Appointed Corporate Research and Development Chef
At White Lodging in Merrillville - IN, USA
White Lodging operates more than 40 restaurants and bars across its portfolio, and is well-known in the hospitality industry for its premium food and beverage programs. All of the company's restaurant and bar concepts - from branding to menus to training - are started in White Lodging's state-of-the-art test kitchen under the direction of its corporate restaurant team.
In his new role, Chef AJ will research and develop innovative menus, consult with White Lodging chefs, and support the creation and execution of new restaurant concepts.
Prior to joining White Lodging, Chef AJ gained a wealth of experience working across the country, including roles as Executive Chef at True Food Kitchen in Denver, Colorado and Del Frisco's Restaurant Group; assistant Maitre D' at the Basin Harbor Club in Vergennes, Vermont; and Chef de Cuisine at Evergreen Lodge in Yosemite, California.