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Within the Wild participates in James Beard Foundation Smart Catch Program

Within the Wild believes sustainability is the greatest gift to provide future travelers! Smart Catch is a sustainable seafood program created by chefs for chefs with the purpose of increasing the sustainability of the seafood supply chain. With more than … more

Chef Mandy to represent Alaska at national event

Homer’s own Mandy Dixon, owner of La Baleine Cafe on the Spit, will be the one to cook it at the three-day event called Flavored Nation. “It’s really to kind of bring out this iconic food that’s right here in the … more

Forbes Magazine: The Ultimate Alaska Lodge: Tutka Bay Wilderness Lodge

“From the moment I spied Tutka Bay Wilderness Lodge from the floatplane – a few rooftops and wooden walkways surrounded by a forest of Sitka spruce, fingers of dark coastal waters and pine clad islands, set against a backdrop of … more

Food Writing Workshop at Tutka Bay Lodge

“Food is the soul of a place and one of the best ways we come closer to knowing.” – Chef Kirsten Dixon  Come spend a weekend in July with us cooking and writing with New York Times food editor Sam … more

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

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