Appalachian Inspired Cuisine Comes to the Shenandoah Valley
Carter Raab comes from a long line of cattle farmers and great cooks. Not surprisingly, he was raised to appreciate the land and our relationship to it.
Those values also taught him to appreciate the environment in which food is grown and prepared.
With grandmothers and great aunts to nurture his love of cooking, it was the women in his life that fueled his culinary desire.
These women were raised on a true “farm-to-table” life. In the same vein as the Waltons, Carter’s relatives were committed to the “work the land to feed your family” lifestyle.
With a love for fixing fresh wholesome food, even his deep roots in Appalachia couldn’t keep him in Virginia. Driven to learn more, Carter attended and graduated from the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu culinary school.
From there, he found his way into the kitchens of fine dining restaurants in Florida, South Carolina, Oregon, and Virginia.
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What Couples Want Who Are Planning A Wedding
When you’re planning a romantic wedding, you want the setting to reflect the beauty of this once-in-a-lifetime occasion.
While every wedding has its own personality, the one common denominator in all weddings is this.
Every bride and groom wants the atmosphere and landscape to reflect the joy they feel in celebrating their new union.
The Inn at Old Virginia offers both the natural beauty and breathtaking landscape to create the romantic wedding you’ll cherish for a lifetime.
When choosing a simple, elegant wedding or a more elaborate glamorous affair, your guests will be treated to gracious Southern hospitality from the moment they are welcomed at our door.
Mother Nature graciously does the rest! The stunning views and beautiful countryside create a natural backdrop that immediately becomes part of your romantic wedding.
Rain or shine, the Inn at Old Virginia will work diligently with you to create the romance and beauty that you want. What’s more, if you choose to work with our wedding planner, Laina Hamilton, your wedding will be in the best hands possible!
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