The Essex, Vermont’s Culinary Resort and Spa70 Essex Way Essex Junction, VT
The Essex, Vermont’s Culinary Resort and Spa is Burlington’s premier resort hotel providing the perfect setting for your quintessential Vermont wedding via exquisite food preparation by the New England Culinary Institute and unmatched service. Experience “Vermont’s Culinary Resort!”
As the Burlington Area’s only AAA Four Diamond Hotel, The Essex is Burlington Vermont’s premiere resort & spa destination, featuring the acclaimed New England Culinary Institute. Your guests will enjoy 120 country-eclectic newly renovated guestrooms. With the main resort most recently renovated by Vermont’s renowned designer, Susan Sargent. Our Country-Hotel sits on 18 beautiful acres with outdoor pool, breathtaking culinary-theme gardens, adjacent golf course, tennis courts and spa services, all nestled between Lake Champlain and Vermont’s Green Mountains. Guestrooms and suites range from Country-Inn Rooms to elegant two bedroom Suites with fireplaces, whirlpools and kitchens. The Essex features unmatched gardens that offer the perfect backdrop for your special day. A vast array of unique garden treasures await through our acres of walking trails and outdoor gazebos with splendid photo opportunities around every corner. During your wedding weekend at the resort, you and your guests will have access to Vermont’s premier golf facilities.
Located adjacent to the resort, The Links at Lang Farm is a very unique professionally-designed 18-hole Golf Course constructed to USPGA standards. The 4,100-yard course includes twelve par-3 and six par-4 holes, each offering four separate teeing areas and bent grass greens maintained to impeccable standards. The Links at Lang Farm is also the ultimate practice facility offering a full bent grass driving range and putting green practice facilities.
Vermont National Country Club is the first Jack Nicklaus designed golf course in New England. This meticulously manicured championship golf course features 5 sets of tees to accommodate golfers at every level. Vermont National Country Club is a nearby Semi-Private facility that grants guests of The Essex preferred tee time access. On behalf of the entire staff, we are pleased to have the opportunity to introduce you to the Burlington area’s premier full service country hotel & resort. The Essex provides our guests with all of the personalized services expected in a fine hotel, while maintaining the charm and intimacy of a beautiful Vermont Resort.
Nestled in the green hills of Vermont, The Essex, Vermont’s Culinary Resort and Spa combines luxurious country-inn accommodations and resort amenities with some of the finest gourmet cooking anywhere in the country.
In addition to a pool, golf course, and beautiful horticultural gardens, The Essex houses the northernmost campus of the New England Culinary Institute (NECI). Founded in 1980, NECI provides culinary training that is patterned after the medical-school model of real-life intensive learning. The school’s educational model, which is unique in the culinary world, features small classes and real-life experience in our restaurants and banquet facilities. The resort’s two restaurants and banquet facilities serve as working classrooms for future restaurant professionals. Working under the watchful eye of renowned chefs and managers, who never supervise more than seven students at a time, student’s perfect basic and complex techniques through hands-on practice. Our partnership with NECI allows us to offer truly cutting-edge cuisine for you to enjoy during your stay at the resort. As our guests like to say, a visit to the acclaimed kitchens and restaurants of The Essex is the culinary equivalent of sitting in on a class at Harvard Law School. NECI’s ultimate goal is to teach students how to create the perfect dining experience. We at The Essex, Vermont’s Culinary Resort and Spa look forward to having you enjoy that experience, along with our gracious Vermont-style hospitality. We hope you enjoy your stay!