MENTONE SPRINGS HOTEL KICKS-OFF THE HOLIDAY WITH AN OPEN HOUSE AND NEW MENU AT ALICE'S
Guests can register to win a stay at the 128 year- old hotel, lunch for two at Alice's and Mentone Money to spend at the White Elephant Galleries and Antiques

November 27, 2012---Mentone, Alabama--- The Mentone Springs Hotel kicks off Christmas with a Holiday Open House this weekend, an opportunity for guests to enjoy the holiday décor in front a roaring fire, sample a new menu at the hotel's restaurant, and register to win prizes during its open house Sat. Dec 1, and Sun. Dec. 2 from 10-6pm.

Visitors will enjoy the 10 ft. tall live fir tree decorated for a traditional Christmas and other themed trees throughout the house. They will be able to register to win a one-night stay at the hotel, and lunch for two at Alice's Restaurant at the Mentone Springs Hotel.

Registrants will also receive Mentone Money, to use at the White Elephant Galleries and Antiques during the open house. Miss Judy's Tea Room will be open where guest can enjoy "high-tea" fare in the hotel's ballroom for a charge of $8 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under. The Rusty Fox will feature football fare and the Alabama/ Georgia game at 4:30 CST for $10 per person.

Alice's restaurant at the Mentone Springs Hotel is open for dinner Fri. and Sat. from 6-9 pm and for lunch Sat. and Sun. 11-2. It was listed in November's Business Alabama Magazine, as one of the restaurants to watch, in its Food for Fun and Profit issue, highlighting the growing culinary scene in Ala. Alice's new dinner menu includes locally sourced savory soups and entrées, ranging in price from a $7appetizer to a $22 entrée.

The hotel recently received a 5-star rating and Talk of the Town Customer Satisfaction Award by Celebration Media U.S. for the second year in a row, recognizing the 128-yeqr-olc Victorian mansion in its Hotel/Travel and Bed & Breakfast category, as best in the region.

"We are looking forward to a fun and festive open house this weekend and showing off the holiday decor and new menu," said general manager Judy Rathel. "Every day is a good day in Mentone, but the Christmas holiday is exceptional."

The Mentone Springs Hotel underwent an upgrade beginning in October 2010 when the new owners purchased the property. They installed high quality bedding and linens, redecorated with a country club meets hunting club feel. The hotel's commercial kitchen was refurbished at that time and a kitchen herb garden was recently installed.

About The Mentone Springs Hotel
The Mentone Springs Hotel was built in 1884 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. It is listed in the New York Times Best selling book, "1000 Places to Visit Before You Die," and was recently featured in Southern Living Magazine. The all wood Victorian mansion serves as a bed and breakfast to visitors wanting to experience laid-back living Mentone-style. Situated as the centerpiece of the Mentone community on Lookout Mountain, the hotel features wrap around front porches for dining and relaxing, and a trio of fireplaces in the main living room for guests enjoyment. For more information visit www.mentonespringshotel.com, contact us at 256-634-4040, or visit us on Facebook.

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ALICE'S OPENS AT THE MENTONE SPRINGS HOTEL
New restaurant kicks off the season with Mother's Day Brunch

May 10, 2012---Mentone, Alabama---Owners of the Mentone Springs Hotel today announced that its restaurant, Alice's, has opened in preparation for the seasonal influx of tourist and visitors. It will be open for dinner on Friday and Saturday night, lunch Saturday and will begin serving brunch from 10 am – 2 pm on Sunday's beginning Mother's Day, May 13...more

MENTONE SPRINGS HOTEL HIRES INN KEEPER
March 14, 2011---Mentone, AL---The Mentone Springs Hotel today announced the addition of a new team member, Mary Rogers Bridgforth, as its Inn Keeper. Bridgforth, a 2010 graduate of Mississippi University for Women, received a degree in Culinary Arts, with a minor in nutrition...more

ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE TO BENEFIT HOMELESS DOGS

"Knick Knack Paddywhack– Give a Dog a Home" Parade sponsored by Historic Mentone Springs Hotel
March 5, 2012---Mentone, Alabama----The Mentone Springs Hotel today announced that it will host the first annual "Knick Knack Paddwhack – Give a Dog a Home," Parade on Saturday, March 17, 2012, at 11 a.m. CST. The parade will benefit DeKalb County non-profit animal organizations... more

MENTONE SPRINGS HOTEL LAUNCHES GUEST CHEF SERIES CELEBRATING YEAR OF ALABAMA FOOD

Chef Jason Daniel to showcase local farm community with Valentine's dinner Saturday February 11
Mentone, AL February 6, 2012--- Chef Jason Daniel is no stranger to Southern kitchens and is indeed at home in Alabama. He has been in the food service industry for twenty-five years and played an essential role in the creation of eight restaurants: six in Huntsville, Alabama, 801 Franklin, The Chophouse, Humphries Bar & Grill, Cotton Row Market, Sazio, and Starfish, one in Tuscaloosa – Alabama, DePalma's Italian Café, and one in Athens, Georgia, DePalma's Eastside. 801 Franklin, Starfish and The Chophouse all received The Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator Magazine with Chef Jason on board... more

DEKALB COUNTY ATTRACTIONS ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Fort Payne, Ala. – On April 27, 2011, cities and communities came to a halt as over 40 tornadoes came through Alabama killing over 230 and leaving millions of dollars in damage... more

MENTONE SPRINGS HOTEL FEATURED IN THE GROUNDHOG
The Mentone Springs Hotel Reopens

By Charlott Gentry, Editor

The historic Mentone Springs Hotel was alive with laughter, good music and good food as friends old and new celebrated the hotel's re-opening on April 21st. Visitors were able to meet Innkeeper Mary Rodgers Bridgforth... more

Mentone Springs Hotel Rings in the New Year -- Mountain Style
Mentone, Ala. — December 14, 2010 — Looking for a unique destination to ring in the new year? The newly refurbished historic Mentone Springs Hotel will welcome guests and revelers to celebrate New Year’s Eve on Friday, December 31, 2010. Often referred to as the “Grande Dame of Mentone,” the hotel, situated atop Lookout Mountain, AL, operates as a bed & breakfast and will offer charming suites and rooms for a New Year's... more


 

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