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The Bistro at La Tourelle

With views of the hotel’s herb and flower gardens, and offering outdoor dining during the sunny days, The Bistro at La Tourelle offers a warm, relaxing crossroad, where the good life meets good food. Start your day with a hearty breakfast, relax over a casual lunch or join us for our delicious weekend brunch. The Bistro at La Tourelle is available for private parties and gatherings afternoons and evenings. Email Chef Jack at jack@latourelle.com for ideas and pricing for birthday parties, bridal showers and intimate dinner parties. ​Welcome to The Bistro at La Tourelle and thank you for joining us today. I’d like to share a little bit about myself and I hope you enjoy your experience with us! My interest in cooking began at a young age under the guidance of my single mother. She always found time to make amazing meals and letting me help prepare them. From there my 4 years of service in the U.S. Navy allowed me to be exposed to worldwide culinary delights and my passion for cooking grew exponentially. I was very drawn to the fresh local ingredients that many European countries used in their meals. After the Navy I took classes at the Culinary Institute and worked at Cornell University as Executive Chef for 15 years. Combining my lifetime of experience I am proud to hold several medals from the American Culinary Federation. Last but not least, I am excited to be here at La Tourelle to continue a tradition of providing fresh, locally sourced meals every day. Whether you are dining with friends, family, or colleagues we strive to provide a warm and relaxing crossroad where life and great food meet. Thank you for sharing a part of your day with our family at The Bistro at La Tourelle. Bon Appetite! ​ - Executive Chef Jack Applegarth
1150 Danby Rd., (Rt. 96B), Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 273-2734
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