50% Off May 2017 Provence Trip!

 

Feeling Spontaneous?  

There’s still time to join the Foodie Adventure fun this spring! 

As a last minute special we are offering 50% off the MAY, 2017 Provence trip!

Email for details: camden.hartstone@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

2017-2018 Cooking Class Schedule!

Join Chef Michael in the Hartstone Inn kitchen for a cooking class weekend.  A wide range of topics are covered from regional and ethnic cuisines to seasonal and holiday offerings. Classes are informative, entertaining, and of course, filled with delicious food. Weekend packages include two nights lodging, breakfast each morning, afternoon cookies and tea, our five course Chef’s Tasting Menu for two and enrollment for one in the cooking class. Additional enrollment into the cooking class is $45 per person. Classes are held on Saturdays and/or Sundays from 1-3pm in the afternoon. See schedule of classes below for specific class dates and topics. Click on the course topics for detailed descriptions of each class and photos of the recipes to be created.  Watch the Video of our Scheduled Group Classes

                                                     

Cooking Class Calendar

Date Topic Instructor Status
2017
Saturday, April 8th, 1-3 pm From the Spring Garden Michael Salmon Full
Sunday, April 9th, 1-3 pm From the Spring Garden Michael Salmon Full
Saturday, November 11th, 1-3pm Maine Seafood Michael Salmon Open
Sunday, November 12th, 1-3pm Maine Seafood Michael Salmon Open
Saturday, December 2nd, 1-3pm Pasta, Pasta, Pasta Michael Salmon Open
Sunday, December 3rd, 1-3 pm Pasta, Pasta, Pasta Michael Salmon Open
Saturday, December 16th, 1-3 pm Sous Vide – Provençal Cuisine Michael Salmon Open
Sunday, December 17th, 1-3 pm Sous Vide – Provençal Cuisine Michael Salmon Open
Date Topic Instructor Status
2018
Saturday, January 6th, 1-3 pm Asian Flavors Michael Salmon Open
Sunday, January 7th, 1-3pm Asian Flavors Michael Salmon Open
Saturday, January 20th, 1-3 pm Mediterranean Cuisine Michael Salmon Open
Sunday, January 21st, 1-3 pm Mediterranean Cuisine Michael Salmon Open
Saturday, February 3rd, 1-3pm Caribbean Cuisine II Michael Salmon Open
Sunday, February 4th, 1-3 pm Caribbean Cuisine II Michael Salmon Open
Saturday, February 24th, 1-3 pm Italian Favorites Michael Salmon Open
Sunday, February 25th, 1-3 pm Italian Favorites Michael Salmon Open
Saturday, March 10th, 1-3pm Dim Sum Michael Salmon Open
Sunday, March 11th, 1-3pm Dim Sum Michael Salmon Open
Saturday, March 24th, 1-3pm Spanish Tapas Michael Salmon Open
Sunday, March 25th, 1-3pm Spanish Tapas Michael Salmon Open
Saturday, April 7th, 1-3pm Lots’a Lobster II Michael Salmon Open
Sunday, April 8th, 1-3pm Lots’a Lobster II Michael Salmon Open

STAY THIS WEEKEND – HOT DEAL!

Sneak away this weekend,
Friday, April 7th, Saturday, April 8th and/or Sunday, April 9th, 2017
and enjoy a HUGE discount!

Due to an unfortunate last minute, group cancellation – we have rooms available!

“STAY ONE NIGHT, ENJOY OUR FIVE COURSE DINNER FOR TWO
AND A SUMPTUOUS BREAKFAST
IN THE MORNING – JUST $199.

ADD A SECOND NIGHT FOR JUST $99! 
$20 DELUXE SUITE UPGRADES AVAILABLE TOO!”

*Can not be combined with any other promotion. 

 

Bay Chamber Concert – “Che Malambo”

Event date/time:  March 28, 2017 – 7pm

Che Malambo The powerhouse Argentinian dance company, Che Malambo, will bring their fast-paced footwork, explosive drumming, and whirling lasso boleadoras to Rockport, Maine. This thrilling display of dance and music celebrates the unique traditions of the South American cowboy. Danced solely by men, the traditional Malambo began in the 17th century as a competitive duel that challenged agility, strength, and speed. Today, Che Malambo performs the dance style re-imagined.

Location Address: Strom Auditorium, Rockport, ME

Contact Website: www.baychamberconcerts.org

 

Dine for a Cause – Support P.A.W.S Animal Adoption Center

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Dine for a cause! Join us for dinner on the evenings of March 16th, 23rd, or 30th, and we will donate 50% of the profits to P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center! Mention this fundraiser by name when placing your reservation and help us support the animals! 

 

 

 

Easter Brunch – Sunday, April 16, 2017

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Join us for Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 16th from 11am – 1pm!  Reservations at 236-4259. $27 per person.

Starter:

  • Pound Cake and Lemon Mousse Trifle with Fresh Fruit

Choice of Entree:

  • Maine Crab Cake Eggs Benedict with an Arugula Salad and Lemon Parmesan Dressing
  • Bacon, Caramelized Onion, Mushroom and Goat Cheese Quiche with Rosemary-Grilled Potatoes
  • Cast Iron Baked Blueberry-Raspberry Pancakes with Whipped Cream, Powdered Sugar and Seared Ham

Dessert:

  • Chocolate Ganache Tart with Homemade Vanilla Bean Ice Cream and Salted Caramel
  • Grand Marnier Crème Brûlée with a Shortbread Cookie

 

Maine Restaurant Week – March 1-12, 2017

Maine Restaurant Week is a celebration of the culinary talents of area restaurants. During restaurant week, restaurants offer specially priced three-course meals. Chefs work hard year round to take care of their customers. During restaurant weeks, they go above and beyond. The first restaurant week concept originated in New York City in the early nineties and caught on in Maine in 2009.  Here at The Hartstone Inn – we’ve been participating since the very first year!

We offer a special, three course menu for just $35!  Each course has three options so you can chose exactly what you like!

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APPETIZERS 

  • SHRIMP TOAST – cilantro, scallion, sesame seeds. Fried and served with garlic chili and Thai lime dipping sauces
  • LOBSTER BISQUE –cognac cream, croutons
  • MIXED GREENS – goat cheese, Asian pears, dried cherries, hazelnuts, white-balsamic vinaigrette

 ENTREES

  • PAN SEARED BEEF TENDERLOIN– blue cheese crust, red wine demi-glace, whipped potatoes, grilled vegetables
  • COD – lemon- parsley compound butter, herbed rice, prosciutto wrapped asparagus
  • ORCHIETTE PASTA – tossed with grilled chicken, pan roasted crimini mushrooms, Serrano ham and spinach, Finished with a mushroom cream sauce.

 DESSERTS

  • BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE BROWNIEcappuccino ice cream, Callebaut dark chocolate sauce, whipped cream
  • VANILLA PANNA COTTA – blood orange sauce, caramel drizzle, hazelnut-brown sugar tuile
  • WHITE CHOCOLATE SOUFFLÉ – macadamia nut crème anglaise

“Romantic Dinner for Two” Cooking Class This Sunday!

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Just in time for Valentine’s Day! Chef Michael will walk you through a full gourmet meal that you can prepare at home for that special someone. These recipes are created especially for a special occasion celebrated by two. The menu starts with a special Valentine Red-Raspberry Mojito followed by a Stilton Cheese and Shrimp Tartlet with Toasted Pine Nuts and Bosc Pears and then a soup of Portabella Mushroom with a Sherry Cream.  The main course we will be a Grill-Smoked Hanger Steak and serve it with a Chimi Churri Sauce.  For dessert Tangerine Crème Caramels with Plumped Apricots.  Classes are informative, entertaining, and of course, filled with delicious food! 

This Sunday, February 12th, 2017 from 1-3pm.  $45 per person.  Call us to reserve your spot at 207-236-4259!  View our full cooking class schedule here

 

$199 Midweek Special with Dinner for Two!

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A one night stay in the room of your choice with our five course Chef’s Tasting Menu for Two!
Upgrade to a spacious suite complete with a Jacuzzi tub and a gas fireplace for just $20 more per night!

There are so many options for fun during your stay – skiing, wine tasting, tobogganing or massages!

This special is available Sunday though Thursday, February 6, 2017 through May 25, 2017.

*Valid on new reservations only.  Can not be combined with any other offer or promotion.

“Sweetheart” Valentine’s Day Package

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Package details: 
Surprise your Valentine anytime during the month of February!  Your romantic two night getaway will start off with a romantic bottle of bubbly and our decadent, homemade chocolates.  Our award winning dining room will spoil you with memorable multi-course breakfasts each morning and our five course dinner for two one evening.  There are so many options for your day of fun – skiing, wine tasting, tobogganing or massages!

View our current dinner menu and our special February 14th, 2017 Valentine’s Day menu here!