Chef Marilou Ranta returns to Blair Hill Inn for her third year and brings creativity and a fresh eye for cusine that is exciting to us and our guests! Chef Ranta, who was born and raised in the Philipines, has been passionate about cooking her entire life. She spent a great deal of her career catering many events and gatherings and working at several restuarants. After moving to her husband's hometown of Monson, ME with her two children, Marilou made the bold, mid-life decision to pursue a culinary degree. She graduated in May of 2016 but continues to take courses to expand her repetoire and skills. We love her drive to excel. Chef Ranta brings international flair and unsurpassed enthusiasm to create beautiful, delicious, fresh and seasonal cuisine grounded with farm fresh Maine ingredients.