Chef’s Bacon Wrapped Butternut Squash Bites

 

Fall is just around the corner, and Chef Rollins has created a seasonal appetizer that will satisfy most any palate. The best part? Chef has shared the recipe with us so you can make them for your next party, dinner, or just a night in. Ingredients 2 medium size butternut squash 1 lb. raw thick…

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A Graylyn Signature Cocktail: The Bee’s Knees

 

This late-summer, early-fall cocktail was inspired by the prohibition era, during which the Graylyn Estate was built. It’s a little-known secret that there is a hidden beverage compartment in the Library, where the Gray’s frequently entertained. In keeping with the Gray’s commitment to supporting local business, we set out to create a seasonal cocktail that…

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A look inside the Chef’s Garden

 

Graylyn is committed to incorporating sustainability practices into its daily operations. One of the features of the Estate that supports this initiative is the Chef’s Garden. Chef Greg Rollins and his staff harvest fresh herbs year-round and use them in many of Graylyn’s signature dishes and beverages.  When you step into the garden, your senses…

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Graylyn Welcomes New Account Manager Allison Shore

 

We are pleased to announce Allison Shore as the newest Account Manager for the sales team. Allison will be responsible for promoting the use of Graylyn Conference Center for corporate meetings, events, and retreats. She will maintain and enhance relationships with established clients and build new relationships within the community. Allison joins us from print…

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Welcome Stephanie!

 

Graylyn Estate and Conference Center welcomes Stephanie Baer to the Sales team as our new Account Manager. Stephanie received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Hospitality Management from UNCG. Before arriving at Graylyn, Stephanie worked at the Greensboro Country Club and in Sales Operations at Inmar. An interesting fact about Stephanie is that ordained and has…

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Wake Forest University’s 2017 Graylyn Scholar

 

Graylyn welcomes its new Graylyn Scholar for the 2017 academic year, Lindsey Wilson! Lindsey is a native of Irmo, S.C., and attended Spring Hill High School. “I just want to say how excited I am to be attending Wake Forest and to have received the Graylyn Scholarship,” Lindsey said. “I know that, even though the next…

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Fall Apple Cider Donut Holes

 

Prep time: 30 minutesCook time: 15 minutesServes: 4 to 6 peopleMakes 24 donut holes Ingredients Donuts:6 tablespoons unsalted butter1 large egg1/4 cup granulated sugar1/4 cup apple cider1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract1 cup all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg1/8 teaspoon ground allspice1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt…

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A New Face at Graylyn!

 

The Graylyn Estate and Conference Center welcomes Sandra Zoubek as our new Corporate Sales Account Manager. Sandy comes to Graylyn with vast experience in the communications industry working for Bell South and most recently AT&T. She was responsible for developing, retaining and growing fortune 500 businesses as an international strategic account manager. She enjoys decorating…

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Chef Rollins’ Summer Cilantro Cucumber-Melon Salad

 

Makes: 6 servingsServing Size: 1 cup eachStart to Finish: 15 mins Ingredients2 tablespoons lime juice2 tablespoons olive oil1/4 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper1 medium cucumber, halved and sliced (2 cups)2 cups cubed watermelon1 cup arugula1 cup chopped fresh cilantro1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese or ricotta salata cheese DirectionsIn a large bowl whisk together the…

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Welcome To The Graylyn Family

 

     Graylyn Estate and Conference Center welcomed Mark McFetridge as the Director of Rooms and Courtney White as a Conference Coordinator. We look forward to the many positive contributions that we know they will make to our community in the coming year with their vast knowledge and fresh ideas. Please join us in welcoming Mark and…

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