SOURCE: Frontier Café

September 06, 2007 12:00 ET

Frontier Café Brings Down-Home Dining to Downtown Seattle

The Third Restaurant in the "Frontier Family" Serves Up Breakfast and Lunch for the Business Crowd

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - September 6, 2007) - The founders of such local dining favorites as the Queen City Grill and Frontier Room have added a new member to their burgeoning restaurant family, the Frontier Café. With a modern, sunlit location in the heart of downtown (on the corner of 3rd and Cherry), Frontier Café serves up breakfast and lunch with a Southern-style barbeque flare. Frontier Café also satisfies busy downtown businesses by creating and delivering meals for events and meetings of all sizes.

"Too many people eat hunched over their desks or skip breakfast and lunch altogether, and the limited grab-and-go options in the downtown business core perpetuate the problem," said Frontier Café co-owner Robert Eickhof. "We hope our Southern-inspired comfort cuisine and relaxed café atmosphere will draw people out of their offices for a satisfying breakfast or midday meal."

Chef Todd Stephans created the café's mouthwatering menu with General Manager Kim Tomlinson, who joins Frontier Café after spending eighteen years with Queen City Grill. Frontier Café entices both take-out and sit-down diners with its Southern, home-style barbeque. Frontier Café's breakfast menu features a variety of frittata breakfast sandwiches, Baked Blueberry-Pecan French Toast, as well as lighter options, such as a Fresh Fruit & Yogurt Parfait.

A penchant for quality permeates all aspects of the café. The frittata sandwiches are served up on bagels from Blazing Bagels, one of the few true New York-style bagel companies in the Northwest. The primarily local menu also features Gerard & Dominique's famed Smoked Salmon and Greek Gods Yogurt. Java junkies can get their fix with locally roasted Espresso Vivace coffee brewed on a state-of-the-art Synesso espresso machine. Tige DeCoster, Frontier Café's lead barista, brings a sincere coffee passion and expertise to the Café that is difficult to find -- even in Seattle.

Inspired by flagship restaurant Frontier Room, Frontier Café's lunch and catering menu is replete with signature barbeque sandwiches, cooked "low and slow" with applewood and hickory in the restaurant's Southern Pride© smoker. All sandwiches are accompanied by the Café's sensational Snappy Coleslaw, and additional sides include Yo Mama's Tater Salad, Rounder Baked Beans or Corn Bread Muffins -- a Frontier Room staple. Desserts include Ariel's Pecan Pie and Fresh Fruit Cobbler à la mode. Frontier Café also offers select beers by the glass and a rich selection of wine.

Frontier Café is the third restaurant in the Frontier Family. Owners Steve and Jennifer Good and Robert Eickhof opened the Frontier Room in Seattle's Belltown neighborhood in 2002, followed by the Frontier Roadhouse in Kalispell, Mont. in 2006. The partners also own Seattle's revered Queen City Grill, celebrating 20 years in business in 2007.

About Frontier Café

Inspired by Seattle's Southern-style barbeque restaurant Frontier Room, Frontier Café specializes in casual, home-style dining for the downtown business crowd. Local architectural firm Suyama Peterson Deguchi designed the casual, open and thoroughly modern environment -- complete with the life-size cow and real hay atop the smartly cased beverage selection. Located at 621 Third Avenue, Frontier Café serves up breakfast, lunch and catered meals from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily. For more information, visit or call 206-340-4401.

Contact Information

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    Rebecca Halleran
    Duo PR for Frontier Café