Culinary travel in VT includes tastings, cooking classes, cookware shopping

Vermont has a homegrown and dynamic food culture based on its heritage in dairy farming, maple sugar, and also its growing cadre of creative chefs. A Vermont vacation or weekend getaway can include tastings at wineries or breweries, farms and orchard visits, cooking classes, tours and shopping at unique venues that sell cooking gear and cooking knowledge.
Family Breakfast - Liberty Hill Farm Inn - Rochester, VT
Liberty Hill Farm & Inn

511 Liberty Hill Road Rochester, VT, 05767 Phone: 802-767-3926

Come see why foodies flock to this picturesque Vermont inn to dine on mouth-watering meals

A day at the Liberty Hill Farm & Inn begins and ends with a treat: a feast of farm-fresh, family favorites for a hearty breakfast and dinner. Guests who gather around the picturesque Rochester, VT inn’s large dining room table are served pancakes, eggs, sausage and rave review-worthy baked oatmeal to begin their day. Dinnertime means homemade breads, fresh veggies and salads, mouth-watering entrees like chicken potpie and scrumptious desserts like Boston creme pie. Inn owner and superb chef Beth was a pioneer in the farm-to-table movement, and her recipes have been featured in Gourmet and Yankee magazines, The New York Times and on Good Morning America. She calls her meals a modern twist on her grandmother’s recipes. You will just call them unforgettable.
Duck for Dinner - Rabbit Hill Inn - Waterford, VT
Rabbit Hill Inn

48 Lower Waterford Road Lower Waterford, VT, 05848 Phone: 802-748-5168

Culinary travelers need go no farther than this luxury inn

Soft music, flickering candles, attentive wait staff: Those are all features of the AAA Four Diamond rated restaurant at Rabbit Hill Inn, one of Vermont’s best dining establishments. And that’s before you get to the food. Morning meals at the bed-and-breakfast inn are bountiful: begin with homemade baked goods and granola, fresh fruits and yogurts. Then choose from two tempting and creative hot entrees. But dinner is a true work of art, featuring innovative menus based on seasonal and local ingredients – summer fare includes 72-hour beef short rib and Moroccan spiced monkfish – presented artistically. The restaurant also offers a carefully selected wine list. For those craving a craft beer, the Irish-style Snooty Fox Pub is ready to serve. Current menu is available on website. Rated #39 of the Top 100 Hotels Worldwide, #3 in the USA, and #1 in the Northeast by Travel & Leisure, July 2020.