Camden, Maine Restaurant
Start Your Day Delighted
A delicious and unique breakfast experience awaits you at our Inn. Enjoy rich roasted coffee, freshly baked pastries, and a gourmet à la carte breakfast menu. Dine on our sunny porch with a view of the gardens to start your morning off right, or snuggle up by the fireplace indoors.
Savor a Gourmet Dining Experience
Evening dining at our Camden, Maine restaurant is open Wednesday – Sunday, to the public as well as to our coastal Maine inn guests and features a sumptuous five-course meal. Our acclaimed restaurant has been profiled in numerous dining publications and been featured in many an Instagram feed! Our meals are beautiful as well as delicious.
Meet the Chef
Award-winning chef Michael Salmon is chef/owner of the Hartstone Inn. He has more than 35 years of experience working in professional kitchens. Before spearheading our Camden, Maine Restaurant, Michael graduated from the Culinary Institute of America. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Resort Management.
While working for the Sonesta Beach Resort Hotel and Casino on the island of Aruba, Michael received the 1996/1997 award for “Caribbean Chef of the Year.” USA Today also featured Michael as an award-winning chef in a special section on November 8, 1996.
Michael served as Chef at many four- and five-star hotels and resorts, including eight years with Hyatt Resort Hotels (Orlando, Palm Springs, Lake Tahoe and Greenwich), Caesar’s Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City and three years in Aruba as Executive Chef for the two Sonesta Resort Hotels.
Learn from the Chef
Want to re-create some of our gourmet dishes in your own home? Learn from the best and enroll in a cooking class at Hartstone Inn with Chef Michael Salmon himself!