Appointed Executive Chef
At Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort - FL, USA
Executive Chef Ruiz will oversee all culinary operations at the 1,350-acre resort on Amelia Island. Chef Ruiz brings more than twenty years of culinary experience to the resort, having most recently served as executive chef at Omni New Haven Hotel and Omni Berkshire Place Hotel in New York City. Prior to joining Omni, Chef Ruiz held leadership positions at Hotel ZaZa in Houston, The Hotel Hershey in Pennsylvania, and with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. Chef Ruiz's culinary career started in the fields of south Texas, working alongside his father in his produce shipping and receiving business. Chef Ruiz looks forward to biking the tree-canopied trails on Amelia Island with his English bulldog Chefie.