Chef Lawrence Kocurek

Chef Lawrence Kocurek Head Chef and General Manager at Hunter’s Head Tavern Chef Lawrence blends family heritage and locally sourced ingredients “Virginia has a great local food scene!” Lawrence Kocurek is a man who knows meat. “My family always cooked, my...

Chef Jeremy Thrasher

Chef Jeremy Thrasher Executive Chef at the West End Wine Bar & Pub Chef Jeremy brings a love for regional and simply good food to the Blue Ridge “I’ve been working in restaurants in this area for a long time and have been able to build relationships with a lot of...

Chef William McNeill

Chef William McNeill Executive Chef at the George Washington Hotel Chef William McNeill’s goal is to make the George Washington Hotel a Gathering Spot for Winchester “My food style incorporates my southern upbringing  with a French influence.” “My approach...

Chef Jason Von Moll

Chef Jason Von Moll Executive Chef at Paladin Bar & Grill and Front Porch Market and Grill Chef Jason has been fine-tuning savory, southern leaning menus to the Blue Ridge Chef Jason Von Moll began his career in the Richmond area, where he was able to work with...

Chef Britt Shyrene

Chef Britt Shyrene Executive Chef Chef Britt Shyrene brings a love for local sourcing to the Root to Table Culinary Series “I believe in this Root to Table mission so much. Such amazing work to get involved in! Proud to be in a community where I am surrounded by such...

Chef John Loeffler

Chef John Loeffler Head Chef – Owner at the Inn at Gristmill Square Chef John brings locally sourced dining to the small area of Bath County, VA “The theme, “Taste of Freedom”, drew me in immediately. Independence Day weekend is always one of my...