Seaside Breezes, Sun-Drenched Days,
Hands-On Cookery and Gourmet Dining!
Come stroll the wide sandy beaches with spectacular views of the deep blue Atlantic as you explore the rugged coastline dotted with its network of tidal pools. Savor the delicate taste of the best lobster caught right offshore and served dockside at one of the local establishments. This is the historic Kennebunks; a year-round destination filled with rich history, architecture and “Old Maine” charm. During the late spring, summer and early fall inquire about an optional sailing excursion aboard the 55 foot gaff-rigged Schooner Eleanor. Climb onboard and join the crew as you sail off over the blue waters, and the sails catch the wind as she quickly gathers speed.
The Inn at English Meadows - Luxury Guestroom – For One (Dbl Occ)
The Inn at English Meadows– Located an enjoyable 8 minute walk from nearby Kennebunkport, is this modern, chic bed and breakfast .The area is home to many shops, galleries, restaurants and lovely historic homes, all within walking distance of the inn. Nine luxurious guest rooms and a bungalow, all appointed with care and attention to detail with Vera Wang hypo-allergenic mattresses, down duvets and pillows, and flat screen televisions and amenities such as Frette Linens, robes & slippers, iPod docking stations, and complimentary wireless internet.
Three-Course New England Breakfast
Guests find that the freshly prepared three course gourmet breakfast is truly one of the highlights of their stay. Meals are always prepared with quality, fresh ingredients, sourced locally and beautifully presented in one of two lovely dining rooms or on the seasonal patio. Memories of Liz’s Cardamom-Orange French Toast with Maple-Glazed Bacon or her Smoked Salmon and Arugula Benedict will have you coming back season after season! Menu items are prepared each day by Liz herself, and are strongly influenced by her time spent traveling throughout Europe and Asia.
Legendary Dining from the Kitchens of Chef Cartwright
While dining at the only 5 star, 5 diamond restaurant north of New York City, you can experience the magic of executive chef Jonathan Cartwright who weaves the flavors of New England and Coastal Maine by using the freshest seafood and game, and transforming them into culinary masterpieces complimented by a world renowned cellar. The menu at the legendary White Barn Inn focuses on showcasing the finest seasonal ingredients available and is crafted weekly at this stellar Relais & Chateau establishment.
Private Hands-On Cooking Class with Chef David Ross
In true farm to table influence, Chef David Ross will create an eclectic multi course menu for your private hands on cooking class. Chef Ross has been cooking since the age of 15 years in his hometown of North Hampton, Massachusetts. He has fined tuned his craft in such New York City restaurants as Oceana, Tabla, and Les Panasse in the St. Regis Hotel. He has always had the knack for cooking delicious dishes from French Bistro cuisine to the complex spice market foods and creative chutneys of India. You will see his passion for only offering the freshest local farm products available. Your cooking class will begin with the fundamentals, and migrate quickly to seasoned tricks of the trade as Chef Ross guides you through the creation of a true New England feast. And yes, you get to dine on your fabulous creations at the conclusion of your hands-on instruction.