Behind the scenes at the Inns of Aurora

Sharing and Pairing — the Delight of Tapas

Laura Coburn // 7 October 2016

I recently captured some time with the frenetic Patrick Higgins, Executive Chef of the Inns of Aurora. Chef Patrick rarely sits still, so I was grateful he was willing to…

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A Day at the James Beard House

Alex Schloop // 5 June 2016

Dear friends of the Finger Lakes, Each year, a select few chefs are invited to cook at the iconic James Beard House in New York City, an exceptional recognition…

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Murder Mystery at Rowland House

Alex Schloop // 12 August 2015

Dale Whittaker, our lead innkeeper, hosts our third annual Halloween Murder Mystery party this October and he couldn’t be more excited! Read his blog entry below about what to expect…

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Rupert’s Table: More than just Dinner

Alex Schloop // 20 May 2015

Laura Coburn, a marketing consultant and all-around team player for the Inns of Aurora, recently joined Rupert, executive chef for Skillet & Embers Catering Co., for a magical evening…

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A Return Home: Erin’s Story

admin // 24 January 2015

By Erin McElhinney, Assistant Dining Room Manager of the Aurora Inn Dining Room We love Erin’s champagne cocktails almost as much as we love her! Moving home, to my roots,…

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What to Expect in 2015

admin // 12 January 2015

We had a great year in 2014. From the opening of Rowland House to the addition of many, important new faces, the beginning of the Fargo Bar and Grill’s renovation,…

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Planning a wedding from the bride side

mdavis // 8 January 2015

  By Meryl Davis, Director of Business Development This will be my first of a few blogs about my wedding; I plan to share some fun and creative tidbits as…

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The Change of Seasons: Chef Patrick Blogs

admin // 7 November 2014

Chef Patrick was generous enough to pry himself away from the kitchen to blog about the change of the seasons in the Finger Lakes. The fall signals a change for…

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The Graces of Greek Wine

admin // 20 October 2014

On November 8, we will host our first Greek Wine dinner–a new addition to our annual series of beer and wine dinners. After traveling through Greece several months ago, our…

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A Taste of Summer Continues

admin // 20 August 2014

Last summer, we presented the inaugural season of our beloved Taste of Summer series. Like mini-versions of our amazing winter season wine dinners, Taste of Summer features local wineries and…

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