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Chef's Table at the Essex Culinary Resort & Spa

70 Essex Way, Essex, VT 05452-3383
+1 802-878-1100
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good8%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
13 Sep 2017
“This is one to avoid.”
12 Apr 2017
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70 Essex Way, Essex, VT 05452-3383
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

While the service was average, the food and ambiance were surprisingly poor. I would avoid this restaurant and eat at the less acclaimed, but much better, Tavern if you stay at this resort.

Thank Yesyes77
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Excellent and creative. The food is organic with a variety of options. The chef provided free appetizer samples from a new creation.

Thank deborahs15
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Brussel sprout soup was way too salty. When I complained the chef (I saw him through the window) made a face showing he did not care at all. The turkey sandwich was too thick. I thought of the film Supersize me. The espresso coffee was...More

Thank Sylvie P
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We usually go out to eat on Turkey Day. This year we chose The Essex which had a menu selection that would be difficult to match by most establishments. I take my hat off to those who work tirelessly on Holidays as I sometimes must...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We had a wonderful dinner at the chefs table. It is great to watch these talented young chefs work their magic. We ate here for dinner and I had the mushroom risotto which was among the best I have eaten. Nicole did a wonderful job...More

1  Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We didn't know that Chef's Table was a subset of Junction. So the menu and prices are the same, but you can sit down at the counter and watch the chefs prepare all the dishes and even chat with them. The cheese plates are worth...More

1  Thank Robert L
Reviewed 3 May 2016

My friend and I decided to eat here on our last night of our stay. We took the table d'hote which was a sample of many dishes. We also added the option where a glass of wine would be paired with each of the dishes....More

1  Thank JayX10
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Service never disappoints! Dining always an adventure...Know any choice will be praiseworthy....Looking forward to returning in just a few months for fourth,or is it fifth stay....and the wonderful evening at Junction we know we will have .

1  Thank clairef228
Reviewed 14 March 2016

This was our third cooking class at the Essex – and the best. We took the “Taste of France” class taught by Chef Lisa Ruoff. She was a great instructor and was open to questions and very helpful. We learned new things, and better ways...More

1  Thank surfinginflorida
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We took the Primo Pasta class with Chef Lisa and A Taste of Austria with Chef Anthony S. Both were fantastic, but we preferred the Austrian class because it was smaller (6 vs 12) and it was easier to jump in and cook (that was...More

Thank Patricia C
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$50 - US$100
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Essex Way, Essex, VT 05452-3383
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 802-878-1100
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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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