Ocean Place Resort and Spa Welcomes a New Executive Chef!

  • Ocean Place Resort and Spa Welcomes a New Executive Chef!

     
    POSTED July 3, 2017
     

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.

The city that never sleeps is meeting its tourism growth with more hotels. 

 

About the Cocktail: Two European beneficiaries of the spice trade are referenced in a split base of gin and rhum agricole; with Greek yogurt, coconut water and makrut lime leaf adding creamy echoes of an Indian lassi.

Pouring Ribbons, a second-story bar in New York City’s East Village, can accommodate groups of 30-40 people; the entire bar can hold 100.

INGREDIENTS
—1.5 oz. Tanqueray gin
—.5 oz. JM Rhum Agricole 100 Proof
—1 oz. coconut water syrup
—.5 oz. lime juice
—1 tsp. Greek yogurt
—1 makrut lime leaf

 

It’s all in a day’s work for Julie Sawitz, the 21 Club’s director of private dining.