Industry Update
Appointment20 January 2017

Paul Trout

Named Executive Chef
At Chateau on the Lake Resort Spa & Convention Center in Branson - MO, USA

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Paul TroutIn his new position Chef Trout is responsible for overseeing all culinary operations at the resort, which boasts one of the largest convention centers in Missouri, with 43,500 square feet of flexible meeting space all on one level, with the ability to host groups from 10 to 3,00 0. He also oversees the food at the resorts dining venues, which includes the award-winning Chateau Grille, the Downstairs Deli, the Atrium Caf & Wine Bar, and The Sweet Shoppe, as well as in-room dining. Widely considered one of the finest resorts in the Midwest, the 301-room resort has received the coveted AAA Four Diamond Award for 18 consecutive years, and is the only hotel or resort in Branson to hold the prestigious rating in 2016. Prior to his promotion, Chef Trout served as the resorts Executive Sous Chef since 2011, where he handled all kitchen operations in the absence of the Executive Chef. In that position, he created menus and recipes for the resorts restaurants, banquets, and winemaker dinners. He has been very instrumental in the quality and creativity of the resorts food over the last several years, which enabled the hotel to receive such honors as 417 Magazines 2016 Readers Choice Award as one of the 5 Best Branson Restaurants in 2016. Prior to working at the resort Chef Trout served as Sous Chef and Banquet Chef for Tapas Downtown in Redding, California; Chef for The Shasta Experience, a catering business in Redding, California; and for the U.S. Air Force as Field Technician for the Electro-Mechanical Team Section of the 341st Missile Maintenance Squadron. A Certified Fire Fighter, his diverse experience also includes serving as a firefighter for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Chef Paul is an outstanding and very talented chef, and we are so pleased that he is now overseeing the culinary offerings at Chateau on the Lake, said Marshall. He has been instrumental in bringing our food offerings to an even higher level, and our guests and groups will love his truly delicious, creative and beautifully presented cuisine.

Chateau on the Lake Resort Spa & Convention Center

City close, and lakeview spectacular, Chateau on the Lake Resort Spa & Convention Center is the perfect family getaway to experience the best of Branson, Missouri. Ten minutes from Branson’s entertainment district on 76 Country Boulevard, we invite you to experience an upscale resort vacation.
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