Ben Jacobsen, master salt maker of Jacobsen Salt Co., in Netarts Bay

Stephanie Inn Sojourns

Introducing Stephanie Inn Sojourns—a new guest experience program featuring one-of-a-kind, edible excursions and guided adventures with Chef Aaron Bedard, in collaboration with other premier chefs, makers, artists and outdoor experts, along Oregon’s spectacular North Coast.

Reservations are a must for these exceptional, seasonal outings for a maximum of 10 guests.  These experiences are available exclusively for guests of the Stephanie Inn. To reserve a spot or get on the waiting list, please call 888.974.9825. or email

In 2017, we’re offering the following Sojourns:

CHOCOLATE GOES SOUTH-OF-THE-BORDER: Chocolate Making Class, Cocktails & Pairing Dinner

May 4, 2017 – This Event Has Already Occurred – please email us if you’d like to hear about 2018 dates!

Learn to make chocolate, caramel and mole sauce during an intimate, hands on class, followed by sunset agave cocktails and a deluxe Chocolate Pairing Dinner.  With Sarah Hart of Portland’s Alma Chocolate.  Dinner can be experienced separate from the class.

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WHAT A CATCH: Oregon Seafood Hat Trick

July 25, 2017 – Open for Reservations!

If you love fishing, this adventure is for you. Spend a day following the tides as we join Stephanie Inn Chef Aaron Bedard and expert Guide David Johnson to troll for salmon, Oregon Dungeness crab and clams, then finish off with a beach front crab boil and clam bake.

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HARVESTING THE COAST: Shellfish, Salt & Supper, with Ben Jacobsen of Jacobsen Salt

August 16, 2017

The Oregon Coast has inspired a new culinary movement: sea-farm-to-table. With Ben Jacobsen as your guide, learn about his pioneering saltworks, taste salts, and enjoy a true brine and dine feast with Chef Aaron Bedard on Netarts Bay.

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WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE: A Chef’s Foraging Adventure In The Coast Range

October 14, 2017

Pull on your boots and join Stephanie Inn Executive Chef Aaron Bedard and Chef-Brewer-Forager Will Leroux for a misty wander in the stunning coastal range to seek out some of the forest’s magical ingredients. Cap off the day with a 5 course Fall Bounty Wine & Beer Pairing Dinner.

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