CULINARY CAREER VISIT
Renowned Chef, Kevin Cottle
Executive Chef at Powder Ridge Resorts!
Kevin Cottle has been to hell and back on the hit show Hell's Kitchen and is now the executive chef of the new destination restaurant Fire at the Ridge at Powder Ridge Mountain Park and Resort.
Chef Cottle's Bio
Chef Cottle's roots and culinary interest began when he was a young boy living in Cape Cod where his father was a fisherman and his mom was a chef. Kevin graduated top of his Culinary Art Class at Plymouth South Vocational High School in Plymouth, MA. Kevin was formally trained at the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. Having many impressive restaurants under his belt In June of 2013 Chef Kevin was presented an opportunity to partner with an exciting young company looking for a Top notch chef to work with Powder Ridge Park and Resort. Additionally, Kevin is deeply involved with the Farm to Chef Program. It is Kevin's goal to market products that are local; from farms to fisheries. He feels strongly about incorporating these products into his daily menu selections. Knowing the importance of sustaining CT's farms, Chef Cottle also works closely with the Connecticut Farmland Trust in an effort to obtain federal funding for local farmers. You can see Chef Kevin's culinary talents on NBC Connecticut doing his weekly "live" cooking segments. In 2014 Food Network came calling asking if Chef Kevin would be interested in competing on their new show called Kitchen Casino. Chef Kevin accepted and won.