Homesick for the States, she landed on the service team at Seattle's The Herbfarm, directed the wine program at Tamara Murphy's Terra Plata, and finally took on the wine director position at Willow's Lodge and Barking Frog
Restaurant in Woodinville, in the heart of Washington State's wine district.
Fine Dining Category Bistro/Cafe/Wine Bar Berkshire Grill - Seattle Barking Frog
- Woodinville Brix 25 Degrees - Gig Harbor Creek Town Cafe - Walla Walla The Herbfarm - Woodinville Idle Hour Cafe & Steakhouse - Quincy Salty's on Alki - Seattle Iris Grill - Issaquah Tini Bigs Lounge - Seattle Restaurant Group Valley Cafe - Ellensburg Anthony's Restaurants - Statewide Hotel Dining Room/Club The Inn at Langley - Langley The Marc @ Marcus Whitman Hotel - Walla Walla Meadow Springs Country Club - Richland Ocean Crest Resort - Moclips Sun Mountain Lodge - Winthrop Washington Athletic Club - Seattle
Culinary talent includes Walter Pisano of Tulio Ristorante, Mike Davis of 26 brix in Walla Walla, Gavin Stephenson of The Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Maria Hines of Earth & Ocean, Charles Ramseyer and Peter Birk of Ray's Boathouse, John Howie of Seastar Restaurant & Raw Bar, Bobby Moore of Barking Frog
, Eric Tanaka of Tom Douglas Restaurants and John Sarich and Janet Hedstrom of Chateau Ste.
Peter Donkonics of the Barking Frog took home the distinguished recognition of Sommelier of the Year.
Fine Dining Category Bistro/Cafe/Wine Bar 26 brix Barking Frog Bella Italia Bin #20 Wine Bar & Restaurant Canlis Campbell's Resort & Conference Center Cascadia CreekTown Cafe Daniel's Broiler/Schwartz Bros.
3/4/05 - Barking Frog (Woodinville): Columbia Winery Red Willow Syrah Vertical Tasting in the Fireside Cellar -$20 - 424.
3/11/05 - Barking Frog (Woodinville): Puget Sound Winemaker Dinner - $95 - 425.
Fine Dining Category Earth & Ocean Whitehouse -- Crawford The Herbfarm Salty's on Alki Ray's Boathouse Canlis Restaurant Hotel Dining Room/Club Washington Athletic Club Marcus Whitman Hotel and Conference Center Bistro/Cafe/Wine Bar Barking Frog
Campbell's Resort and Conference Center Creektown Cafe The Idle Hour Cafe and Steakhouse Solstice Restaurant Valley Cafe The Vintner's Inn Restaurant Group Anthony's Restaurants Coho Cafe
3/26/04 - Barking Frog
, Basel Cellars and Vierra wine dinner -
Michelle; Charles Ramseyer, executive chef at Ray's Boathouse; Kaspar Donier, chef and owner of Kaspar's; Johnathan Sundstrom, executive chef at Earth & Ocean; Brian Scheehser, executive chef at the Hunt Club in the Sorrento Hotel and Tom Black, executive chef at Barking Frog
Michelle; Charles Ramseyer, executive chef at Ray's Boathouse; Vicky McCaffree, chef at Yarrow Bay Grill; Ludger Szmania, chef and owner of Szmania's; Nick Musser, executive chef at icon Grill; Kaspar Donier, chef and owner of Kaspar's; Johnathan Sundstrom, executive chef at Earth & Ocean; Brian Scheehser, executive chef at Hunt Club; Tom Black, executive chef at Barking Frog
The American Institute of Food and Wine (AIWF) and Taste Washington present the first preliminary round of the Viking Culinary Cook-off as Chef Thierry Rautureau of Rover's and Chef Tom Black of the Barking Frog
compete iron-chef style on July 21 at the Viking Showroom in Kent.
The Barking Frog
was named restaurant of the year, the program's most noteworthy honor.
March 7 - Barking Frog
and Columbia Winery, 5-10 p.
Seattle area restaurants -- Andaluca, Anthony's Pier 66, Assagio, Avenue One, Barking Frog
, Bluwater Bistro, Brasserie Margaux, Cafe Juanita, Cascadia Restaurant, Chateau Ste.