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Tutka Bay Lodge Cookbook Wins Culinary Award

Tutka Bay Lodge: Coastal Cuisine from the Wilds of Alaska, by Kirsten Dixon and Mandy Dixon, won the e-cookbook category in the 2015 International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) cookbook awards. Considered the gold standard among cookbook awards, IACP’s Cookbook Awards have … more

Carl Dixon One of Outside Magazine’s Top 5 Guides

We have known it all along, and now the word is getting out. Outside Magazine recently honored Carl as one of the 5 Best Adventure Guides (“these adventure geniuses will make your next trip the one you never, ever forget”). Carl was recognized as … more

Helicopter Adventure Catches Eye of Men’s Journal

Kirsten shares the value of the R-44 helicopter that we use to transport guests on adventures. “This is the core of what we do,” says Dixon, “removing people from the human effect where they can have a sense of discovery … more

Kirsten and Mandy Chosen by James Beard Foundation for World’s Fair in Milan

Kirsten and Mandy will be guest chefs at the James Beard American Restaurant in the USA Pavilion in October, 2015. The USA Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 will highlight American culinary industry, products, and entrepreneurship within the contexts of sustainability, … more

Celebrate Magazine Inspired by Mandy Dixon

Mandy was featured in a series on “people we meet while traveling who sweep us off our feet by things they are doing in big and small areas of the country”. Enjoy the full article on Celebrate Magazine.

Heli-Ski Package Available in March & April of 2015

We’re offering special a 7-day heli-ski package in collaboration with Tordrillo North, Alaska’s newest and most exclusive premier helicopter ski and snowboard operation. Stay with us at Winterlake Lodge during set weeks in March or April, and get access to … more

Featured on Yahoo Travel: An Alaskan Chef Battles Cancer One Recipe at a Time

Yahoo Travel wrote of how Kirsten underwent treatment for breast cancer during the writing of a new cookbook, how the process of creating the cookbook was both cathartic and therapeutic, and of the nature of her strength and inspiration. Read: An … more

Northern Lights 300 Sled Dog Race & Aurora Photography Tour – January 22nd-25th, 2015

    Extendable to January 28th Join Us! Experience a rare and epic winter adventure that combines photographing dog teams during a popular sled dog race, the Northern Lights 300 (which precedes the Iditarod and takes place over a portion of the … more

Mandy Dixon Represents Alaska in Great American Seafood Cook-off

Mandy Dixon represented Alaska in a competition with 17 chefs, held in New Orleans. PBS filmed a documentary on the event. Florida prevailed, but we’re extremely proud of Mandy.

Join us for Personal Stories and Great Realities with Scott Russell Sanders

http://writersconference.homer.alaska.edu/workshops.htm Sign up for the Kachemak Bay Writer’s Conference post-conference workshop June 17-19 at Tutka Bay Lodge. Post-Conference Workshop Personal Stories and Great Realities with Scott Russell Sanders June 17-19 Participate in a special, unique workshop at the internationally recognized, … more

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