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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Third Floor Renovations Completed

 

A Fresh Look When built in 1932, the third floor of the Manor House served as the attic to Bowman and Nathalie Gray. Over the years, the attic has transformed from storage space to dorm rooms to guestrooms. On June 22, 1980, a fire ignited on the third floor of the Manor House and on…

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Graylyn Teams with Local Firms for New Renovation

 

 Graylyn, the historic luxury boutique hotel and conference center, continues its commitment to the community by partnering with an experienced local team to design and build a complete renovation of the Manor House’s third floor. The firms involved – CJMW Architecture (Architecture and Interior Design) and Frank L.Blum Construction Company (Construction Manager) – are headquartered…

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Chef Rollins’ Grilled Wrapped Pancetta Asparagus

 

Prep Time: 20 minutes Makes 6 Servings Ingredients: 2 pounds medium asparagus 1/2 pound very thinly sliced pancetta Finely grated zest and juice of 1 orange 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil Salt and freshly ground pepper 2 teaspoons chopped thyme Directions: 1. Tightly wrap each asparagus spear in a slice…

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Graylyn’s French Toast Muffins

 

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes Makes 12 Large Muffins Ingredients:1 pound loaf of Texas toast bread, diced into one inch squares8 eggs2 cups milk1-1/2 cups half-and-half cream2 teaspoons vanilla extract1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon3/4 cup butter2 cups brown sugar3 tablespoons light corn syrup1 cup of granola raisins Directions:1. Set the cubes of bread…

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Chef Rollins’ Baby Green Salad

 

Baby Green Salad With Roasted Butternut Squash, Cranberries, Crumble Goat Cheese and Walnuts in Sherry Vinaigrette Prep Time: 35 Minutes Ingredients: Dressing: 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt Freshly ground pepper Salad: 1 cup crumble goat cheese 1/3 cup…

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Vote for The Graylyn Estate in “Best of Unique Venues 2015”

 

Go vote for The Graylyn Estate for Unique Venue’s 2015 Best Awards! We are nominated in the following categories: Best Venue to Host a Meeting or Event on a Per DiemBest Venue for a Formal AffairBest Outdoor Event SpaceBest Venue to Enjoy Yourself When Meeting Is OverBest Place to Gather for the Day (Day Meeting…

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Chef Rollins’ Fresh Baked Pears with Fruit Compote

 

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes  Servings: 6 Ingredients: 3 large bosc pears, peeled, cut in half and cored 2 oranges, peeled and sectioned 1/3 cup of dried cranberries 1/2 cup of water 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon 3/4 cup brown sugar 3 tablespoons of soft butter Directions: Place pear halves cored side…

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