Award Winning Chefs
With a passion for cuisine, appreciation of simplicity and technical skill gained through years of experience, these chefs take great pleasure in showcasing the very best of fresh local ingredients through the most unique and exotic dishes. Try your hand at their Favorite Recipes for an at-home gourmet meal.
Chef Cory Smith
Inspired by the diversity of local seasonal harvest, Chef Cory Smith maintains the belief that where passion lies within, pleasure abounds. He has been influence by Restaurant 301 Master Chefs since he first joined the Inn in 2001. With a "done simple, done right" outlook on cuisine, Chef Smith favours wholesome ingredients including micro-greens, quinoa, barley and lentils.
Chef Mark Linback
Chef Linback has been working in restuarants since the age of 15, graduating from the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco. Standing here next to the garden planted behind the Blue Wing restaurant, Chef Linback loves to infuse dishes with fresh herbs. Taking inspiration from the Slow Food Movement, he enjoys introducing creative seasonal specialties using local ingredients. "I like the challenge involved in making the familiar exceptional."