Cook’s Club Members!
|Welcome! Cook’s Club is members-only. Members get entered into our monthly prize contest and get access to specials that no other Cook’s customer has!You can also call ahead for seating – available only to Cook’s Club members!Enrollment is open from November 1st to March 31st only. Thank you for joining!
Dear Cook’s Club Members,
The New Year has arrived and with it a feeling of hope and a new start. Cooks is excited to announce the winner of the December Cook’s Club prize drawing. Howie Hutchins has won a $100 gift certificate to Cook’s Lobster House. Congratulations Howie.
Cooks will be closing for restoration and cleaning from Tuesday January 3rd to Thursday February 9th. All of us at Cook’s Lobster House want to thank you for a wonderful year. We look forward to serving you in 2012.
Our Featured Inns and Cottages This Month:
Harpswell, ME 04079
Bailey Island, ME 04003
Cook’s Monthly Announcements:
1st: Cook’s was selected one of the top 10 best places for a lobster roll in Maine and New Hampshire by AAA. We are very pleased to have been selected as one of the best. Come on down today if you want to taste why we were awarded this special recognition.
2nd: Our 3rd annual Christmas Party to raise money for the Harpswell Home Heating Assistance Program was a great success, raising $5600 for this great cause. We also collected a large amount of toys for the Santa Fund. Thanks to all the businesses and people that gave so generously to help people in need. Please let the donors know that we appreciate their giving. Follow the link to see the list of donors and details about >Christmas Party
3rd: We have a very special announcement to tell you about. Curt Parent the owner of Cook’s Lobster House has been selected to receive the “Life Time Achievement Award” from the Maine Restaurant Association. Curt will receive the award at the MRA annual awards dinner on April 3rd. Below is the Biography of Curt that captured this prestigious award.
Curt and his family have owned Cook’s Lobster House Restaurant and Lobster Shipping Company since 1955. Cook’s Lobster House is an icon to the Mid Coast Maine area. Cooks draws thousands of visitors and Mainers to the region by its name recognition. In 1997 Cook’s Lobster House was one of only 7 businesses in the nation selected to be featured in the world wide visa commercial. Home Of The International Visa Commercial . Cook’s promotion of the beauty and natural resources that Harpswell has to offer has helped to make Harpswell a destination vacation spot. Tour boats, charters, walking trails, beaches and the local businesses are all promoted on Cook’s Lobster House’s social media sites. Cook’s also puts on and pays for the 4th of July fireworksthat are displayed on its point of land.Cook’s Lobster has been voted the #1 Seafood Restaurant in Mid Coast Maine since 1995 along with being “1996 Editor’s Pick” for Yankee Magazine.
Cook’s was awarded the Big Business of the Year award by the Southern Mid Coast Maine Chamber Of Commerce in 2010
Curt understands the importance of giving back to the community. He has his management participate actively in the local business organizations. Cook’s managers are on the board of directors of the Harpswell Business Association and the marketing committee of the Southern Mid Coast Chamber. Cook’s is a member of the Maine Restaurant Association, The Portland Convention and Visitors Bureau, The Maine Tourism Association, The Southern Mid Coast Chamber, The Harpswell Business Association and a host of other great organization in Maine. Curt also has the restaurant support local charities and organizations like the local fire department and even has hosted its own Christmas party’s to raise money for the Harpswell Home Heating Assistance Program. http://cookslobsterhouse.wordpress.com/2009/12/21/2009-donator-list/
Curt has coached The Mid coast Youth Hockey Team for 9 years and was the Vice President of the organization for 4 of those years. In addition Cook’s has sponsored the Mid Coast Youth Hockey Team for 30 years. Curt also during the same time period coached the Brunswick Middle school Hockey Team From 2006 to 2009. The Brunswick Team won the Southern Middle School championship in 2007 while Curt was coach. Curt also coached the Brunswick Carl Ripken Baseball team for 6 years and was a director for four of those years.
Cook’s employs near 100 people over the course of the year, providing a stable income for the areas local population. Curt personally directs the shipping of over 2 million pounds of lobster to Canada. This Maine lobsters gets processed and shipped throughout the world. Cook’s provide safe docking and storage for Maine lobstermen. Cook’s shipping part of the business helps lobstermen throughout the region keep a steady market for their catch of Maine lobster.
Cook’s Lobster House is concerned with keeping Maine and the environment pristine and economically viable. During the summer months Cook’s has a sea life educational tank that helps educate, by hands on fun, the importance of the marine environment and sea life to Maine.
Curt’s dedication to Maine and sustaining the Maine lobster industry. Curt’s giving to the community personally and by his employees. Curt’s dedication to the local kids and community. Curt’s continuous success in the restaurant and lobster industry, are the reasons Curt Parent will be receiving the life time achievement award.
If you see Curt make sure to say Congratulations to him.
4th: Tomorrow we close for restoration and cleaning, so come on down today and try one of the best lobster rolls in Maine and New Hampshire.
Debra Matuszak Corbett
We asked Potato Pete to ship out 5 live Lobsters overnight to Northern ILL from Cooks Lobster House so we could show our land lover friends and family what real seafood taste like and they Loved it; Thank you Potato Pete, they arrived right on time and perfectly fresh….
For More Information on Shipping Live Lobsters press Here
Our Cook’s Club Members December appreciation gift is a a cup of hearty hunters stew. You will also receive a Cook’s Lobster House bumper sticker if you have not already received one.
Treasure each day that we are given and let the people around you know you LOVE them.
May the sun shine upon you by day and the stars brightly light the night for you.
Thank you for your membership. We look forward to serving you.
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