Freshly baked golden baguettes on a dark wood table.

Chicken Wild Rice Soup

When the winter chill is on, warm up with a cozy bowl of Madden's Chicken Wild Rice Soup. It's our secret recipe!  

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Madden’s Welcomes New Team Members

Wendy Harding, Human Resources Director Wendy has over 20 years of Human Resources experience, primarily in the hospitality industry. She most recently worked at International Dairy Queen as the Director of HR Operations and Talent Acquisition. Wendy received her Bachelor’s Degree from St. Cloud State...

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Beautifully wrapped white and red gift boxes with delicate string bows and adornments

Madden’s Holiday Gift-Giving Guide

The holidays are just around the corner and if you are like millions of shoppers, you still having shopping left to do. According to the National Retail Federation, about half of holiday shoppers will be wrapping up their shopping on the Saturday before Christmas. You...

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Stunning aerial view of Thornberg

Two Brainerd Resorts Rank in the Top Five in the Midwest by Conde Nast Traveler

Conde Nast Traveler magazine’s annual Reader’s Choice Awards, commonly known as “the best of the best of travel,” are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry. The 2018 poll results are featured in the November issue of Conde Nast Traveler...

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Festive Sugar Cookies beautifully decorated with icing reading Merry Christmas

See What’s Happening at Madden’s This Winter

Madden’s 2018 season has come to a close, but we are not quite ready for the calendar to flip to 2019. We would love to welcome you to Madden’s this winter to enjoy a night out at The Classic Grill or a quiet afternoon at...

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Sushi rolls at Madden's restaurants in Brainerd MN

Sushi Wednesdays at The Classic Grill

Madden’s chefs decided to try something new, so we’re bringing sushi night to The Classic Grill on Wednesdays! What is sushi exactly? Sushi technically refers to the sweetened, seasoned rice. The fish is sashimi, but put them together and it’s referred to as sushi. Sushi...

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Stunning aerial view of Madden's on Gull lake in the fall with still waters and trees with changing leaves

Five Reasons to Fall for Madden’s

Summer has faded into autumn and the fall colors in Minnesota are beginning to pop. Plan your fall color tour to Brainerd and take in the brilliant display of reds, oranges, and golds. And while you’re here, take time to enjoy all that Madden’s on...

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Breathtaking sunset of orange and pink skies over the lake at Wilson Bay

7 Reasons to Savor Summer Wine Down Weekend, August 24-26

Before the sun sets on the summer season, let’s celebrate and drink it all in at Summer Wine Down Weekend, August 24-26, at Madden’s on Gull Lake. If you need a reason to spend the weekend at the lake eating fine foods and sipping and...

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Crisp white wine in wine glass on a beautiful sand beach

Summer Wine Down Weekend,
August 24-26

Wine lovers unite for a fun and relaxing weekend filled with wine tastings, educational seminars, and interactive hands-on demos, set on the sparkling shores of Gull Lake. Madden’s Summer Wine Down Weekend, August 24-26, kicks off as it should:  with an exceptional wine dinner.  Madden’s...

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Golfer and his caddy at Maddens leaning on golf club admiring the Classic Golf course

The Classic at Madden’s Offers New Caddie Services

What makes The Classic golf course a Golf Digest “Top 100 Golf Course in America?” Is it the pristine beauty of the course, the challenging layout, or the over-the-top, personalized service?  One thing we know for sure:  The Classic at Madden’s is unusual- and it...

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