Guillermo Veloso has joined the team at Ocean Place Resort and Spa as their new executive chef. Veloso is no stranger to the region, being a New York City and northern Jersey native. 

Veloso has an extensive culinary career extending more than 35 years, but he has also spent time as an archaeologist and naturalist. He was the executive chef at Miami’s Yuca Restaurant and has also served as executive chef at Philadelphia’s Cuba Libre and the Please Touch Museum. 

His culinary creations have won him plenty of acclaim, with reviews and appearances on Great Chefs of the South, Rising Star Chefs of America, Food Network, Chef on a Shoestring, and others. 

Ocean Place Resort and Spa was selected by the readers of New Jersey Meetings + Events as Best Hotel over 200 Rooms in our first Best of New Jersey awards last year. We also spotlighted the resort’s brand-new spa in our Spring 2017 issue.

Population: 17,800

Location: The charming former gold rush town is located in the foothills of North and South Table Mountains and the Colorado Rockies, just 20 minutes outside of Denver.

Transportation: Golden is easily accessible by car or bike from all directions and connects with Denver via RTD’s light rail service from the West Line. Denver International Airport is only 40 minutes away

 

Five innovators are staying ahead of the culinary wave and making big ripples of their own.

 

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