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Cooking Classes in Virginia with Chef Dayn Smith

Virginia Cooking Classes with Chef Dayn Smith

Meet the Man Behind the Apron Our gorgeous estate offers a luxurious retreat in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley and amongst the grape vines of Virginia’s wine country. With beautiful bright rooms, modern amenities, 5-star restaurant and rejuvenating spa services, you won’t be able to escape the escape. In addition to the extreme comfort, … Read More

Plate of beef and veggies

Glen Gordon Manor at the Castleton Festival

Chef Dayn Smith and Nancy Moon Smith moved to Virginia in 2006, and have been close friends with Lorin and Dietlinde Maazel ever since. As patrons of the arts and lovers of classical music and opera, they provided accommodations for singers and musicians during the first two years of the Castleton Festival. Over the past … Read More

Think and Cook Like a Chef

June 8, 2014 Simple techniques for impressive results. Make your everyday meal five-star. Schedule • 1:00 pm Early Check-In • 2:00 to 5:00 pm In the Kitchen Hands on and/or demo. Students may enjoy a simple demonstration, with an explanation of the techniques used, or experience a full hands-on lesson, complete with a glass( or … Read More