Menu The Mark Olympia, The Mark Restaurant: classic Italian, organic.
here you will find Links to Example Menus celebrating our reliance on local and organic food:
Menu at The Mark Restaurant:
STYLE: Classically Tuscan influenced as this is were the chef lived and studied. With a touch of clean southern Italian cooking from the many years she worked in the company of chefs from that region apon returning to the states. Cucina Rustica, the menu is prepared fresh and in the moment.
ORGANIC: Serving mostly organic product since 2001 then becoming certified organic in 2009.
CUCINA RUSTICA: Simple, classic, Italian influenced recipes–real fresh food of the highest quality.
INGREDIENTS: Most of our ingredients are organic with the exception of a few imported goods (noted on the menu). Pasta is made fresh with organic ingredients and local, organic eggs. Meat is organic, or free range and hormone free, all seafood is wild / sustainably harvested and all cooked on an apple wood grill.
FRESH PRODUCE: Our produce is organic and local as much as possible.
LOCAL: During the our growing season 90% of all our food is sourced within 1 hour of the restaurant from the best local providers available. learn about some of them here: Chefs Blog
COOKING OILS: We cook with organic extra virgin olive oil and organic soy oil for the grill.
DIETARY CONCERNS: Our menu includes options for vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, low fat, low sugar and lean high protein diets.
Link to: Chefs Journal
TO GO: Available for dinner.
COST: Entrees range from 11.00 to 41.00
DESSERT: All of our baked sweets are made in house, with mostly organic ingredients using local organic eggs and organic dairy (the only exception are some imported cheeses clearly defined as such on the menu–they are not all always available).
Cost of desserts range from 4.00 to 6.00 – Entire cakes 45.00 to 125.00
RESTAURANT: Affordable, stylish yet casual neighborhood setting, for everyday. The Mark has a small nine table dining room with a full bar and a large outdoor patio area. When needed there are two additional elegant private dining rooms and our beautiful Red Room banquet space that can be reserved for all your event needs. We can accomodate even larger events by reserving the entire restaurant.
Link to: Event Planning.