From Woman’s Day magazines website:
“One lucky winner will receive a three-day, two-night stay for two people in the suite of their choice at the Hartstone Inn, an award-winning culinary destination in Camden, Maine. The winner will have the opportunity to become Chef for a Day alongside Hartstone’s chef/owner Michael Salmon in the inn’s AAA Four-Diamond Award kitchen during a private, one-on-one cooking class, assisting in preparations for that evening’s five-course dinner. The winner and their guest will be pampered that evening in the dining room, while enjoying the elegant dinner they helped prepare.
The prize package also includes: two multi-course breakfasts each morning; a two-hour sailing cruise on the breathtaking Penobscot Bay aboard the historic, 57-foot Schooner Surprise; two of the inn’s gourmet Lobster Roll Lunch Pails, including twin Maine Lobster rolls and the state’s famous Whoopie Pie to enjoy on the cruise; adelicious dinner for two at the acclaimed In Good Company Restaurant, Rockland, Maine; admission for two to The Farnsworth Museum, showcasing three generations of the First Family of American Art with a comprehensive collection of Maine-related artwork by N.C. Wyeth, his son Andrew Wyeth and Andrew’s son Jamie Wyeth; lunch for two at the nearby, waterfront Thomaston at the Slipway Restaurant, serving fresh Maine seafood; use of one of the inn’s iPads preloaded with activities and custom driving tours along Mid-Coast Maine’s spectacular coastline; Hartstone’s custom aprons; and a copy of Chef Salmon’s cookbook, Signature Recipes from the Hartstone Inn (Approx. retail value: $1,600); HartstoneInn.com
The historic Hartstone Inn is a AAA Four Diamond Award Hotel and Restaurant recognized by The American Culinary Federation with the Achievement of Excellence Award. Located in the heart of Camden village, the luxurious Hartstone treats guests to delicious cuisine, charming harbor views and fun outdoor adventures.
Each of the air-conditioned guestrooms combines carefully chosen furnishings and original artwork to create an ambience of lavish comfort and romance. Among the pampering touches: soft robes, fluffy featherbeds, fine linens, down quilts and pillows, gas fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs and MP3 players. Guests can also use one of the Hartstone’s iPads preloaded with area activities and custom driving tours to explore the town during their stay.
This acclaimed culinary retreat serves up breathtaking views and multi-course breakfasts on the sunny dining room porch. In the late afternoon, guests can indulge in Hartstone’s specialty martinis and complimentary hors d’oeuvres and sneak away for some solitude in the property’s English-style gardens. Fine crystal and china, international award-winning cuisine, and a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence wine cellar are the ingredients for truly memorable dining experiences.
Hartstone Inn is located in mid-coastal Maine steps from Camden Harbor with its fleet of historic Windjammers ready to take guests on scenic tours of lighthouses, marine wildlife and secluded islands. This central location puts guests close to art galleries, antique shops, beaches, kayaking, golf, hiking and biking. Nearby Camden Hills State Park and the surrounding mountains offer miles of trails for outdoor enthusiasts, showcasing dramatic seascapes and panoramic views of the pristine countryside.
Hartstone is a member of Select Registry Distinguished Inns of North America, representing 400 of the finest country inns, B&Bs and small hotels across North America. For more information, visit SelectRegistry.com.
Advance reservations are required. Airfare is not included in the prize package; accommodations are subject to availability, and major holidays are excluded.”
Entry period: Friday June 10 2011 – Wednesday August 10 2011
Enter the contest and view more details here!