Goodstone Inn & Restaurant near Middleburg has appointed Jeffrey Surma as its new executive chef.
Surma is described as a nationally respected, innovative chef whose farm-to-table and culinary achievements will bring a new dimension to Goodstone’s award-winning restaurant.
For the past 15 years, he has served as executive chef at The Capital Grille in McLean and was selected to be a primary trainer on the opening task force for their five high-profile locations, including The Capitol Grille in New York City’s Chrysler Building. He also worked for 12 years as executive chef and trainer for the The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company’s properties in Virginia, Florida, California and Michigan.
At Goodstone, Surma plans to highlight state-of-the-art, seasonally-inspired cuisine with a farm-to-table emphasis. The dining room menu will continue to offer Goodstone’s French cuisine and showcase fresh vegetables, herbs, micro greens, eggs and lamb from the farm at Goodstone, as well as other local farms.
“It is an honor to be working at the Restaurant at Goodstone,” Surma stated. “I look forward to contributing my years of culinary experience to provide inspiring seasonal menus, and to create an unparalleled dining experience for our Goodstone guests.”