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Chandlers Advanced Sommelier awarded by the Court of Master Sommeliers

Chandlers® Steakhouse Wine Director Achieves Advanced Sommelier Status

We’re excited to announce that the Chandlers Steakhouse Wine Director, Ryan Robinson, recently became an Advanced Sommelier awarded by the Court of Master Sommeliers, making him one of only 1200 in the Americas, Australia, and New Zealand, and the first from the state of Idaho to do so. The esteemed accomplishment is yet another example of our commitment to industry excellence.

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Chandlers Celebrates Wine Spectator's “Best of Award of Excellence”

Chandlers Celebrates Wine Spectator’s “Best of Award of Excellence”

Chandlers Restaurant today announced that for the third consecutive year the downtown Boise fine dining destination has been awarded the Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence.  Company founder Rex Chandler said Chandlers is honored to be the only restaurant in the state of Idaho to receive this prestigious award not only once, but three times.

“We think this third recognition, being so challenging to achieve at all, let alone in back-to-back competitions, places Chandlers among the world’s outstanding fine dining experiences,” Chandler said.

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Celebrate Thanksgiving With Idaho Wine

Celebrate Thanksgiving With Idaho Wine

Whether you are planning a solo holiday weekend or looking for a unique way to show off Idaho to family and friends, Thanksgiving wine-related events are always a great way to experience this thriving industry. From special blends to barrel tastings, many Idaho wineries have something unique going on over the holiday weekend.

Below is a list of some of the wineries that will be open over Thanksgiving Weekend, as well as specials they have to offer. For more winery information and directions, please click on the individual winery links below.
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Chandlers Prime Steaks & Seafood: World Class Dining in Boise

We always enjoy going out to dinner on Sunday Night as it is generally not as crowded, gives you something to look forward to and lengthens your weekend. We had heard that Chandlers Prime Steaks & Seafood in Downtown Boise was offering a Prix Fixe three course Prime Rib Dinner for only $27.00 and knew we’d better check it out.

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Chandlers celebrates Wine Spectator's Best of Award of Excellence 2014

Chandlers Celebrates Wine Spectator’s “Best of Award of Excellence”

Chandlers Restaurant today announced that for the second consecutive year the downtown Boise fine dining destination has been awarded the Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence. Company founder Rex Chandler said Chandlers is honored to be the only restaurant in the state of Idaho to receive this prestigious award not only once, but twice. Read More

Owen Roe Winemaker Dinner

Owen Roe Winemaker Dinner

Monday, June 23rd, was a special evening at Chandlers, with owner & winemaker David O’Reilly of Owen Roe Winery. For this Winemaker Dinner, Keith Otter joined Chef Luis Flores as guest chef. Chef Otter was the executive chef at Chandlers in Sun Valley for ten years and returned for this one night only. Read More

Owen Roe

Idaho Chefs Vie to Become ‘Culinary King of the Mountain’

The knives have been sharpened and the stage is set. The quest to become ‘Culinary King of the Mountain’ is on. On April 5, Idaho chefs will compete for what is sure to become the Gem State’s most sought-after title. The cooking competition, which will operate much like Food Network’s hit show “Chopped,” will be hosted at McCall’s Shore Lodge as part of the resort’s inaugural Spring Culinary Festival, April 4-6.

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ByLanderSea Travel Tales – The Best in Boise: Chandler’s Ten Minute Martini

I’d never been to Idaho before and after receiving a guidebook from the state’s office of Tourism, I was downright excited. I flew into Boise, the state capital, arriving in the afternoon. I found the land surprisingly flat, but with wonderful foothills in the distance.

My tour would start with a kick-off dinner for members of the International Food, Wine and Travel Writes Association at Chandlers, a favorite local restaurant known for their steaks and Idaho-sourced ingredients. Chandler’s was also the recipient of a 2013 Wine Spectator ‘Best of Award of Excellence’ for their impressive wine list.

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The Annual Trailing of the Sheep Festival

The Most Beautiful Time Of The Year

Don’t Miss Genuine Hospitality, Culinary Delights In Idaho

Looking for the personal touch? Then you have come to the right place. Sit back, relax and enjoy the spectacular beauty of a September tour through the Snake River Valley in Idaho. Set in picturesque Sun Valley, the annual Harvest Festival has become the signature food and wine event of the region. Read More

Idahoans appreciate their wine

Idahoans Appreciate Their Wine

If you’ve lived in Idaho long, you know the state is gung-ho on promoting local goods and services. Campaigns like Buy Idaho, Idaho Preferred and Think Boise First remind us frequently that, population-wise, we may be small potatoes, but potatoes aren’t all we have to offer.

So it came as a bit of a shock to me when I read in the coverage of the Idaho Business Review Breakfast Series on Idaho wines that local wines make up just 5 percent of Idaho’s wine market. With all the “buy local” organizations in this state, we only buy 5 percent of our wine locally? How the heck does that work?

As it turns out, Idahoans have a thirst for wine that Idaho’s wine producers come nowhere near quenching.

“People drink a lot of wine in Idaho,” says Moya Shatz Dolsby, executive director of the Idaho Wine Commission. “We don’t make enough wine, even if Idahoans want to drink it all.” Read More

Idaho RubyTrout “a la Gravlax” at Chandler’s in Boise

Incredible Idaho and the 10 Minute Martini

I was looking forward to dinner at Chandlers not only because they have a reputation for exceptional food, but also because I had been hearing about the legendary 10 Minute Martini they serve. Curious, several of us ordered them and waited dutifully. At the end of the evening, bartender Pat Carden joined us table side and told us the history of the drink. We feasted on true Idaho fare: Ruby Trout a la “Gravlax” as the starter, pan-roasted Snake River Sturgeon with a jade rice risotto, Lava Lake Lamb Loin with a polenta soufflé, American Kobe Beef with roasted garlic potatoes and baby carrots all topped off with a lemon curd tartlet with huckleberry sauce. Read More

2013 Wine Spectator ‘Best of Award of Excellence’

Chandlers Garners Wine Spectator’s “Best of Award of Excellence”

Chandlers is a recipient of a 2013 Wine Spectator ‘Best of Award of Excellence’ for their impressive wine list, placing them among the top restaurants worldwide and the highest ranked in the state of Idaho. The award was announced on the international magazine’s web site and will be in its August 31 issue that hits newsstands July 24. Wine Spectator has been honoring the world’s best wine lists annually since 1981. The awards recognize restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers. Read More

3 Horse Ranch Winemaker Dinner at Chandlers

3 Horse Ranch Winemaker Dinner at Chandlers

On Tuesday, June 11th, 3 Horse Ranch came to Chandlers to help celebrate Idaho Wine Month with a fantastic five-course Wine Pairing Dinner. We had a great time with Gary and Martha Cunningham discussing food, wine, pairings and life in general. Read More

Chandlers Easter 2012

Easter at Chandlers, Make a Reservation…

Man can not exist on hard boiled eggs and chocolate bunnies alone! That’s why we’ll be serving up a special brunch including a prix fixe menu of breakfast favorites this Easter Sunday.

Prefer celebrating Easter evening? No problem! Enjoy a special Sunday three-course menu that includes prime rib for only $27.

So grab your chickadees and come on in this Easter for great food, live music and, as always, complimentary valet parking.
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Spring Wine Tasting & Sale

Spring Wine Tasting & Sale

Join us for the Spring Wine Tasting & Sale on Thursday, May 16th, from 5:00 – 7:30pm.
Wine tasting and appetizers, $20 per person (deducted from purchase)

Walla Walla Wineries at Chandlers

Walla Walla Wineries Visit Chandlers

On Wednesday, November 14th, winemakers Jean-Francois Pellet from Pepper Bridge & Amavi Cellars, and Trey Busch from Sleight of Hand Cellars, came to Chandlers for another memorable Winemaker Dinner. Read More

Wine Makers November 14, 2012

Winemaker Dinner: Wednesday, November 14

Please join us for special evening with: WALLA WALLA WINERIES

Winemaker Jean-Francois Pellet will join us from Pepper Bridge & Amavi Cellars as well as Trey Busch from Sleight of Hand Cellars Read More

Autumn Wine Tasting and Sale: Thursday, November 8

Autumn Wine Tasting and Sale: Thursday, November 8, 5:00-8:00 pm

We’ve got a case (several actually) of holiday cheer and want to make sure you do too!

Distributors JW Thornton & Tastevin will be pouring wines from every aspect of their portfolio – from big reds to fine whites, value orientated to collectables – and we’ll be offering them at special pricing of cost + 15%. It’s an ideal time to stock up for holiday gifts and entertaining.
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