Resort Food Executive Committee
Chef Michael Gregory

Michael Gregory

Executive Chef of The James River Country Club

About Michael Gregory: Chef Michael Gregory received his education through the American Culinary Federation Apprenticeship, at Colonial Williamsburg Hotel Properties, in Williamsburg, VA. His responsibilities during his years at Colonial Williamsburg were varied and vast.

Chef Michael moved onto the Omni Hotels, Newport News, VA as Executive Chef. With this property he worked to improve kitchen design, departmental training and adherence to cost control. He also participated in community fund raising banquets and food demonstrations to enhance property exposure and generate new concepts.

Chef Michael relocated to Sea Island, GA as the Chef de Cuisine for the Beach Club of the Cloister Resort and Private Island Residences. Sea Island was the host site for the 2004 Economic Summit and the Chaine Des Rotisseurs Dinner.

As Executive Chef of the Ocean Edge Resort in Brewster, MA, Chef Michael's main goal was to restructure the entire culinary environment to include the chef team, standards, recipes and procedures to focus on exceeding guest dining expectations and creating a member driven club space.

Chef Michael was also the Executive Chef for the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown, NY. Chef Michael conducted hands on cooking classes for guests and patrons, as well as private Chef Table dining.

Most recently Chef Michael received a gold medal at the annual Ginsburg Food Expo for his fabulous pan seared haddock and roasted shrimp dish.

Chef Michael is currently the Executive Chef at The James River Country Club in Newport News, Virginia

James River Country Club

A beautiful private resort on the shore of the majestic James River, including golf, tennis, swimming pools and, best of all, an outstanding restaurant and banquet facility.

The James River Country Club offers the finest banquet facilities on the Peninsula. Our professional staff is available to help plan your meeting or event. We will achieve your vision by creating a once-in-a-lifetime experience that your guests will always remember.

Our private rooms can accommodate power lunches, intimate dining, cocktail parties or wedding receptions from four to four hundred.

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