The Mercersburg Inn
Hands-on French Cooking ClassesAvailable dates:
The Mercersburg Inn is proud to partner with the acclaimed L' Academie de Cuisine of Bethesda, MD to present a series of culinary weekends offering French cooking classes throughout the year.
This weekend getaway cooking school held Friday night through Sunday afternoon features two intensive (hands-on) cooking classes and (of course) fabulous meals. Cooking classes are held in the mornings, followed by a lunch featuring the results! Saturday night's Chef's Dinner, prepared by the Inn's Chef Dan Nowalk, is an elegant gala event.
Chef Francois Dionot is the founder and director of L'Academie de Cuisine and has over 30 years of experience in the food service industry. professional groups. A founding member and past President of the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP), he also is a Chef Rotisseur member of the Chaine des Rotisseurs and a member of the Vatel Club.
2014 Dates: Nov. 22-23, Dec. 13-14
2015 Dates: Jan 31-Feb 1, Apr. 25-26, Sep. 12-13, Nov. 14-15
Chef Patrice Olivon - Program Director at L'Academie de Cuisine Program Director of Culinary Arts at L'Academie de Cuisine in Gaithersburg, Maryland, Chef Patrice obtained his culinary degree from Ecole Hoteliere de Marseille. Chef Patrice achieved the position of Executive Chef of the Embassy of France and excelled there for twelve years. Chef Patrice also cooked at the White House for formal affairs, private parties, and daily meals. Chef Patrice competed on Food Network's Iron Chef America with the former Executive Chef of the White House, Walter Scheib.
Call early (717-328-5231) for your chance to cook in the country with Chef Dionot and Chef Olivon - these weekends fill up fast! Requires a minimum 2-night stay - Friday and Saturday nights Course Fees Classes: $185 per person Chef's Dinner: $85 per person (includes wine)
International Wines and Foods WeekendsAvailable dates:
Wine Tasting Weekends in Pennsylvania -- International Wine and Food with John Peters John Peters comes to us with 27 years experience in the wine business. John has been an instructor at L'Academie de Cuisine in Gaitherburg for the last eighteen years specializing in food and wine pairing. John's long association with the wine industry has included owning and operating a wine shop and wine school in Washington, DC, working at the DeLoach vineyards in the Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, and managing several wine import companies. He has lectured on wine at the National Press Club, The Greenbriar Resort, The Homestead Resort, The French and Australian Embassies, The Decanter Club, Taste DC, and The Wine Tasting Association. The Event: There is a late afternoon wine tasting and educational session with John Peters. Then, he will join with our chef, Dan Nowalk, a charter member of the Pennsylvania Culinary Society, to delight us with a 5-course dinner with wine pairings. Saturday 5:30 pm -Wine Tasting Session - 6 wines. Saturday 8 pm Five-course dinner with wine pairings selected by John, including a brief discussion of the wines chosen.
2014 Dates Oct. 25 - Wines and Food of Italy
Prices: $115 per person plus room - Requires overnight stay. Repeat Wine and Food Guests $105 This will be a popular weekend, so be sure to make your reservation now. Call us at (717-328-5231 or 1-866-628-7401) to make your reservation or visit our website to reserve online.
If there is anything to be said about the Mercersburg Inn, it is the place for Romance, Intimacy and Celebration. Whether an outdoor garden wedding ceremony on our 5.5 landscaped acres or exchanging vows on a fall day beside the fire, the stage is always set for a romantic, intimate wedding. Our historic inn provides the perfect setting for Pennsylvania elopements near Northern Virginia, Washington D.C., and Baltimore. Our Elopment Package 2 nights in either the Romantic Retreat or The Marie Clare Officiate or minister Bridal bouquet, boutonniere, table arrangement 20 photos on CD (non-professional) Wedding cake Champagne or wine toast for 2 with hors d'oeuvres. Delicious 3-course breakfast served each morning Price: $1150 not including tax. Additions For your maid/matron of honor and best man - add $70 Bouquet, boutonniere, champagne toast, hors d'oeuvres, wedding cake. A soothing 60-minute massage - $88 Romantic dinner in our fine dining restaurant - Byron's Dining Room
Romance PackageThis romantic Pennsylvania vacation package includes a four-course dinner for two, double-occupancy lodging, a dozen roses, and breakfast for two. Bar additional. Excluding Tax and Gratuity. Available Thursday - Sunday. Standard Room - $315 per night Standard Plus Room - $330 per night Deluxe Room - $355 per night Deluxe Plus Room - $375 per night Superior Room - $430 per night Superior Plus Room - $460 per night Extravagant Room - $500 per night Extravagant Plus Room - $570 per night
Free Thanksgiving Dinner for 2 when you stay in a Superior or Extravagant RoomAvailable dates:Price from: $255
Reserve a Superior or Extravagant Room for Thanksgiving Day at regular prices and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner for 2 with our compliments.
Enjoy an early 1 pm check-in and then join us for dinner (seating 1 pm to 5 pm).
Complimentary dinner applies only to the Traditional 4-course dinner - no substitutions.
Gratuities and beverages not included.
Book any room on Thanksgiving and stay Friday for 50% off!
Call us at (717-328-5231 or 1-866-628-7401) to make your reservation or click here to reserve online Reservation to book your room.
Select the Thanksgiving Special "add-on" for the dinner special.
For the Friday special - type "Friday special" in the Special Requirements box and we will adjust the rate and sent you a confirmation.
New Year's Eve Elegant Dinner DanceAvailable dates:
Plan to spend a New Year’s Eve getaway at The Mercersburg Inn. Our Pennsylvania New Year’s Eve getaways include the amenities listed below.
Each of the 17 rooms in our Pennsylvania bed & breakfast features a plush feather bed with 360-thread-count, Egyptian-cotton linens and mounds of soft pillows. Even with our delectable breakfasts to look forward to, you'll have a hard time getting out of our divine beds in the morning!
Requires a 1-night stay - room charges not included in party price
Black tie preferred/jacket and tie required
Whitetail Ski Packages -Save up to $30 per ticketAvailable dates:
Stay Here and Save
Save $10 to $30 per person
Save twice as much - Stay one night ski 2 days - Book a one night package and purchase additional discounted tickets.
Build your own package - Choose your room and your tickets.
Skiing early on day of arrival - pick up tickets in the AM and check-in after 3 PM.
Stay one night, ski two days - additional tickets available.
All Mountain Package includes all-day lift ticket, skis and poles or snowboard, boots and a 90-minute lesson.
Includes a served three-course breakfast for 2