Maine Restaurant Week Signature Events at Relais & Chateaux Camden Harbour Inn
March 1 to 10 is the sixth year in a row that the entire State of Maine will celebrate its culinary culture with Maine Restaurant Week. During MRW, Relais & Chateaux Camden Harbour Inn's award winning restaurant Natalie's will serve a special 5-course for $55. The menu will be released very soon. The menu is listed on the restaurants website and will also be available on the MRW website
Wednesday March 5
Joe Ricchio Wine Dinner featuring SoPo wines. This promises to be a fun, educational and delicious evening. Joe is the Food Editor for Maine Magazine and documents his culinary exploits on his web series, "Off the Wagon." He has been published in the London Guardian, Bon Appetit and Vice.
Friday, March 7 and Saturday, March 8
Pommory Champagne Ice-bar and two very special cocktail dinners with our visiting top mixologist Greg Bell and Natalie's award winning mixologist Seth Knowlton on Friday and Saturday evening. Greg is the bartender at NYC's Spotted Pig (a Michelin Star gastro pub) as well as the popular John Dory. He studied the craft of cocktail making under one of this century's best bartenders, Sasha Petraske. Seth Knowlton was awarded best bartender in Maine by Eater Maine in 2013. The Guardian included Seth Knowlton and Natalie's in the top 10 pubs and bars in Maine.
Saturday March 8
Master Class Cocktail Making with Greg Bell and Seth Knowlton. Price $15 including tastings of different cocktails, liquors, spirits discussed during the Master Class.
Sunday March 9
Signature Event (In Scarborough, Maine). Natalie's will be competing in the cocktail and dessert competitions at this fun and delectable event. It sells out annually. Tickets are available online now. Special note about the Signature Event- Natalie's has won the title of Best Cocktail twice and been ranked in the top every other year. Mixologist Seth Knowlton intends to bring home the gold again this year!
About Camden Harbour Inn and Natalie’s:
The nationally acclaimed Camden Harbour Inn is a member of Relais & Chateaux. The property consistently receives praise from publications such as Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report, Departures, Travel & Leisure, National Geographic Traveler, Yankee Magazine and Dispatches for its world-class service and amenities and unparalleled views. Awarded among “51 favorite splurges in the world” by Sherman’s Travel, the Inn attracts an upscale clientele who return often to experience one of New England’s most tranquil, inspired and treasured settings.
Natalie’s at the Camden Harbour Inn has been called the finest gourmet eatery in Maine and was recently honored as one of OpenTable Diner’s Choice Top 100 Best Restaurants in America. Eater Maine named Natalie’s one of 18 Essential Restaurants in Maine and the restaurant was identified as one of the Best Meals of 2012 by two Maine-based food writers, Joe Ricchio and Nancy Heiser. Natalie’s earned 4 ½ stars from the Maine Sunday Telegram, which called the “dining experience flawless and the food magnificent.”
Natalie’s is redefining modern, fine dining in Maine. The restaurant places an emphasis on Maine seafood and offers a four-course Lobster Tasting menu, a three-course prix fixe menu and a Chef’s Tasting menu. The Wine Spectator-honored wine list features more than 250 specialty wines.
The restaurant is open currently Tuesday through Sunday and seven days in the summer; reservations are recommended and may be made through OpenTable or by calling (207) 236-7008. To make a reservation at the Camden Harbour Inn, call (207) 236-4200.
The Inn and the restaurant are located at 83 Bayview St. in Camden, Maine.