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Virginia Resort Unveils a Menu That is Healthy and is Enthusiastically Accepted by Kids
With The Help of a Registered

Leesburg, VA (March 2017) – Lansdowne Resort and Spa, A Destination Hotel and Inova Loudoun Hospital are partnering to encourage kids to take their first, delicious bite towards healthy eating. Over the next few months, Executive Chef Marcus Repp and Inova Registered Dietitian Wendy Johnson are joining forces to improve our children’s eating out experience.

Forget the chicken tenders, French fries and mac n cheese – a new delicious and healthy menu at Coton & Rye puts a spin on the traditional kids’ menu. The new menu includes dishes like the Sunny with a chance of Meatballs Spaghetti (turkey meatballs, crushed farm tomatoes, grated cheese, gluten-free angel hair noodles and local free-range turkey) and Rainbow Party Smoothie (kale, blueberries, raspberries and choice of almond, rice, or coconut milk).

“Eating habits are developed during childhood and by educating families during these influential years that healthy eating is a lifelong habit, our children can be healthier adults,” said Johnson.

“Inova’s mission to improve the health of our diverse community, includes children which makes them the perfect partner to complement Lansdowne’s culinary team and wellness mission,” explains Michael Stephens, Lansdowne’s Managing Director.  

Together, Lansdowne Resort and Spa and Inova Loudoun Hospital want to inspire kids and their parents that you can eat healthy, without having to compromise on great flavors and satisfaction of what you are eating. The menu was even designed with kids in mind; it will be displayed on collectible cards with engaging and educational content for the entire family. The new kids menu at Coton & Rye is slated to make its debut to the public on March 1st.

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About Lansdowne Resort and Spa, A Destination Hotel

Slip into the good life, the Lansdowne Life. Lansdowne Resort and Spa, A Destination Hotel sprawls across 476 acres along the banks of the Potomac River in Leesburg, VA. Rich in history and at the Gateway of Virginia wine country, the resort creates an environment that enriches lives. Lansdowne Resort and Spa cultivates an atmosphere deeply connected to nature and the destination. The resort features exquisite cuisine, recreation and experiences tied to the destination, leaving guests feeling inspired with a new sense of purpose and perspective. The resort is the ultimate sanctuary of sophistication and renewal, perfect for families, romantic getaways, business travelers and private events. Just miles away from Washington, D.C., Lansdowne is heir to a cherished tradition of Virginia hospitality and is the only full-service, four-diamond resort in the area that provides authentically immersed experiences that are true to its place. Visit to learn more or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter #LansdowneLife.

About Destination Hotels

Destination Hotels (Destination) is a collection of luxury and upscale independent hotels, resorts and residences across the United States. Offering authentically-immersed and enriching experiences, each property is individual at heart, yet connected by a commitment to drawing upon the best of each location. Highly distinct, the Destination experience is always memorable and matchless; guests will feel the locale in a genuine way through each property and during the engaging moments cultivated both in and outside of them. Continuously growing with more than 40 properties from coast to coast, the award-winning portfolio features 20 renowned golf courses, 19 indigenous spas, and 105 exceptional bars and restaurants. Destination Hotels are true to our place; diverse by design. For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter: @Destination. Like us on Facebook: DestinationHotels.

About Inova Loudoun Hospital
Inova Loudoun Hospital, serving Loudoun County for over 100 years, is part of Inova, a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that consists of hospitals and other health services, including emergency- and urgent-care centers, home care, nursing homes, mental health and blood donor services, and wellness classes. Governed by a voluntary board of community members, Inova’s mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. Visit us on the web at

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