Grant Genzlinger is the former executive chef and co-owner of Settlers Inn, Ledges Hotel and Glass wine bar, and Cocoon Coffee House in Hawley, PA, and Sayre Mansion inn in Bethlehem, PA. Born in Abington, PA, Grant spent his youth in the Philadelphia area. He graduated from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan with a degree in Archaic Chinese Language and Archeology. Working as a landscape designer, Grant moved to Hawley after meeting his now wife and partner, Jeanne, in 1969. They have three grown children living in Washington, DC and New York City.
Grant is also an avid gardener and proponent of “garden to table” cuisine, working a great deal with local farmers and food producers. He maintains extensive herb and flower gardens on the Inn’s property and is an active member of the Pennsylvania Association of Sustainable Agriculture. He also volunteers with the local parks commission, where he has been a Chairman for eighteen years, and the Wayne County Historical Society, where he is a board member and past President. Grant is also a past President of the Conservancy Board.