Oregon Wine Country Restaurant Opens Ultimate Food-Lover's Guest Cottage

Oregon Wine Country Restaurant Opens Ultimate Food-Lover’s Guest Cottage

The Painted Lady’s Guest Cottage offers comfort and intimacy paired with unique culinary packages and boutique wine experiences.

A stay at the new Painted Lady Guest Cottage is like living in your own wine country vacation home, but with a talented chef and sommelier tending to your dining needs.  Now open, The Painted Lady Restaurant’s owners, husband and wife team Chef Allen Routt and Jessica Bagley, have created the ultimate gourmet getaway in a quaint turn-of-the-century guest cottage set just next door to their AAA Four-Diamond restaurant in Oregon’s beautiful wine country.

The 1,100-square foot fully furnished guest cottage is tucked away in a residential neighborhood in the heart of Newberg, Oregon, and was designed with the food and wine lover in mind.

“We bought the cottage in 2006, just a year after we opened The Painted Lady,” says executive chef and co-owner Allen Routt.  His previous experience working at the renowned Inn at Little Washington in Virginia left him dreaming of offering a similar overnight experience at his own restaurant. “Jessica and I have always loved the idea of being able to offer wine country accommodations. By opening the guest cottage, we hope to provide our guests a special and delightful way to visit – or revisit – Oregon wine country,” adds Routt.

 

Amenities at the Guest Cottage include:

-2 charming bedrooms (large master and small guest, both with queen beds)

-1 ½ baths

-Complimentary bottle of Oregon wine

-Fully stocked gourmet kitchen

-Comfortable living room and dining room

-Access to the edible gardens in the front yard – pick your own salads!

-Covered outdoor patio with dining area, fire pit and BBQ

-Flat screen TVs, cable, wireless internet, games, books and DVDs

-Washer/dryer

-Easy access to the restaurant – just a stroll through the front yard.

“It took us about six months to renovate the cottage, and we are thrilled with how it turned out,” says The Painted Lady general manager and co-owner Jessica Bagley. “It’s cozy and comfortable and we think it gives a wonderful new dimension to the wine-country experience. You can feel like a local by visiting the neighborhood farmers’ market, or foraging for ingredients from the restaurant’s backyard culinary garden, or elevating the experience by selecting one of our culinary packages,” adds Bagley.

 

The Painted Lady Guest Cottage offers four culinary-inspired packages including:

The Gourmand’s Weekend – This ultimate Oregon wine country experience includes a Saturday wine tasting tour and packed picnic lunch, Saturday evening seven-course Chef’s Menu at The Painted Lady with wine pairings and Sunday morning Champagne brunch. Cost: $500 + lodging + tax (must be booked when making reservation).

Seven-Course Chef’s Menu with wine pairings curated by chef Allen Routt and served in the privacy of the Guest Cottage. Cost: $175 per person and includes dinner, wine, coffee service and dessert. Available for 2 to 8 people with a minimum 24-hour notice.

Pizza Night – The Painted Lady will fire up artisan Neapolitan-style pizzas from the restaurant’s outdoor wood-burning oven, served at the Guest Cottage. Pizza night also includes a garden green salad, dessert, and red or white wine. Cost: $50 per person + service fee with a minimum of 48 hours notice.

Guest Cottage Cooking Demonstration and Classes – Want to tap into the chef next door? Here’s your chance. Book an hour-long cooking class at The Painted Lady Guest Cottage during your stay, and learn how to make some of the restaurant’s signature dishes alongside chef Allen Routt. Classes include recipes and a three-course meal that will put your skills to the test. Cost: $195 per person + service fee with a minimum one-week notice.

The Painted Lady Guest Cottage is now open. Rates are $235 per night, with a two-night minimum, and during the summer season (June 1 – September 30 and holidays) rates are $275 per night with a two-night minimum.

The Guest Cottage is located at 205 S. College Street, Newberg, OR 97132. For more details about booking a stay at The Painted Lady Guest Cottage, please visit the website: www.paintedladycottage.com.

 

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About The Painted Lady:

The Painted Lady Restaurant is owned and operated by Chef Allen Routt and his wife and general manager Jessica Bagley. Seven years ago, the couple refurbished a beautiful two-story Victorian home, creating their dream restaurant on a tree-lined street in the heart of Newberg, Oregon. Inside the green house with the bright red door, Routt and Bagley bring the region’s abundant ingredients to life with their five-course tasting menu, and optional wine pairings. Ingredients arrive at the back door direct from neighboring farms, and are transformed into dishes like Crispy Skin Striped Bass with Cauliflower Purée and Caper Brown Butter, and then paired with select local wines that the knowledgeable wait staff is eager to share with guests. Now, the Painted Lady Restaurant is excited to offer overnight accommodations at The Painted Lady Guest Cottage.

 

The Painted Lady is open for dinner from 5pm, Wednesday-Sunday. For reservations visit their website at: www.thepaintedladyrestaurant.com, or call 503-538-3850. For more information about The Painted Lady Guest Cottage, please visit www.thepaintedladycottage.com.

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