We are extremely pleased to announce that The Swag is joining the 580 hotels and restaurants around the world as a member of Relais & Châteaux. For nearly sixty years, this association has brought together properties that are committed to offering unparalleled hospitality in unique places. As described on its website, “The experiences one has … Read More
The Swag's Smoky Mountains Blog
We are thrilled to be opening our doors on Thursday, June 18. Over the past several weeks, our team has developed thorough cleaning and safety measures across the property to help minimize the health risk to our guests and our team. We will abide by all requirements set by the State of North Carolina and … Read More
With spring finally here and summer on the way, a lot of you may be starting to prepare your garden. This could be the year to tackle a new challenge and begin composting food waste to improve your soil. For those interested in starting their own compost pile, our Master Gardener Jill Metterhausen shares her … Read More
Join Executive Chef Jake Schmidt as he teaches you how to make Swag Asparagus and Ramp Gribiche. Gribiche is a mayonnaise-style cold egg sauce of French origin, made by emulsifying hard-boiled egg yolks and mustard with a neutral oil. Watch the video and download the recipe to make this delicious dish at home.
Since being at home, we have cleaned, organized, created art, and maybe tried a new recipe or two, or three. With Cinco De Mayo (Known as ‘El Día de la Batalla de Puebla’, meaning The Day of the Battle of Puebla) approaching, we wanted to share one of Chef de Cuisine DeeAnn Rose’s favorite recipes. ________ Arroz con Leche … Read More