Bayside – Ridgway

Bayside – Ridgway

Abel Gonzalez Chef Abel Gonzalez has served as the chef at Bayside Seafood Grill & Bar since January 2000 where he oversees the menus, kitchens, and all day-to-day food preparation.  Abel’s culinary career began in 1976 at the Witch’s Brew in Naples, where he...
The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples

Aldo Novoa Rodriguez Executive Chef Born and raised in Mexico City, Chef Aldo Novoa’s curiosity in food began with his grandmother’s cooking and discovering the diversity Mexican food offers.  His passion for travel along with his major in Culinary Arts led him to The...
SAILS

SAILS

Darren Veilleux Chef de Cuisine Darren Veilleux is responsible for making Sails Restaurant’s nightly service a seamless process. Many guests may recognize Darren from the restaurant’s open kitchen: Darren initially served as master of the restaurant’s custom-built...
Osteria Tulia, Bar Tulia, and The French

Osteria Tulia, Bar Tulia, and The French

Vincenzo Betulia Executive Chef and Partner A Sicilian native, Vincenzo Betulia grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he began his career at age 14 with an after-school job at ristorante Bartolotta. He ultimately attained the chef position, became a Bartolotta...
The French

The French

Kayla Pfeiffer Executive Sous Chef Kayla was raised in Jupiter, FL, where she gained a strong passion for the culinary arts by watching her father (also a chef) in the business. Kayla made it a point to follow in her father’s footsteps so she started in the business...