Christian Ojeda Named Executive Chef of Montage Deer Valley in Park City, Utah
Montage Deer Valley has announced the promotion of Christian Ojeda to executive chef. In his new role, Ojeda oversees the wide range of culinary experiences available at the Park City, Utah resort including signature restaurant APEX as well as Burgers & Bourbon, Daly's Pub & Rec, The Après Lounge, and more.
"We're pleased to recognize chef Christian's hard work with a well-earned promotion," said Joseph Mattioli, general manager of Montage Deer Valley. "Culinary programming is an integral component to the guest experience at Montage Deer Valley, and we look forward to chef Christian leading the charge with his sense of creativity, leadership and innovation."
Ojeda is a longtime veteran of food and beverage operations at Montage Deer Valley, having initially joined the resort as chef de cuisine at APEX in 2014 and three years later as executive sous chef. Ojeda brought an impressive culinary background with him, counting experience at highly acclaimed hotels and restaurants including at Calistoga Ranch in California and Encantado in Santa Fe, New Mexico, both members of the Auberge Resorts Collection. He also worked as executive sous chef at award-winning Geronimo in Santa Fe, and most recently prior to joining Montage Deer Valley, as executive chef at The Sky Lodge in Park City.
Ojeda earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in culinary management from the Art Institute of Colorado and is bilingual in English and Spanish. He has long drawn inspiration from the beauty of the Wasatch Mountains surrounding Montage Deer Valley.
"Park City has always felt like home to me, and I'm grateful for the opportunity to continue growing roots within the Montage family," said Ojeda. "They say a chef is only as good as the talent he works with, and the team here at Montage Deer Valley is second to none."