As many of you may know, Chef Gordon Ramsay was in Windsor last week to film an episode of an upcoming reality show. We were asked to keep this information private while he was here, but Mr. Ramsay stayed with us while he was in town working. He also visited some local hot spots Boston Dreams, Back Forty Guns & Ammo, Harpoon Brewery, and spent time at Juniper Hill Inn –who brought this excitement to town as part of a new show, “Hotel Hell”.
If you didn’t know, Chef Ramsay is a internationally celebrated chef, with over 25 restaurants around the globe and has become a star on the small screen with his shows in the UK and the US. We’ve been watching his BBC cooking shows for years. If you aren’t familiar with him, here are a few clips. He does have a fondness for a certain 4 letter word but the following links are ok.
When asked how Mr. Ramsay’s stay was he said “Snapdragon Inn is f—ing brilliant”–well no, he didn’t but we sure hope he was comfortable with us and is welcome back whenever he is traveling to the Upper Valley again Also, Thank you for taking these pictures with Chris–big fan alert.
UPDATE: We just received a tweet from Mr. Ramsay and he did actually say he “loved it”- so there you
go. We will be hanging onto that for a very long time to come.
Snapdragon Celebrity Guest
Penny & Cloris looking lovely for the opening gala at Juniper Hill
The innkeepers of our neighboring Juniper Hill Inn are good friends with academy award winning actress, Cloris Leachman and she was visiting for the opening gala of their New England Living Show House in which they have had a host of designers take part in transforming rooms in their gorgeous gilded age mansion up on the hill.
Cloris, her son, and friend stayed with us while the festivities were on and the inn was occupied with visitors & designers. She told stories, played the piano, and entertained us all weekend long! What a way to start the summer!
Also, here is a news broadcast about the Juniper Hill Inn Show House. If you would like to walk through this historic building and see the designs, it is open everyday until June 6th and then 3 days a week until Labor day. Check out the website for exact days and times.