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As Everest begins the process of slowly and safely reopening, we are taking extra precautions to ensure the safe dining of our guests.  We are committed to the following guidelines to ensure the health of our guests and staff.

-A reconfigured  dining room to ensure at least 6 feet between tables and no more than 25% capacity at any time.
-Guests are required to wear masks while in the restaurant, only to be removed while seated at your table. Staff will be in masks at all times.
-Pre-screening and enhanced services prior to arrival including a personal call from the Sommelier for wine selections.
-All guests will have their temperatures taken prior to entering the restaurant.  Any guest with a temperature over 100 degrees Fahrenheit will not be allowed to dine with us.
-All guests must confirm they have not traveled to any area on the current travel restriction list within the last 14 days

Thank you for your continued trust and support of Everest Restaurant.  We are so happy and excited to welcome you back and serve you once again.

To view our health and safety guidelines for Lettuce Entertain You, click here.

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Choosing The Perfect Sugar For Your Creme Brulee

April 5, 2018

Choosing The Perfect Sugar For Your Creme Brulee


The most satisfying moment of eating a delectable creme brulee is breaking into the crisp crust to reach the delicate custard.  One might think that the caramelizing the sugar is a simple step, but we can assure you, the process is more than meets the eye.

The path to a perfectly caramelized creme brulee starts with the right sugar.  It can’t be too coarse, or the sugar will not cook evenly, leaving you with a soggy top and melting custard.  Nor can it be too thin, or the sugar will not harden into a crisp crust or worse, every chef’s nightmare – burn.   Brown sugar is far too moist and organic raw sugar is too heavy.

The best sugar to use is superfine, which can be found at the grocery store.  The texture allows the sugar to caramelize quickly and evenly, so not to affect the delicious custard.  It also provides a very simple culinary cue – once the sugar starts to brown, you know that the dish is almost complete.

Explore the full list of sweets on our dessert menu.   Enjoy!

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