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MARTINSBURG, WV, July 27, 2023 – The Historic McFarland House, a culinary and social landmark dating back to 1878, is thrilled to announce the homecoming of celebrated Chef William Walden. Known for his philosophy, “We ARE what we eat, so we are defined by what we consume,” Chef Walden is set to reignite the house’s historic charm with his acclaimed culinary expertise.

His return to the McFarland House means not just a revival of rich, delicious cuisine mirroring the ethos of the house. Chef Walden is revered for his ability to create gastronomic wonders using fresh, simple ingredients, honoring the mantra, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”

“The Historic McFarland House is not merely a building; it’s a living, breathing entity with a rich history,” said Chef Walden. “I’m excited to once again be a part of this heritage and to serve our loyal patrons and the community with delectable meals.”

A cornerstone of the community, the Historic McFarland House has been a platform for social gatherings, weddings, events, and cherished Sunday brunch buffets. Chef Walden’s return will see the resumption of these popular culinary delights, including his highly anticipated Sunday brunch buffet and exclusive catering for events.

This reunion marks an exciting new chapter for the Historic McFarland House. Preserving the authenticity and originality of the house, Chef Walden’s innovative culinary style is anticipated to bring a fresh breath of air, making it once again the heartbeat of the community.

We invite the community to relish in the rich heritage of the Historic McFarland House, experience Chef Walden’s culinary prowess, and join us as we embark on this exciting new journey.

About the Historic McFarland House:

The Historic McFarland House, located in Martinsburg, WV, is a fine dining establishment and event venue that proudly preserves its historical roots dating back to 1878. With its charming ambiance and high-quality food service, it is a place where history, community, and cuisine converge.

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