Kineman named chef de cuisine at Knife & Spoon

Tyler Kineman has been promoted to the situation of chef de delicacies at the freshly Michelin-starred Knife & Spoon at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes. He replaces Gerald Sombright who not too long ago still left to accept the posture of govt chef at The Club at the Dunes in Naples.

Kineman was earlier banquet chef at the Ritz-Carlton and was was Knife & Spoon’s sous chef when the restaurant opened in 2020. The chef de delicacies serves underneath executive chef John Tesar, who is dependent in Dallas.

“To lead a Michelin-starred cafe is a desire of any chef,” Kineman claimed in a assertion, “and I am hunting ahead to doing work with the talented workforce to continue on raising the bar and developing on the restaurant’s extraordinary accolades and recognition.”

Sombright returns to Naples where he beforehand experienced been chef of Ario at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort. At The Club at the Dunes he will oversee 5 dining places and bars at the non-public residential neighborhood. He claimed in a text message that he produced the transform for “quality of life” motives. “After the pandemic opening and successful a Michelin star as the initial African American male to do so, I was formerly approached many moments by the club and now was the ideal time.”

Together with the announcement of Kineman’s appointment comes news that Knife & Spoon will be open up for evening meal each day commencing Sept. 19.

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