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Early Summer Menu

Past

revisit the nostalgic flavors from classic Longwood dishes, traditional guest favorites of yesteryear, and recipes adapted from the du Pont family archives

KENNETT SQUARE MUSHROOM SOUP

crispy shallots, chive 11.

FRIED GREEN TOMATOES

crab salad, avocado, fine herbs 18.

CHICKEN SALAD & FRIED OYSTERS

bibb lettuce, pepper hash, champagne vinaigrette, remoulade 24.

LOBSTER BOUILLABAISSE

5 oz. maine lobster tail, gulf shrimp, scallops, black diamond mussels, fennel, tomato, white wine 45.

STEAK FRITES

5 oz. creekstone farms filet mignon, truffle fries, bordelaise 35.

CHOCOLATE FLOWER POT

mousse, coffee ganache, chocolate cake, buttercream, lavender ice cream 16.

Present

a selection of what is in season, right here, right now, highlighting produce freshly harvested from our gardens and local farms to your table

BURRATA CAPRESE

heirloom tomatoes, meyer lemon, basil, 25 year aged balsamic 16.

LOCAL ARUGULA & PEACH SALAD

graiff farms arugula, tomato, spiced pecans, black diamond goat, grilled peach vinaigrette 14.

NEW JERSEY GOLDEN TILEFISH

yellow tomato, carolina gold rice, chanterelles, patty pan squash 32.

BARNEGAT LIGHT SEA SCALLOPS

nora mill polenta, summer bean succotash, tendrils, corn shoots, lime honey vinaigrette 35.

BERKSHIRE PORK CHOP

whole grain dijon fingerlings, vidalia onion, haricot vert, super fruit gose reduction 32.

32 OZ TOMAHAWK RIBEYE

prime dry-aged ribeye, twice cooked fingerlings, summer squash, kennett square mushrooms, heirloom carrots, port demi 125.

RED, WHITE, & BLUEBERRY

vanilla bean cake, blueberries, hibiscus, corn ice cream 14.

SUMMER SORBET TRIO

apricot & grand marnier, cantaloupe tarragon, sangria 13.

Future

our vision of the evolution of the culinary arts to a vegetable-centric tomorrow, featuring less animal protein and innovative engagement of the senses

S.I.W. SWEET CORN

chilled corn soup, lobster, pepper relish, crème fraiche, summer truffle 16.

VARIETIES OF SUMMER MELON

la quercia prosciutto, espellette yogurt, mache, petite lettuce, wildflower honey vinaigrette 15.

ZUCCHINI AL PESTO

summer squash ribbons, cherry tomatoes, basil, pine nuts, parmesan 24.

BBQ CAULIFLOWER

baked beans, pickled slaw, southern cornbread, peach barbecue sauce 26.

THE PAINTED HEN

maitake mushroom, nerone italian rice, tomato, piquillo pepper, zucchini, aged balsamic, herbs, parmesan 28.

CHERRY ON TOP

brown butter cake, cherry, chocolate, crème fraiche sorbet 14.

WATERMELON KISS

fromage blanc mousse, olive oil cake, watermelon, lime, basil, balsamic 13.

For the Table

LOCAL CHEESES & CHARCUTERIE

the farm at doe run seven sisters, aged manchego, yellow springs red leaf, country paté, cacciatore & finocchiona, accoutrements 14/28.

SUMMER VEGETABLE CRUDITÉS

white bean hummus, pita 17/32.

TUNA TARTARE

avocado, wasabi, ginger, sesame, scallion 26.

PORTOBELLO FRIES

tempura, green goddess 16.

MILK CHOCOLATE FOUNTAIN

pretzels, macarons, summer fruits 38.