Ever wanted to be one of those Madison Avenue ad directors who come up with pithy slogans for their products? Now’s your chance as Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina invites the public to come up with catchy phrases for its onsite critically acclaimed Back Bay Bistro. Participants may submit no more than 5 entries to BackBayBistroSlogan@gmail.com no later than August 31st 2014. The winner will receive a 2-night weekend stay at one of the Dunes’ waterfront cottages, brunch at the Back Bay Bistro for up to 4 guests, Duffy boat rental and access to various recreational amenities like paddleboats, surrey bikes, electric boats, hydrobikes, catamarans and stand-up paddle boards.
The contest is being held in conjunction with several news events involving the Back Bay Bistro which includes the appointment of a new executive chef, Bruno Massuger, who is retooling the menu and the debut of a new, dedicated gate entry right near the restaurant. Among the features that distinguish the bistro from other restaurants are its spectacular bay views, ample parking and plenty of seating to ease crowding.
The Back Bay Bistro is a contemporary 199-seat dining establishment featuring a number of innovative design elements and a sophisticated retractable awning giving the restaurant a “convertible roof.” With 60 al fresco seats providing guests with refreshing breezes off Newport’s Back Bay, the restaurant specializes in fresh, sustainable seafood and serves dinner Wed-Sun (5 p.m. Close), lunch Wed-Sun (opening at 11:00 a.m.) and brunch on Sat & Sun starting at 9 a.m., with breakfast served from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m.