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THE LAKESIDE BLOG

The Lakeside Blog is happily written by Michelle Bousquet at the Interlaken Inn, Lakeville, CT. She writes about what there is to do at Interlaken and why you should come stay with us, fun local events, great places to visit and cool things to do – in and around Lakeville & Salisbury Connecticut.

Comments? Email me: Michelle-at-InterlakenInn.com


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Sept
12
2013

Chef Scimeca is yelling at Guests!

He is at it again!  He did this a few months ago and it just didn't seem right.  Why is he yellling?

Culinary Challenge Interlaken CT

This is what was happening the last time he yelled. 

They don't look like they are doing anything wrong - just using fresh ingredients to make the most creative dish in the group.  They are challenging their culinary skills - and Brandon is helping them by yelling at them.  Why?

As part of the Culinary Challenge at Interlaken, being creative has a time limit, and Brandon does his part by reminding everyone of how much time they have left to slice, dice, sautee, and display.  2 MINUTES 30 SECONDS he bellows!  It's fun to watch everyone move just a little faster - this is where the team building comes into play.  Occasionally one person becomes the leader and starts to bellow (like Brandon) but usually you see everyone on the team contributing and working together like a well oiled machine.  30 SECONDS!  Today's featured ingredient is lobster.  DING!  TIMES UP!  Now Brandon has the fortune of trying the dishes from each team and judging based on flavor, presentation, timeliness and use of ingredients.  It really is not only so fun to watch, but participating is a blast!  "The Culinary Challenge was enjoyable for all, even those who had done it before."

Bring your team together - either corporate group or your family - as the Culinary Challenge is a good fit for all.  Contact Kristy Barto for more details (kristy-at-interlakeninn.com) and check our website for more details!

 


Sep
7
2013

Raise your glass

Interlaken Cocktail Wedding hour CT

Wedged between family afternoon wiffle ball games and a wedding reception for 150 people lies the cocktail hour. 

Complete with passed HDO's such as Crisp Crab Cakes with Saffron Aioli, Citrus Marinated Shrimp Cocktail, Italian Sausage Stuffed Mushroom, Spiced Tandoori Lamb Skewer, Figs wrapped with Prosciutto and Mascarpone and Peking Duck Wontons with Scallion - and a full open bar.  Held casually on our back lawn, surrounded by tiki torches, lush greenery and signs of fall - the cocktail hour is the perfect beginning for the wonderful evening yet to come.


Sept
6
2013

One final ride

Canoes at Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

There are just a few more weeks to unwind and relax at our peaceful and beautiful lakefront. 

Interlaken Resort - lakefront canoes kayaks CT

No extra charges for the use of our canoes or kayaks.

Come stay with us.  Our lake would love to have you visit.


Sept
5
2013

What's blooming

One lingering tropical bloom graces the Interlaken's garden. 

Interlaken Inn Gardens by Salisbury Garden Center CT


Sept
3
2013

Pet of the Week

Pet friendly Interlaken Resort Lakeville CT

Little Miss Eva has returned!  Although I'll be honest and admit this photo was taken last year she is still just as sweet and beautiful as ever.  Thank you, Ingrid, for returning to visit us once again and bringing along your sweet girl with you!  We love our pet Guests and love being a pet friendly property!


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