The mantra captures the identity of Stone House’s American cuisine. Cooking from the heart begins outside the kitchen.
The Garden State’s farms play a key role in inspiring Executive Chef Craig Polignano’s cuisine. We firmly believe that ingredients taken directly from farm to table make the best meals.
The Ryland Inn is building a new garden on their property and has the pleasure of supporting local family farms, which have become institutions in Hunterdon and Somerset County. Championing the farmer is important to our restaurant. These relationships help create the dishes on Ryland’s menu and shape our guests’ dining experiences.
The Ryland Inn’s vision of agriculture also includes a hydroponic farm. Hydroponic farming is a modern approach that can succesffully expand the harvest into the winter months. Of all the great amenities the Ryland Inn offers, local herbs and lettuces in the winter may top the list.