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Lautrec at Nemacolin Shines with a AAA Five Diamond Rating

Resort restaurant noted for specialty ingredients and evolving menu

Corporate News, Pennsylvania
Restaurant Ratings - Diamond Teaser

Lautrec in the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort has again proven itself as an exceptional dining experience by earning a AAA Five Diamond Rating.  The restaurant has maintained this prestigious rating consecutively since 2007.

“Five Diamond restaurants go the extra mile to provide every guest with a personalized experience and attentive service in comfortable, high quality surroundings,” said Jim Lehman, President of AAA East Central. “These establishments consistently exceed the expectations of the most discriminating traveler – the AAA inspector.”

According to the AAA inspector who visited the restaurant: “Lautrec’s elegant dining room, lush furnishings, and attentive staff are key components to it’s luxury, but the ever-evolving menu of creative flavors and quality ingredients is the main event.” 

As the expectations of restaurant enthusiasts have changed over the years, Lautrec is a quality example of an establishment that has adapted to the changing tastes and interests of consumers.  It is recommended that customers take a “leap of faith” by allowing the chef to prepare a tasting menu.

Just 0.2 percent of the more than 31,000 AAA Inspected & Approved restaurants are Five Diamond Rated.  Those receiving a Five Diamond Rating undergo a number of checks and balances including multiple unannounced evaluations and a final decision by a panel of experts to ensure credibility.


For more than 80 years, AAA has used professional inspectors to conduct anonymous, in-person property evaluations.  AAA offers the only rating system using comprehensive, on-site professional hotel and restaurant evaluations using published guidelines weighted by member priorities.  With a far greater inventory than any other rating entity, AAA’s rating system covers the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

The AAA inspectors who assign these ratings have a wide range of hospitality experience – their resumes include stints as hotel managers and food and beverage experts – that gives them an authoritative perspective. Inspectors provide an unmatched first-person, on-site view of emerging trends, which includes the continuing evolution of technology to elevate the guest experience.

To see the complete lists of 2018 AAA Four and Five Diamond Hotels, visit To see which cities and states have the most award winners, see AAA Four and Five Diamond Hotel Facts.

Travelers can find Diamond Rated establishments and inspector insight in AAA’s trip planning products: the online TripTik Travel Planner mapping and routing tool, searchable online AAA Travel Guides and AAA TourBook guides available to members at AAA offices.

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