MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Taste the essence of a farmer's market with freshly prepared meals using home-grown ingredients from Minneapolis Marriott Southwest. Executive Chef Clinton Yocom uses fresh herbs and vegetables raised from the hotel's rooftop garden in restaurant menus and catering menus for wedding receptions in Minneapolis and corporate receptions.
The rooftop garden grows more than 100 tomato and pepper plants. Tomato varieties include brandywine, black krim, beefsteak and jubilee. Sunflowers blossom alongside cilantro and basil. In addition, Chef Yocom raises cucumbers, green onions, radishes, and short and sweet carrots.
Enjoy these delicious handcrafted and fulfilling items available on the new Stacy's Grille menu. This stylish and innovative restaurant serves regional comfort foods amidst sophisticated decor. Opt for outdoor dining and take in the area view from the scenic patio.
Chef Yocom is an award-winning chef with more than 19 years of culinary experience within the restaurant and hospitality industry. His innovative culinary achievements have earned him a wide range of prestigious awards for best dessert in 2005 and best appetizer in 2006 among others. In 2010 Chef Yocom was awarded 2nd place at the MN Pork Board "Taste of Elegance" food competition against 15 top chefs in Minnesota.
About Minneapolis Marriott Southwest
Experience the dynamic setting of Minneapolis Marriott Southwest, a re-energized hotel near Minneapolis. Offering an ideal location among walking paths for outdoor excursions and close proximity to highways and attractions, this hotel is a welcome retreat. Upon entering, guests are greeted with the contemporary design of the MI Greatroom, a perfect haven for relaxing and socializing. Feel at home in one of 300 spacious hotel rooms and suites, featuring plush Revive bedding and 37-inch flat-screen TVs. Explore exciting amenities, such as a health club, heated indoor pool and hot tub, or enjoy a bite to eat at Stacy's Grille, a delectable restaurant serving eclectic regional cuisine. With more than 14,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including a scenic outdoor patio, this hotel is the ultimate venue for both large corporate retreats and intimate gatherings.
SOURCE Minneapolis Marriott Southwest