SOURCE: Flagstaff

October 23, 2007 11:00 ET

Executive Chef Mark Monette Redefines Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner With the Click of a Mouse

Spice Up Your Thanksgiving With Succulent Turkey, Port Wine Sauce, Creamy Gratin of Thin-Sliced Potatoes, Brioche Stuffing and French Almond Cake With Rum Pumpkin Anglais -- Only Available Online From Colorado's Most Award-Winning Restaurant

BOULDER, CO--(Marketwire - October 23, 2007) - Following the sell-out success of its 2006 online Thanksgiving dinner, the Four-Star Flagstaff House Restaurant is now offering a unique culinary feast shipped fresh to your door just in time for Thanksgiving 2007. For the second consecutive year, Executive Chef and Partner Mark Monette, whose culinary creations have been featured on Food Network and written up in The New York Times and USA Today, has handcrafted a delicious new version of the traditional Thanksgiving dinner that will feed up to six people this holiday season.

As recipient of the Wine Spectator Grand Award since 1983 as well as the prestigious Mobil Four-Star Award, AAA Four Diamond Award and DiRoNA Award, the Flagstaff House Restaurant is the only restaurant of its caliber to offer a fresh, chef-prepared Thanksgiving meal online to families nationwide.

"Our new online Thanksgiving feast features a fresh organic free range turkey with seven chef-prepared accompanying dishes, sauces and trimmings shipped overnight from our kitchen to yours," said Chef Monette. "The fresh turkey is prepped and ready to cook. Everything else is heat, serve and enjoy. The complete dinner, including appetizer, main dish, four sides and dessert along with the Flagstaff House's after dinner coffee and tea service are only a few clicks away at www.shopflagstaffhouse.com."

TO ORDER

To ensure adequate quantities are available for delivery in advance of the Thanksgiving holiday, orders must be placed by November 15, 2007. Order online at www.shopflagstaffhouse.com, or by calling the restaurant at (303) 442-4640. Available while supplies last.

The complete handcrafted gourmet dinner will serve up to six people. The cost for the complete meal is $178 plus overnight shipping and handling charges. All orders will be shipped fresh on Monday, November 19, 2007 to arrive in advance of Thanksgiving.

Note: Chef Monette's 2006 Thanksgiving meal sold out quickly so place your order soon!

ABOUT CHEF MARK MONETTE

Chef Monette's culinary experience includes working in several Four Star restaurants in New York City and various Michelin Three Star restaurants in France and the Orient, where he trained with several master chefs, including Bernard Herrmann and Thomas Keller.

Chef Monette became Executive Chef and Partner of the Flagstaff House in 1985 and has been responsible for the restaurant's culinary delights ever since. His unique style of cooking incorporates French American cuisine with Asian accents.

ABOUT THE FLAGSTAFF HOUSE RESTAURANT

Celebrating 35 years, the Flagstaff House Restaurant has been providing award-winning mountainside dining with inspiring views of Boulder and the Front Range. Owned by the Monette Family since 1971, the Flagstaff House has one of the largest wine collections in Colorado, with more than 20,000 bottles and 3,000 selections.

Starting in 1983, the Flagstaff House has won the prestigious Grand Award each year from Wine Spectator magazine, signifying the Flagstaff House as one of the top restaurants in the world. Other prestigious awards include the Mobil Four-Star Award, the AAA Four Diamond Award and the DiRoNA Award. In 2004, the Flagstaff House became the first Colorado restaurant to be inducted into Nation's Restaurant News' Fine Dining Hall of Fame. Bon Appetit magazine named the Flagstaff House among its "Top 10 Favorite Outdoor Dining Spots" nationwide. The Flagstaff House was also featured on Food Network's "Road Tasted," hosted by Jamie and Bobby Deen.

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