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October Margarita of the Month – Apple Cider

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Meet The Chef’s From This Years North Country Chef’s Challenge

Join Us, Thursday Sept. 19 for the 2nd annual #NorthCountryChefsChallenge at Margarita Grill. Sample soups & salads from some of the Valley’s best chef’s. Tickets are $25 to sample and cast your vote for the “People’s Choice Award.” This year we will be featuring Chef’s from Margarita Grill, Red Parka Steakhouse & Pub & The White Mountain Cider Company & Moat Mountain Smokehouse & Brewing Company. View below for a complete list of the Chef’s.

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Lisa Raymond – Margarita Grill

Lisa is the Head Chef at Margarita Grill. She has been instrumental in the movement of farm to table and is the reason that they won the 2012 editors pick for Best Ribs in NH Magazine. Her passion for quality products & commitment to local sourcing has helped her rise to the top of her profession.  She loves Kayaking, cooking, reading & her Loyal dog Molly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Margarita_P3Kevin Carpenter – Margarita Grill

Kevin wears many hats at the Grill, He manages the Kitchen, Bartends & basically does what ever it takes. His passion for the restaurant business is evident by his continued dedication through out the school year , when he wears yet another hat as a Biology  Teacher &  Science Department head at Berlin High School. His passion for cooking with local foods & quality products is equal to his dedication to his son Kherry & Daughter Vivian. When the grill serves PT Farms Brisket, you can be sure it was under Kevin’s guidance.

 

 

 

 

 

Margarita_P1Tim Pomerleau – The White Mountain Cider Company

The White Mountain Cider Company is a fresh bakery/deli, cider mill, and an award winning casual fine dining restaurant & bar that strives to use seasonal and local ingredients in our creative contemporary cuisine.  The original 1890’s farmhouse where the restaurant is located features an open fireplace, outdoor patio and spacious loft seating.  Our cider mill presses fresh apple cider during fall and early winter months and free tours are given throughout the day.  The Bakery/Deli serves up fresh baked goods, delicious sandwiches made to order, and our famous apple cider donuts!  Chef/Owner Teresa Stearns has made the White Mountain Cider Company a place for friends and families to enjoy a memorable dining experience. 

Scott RossMoat Mountain Smokehouse & Brewing Company

Executive Chef Scott Ross has been with Moat Mountain since 2003, and in 2007 was named Executive Chef, following founding Chef Dan Raynard. A native of the Mt Washington Valley and a Kennett High grad, Scott obtained his Culinary Science degree from Atlantic Culinary Academy as well as a Diplome D’Art Culinaire from Le Cordon Bleu. Scott’s previous experience includes the Brass Heart Inn in Chocorua, NH, where following an internship was named Head Chef for two years prior to joining the Moat.

Scott not only oversees the day-to-day operation of a very talented kitchen staff but constantly raises the bar with creative cuisine with both the daily specials and sell-out Beer dinners. Chef Scott currently serves as Assistant Vice for the White Mountain Chapter or American Culinary Federation and is working on his advance ACF certifications.

Dan Fitzpatrick – The Red Parka Steakhouse & Pub

Join us for the Tap Takeover & Brewery Spotlight!

As the weather gets colder and winter progresses, you are not only looking to stay warm but for new and exciting events in the Mount Washington Valley. Margarita Grill and Moat Mountain Brewing Company have just what you are looking for! As a S.O.H.L. Partner Event, our taps here at Margarita Grill are being taken over by the Moat Mountain Brewing Company. Join us at Margarita Grill on Tuesday, December 18th from 4pm – close for great local beer, tasty local food and fun giveaways.

Margarita Grill strives to make sustainable choices, use fresh ingredients and offer a unique menu. From this spun S.O.H.L. Sundays – standing for Sustainable, Organic, Handcrafted and Local. S.O.H.L. Sundays are events to showcase New Hampshire’s wealth of talent, an evening to get back to our roots, and enrich our souls. S.O.H.L Partner Events are an extension of S.O.H.L Sundays where Margarita Grill features a great, local company and we cater our menu and restaurant to the partner’s product.

The first partner event is with a popular local brewery we are sure you are familiar with, Moat Mountain Brewing Company. Not only will our taps be taken over by six Moat beers but also there will be signature dishes paired with each beer or a recipe using one of the locally crafted Moat Brews.

What is better on a Tuesday night than great beer, delicious food and great company! See you Tuesday, December 18th from 4pm – Close at Margarita Grill.

MargaritaGrillNH.com | 78 Route 302, Glen, NH | 603 – 383 – 6556

 

Holiday SOHL

This holiday season take an alternative approach to gift giving. Join us Sunday, November 25th from 4-8pm for a night filled with great food and beverage, organic,

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handcrafted and local artisan vendors and one-of-a-kind items great for everyone on your list. Not only will you be supporting local small businesses but you will also be donating to the Angels and Elves Fund all while moving towards sustainable living. Margarita Grill and participating vendors want to make sure everyone has a happy holiday which means 10% of all proceeds from Holiday SOHL will go towards the Angels and Elves Fund.

Photography by Cole-Scott Moffett

This month there will be over 15 artisans participating in the event where you can browse original photographs, handcrafted pottery, knitted outerwear, natural soaps and taste a variety of wine and beer. Moat Mountain Brewery will be doing a beer tasting from 4-6pm and the Sap House Meadery will be with us all evening sampling their meade.  Get to know your local artisans this holiday season and join us for a fun evening of food, beverages and shopping!

More about SOHL Sundays: Taking place on the last Sunday of every month, SOHL Sundays have a variety of new and regular artisans bringing new and popular crafts and work to the Mount Washington Valley. The Valley and surrounding areas have an overwhelming number of small businesses and local artisans that are amazingly talented – SOHL Sundays are designed to “promote an awareness of what our

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community has to offer and to give our local artists, musicians and farmers the spotlight and a chance to sell their creations!” says the creator of SOHL Sundays and Margarita Grill employee, Jamie Robinson. “We strive to make sustainable choices, use the freshest ingredients from local sources and offer our guests a unique menu here at Margarita Grill; this event fits into our company values perfectly!”

The participating artisan vendors include:

  • Cole-Scott Moffett – Photography
  • Don Waite – Wood Burning
  • Corrine Dooley – Cindys Mushrooms
  • Missy Nelson – Up-cycled Glassware
  • Lisa Beveridge – Beaver Ridge Soap Co.
  • Allie Sawyer – Allie Bands
  • Kristen Pobatschnig – Paint by Night
  • Kathy Cooper – White Mountain Knitting
  • Cori and Brie – Reprieve
  • Chase Street Soap co.
  • Tracy McKenzie – Illuminated Glass Blocks
  • Ricky Tilotson – Tillyink
  • Sap House Meadery
  • Merv Smith-Hodge – The Krafty Kiwi
  • Anthony Marrone Pottery
  • Gail Streiter

From everyone at Margarita Grill, we look forward to seeing you on Nov. 25th for Holiday SOHL!

If you are a local artisan interested in participating in SOHL Sundays, please email Jamie at jamie23robinson@yahoo.com for more information.

Margarita Grill is a NH Farm to Table Certified Restaurant that supports NH Farmers & producers of high quality products.  Come in & visit for a true NH Experience.

Located at 78 Rt. 302, Glen, NH 03838 • 603-383-6556 • www.margaritagrillnh.com

Fall in Love with Local Fare At Margarita Grill on Valentines Day

Joelle's newest Masterpiece" Amaryllis in sunlight "You’re sure to Fall in Love with Local Fare at The Grill on Valentines Day…

Featuring our Farm to Table Partners on our Special NH Lovers Menu and a Premier Showing of Joelle’s Newest Creation.

Show your Special someone how much you care by supporting your local producers of artisan foods from Sizzlin Sauces, Sap House Meadery , Sandwich Creamery, Yankee Farms Sherman Farms & Moat Mountain Brewing Co.

Our Sous Chef Bud Selmi, creator of Sizzlin Sauces, Americas #1 Award winning Hot Sauce and Winner of 54 National Awards, will be featuring his sauces and working his relish & tapenade into our specials.  Chef Bud, representing Margarita Grill, has just been awarded  a position as one of the 10 Celebrity Chefs for The First ever NH Restaurant Week May 18-23, 2012.

Joelle’s Newest Masterpiece! “Amaryllis in Sunlight” Will have it’s Premier Showing  on Valentines Day at The Grill. Come in and See The Original, before it finds a new Home. Maybe it could be in your Home. What an Amazing Valentines Day Gift for Someone Special.

Sap House Meadery, one of our favorite Farm to table partners, has granted us the priveledge of being the only restaurant to offer the Limited Edition Chocolate Mead. We are thrilled to be  able to showcase this on Valentines Day. You won’t be able to get it anywhere else but here! (other than at the Meadery and that won’t last )

So I say , Why on earth would you go anywhere else on Valentines Day?  Support the Local Food movement, Support Local Art &  Support People making a difference to bring you a True NH Experience.

Happy Valentines Day! See you at The Grill..

  • Shrimp Cocktail with Chili sweet Sensations cocktail Sauce
  • NH Four Cheese & garlic Nachos recommended with Moat Brown Ale
  • NH raised Venison with Root Vegetables and tapanade infused Demi glace
  • Roasted Free Range Chicken with apple cornbread stuffing recommended with Apple Cranberry FlagHill NH wine
  • Wild Caught Scallops stuffed with spinach & Sandwich creamery Brie
  • Roasted Vegetable white Enchilada Pie with Garlic Relish
  • Apple Pie Empanandas with Local made cinnamon Ice Cream
  • Banana foster Chimichanga reccomended with Sap House Meadery’s Chocolate Mead
  • Ginny’s Decadent Chocolate Cupcakes with Sweet Almond cream Frosting