' Workshop
In the final edition of our Beyond the Plate miniblog series, we are rounding out the Fall 2018 off-season special beneficiary spotlight with Dancers’ Workshop. This local nonprofit is a multifaceted organization that strives to enhance the community both through movement and education.
Beyond the Plate: KHOL
In the third edition of our Beyond the Plate series, we are showcasing Wyoming’s community Radio station, 89.1 KHOL. KHOL has remained the only community radio station in Wyoming since they took to the airwaves in 2008. The content being broadcasted by local DJs can be accessed online and picked up from Victor, ID, all the way down to Alpine, WY.
Beyond the Plate: Community Entry Services
This week in Beyond the Plate, we are excited to introduce Community Entry Services (CES). An incredible Jackson Hole non-profit, CES will be receiving the funds from our off-season fundraising effort from October 29 to November 4.
CES is a local non-profit that supports adults with disabilities and acquired brain injuries in Teton County. They provide a variety of lifelong services to 30 individuals, including affordable housing, daily living skills, vocational services, medication management, residential living skills, community integration and bill payment.
Beyond the Plate: Jackson Hole Juggernauts
The changing of the seasons has brought another Jackson Hole “off season,” where we band together as a company to offer dining deals to guests, while also raising money for Jackson Hole area non-profits.
Get to know the non-profits who will be receiving funds from this fall’s fundraising effort in a four-part blog series “Beyond the Plate.”
First up is the beneficiary of fundraising efforts from October 22 – 28: Jackson Hole Juggernauts.
Summer 2018 Alex's Table Dinner Fundraiser Results
After countless hours of preparation and inspiring collaborative efforts, the long-awaited Summer 2018 Alex’s Table Dinner in Jackson Hole has now come, gone, and exceeded all expectations.
Alex's Table: A Summer Dinner in Jackson Hole 2018
After the massive of success of last summer’s Alex’s Table fundraising dinner, where over $100,000 was raised for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), we, in partnership with the Kelly and Balyasny families, will be hosting another Alex’s Table dinner this Saturday, July 7.
Eat Well. Do Good. a success
We were blown away by the stories of selfless good deeds being performed in our backyard, by people of all ages, throughout the Jackson Hole community.
Fine Dining Restaurant Group Launches Eat Well. Do Good. Initiative
We are please to announce the introduction of Eat Well. Do Good., a movement where we join together to show when a community stands together, magical things begin to happen.
Welcome to the Fine Dining family!
We have uncorked the bubbly to celebrate the opening of the newest addition to the Fine Dining family - Bar Enoteca.
Alex's Table: A Summer Dinner at Il Villaggio Osteria
Presented by famed chef David Burke and noted chef/restaurateur Gavin Fine, Alex’s Table: A Summer Dinner in Jackson Hole will welcome 40 guests to Il Villaggio Osteria’s mountainside private dining room to raise money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. The second event in a series of seasonal fundraisers in Jackson Hole, this multi course dinner will showcase incredible culinary presentations, alongside wine, beer and spirit pairings from and inspired by Jackson Hole. Tickets are $250 and available now for this interactive, intimate event.
Jackson Hole community rallies for Alex's Lemonade Stand
Building off the success of this winter's inaugural Alex's Table: A Winter Dinner in Jackson Hole, a group of Jackson Hole children will gather together this weekend to host a lemonade stand outside Roadhouse Pub & Eatery to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation.
Fine Dining Returns to the Famed James Beard House
For the third straight year, the Fine Dining Restaurant Group will be cooking at the historic James Beard House. The group previously partnered with Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (and Spur Restaurant in 2015) in two dinners using Wyoming as the inspiration for the menu. This year, Fine Dining Restaurant Group attends the dinner as the sole architects behind the menu; Gavin and team will keep true to their Wyoming roots while highlighting house-made creations from across the diverse group of restaurants.
Over $126,000 raised for local non-profits since 2011
The end of 2015 marked a new milestone - over $126,000 raised in five years of off-season specials at Jackson Hole Fine Dining restaurants!
Don Cosimo Wines - a new, exclusive import
In a special wine import project, Fine Dining Restaurant Group is now the sole importer of Don Cosimo wines. These Sicilian wines are sold in four varietals, including Nero d'Avola, Grillo, Catarratto and Sparkling Grillo, and are only available at Fine Dining restaurants in Jackson Hole.
Café added to the Fine Dining lineup
We are pleased to share we've added a Café to the lineup of Fine Dining restaurants. Located in the space previously occupied by Terra Cafe, the new addition will provide a casual outlet for breakfast and lunch, serving largely Italian-inspired selections in a grab-and-go setting - all next door to Osteria in Hotel Terra.
Fine Dining Restaurant Group and Carter Country Beef form unique relationship
Part-time professional snowboarder, part-time cattle rancher, Mark Carter and his brother RC embody the Wyoming lifestyle. Relying on sheer acreage and Mother Nature to harvest their beef, the Carter family has been raising cattle in Ten Sleep, Wyoming for four generations. Grass fed and grain finished, the Carters’ product is some of the best beef in Wyoming and it’s all being delivered to your plate in the most humane way possible.
Spring 2015 fundraising a success
We are pleased to announce that in Spring 2015, with the help of the Jackson Hole community, we were able to raise $15,964 in just two months! For more information on our bi-annual fundraising efforts, click Learn More.
Bodega - a new addition to the Fine Dining family
Please join us in welcoming a new addition to the Fine Dining Restaurant Group family! Bodega, located at the base of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Teton Village, is the destination's new stop for great food and beverages.
Happy Holidays! As the season ushers in, we welcome you into our restaurant homes to celebrate the sights, sounds and flavors of the season with us. Click below for a complete list of our restaurants' holiday hours.
Our evening at the James Beard House
Working in partnership with Jackson Hole Mountain Resort’s chefs Wes Hamilton and Dave Erlanson, Fine Dining Restaurant Group chefs Roger Freedman, Joel Tate, Chad Horton and Co-Owner Gavin Fine presented a Jackson Hole-inspired seven-course menu at the famed James Beard House on October 2.
Support Jackson Hole non-profits when you dine out this fall
What's better than dining out, getting a great deal and supporting Jackson Hole non-profits at the same time? In our opinion... Nothing.
Click below to learn more about our upcoming dining deals and the fantastic organizations they support.
Travel inspiration: Gavin's picks for dining out in NYC
Food and travel go hand in hand, no matter your destination. There's rarely a better way (in our opinion) to experience a new city than by tasting your way through. New York City is no different. With thousands of eateries within reach, incredible food and drink is simply a step away.
Traveling to New York City? Try out a few of Gavin Fine's favorite destinations for dining out in New York City.
Dine Out in September and Help End Childhood Hunger
More than 16 million American children face hunger. This September, we are joining thousands of restaurants nationwide to support Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® campaign by raising funds in our Jackson Hole and Park City restaurants.
Meet the Chefs - Jackson Hole: From the Range, a dinner at NYC's James Beard House
The big news on the Jackson Hole food front this week is that the JH community will be showcasing culinary talents to the New York media and public this October 2nd at the historic James Beard House. Fine Dining Restaurant Group Executive Chef Roger Freedman and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Executive Chef Wes Hamilton have collaborated to create Jackson Hole: From the Range a carefully curated menu of ingredients sourced from our region along with wine and whiskey pairings.
We’re excited to see these chefs in action in NYC, so in the mean time we sat down with them to find out what makes them tick.
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and Fine Dining Restaurant Group to showcase at New York’s Famed James Beard House
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) and Fine Dining Restaurant Group (FDRG) are proud to announce a partnership with the Jackson Hole community hosting Jackson Hole: From the Range, a day celebrating Jackson Hole’s thriving culinary culture at New York City’s celebrated James Beard House. Jackson Hole: From the Range brings the best in food and travel culture from the mountain mecca of Jackson Hole to the esteemed, invite-only Beard kitchen.
Jackson Hole feature on Orbits - Rustic Elegance
Here is the heart of rustic elegance...
Jackson Hole feature on Orbitz - Ranch to Table (Don’t Deny Yourself)
Come try our "Local Flavor"...
Fine Dining Restaurant Group Donates Over $14,000 to Non-Profits from Spring Fundraising Effort
Led by Owners Gavin Fine and Roger Freedman, Fine Dining Restaurant Group presented $14,052.02 to worthy non-profits in a reception last Thursday at Bin22, leading to a total of over $79,000 raised through Jackson Hole restaurant off-season specials since Fall 2011.
Wine Enthusiast Names Jackson Hole Top Foodie City
We're excited to share Jackson Hole was named a Top 5 Foodie City by Wine Enthusiast. We're even MORE excited to share the article recommends Fine Dining restaurants The Kitchen and Il Villaggio Osteria! Click below to learn more.
Non-Profit Beneficiaries of Park City Fundraising Efforts Announced
In keeping with the Fine Dining Restaurant Group initiative of supporting the communities in which we work and call home, we are proud to support Park City non-profit organizations through offering 2 for 1s with a twist at Silver.
Jackson Hole Spring Off Season Specials to Benefit Nine Non-Profit Organizations
Spring off season specials begin in Jackson Hole on April 7 and will raise money to support nine non-profit organizations.
Fine Dining Restaurant Group Gives Away Over $31,000 Through 2013 Off-Season Specials
Thank you, Jackson Hole, for your support in making this possible!
Fine Dining Restaurant Group Releases Signature Coffee Blend
Working closely with locally-based Snake River Roasting Co., we have released our own Signature Coffee Blend - now available at all Jackson Hole Fine Dining restaurants.
Happy Holidays from Fine Dining Restaurant Group
Happy Holidays and best wishes for a bright, warm holiday season. We are honored to be part of your celebrations.
A Thanksgiving Round Up with Fine Dining Restaurant Group
Holiday offerings abound at Jackson Hole Fine Dining restaurants.
We believe being a responsible member of our community is paramount. Through our off-season promotion, we are proud to feature local organizations as the beneficiaries of 2-for-1 entrees with a twist. With a new non-profit each week, guests are able to purchase one entrée and get the second for $2. The money we receive from the second entrée is then donated to that week's featured organization.
Fine Dining Restaurant Group launches Bike to Bin22 initiative - A partnership with customers to travel responsibly
Jackson Hole, Wy - Bin22, a bottle shop and wine bar located two blocks off the town square in downtown Jackson, announces today the launch of its Bike to Bin22 campaign - a partnership with its customers to reduce it's carbon footprint and invest in clean energy initiatives.
Fine Dining Restaurant Group gives away over $18,000 to Non Profits in 2013!
Thank you to the Jackson Hole community for helping us raise over $18,000 for non-profits during our spring off season promotions. Beneficiaries of these funds include Dancer's Workshop, Grand Teton National Park Foundation, Slow Foods, Teton County Library, Children's Learning Center, Greater Yellowstone Coalition, Silicon Couloir and Make a Stand Lemonade. We look forward to another great season of off season specials this fall!