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Chef's Table at the Essex Culinary Resort & Spa

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70 Essex Way, Essex, VT 05452
+1 802-878-1100
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Alberta, Canada
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867 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 383 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2012

This restaurant provides fine dining, with a wide variety of dishes. There is a smaller dining room with fewer choices. I like the bigger one. The table next to ours had issues with a meat dish, and the two of us who had salads were very disappointed, because each were absolutely SWIMMING in vinegar. Maybe half an inch at the... More 

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Shelburne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2012

5-6 pm gather around the chef's table and be treated to outstanding appetizers for only $10. It was a wonderful experience watching the chefs create unique and scrumptious appetizers for us to enjoy. We ordered our favorite drink there, a french martini. Highly recommend!!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2012

My husband and I drove quite a bit out of our way to dine at we thought was the restaurant still associated with the New England Culinary Institute. We called and spoke to the reservation staff at both the restaurant and the resort and stated how excited we were to return to the wonderful food served by the students of... More 

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Drummondville
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2012

A excellent service, good foods. We will go back. My wife choosed beef. Cooking was pertect and veal was very good also.

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Malden, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2012

Food was fresh and cooked right in front of us. Chef Ben is very well travelled and shared some great tips (especially pairing wine with food).

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Methuen, Massachusetts
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2012

Attentive service, excellent food prepared and served fresh, a fine dining experience. Food was great.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2012

We were the only ones at our seating and were treated to an amazing nine-course meal with wine pairings. It was incredible watching Chef Cameron create each course, and he did a great job of explaining the ingredients (mostly from the garden at The Essex), what he was doing with them and why. We enjoyed every part of our visit... More 

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Succasunna, New Jersey, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2012

This was a fun experience. Unfortunately we did not like a lot of the food that was served. Not that it wasn't good. Just that it would not have been what we normally would have ordered. We don't eat rabbit and hate anchovies. We had both served to us the night we attended. But it was a fun experience and... More 

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Monroe, CT
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2012

This is an experience I won't forget. The food was incredible - every course was better than the one before. It's like having a personal chef - catering just to you.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2011

To sit and chat with a friendly, top-notch chef while he prepares course after course of mind-blowingly amazing food for you is an experience we'll never forget. Pricey, but worth every penny!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$50 - $100
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Essex Way, Essex, VT 05452
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 802-878-1100
Description
For a culinary adventure unrivaled in the Essex, VT region, have a seat at Chef's Table at Amuse. Our chefs offer the finest, freshest local ingredients and creates a new array of courses each and every Friday and Saturday night.

When you walk in and take your place at the open kitchen, you will have a front-row seat to view the culinary magic happen before your eyes. Savor traditional foods in a new light, and open your palate to tastes you may never have experienced before.

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