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Norma Whitt

Executive Sous Chef

A native of South California who has 15 years of experience in the culinary world, Norma Louise Whitt is the hotel’s Executive Sous Chef where she is responsible for the hotel’s culinary programs for events, meetings, and banquets. She joins the hotel from Iowa State University where she was working at the presidential mansion as a private chef and overseeing the food and beverage operations. Prior to that she was the opening Executive Chef at The Reserve at Sulphur Bluff, a hunting and fishing resort in Texas. Other positions in California include St. Clair Brown Winery in Napa, Bardessono in Yountville, and as a yacht chef during the America's Cup held in San Francisco.