Introducing Executive Chef, Rich Sordahl
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...Enjoy a winter menu with a holiday flavor created by Chef Rick Sordahl.
The Fairview restaurant will be festively decorated, and will feature your favorite Christmas music.
Christmas Day - December 25Our sumptuous holiday buffet features all your traditional holiday favorites and more with a variety of seatings from noon through 7:30 pm.
...Executive Chef Rick Sordahl has planned an intricate and magical display to grace the lobby during the holidays.
It includes a large basket made of bread filled with fruits and vegetables made from pastillage.The pastillage (a special sugar dough) will be fomed into the fruit and vegetable shapes and airbrushed with food colors.Intricate birds and presents made of marzipan will surround the centerpiece.
Be sure to visit the Inn during the holidays to view Chef Sordahl's masterpiece.
...Introducing Executive Chef, Rich SordahlThe Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club is pleased to welcome Executive Chef Rick Sordahl.Sordahl
brings more than twenty years of experience in the culinary field.He joins the Inn most recently from Las Vegas where he was executive chef for the complete start up of the Trumpet's Restaurant, voted one of the top twelve in the area for food service and decor.Previous to that he was executive chef at the prestigious Resort at Longboat Key in Florida, where he organized and executed the annual Florida Winefest and Auction, the nations third largest charity even held at the Mobile Four Star, AAA Four Diamond resort. Sordahl was also the banquet and sous chef at the world-renowned Ocean Reef Club, a private resort in Key Largo, Fla. During he seven-year tenure, he oversaw menu planning and food preparation for six restaurants."Rick is a tremendous asset to the Fairview," said General Manager Don DeFeo.
...Sordahl credits the various parts of the country where he has lived and worked as an influence on his cooking style.
Though deeply rooted in classical culinary techniques, he
loves creating new dishes with flavors of the Pacific Rim, the Southwest, and Florida and is now incorporating fresh North Carolina Seafood n his
repertiore.We invite you to discover Chef Sordahl's unique cuisine.
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...The Washington Duke Inn's executive chef Rick Sordahl, joined a group of dedicated chefs from throughout the southeast to participate in a fundraising dinner.
All proceeds from this sold-out event went directly to the New York
Firefighters 9/11 Relief Fund.
Our sense of community at the Inn
has been renewed and strengthened.We are truly part of an international community, as evidenced by our hospitality and internship program.This year we have interns from Mexico, Scotland, Germany, and Taiwan.Two former interns, both from England, recently became full time managers at the Inn