After studying Hospitality Management in college, Danielle has dedicated her career to the industry. She has experience in overseeing events of all sizes and delights in adding refined country elegance to her clients’ biggest life milestones.
Since his graduation from the Culinary Institute in 1996, Executive Chef Albrecht has built an impressive resume that boasts both a 12-year run as a Top Chef and a Ted Talk. He is dedicated to farm to table cuisine, which is the foundation for his menu at The Ryland Inn.
Chef De Cuisine
A native of Virginia, Chef Daniel attended the Culinary Institute of America graduating in 2008. He began his culinary career at the Famed 2 Michelin starred Inn at Little Washington In Washington, Virginia. From there he went on to work at the Greenbrier in West Virginia and The Little Nell in Aspen, Colorado where he participated in the Aspen Food and Wine festival. Daniel then spent the next four years in Princeton with the Fenwick Hospitality group operating Agricola and coordinating the launch of the Dinky Bar and Cargot. Daniel has since joined the Landmark Hospitality Team at the Ryland Inn where he brings with him his knowledge and expertise of whole animal butchering and charcuterie. His excitement for learning new techniques and finding the best food Hunterdon County has to offer is what drives him every day. He enjoys his time off hiking, Barbequing and gardening with his wife Sarah and daughter Vivian
Starting in high school, Jeff's first job was a bus boy at the Stone House at Stirling Ridge, eventually promoted to a server, and then bartender. He then moved on to become the assistant brewmaster at Harvest Moon, in New Brunswick, NJ. While working towards his Culinary Management degree at the Institute of Culinary Education, he returned back to Stone House and has been with Landmark ever since. Jeff is a Certified Sommelier through the Sommelier Society of America, and the in-house Sommelier at the Ryland Inn.
From early on in life, Lara has always been affected by food, travel and culture. Because of this, it was only natural for her to pursue a career within the hospitality industry. She now translates her passion into both serving others and creating unmatched experiences.
I have always been passionate for providing exceptional customer service. I majored in Hotel & Restaurant Management at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. I started my career by interning at Walt Disney World. I have over 16 years of management experience from working at numerous properties throughout Marriott, Starwood and the Four Seasons. My true love and passion for weddings began at The Ritz-Carlton where I held the role as a Senior Manager of Special Events. I take great pride in building relationships with my brides and being with them on their special day.