About the Chef
RICHARD WHIPPLE - Executive Chef
Chef Richard Whipple has over 30 years experience preparing fine food in wine country restaurants. He has worked at several prestigious establishments including Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, Saddle Creek Resort, Deuce Restaurant, Domaine Chandon and Mustards Bar and Grill. He worked under the tutelage of Phillpe Jeanty of Domaine Chandon for nine years, where he refined his palate and honed his skills as a chef.
Richard describes his cuisine as Contemporary American with French influences. He enjoys sourcing outstanding products, which includes selections of locally grown produce and the freshest fish and meats. Richard demonstrates this vision by changing menus throughout the year as the harvest yield their excellence. He respects the purity and essence of the ingredients and strives to enhance their outstanding flavors.