The DeBruce
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"The inn has had many names over the years...its new owners have set it up as a culinary destination. The breakfast and dinner menus are built around what the chef and staff — and guests, as the mood strikes — have foraged from the grounds early each morning." 

— Ny Times sTyle Magazine, May 25, 2017

"New York's latest weekend escape offers a delicious taste of the Catskills."

— FATHOM, August 2, 2017

"This boutique Catskill resort has every base covered" 

— INSIDE HOOK, JULY 25, 2017

"Silver-era Catskills meets a Noma-era culinary experience in the big-windowed restaurant, where Saturday’s ever-changing prix fixe dinner opens with a fistful of in-season edible forest (pickled fiddleheads, wild grape leaves, mugwort) sprouting up from a soil-like smear of wild onion. "

— ralph lauren, october 03, 2017

"Historic Hotel Sold to Manor Couple...The [hotel} has been a fixture in the Willowemoc Valley for the past century"

— Sullivan Country Democrat, January 03, 2017

"Nestled in New York’s western Catskills region just outside the town of Livingston Manor, the 14-room lodge is a serene retreat, featuring a culinary program from chef Aksel Theilkuhl.  Originally built in the 1880s, Foster Supply Hospitality’s husband-and-wife team, Kirsten and Sims Foster, restored the DeBruce with a nod to its history.”

— Hospitality design , May 15, 2017


"The DeBruce isn’t just a hotel — it’s a unique dining destination where you can eat pretty much anything executive chef Aksel Theilkuhl and his team have foraged from the mountainside that day.."

— the scottish sun, juLY 29, 2017

"Set in the Willowemoc Valley in New York's Catskill Park, The DeBruce offers its guests a perfect opportunity to immerse themselves in nature and forget about the city for awhile"

— GESSATO, August 30, 2017


"The ideal visit revolves around the lodge's culinary offerings. With beautiful sweeping views from its dining room, the DeBruce offers a delectable menu of locally foraged and farmed ingredients. Executive Chef Aksel Theilkuhl explains that their kitchen goes beyond the farm-to-table dining trend, as it's a way of life for the area."

— Out traveler, june 12, 2017


"A delicious respite in the Catskills."

— bon appetit, july 10, 2017

"And off to the DeBruce, a most handsome upstate lodge you’ll sleep in when you’re not fly-fishing, hiking private trails and working your way through nine-course meals in the scenic-as-hell open-air dining room, now open in the Catskills."

— urban daddy, may 30, 2017

"This 14-room inn from Foster Supply Hospitality (the folks behind the nearby Arnold House and North Branch Inn) offers clubby vibes with plaid wallpaper, leather chairs and the odd piece of taxidermy."

— CONDE NASTE traveler, juLY 06, 2017

"Chef Aksel Theilkuhl, a Laruent Tourondel disciple, forages nearly everything on the menu from the 600-acre property, including fiddlehead ferns, root vegetables and Black Angus beef from the cows in the pasture next door.

- Ny Times Style magazine, aug 30, 2017

"Only two hours from New York City, The DeBruce offers all of the magic of the mountains on a sprawling 600 acres of private land"

— GQ, September 6, 2017

"The couple's design ethos, emblazoned on the company website, conjures up a moment in time."

— hotel business design, juLY 26, 2017

"A 14-room lodge and restaurant showcasing the best of the state's wilderness."

— cool hunting, august 17, 2017


"In Livingston Manor, Sims and Kirsten Foster - the husband and wife team behind the Arnold House and North Branch Inn- are at it again ."

— DuJour magazine, may 30, 2017

"Your perfect cozy Catskills weekend ."

— time out ny, oct 17, 2017

"Developed by hotelier and Livingston Manor hometowner Sims Foster and his wife, Kirsten, the rustic mountain retreat has a purposefully underplayed vibe with relaxed, subtle decor that mimics the pastoral scenery."

— luxe daily, sep 06, 2017