Active lifestyle lodging: Truckee’s Cedar House and Tahoe’s Cedar Crest Cottages

IN OUR GRANDPARENTS’ DAYS, the “grand dames” defined America’s hotel business. Nowadays, active lifestyle hotels are becoming more popular, thanks to the rise in millennial travel. The hotels have European flair and offer innovative food, the latest in technology and locally inspired experiences — from hiking and kayaking to hands-on cooking classes. “It’s a huge […]

Stella at the Cedar House in Truckee: A culinary arts destination

DURING THE PAST FIVE YEARS, STELLA restaurant, part of the Cedar House Sport Hotel in Truckee, has amassed a loyal following, critical acclaim and has been featured in many national publications. Food & Wine magazine named Chef Jacob Burton a finalist for “The People’s Best New Chef Award.” “A lot of Tahoe restaurants are finally […]

Stella Culinary: cooking classes, lunch-lectures and dinner parties for spring

After five years of operation, Stella Restaurant, part of The Cedar House Sport Hotel in Truckee, is moving in a new direction, as we report in our spring issue. Under Executive Chef Jacob Burton, Stella Culinary is taking over the kitchen and offering hands-on cooking classes, underground dinner parties for the general public and creative […]

Washington Post writes about Truckee foodie scene, including Stella

The Washington Post published its annual U.S. ski guide this month and singled out the foodie scene in Truckee. In particular, it pointed to Stella at the Cedar House Sport Hotel, which our magazine has recommended for years. “The chef uses fresh produce from the restaurant garden to create simple regional cuisine. Entrees from $22,” […]

Cedar House Truckee for culinary arts & wellness

“IT’S THAT TIME OF THE YEAR again; the white blankets have been peeled away, revealing an astonishing natural playground, exuberant to the eye and body.” This eloquently sums up summer in the Sierra—from a hotel that offers an abundance of imaginative adventures in culinary arts and recreation. The Cedar House Sport Hotel combines European-style lodging […]

Stella Restaurant’s Jacob Burton a finalist for “Best New Chef” honor

For years, Sierra FoodWineArt magazine has chronicled Truckee’s budding food scene and the top-notch cuisine prepared at Stella Restaurant at The Cedar House Sport Hotel by its chef, Jacob Burton. “Several years ago, we discovered a Tahoe-Truckee retreat that combines a passion for food and wine with European-style lodging and a love of the outdoors […]

Stella & Cedar House: Active gourmand in Truckee/Tahoe

SEVERAL YEARS AGO, WE DISCOVERED A Tahoe-Truckee retreat that combined a passion for food and wine with European-style lodging and a love of the outdoors—Cedar House Sport Hotel. Each year, Cedar House refines its theme, becoming more imaginative. Under owners Patty and Jeff Baird, Cedar House is redolent of the small, family run hotels you […]

Stella in Truckee’s new culinary adventures

Stella, Cedar House Sport Hotel’s on site restaurant run by Executive Chef Jacob Burton in Truckee, CA, is offering culinary adventures including classes and topics to engage the mind, hands and taste buds. “We are committed to offering interesting, high quality programming to residents and visitors and are fortunate to have a chef Jacob Burton. […]

Cedar House Sport Hotel & Stella restaurant: Where style meets adventure

THE CEDAR HOUSE SPORT HOTEL AND its Stella restaurant, located in the scenic Martis Valley just outside downtown Truckee, is a mecca for culinary and outdoor adventures in the Sierra. The notoriety is reaching new peaks as Cedar House celebrates its fifth anniversary with the launch of Stella Culinary, an online culinary school, and the […]

Cedar House a mecca for culinary and outdoor adventures in the Sierra

From Cedar House Sport Hotel: The Cedar House Sport Hotel, winner of the 2011 WoodWorks California Wood Design Award for innovation and excellence, is the place for culinary and outdoor adventures in the Sierra Nevada. This is truer than ever before as Cedar House celebrates its fifth anniversary, the launch of www.StellaCulinary.com and the recent […]

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