Chapter 6: In 2006, what I loved about the Sugar Hill Inn was its potential to be great some day. It had 15 acres, great views, and a farm house dating back to 1789. However, the roof was bad, the…
Chapter 5 Even with the seventy hour work week, I enjoy being an innkeeper. It is the most demanding but best job I have ever had. Until buying the Sugar Hill Inn I was never known as a workaholic. Being…
The cool thing about staying at a country inn is that every establishment has its own character and personality. That personality comes from its history, location and most importantly the owner.
There I was in Chef School with this vision of buying a country inn. All students at the French Culinary Institute were required to meet with the career placement office even if you did not want or need a job.
I have always been a day dreamer. It’s important to me to have time alone to think. One day I was watching the HGTV Dream Home Giveaway show. It was a beautiful water front home. They give away a new home every year if you haven’t seen the show.
I think of myself more as an artist then a business owner and the Sugar Hill inn is my canvas. In this blog I am going to talk about the art of inn keeping. This blog should be of interest to anyone interested in travel, hospitality, design, art, fine wine and food, the White Mountain, environmental issues and enlighten business management.