THE HERMITAGE HOTEL ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF CORY UNTCH
NASHVILLE, TN (February 2, 2016) – The Hermitage Hotel in downtown Nashville is excited to announce the addition of Executive Chef Cory Untch to its growing portfolio of staff. Chef Untch, who joined them team in the beginning of 2016, brings a wealth of experience to Nashville’s only Five-Star, Five-Diamond hotel. In his role as Executive Chef, Untch will oversee the property’s signature Capitol Grille restaurant, Oak Bar, catering department, weddings and banquets. Please see Untch’s full bio below:
Executive Chef Cory Untch leads the innovative culinary team at Nashville’s renowned Capitol Grille, the signature restaurant for the historic Hermitage Hotel.
An all-American Ohio native, Untch developed a love of culinary arts at an early age, baking and cooking alongside his grandparents. After receiving formal training at the Pennsylvania Institute of Culinary Arts, Untch’s culinary repertoire flourished under the wing of some of America’s most renowned chefs, including Chef Robert McCormick and Certified Master Chef Lawrence McFadden.
For more than a decade, Untch’s creative excellence and exquisite palate have delighted guests all over the country. Untch has helmed the kitchens of multiple Relais & Châteaux, Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five Diamond properties, including The Ritz-Carlton, Naples, Florida; The Little Nell in Aspen, Colorado; and The Ritz-Carlton Club and Residences in Kapalua, Hawaii.
In 2014, Untch was appointed Executive Chef at The Inn at Dos Brisas, a 313-acre Relais & Châteaux ranch in Eastern Texas. Under Untch’s direction, Dos Brisas’ Five-Star restaurant expanded its culinary reach with organic, seasonal menus crafted around produce grown on the ranch’s farms and greenhouse.
Executive Chef Untch continues to inspire new culinary innovations at Capitol Grille, delighting in the opportunity to explore the Hermitage Hotel’s own 250-acre Double H Farms and Gardens. Incorporating Nashville’s Southern traditions into his seasonal dishes, Untch inspires and educates guests about the bounty and richness that surrounds Tennessee.