Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, a year round Guest Ranch, Destination Wedding Venue, and Retreats & Events Center, is delighted to announce the hiring of Chef Sam Cuellar as Food & Beverage Manager.
Sam is a twenty seven year veteran of the Hospitality Industry and has been managing food and beverage operations at some of Colorado's premier Hotels, Event Centers, Country Clubs and Ski Resorts.
Prior to joining Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, Sam was the Manager of Catering, Banquet and Kitchen Operations at the Crystal Rose Events Center in Highlands Ranch (crystal-rose.com).
His experience also includes Food and Beverage Manager / Chef at Denver's Kennedy Golf Course (cityofdenvergolf.com/kennedy), Executive Chef, Sheraton Denver West Hotel (sheratondenverwest.com) and Banquet Chef at the Winter Park Ski Resort (winterparkresort.com) in Winter Park Colorado.
Sam received his culinary degree from the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco, CA, with an emphasis on Food Service & Nutrition, Kitchen Management, Classical Pastry and Food and Wine Affinities.
"Finding an experienced professional like Sam is a huge coup for Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch and we're thrilled. We offer a wide range of menus and dining, depending on our guests' desires, and our food and beverage service has always been a highlight of the Sylvan Dale experience. Sam's classic culinary training, attention to detail and extensive food and beverage background are the perfect fit for our product mix; and his friendly and outgoing personality is a great complement to our staff." - Susan Jessup Owner/Partner, Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch
Sam, his wife Rosie, and daughter Olivia make their home on ranch at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch; they enjoy a great view of the Echo Rock and Green Ridge as well as the horse pastures and gorgeous foothills.