PACIFIC NORTHWEST CUISINE
Charlotte Restaurant & Lounge, features a contemporary approach to Pacific Northwest cuisine, showcasing elevated dishes using fresh, local ingredients served in an approachable way. Menu highlights include Hama Hama Oysters, Stone Oven Octopus, Smoked Duck Breast, Halibut, Troll-Caught King Salmon, and the A5 Wagyu New York Strip. Highlighting seasonal flavors and a classic yet contemporary style, the dessert menu offers standout options from mouthwatering Soufflé's to Lemon-Yuzu Tart.
Executive Sous Chef
A graduate of Culinary Institute of America ‘06, Chef Jeffrey Hunter was born in Seoul, South Korea, but spent most of his youth in Montana. With over 15 years of culinary experience in Montana, Chicago and Seattle, Chef Jeffrey is a proud pre-opening member of Lotte Hotel Seattle, joining us with a breadth of experience from Seattle’s beloved restaurants such as Canlis and a Relais & Châteaux in Montana.
Casey is a Colorado native with 10 years' experience as a Sommelier, primarily in the luxury markets of Aspen and Vail. His passion for travel, fine dining, and the outdoors have found the ideal home in Seattle. As a pre-opening member of Lotte Hotel Seattle, Casey's innovative ideas, attention to detail, and welcoming demeanor have contributed to Charlotte's rise among Seattle's finest restaurants.
Executive Pastry Chef
Acclaimed for his creative and elegant pastry creations, Artis Kalsons is the Executive Pastry Chef overseeing the pastry, dessert, chocolate and cake programming at LOTTE HOTEL SEATTLE and Charlotte Restaurant & Lounge. Born and raised in Latvia, Chef Kalsons was exposed to the pastry field at an early age through his uncle who worked in the pastry department his entire life.
Wine & Beverage Manager
Having years of restaurant and beverage operations experience, Nicholas brings with him wealth of hospitality industry knowledge. Nicholas was previously the Restaurant General Manager at Aerlume, during his time there he was also the Beverage Director whom have served many luxury events and worked with high level Executives.