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Dining & Cook Academy

Burlington’s Best Dining and Renowned Cooking Classes

As VT’s Culinary Resort, The Essex Resort & Spa is pleased to offer two restaurants for your dining pleasure along with a wide variety of fun, hands-on classes for all abilities in Cook Academy.

Junction  (Thurs-Mon) Foodies, rejoice: the resort's signature restaurant, Junction, will make all your culinary senses sing. Why? Besides the quirky décor – a feast for the eyes – you’ll enjoy the scents and sounds of the open kitchen, the flavors and textures of the creative tasting menus. At Junction, you’ll feel like you’re dining in the Chef’s own home…and in a way, you are. This is our home, and at Junction, you’re always welcome.


The menu at Junction evolves nightly, blending locally-sourced ingredients with some of the world’s most coveted delicacies. Guests can put themselves in the Chef’s hands with a full-table five-course tasting menu, or create their own three-course tasting menu from the small plate, large plate, and cheese/dessert offerings.

The Tavern (7 days) provides the best of traditional pub fare. The menu is inspired by the finest local ingredients, many of which come from our own organic gardens. Enjoy your meal with a selection from our award-winning wine list, our extensive list of Vermont microbrews, or a specialty cocktail. Nightly specials Sunday through Thursday on food and a paired beverage.

Cook Academy our onsite cooking class program, gives you a chance to work with our renowned chefs in the fun atmosphere of our intimate classroom kitchen. Our classes offer a low-pressure, hands-on culinary experience where you can enjoy learning new techniques or honing the skills you already have.

MENUS:

Junction Sample Menu.

Tavern breakfast menu

Tavern Brunch Menu (Sundays 7am-2pm)

Tavern lunch menu

Tavern dinner menu & Tavern Nightly Specials, Mon-Thurs

 

Doggy Room Service Menu

Cook Academy class schedule

Open Table

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A Culinary Passion

JUNCTION THE TAVERN

Cook Academy

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