News & press. Thank you for your interest in the West Shore Cafe and Inn. Current news is found here as well as a sample of online and print-quality photos. 


Thank you for your interest in the West Shore Cafe and Inn. Current press information and news is found here as well as a sample of online and print-quality photos. Additional information and photos may be obtained by emailing our PR/Marketing Department or by calling 530.584.6839.

Current Press Releases
  • Summer 2018 on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SPEND SUMMER ON LAKE TAHOE’S WEST SHORE WHERE THE MOUNTAINS MEET THE LAKE Events and Experiences Planned at Homewood Mountain Resort, West Shore Cafe and Homewood High & Dry Marina Make Lake Tahoe’s West Shore a Bucket List Destination This Summer HOMEWOOD, Calif. – May 25, 2018 – As the summer season gets underway, Homewood Mountain Resort, West Shore ...
  • Introducing Our New Executive Chef

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WEST SHORE CAFÉ INTRODUCES A NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF Chef Robb Wyss Brings 20 Years of Culinary Expertise and Creativity to Lake Tahoe’s West Shore HOMEWOOD, Calif. – Feb. 12, 2018 – West Shore Café has named Robb Wyss the new executive chef of the elegant, yet casual lakefront restaurant. Wyss will oversee all restaurant culinary activities including lunch and dinner service, in-room dining and ...
  • Lakeside Lodging

    Planning your stay-cation has never been easier. Between our luxurious villa, mountain-inspired suites and cozy guest rooms, we have the perfect accommodations for your next getaway.

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WEST SHORE CAFÉ RECOGNIZED WITH WINE SPECTATOR AWARD FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR Lake Tahoe Lakefront Restaurant Selected as 2017 Award of Excellence Recipient HOMEWOOD, Calif. – July 17, 2017 – For the third year in a row, West Shore Café has been selected as a Wine Spectator award-winning restaurant. Each year, Wine Spectator’s Restaurant Awards recognize ...
  • Press Release: What’s New Summer 2017

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WEST SHORE CAFE TAPS TAHOE FOOD HUB AND OTHER LOCAL ORGANIC FARMERS TO OFFER THE FRESHEST SEASONAL INGREDIENTS ON SUMMER MENU New Website Makes it Easier to Make Reservations, Check Lake Conditions and View Upcoming Events; Annual Deck Opening Party June 27 Celebrates Start to Summer Season on Lake Tahoe’s West Shore HOMEWOOD, Calif. – ...
Media Photo Gallery

Welcome to the Media Photo Gallery for the West Shore Cafe & Inn.  The photos provided here are some of many options for media use.  If you do not see an image suitable to your needs provided within the gallery, please feel free to contact our Marketing and PR Department at 530.584.6839 or pr@skihomewood.com

The photos provided here are for the use of members of the media. Please contact us directly to obtain a high-resolution version of an image.  When requesting to use an image, please be prepared to provide the following information:

  • Your name and contact information
  • Media outlet in which the photo will be used
  • The number of the image or images (listed below each thumbnail)
  • Upon publication, please use the following photo credit: Photo by NAME_OF_PHOTOGRAPHER; Courtesy of the West Shore Cafe & Inn.
Fact Sheet

Our Fact Sheet stands to provide clear information about our resort, including Homewood Mountain Resort and Homewood High & Dry Marina.

winter fact sheet         Summer fact sheet

Reserve a Media Visit

We welcome visits by journalists on assignment and are happy to assist however we can in order to make your job easier. To help us provide you with the best possible service, we ask that you:

Please contact Ariel Macrae, Marketing Manager at 530.584.6840 or  amacrae@skihomewood.com 2-4 weeks in advance to schedule a visit.

We’ll need to know:

  • The purpose of your visit/story assignment
  • Your media affiliation
  • When and how long you plan on visiting, and
  • What assistance you’ll need from us

We will do our best to accommodate your dates, however there may be times when we are already booked. We typically require a letter of assignment on company letterhead from your editor, publisher, news director or producer that includes a date when your piece is expected to run. We also ask that you send your story once it has been published.

Full details can be found below.

Complimentary Dining at West Shore Café Complimentary meals are only offered at West Shore Café to media on assignment during non-peak periods and with advance notice. We cannot offer complimentary meals to spouses, significant others, children or friends. We may be able to offer a limited discount to media dining on their own, who are not on assignment. Verification of employment with a media outlet may be required. Journalists (whether on assignment or not) are asked to please contact the Marketing Director at least two weeks in advance to inquire about dining reservations. Complimentary Lodging Depending on availability, we may be able to provide complimentary or discounted lodging for a limited time for visiting media who are on assignment. Please contact the Marketing Director at least three weeks in advance to inquire about availability. Holiday or Peak Periods Providing the best experience for our guests is paramount and therefore, we do not host media during peak periods including most weekends, Thanksgiving, Christmas, MLK, President’s Day Weekend and Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor Day. Please give us at least three weeks’ notice if you plan to visit during a peak time and we will do our best to assist you with finding a media rate for lodging. We may be able to offer if your request meets our guidelines and is approved by the Marketing Director in advance. Please contact us if you have questions. Filming and Photography Filming and photo shoots require additional approvals and may require permits and proof of insurance. Please contact the Marketing Director at least three weeks in advance.

Media Inquiries

Contact: Lisa Nigon Marketing Director 530.584.6839 lnigon@westshorecafe.com