Give a Girl a Knife…or Maybe a Camera

With Valentine’s Day rapidly approaching we thought we’d give you a hand with picking the perfect gift for your sweetheart. Food and photography. These are two things we love at Coteau des Prairies Lodge. We have two upcoming getaways to choose from if you want to give your love a unique and special gift. Click the…

Amy Thielen’s Food & Wine Retreat – March 20-23rd, 2017

If you’re like us, you love the great Midwestern foods you grew up on and you love experiencing new flavors. Yes? And if you love to cook, we have just the thing for you! Join Amy Thielen, the award-winning author of The New Midwestern Table, at Coteau des Prairies Lodge on March 20-23rd, 2017 for a…

Fall Wine Pairing Dinner (11/17)

Join us at Coteau des Prairies Lodge on Thursday, November 17th for a one of a kind food & wine pairing event featuring wines from Juan Gil Estates and the the culinary talent of Chef Kari Oslowski. At our Fall Wine Pairing Dinner, you will have a unique opportunity to experience premium Spanish wines from Juan…

Dakota Marker Rematch

Nobody around here needs a reminder that there is a big postseason football game this weekend in the land formerly known as Dakota Territory. Folks know. The NDSU Bison get a rematch against their most formidable foe – The SDSU Jackrabbits! The Jacks were the only team to beat the Bison this year. The rivalry, enshrined…

Photos from Fall Beer Dinner

On September 21st, we hosted our Fall Beer Dinner which featured five awesome beers from Fulton Brewing Company. Fulton Brewing president and co-founder Ryan Petz spent the evening at the lodge and introduced his brews to our dining guests. The incredible five course pairing menu was created by Chef Jeff Anderson from Blue Plate Restaurant…

Joe Breker Receives NDSU ‘Friend of Extension’ Award

Joe Breker is not afraid of change. As a young farmer, after a stint as a student at NDSU, he challenged tradition and indeed his own father’s farming methods. Clarence Breker, who had the same intrepid spirit, went along with Joe on a journey to totally change over the Breker farm to no-till farming…at a…

Travel + Leisure = Coteau des Prairies Lodge

Travel + Leisure is a trusted resource for those who love life on the road, and lets face it…who doesn’t love picking up a good travel magazine and longingly scanning through the glossy images of exotic locales. There is one place on many travelers’ short list of ultimate destinations…Havana. That’s right. Havana…North Dakota! Home of…

Photos from Dinner of the Berry Moon

On July 20th, we hosted a special dinner featuring the talented Chef Sean Sherman and his team from The Sioux Chef. If you’ve been following our blog, you have heard us talk about Chef Sean and the unique work he is doing with Native American foods. Really, what he is doing is ground breaking in…

‘Off the Beaten Path’ at Coteau des Prairies Lodge

Cliff Naylor, with KFYR-TV (Bismarck), is known for his regular segment titled ‘Off the Beaten Path’. On his show, Cliff takes viewers across North Dakota and highlights unique and interesting stories from rural communities. His most recent story brought him to Coteau des Prairies Lodge. He came out while we had a group staying here for…

Fall Beer Dinner (9/21)

To celebrate the coming of fall, we are hosting a unique beer dinner and live music event and live brewing demonstration on the evening of Wednesday, September 21st. We are featuring amazing craft beers from Fulton Brewing Company paired with a multiple course dinner designed and prepared by Executive Chef Jeff Anderson from Blue Plate Restaurant Co….

PhotoRx Getaway Photography Workshop 2017

Phillip Breker of PhotoRx Media is offering two weekend photography workshops at Coteau des Prairies Lodge in 2017. The dates are April 7-9th and September 8-10th for your launching pad to better photography. This workshop is geared towards beginners and amateurs in photography. If you have a DSLR camera and you love to take pictures…

The New York Times visits Coteau des Prairies Lodge

It’s not everyday you find a two-time James Beard Award winning food writer investigating a story in rural North Dakota. More unlikely yet would it be that she goes on to write an article about her experience and its featured on the front of the Food section in The New York Times! Read the article HERE. Meet…