Quite Possibly the Best Meal We Have Ever Had

Quite Possibly the Best Meal We Have Ever Had:  Ryan and I wanted an easy getaway from Atlanta. As is most often the case with us, we decided to head to the mountains. Our favorite part of our weekend ended up being where we stayed – The Beechwood Inn, a luxurious Georgia mountain bed & breakfast with the most amazing chefs! (more…) Read More...

November 5: Autumn Dinner with Fine Wines

November 5: Autumn Dinner with Fine Wines: The evenings are cooler and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. This menu is focused on fall flavors and also on how we work the plate combining colors, textures and geometry while seeking perfection through simplicity. The flavors of the foods also offer contrasts in texture, tastes and appearance. We hope you enjoy this crea Read More...

New Years in North Georgia – Beechwood Inn

New Years in North Georgia - Beechwood Inn: Two Night Package – Thursday and Friday: Includes dinner both nights. To celebrate New Year’s 2016 we have planned a full Tuscan event – with Tuscan foods, great Italian wines and live music. On Saturday night the 31st at 6:30pm we will have live music by Tom Nixon, Dean English and Filmer Kilby, with wine and appetizers Read More...

October 29: Halloween Dinner – Beechwood Inn

October 29: Halloween Dinner - Beechwood Inn: The American tradition of "trick-or-treating" probably dates back to the early All Souls' Day parades in England. During the festivities, poor citizens would beg for food and families would give them pastries called "soul cakes.” The practice, which was referred to as "going a-souling" was eventually taken-up by children who Read More...

Oct 22: Autumn Harvest Dinner

Oct 22: Autumn Harvest Dinner – The nights are getting chilly so we are looking for some hardier foods.  This menu is focused on fall flavors and also on how we work the plate combining colors, textures and geometry while seeking perfection through simplicity. The flavors of the foods also offer contrasts in texture, tastes and appearance. (more…) Read More...

Oct 15: Wild Game and Foraged Dinner with Fine Wines

Oct 15: Wild Game and Foraged Dinner with Fine Wines – Take a walk on the wild side and join us for a wild game dinner. In addition, we have some wild foraged foods like the chanterelles – all paired to some wonderful Georgia Wines. Dinner includes one glass of each of the recommended wines. (more…) Read More...

Oct 8 – From Tapas to Meze – Small Plates Dinner

Oct 8 – From Tapas to Meze – Small Plates Dinner. Small plates have different terms in each of the Mediterranean countries. In France it is hors d’oeuvres, in Spain, tapas, in Italy antipasti and in Greece, Turkey and the Middle East, meze. So tonight will feature a collection of small plates artfully assembled for your dining enjoyment. (more…) Read More...

October 1: Autumn Italian Dinner

October 1: Autumn Italian Dinner: The secret to the best cooking is sourcing the best ingredients. We believe that the fundamental truth of supporting local farming may be a panacea for many of our 21st century problems in both nutrition and regional economic development. But it is also crucial in our hedonistic search to find the delicious and delightful “best place to Read More...

Sept 10 – Traditional Southern Summer Dinner

Sept 10 – Traditional Southern Summer Dinner: My grandparents had a large garden and my grandmother also foraged for wild edibles. In the summer they enjoyed fresh tomatoes, corn, green beans, squash and fresh peaches from their orchard. We have taken some of my grandmother’s recipes jazzed them-up a little and offer you a wonderful Southern–Style Summer Dinner. Read More...

Stonewall Creek Vineyards – Beechwood Inn Farm to Table Dinner

Stonewall Creek Vineyards - Beechwood Inn Farm to Table Dinner:  Sep 3- Join us Labor Day weekend at Beechwood Inn. Come share with Beechwood Inn’s Culinary Team and Stonewall Creek Vineyard owners a special collaboration of Great Food and Fine Wine. Winemaker Carl Fackler will share with our diners his thoughts about these wonderful wines. (more…) Read More...

Beechwood Inn Awarded the 2016-2017 “100 Plates Locals Love”

Beechwood Inn Awarded the 2016-2017 “100 Plates Locals Love” PRESS RELEASE: ATLANTA, May 25, 2016— Beechwood Inn has been awarded the 2016-2017 “100 Plates Locals Love” distinction by Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Tourism division (GDEcD). (more…) Read More...

August 27 – Spanish Dinner with Spanish Wines

August 27 - Spanish Dinner with Spanish Wines:  Spain is a land that hovers between Europe and Africa, between hat and turban.  The Moors invaded Spain in 711 and stayed nearly 800 years. The Reyes Catholics – the Catholic Kings, Isabella and Ferdinand conquered Granada, the last Moorish stronghold in 1492. With their religion they also brought new styles and new foods Read More...

August 20 – Traditional Southern Summer Dinner

August 20 – Traditional Southern Summer Dinner: My grandparents had a large garden and my grandmother also foraged for wild edibles. In the summer they enjoyed fresh tomatoes, corn, green beans, squash and fresh peaches from their orchard. We have taken some of my grandmother’s recipes jazzed them-up a little and offer you a wonderful Southern–Style Summer Dinner. Read More...

Food Bank Dinner with Chef Linton Hopkins – Feeding Hope

Food Bank Dinner with Chef Linton Hopkins - Feeding Hope: The “Feeding Hope” Wine Dinner will benefit the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. All proceeds will help end hunger in our Northeast Georgia Mountain Region. (more…) Read More...

Food Bank of Northeast Georgia – Grand Opening Celebration

Food Bank of Northeast Georgia - Grand Opening Celebration “Feeding Hope” Dinner: July 24 Featuring Chef Linton Hopkins, Chef David Sweeney, Chef Jamie Allred, Chef Chris Bolton, Chef Gayle Darugh and Chef David Darugh. At the Innovative Teaching Kitchen in Clayton Georgia. (more…) Read More...

GEORGIA COOKING SCHOOL

Grow, Cook , Eat –A North Georgia
Cooking School at Beechwood Inn:

Culinary classes make the perfect gift for that person who has everything and has been everywhere.  You don’t need to be a great cook to enjoy the class.


Learn the secrets of professional cooking.