What’s the buzz at The Fairmont Olympic Seattle Hotel? Bees? Yes! For the last three years, Executive Chef Gavin Stephenson has been Chief Beekeeper to the hotel’s hives located on the roof—and devised a myriad of creative ways to showcase the honey throughout the hotel’s restaurants.
The concept of ‘urban honey ‘was explained by Executive Chef Gavin Stephenson who keeps the bees,“Bees travel up to six miles from their hive to bring back an array of different nectars, which is why ‘urban honey’ is so interesting and complex,” . And if you were wondering what sort of honey results from foraging for flowers among the cement and gray Seattle sky? Just know it is “ delicious” honey.
Chef’s hives produce enough honey to delight the Olympic’s guests throughout the hotel. Served at the famous Georgian Afternoon Tea in beautiful little jars to […]