Press & Accolades

Press Releases & Articles

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Red Clover Inn & Restaurant staff and owners celebrate the 2015 Restaurateur of the Year award.

Rutland Reader - "Glendon Ingalls on Leadership, Legacy and Loyalty" by George Nostrand

Huffington Post - "Top 25 Places to See, Stay and Eat in 'Maker' Vermont" by Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Getaway Mavens - "Red Clover Inn, Mendon VT" by Malerie Yolen-Cohen - "9 Cool Places to Eat, Sleep & Hang Out in Vermont" by Jamie Tabberer - "15 Perfect Romantic Weekend Getaways in Vermont"

Boston Herald - "The Red Clover Inn combines foodie passion and culture" by Moira McCarthy

Vermont Biz - "Red Clover Inn owners are Vermont's Restaurateurs of the Year"

Vermont Biz - "Winners of 34th Annual Winter in August Celebration Announced"

WCAX - Prince Edward Island Mussels from the Red Clover

Rutland Herald - "The kitchen where magic happens" by Bryanna Allen - "Red Clover cures January blues" - by Heather Burke

Boston Globe - "A feast for the senses in an idyllic setting" - by Suzanne Kelleher

Montreal Gazette - "The Red Clover Inn: Everything is Just Right" - by Rochelle Lash 

Vermont Ski & Ride - "Best New Restaurant"

Foodies of NE - "The Vermont Way at the Red Clover Inn" - by Julie Grady Thomas

CBS Evening News - "'Leaf peeping' is big business for Vermont" - by Chip Reid


TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, 2013, 2015, 2016

Vermont Chamber of Commerce Restaurateur of the Year, 2015

Rutland Chamber of Commerce Winter in August event, People's Choice Award, August 2015


Guest Comments

"Dylan is a very gracious and charming waiter! The chef is also wonderfully accommodating, creating a delicious vegan curry and jasmine rice on the spot. Yum! Thank you!" — E.H.

"Loved it — everything was wonderful — thank you Thomas for accommodating our special request." — M & K

"The perfect compliment to a very special birthday and occasion, thank you!" — A.M.

"Super delicious!!" — R.G.

"Amazing blend of flavors of foods. Fabulous meal- excellent chef. Friendly, efficient staff. Wonderful, relaxing time. :)" — J & M

"Very good- food & service." — P & J

"Loved celebrating my birthday with your chef's tasting menu. What fun, everything was excellent!" — H.B.

"Wonderful food & really great to have the jazz." —S.C.

"Loved our waiter Dylan. Very attentive. Big thumbs up. :)" — L.G.

"Excellent two day stay. Food, service, staff just super." — K.G.

"Service was wonderful! Food awesome! Thanks Jake." — L.R. 

"Karin was lovely! She made great drinks. Chef's choice was perfect- best steak ever! Thanks for a wonderful anniversary dinner." — M.F.

"We had the 3-course chef's tasting menu; all the plates were delicious. This is our 2nd time here and we look forward to returning. The food, atmosphere, and service are, as always, wonderful." — M.S.

"Wonderful, lovely staff." — C.

"Wonderful dining experience in every way!" — R.R.

"My mom Rosalie was related to the Woodwards & spent her summers here in '42-'45. Will email some photos/letters. Enjoyed the meal & visit. — D.G.

"Fantastic! Thank you for beautiful music and cozy atmosphere. Wonderful!" — M.

"The lamb was the best I have ever had (and I grew up on lamb)! Dylan suggested wine pairings that were excellent! We love the Red Clover Inn! — K.W.

"A very special evening in memory of my husband. We enjoyed coming here on special occasions. Thank you." — J.A.

"Glendon and the band are a terrific additional. Food & service was excellent." - R.S.

"We had a wonderful time! Great food, great service, great fun!" - M & J

"Dinner was delicious. Our first time here. We would come back for sure, our daughter recommended it." - L & M

"We had discovered this place during a week in Vermont last year, & so when we decided to return to Vermont this year, we made sure to include the Red Clover Inn in our culinary plans. The meal was exquisite!" K & D

"The three course chef's tasting was really great! Thanks so much for the food and the service." - I.K.

"Great service Thomas & everything was absolutely wonderful- thank you so much. Chef's tasting was amazing & what a deal!" - T.J.

"Fantastic food, atmosphere, & service." - D & A

"Excellent dinner this evening, jazz ensemble was delightful. Thanks!" - C.S.

"Excellent. We loved the dinner- great selection of fresh VT beers." - C & V

"Dylan and Karen were exceptional! We had a delicious dinner and felt at home! Thank you!" - E.C.

"Best/Favorite place in Vermont!" - M & S

"Love the jazz night. I'm here for them! Oh, and the finest food in the county :)" - L.T.

"Excellent dinner & very attentive service. Suberb quality of food." - D.K.

"Awesome. Stay & food was excellent." - L & S

"The best meal in VT! Slàinte Mhaith!!" - B & B

"Terrific! Loved the jazz, and food/service was quite fabulous." - T.L.

"Love it!! :) Thank you!" - A.R.

"Wonderful dinner- Brought back wonderful memories!" - C.B.

"Continue to enjoy dinner on Thursday nights- Jazz night! Service & atmosphere is impeccable." - M.C.

"Second time here and it's now our favorite. Amazing food and staff!!" - C.G.

"Food pairing was divine and delicious. Excellently paired! Thank you!" - S.F.

"Everything was wonderful! The cocktails, ambiance, and service. Thank you so much for making our anniversary that much more special!" — A.S.

"Thank you for everything. Cookies were always fresh and amazing and everyone was so sweet and helpful. You all made this trip even better than already expected. The world needs more places like this. Thanks again for the smiles, coffee, cookies, wine, surprise dinner… we all had an amazing time." – A & O 

"One of our best vacations ever. The staff was amazing and so helpful. The food was some of the best we’ve ever had. You guys made our 1st anniversary something very special. Thank you! – A & Z 

"Very nice atmosphere. Delicious food. Excellent service!" — W.F. 

"The staff is incredible! Great location, cozy, warm, you went above and beyond to make us feel welcome." — K.V.

"Everything was exceptional. We will recommend you to others!" — J.B.D