Amy Thielen Wine Dinner (3/22)

Join us at Coteau des Prairies Lodge on Wednesday, March 22nd for a one-of-a-kind food & wine pairing event featuring award-winning TV chef and food writer Amy Thielen. Amy is known as the host of the Food Network show Heartland Table which is filmed in her kitchen at her home in rural Park Rapids, MN….

Joe Breker Recognized for Stewardship by National Corn Growers Association

Joe Breker, known by our guests as a regular at morning coffee and the guy who shows folks around the farm in his pickup, received a national honor at the annual Commodity Classic convention in San Antonio last weekend. For his 38 years of commitment to conservation agriculture and forward thinking innovation, Joe was presented the…

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….