Our Food and Beverage Manager, Matt Jones, creates the restaurant experience you receive here at Sanderling. He hand selects and trains our culinary staff, ensures the excellence of each restaurant on property to Sanderling standard and sets the high bar for customer service in all of our food outlets. Also the resort’s in-house Sommelier, Matt […]

Formally the Chef de Cuisine at the Lifesaving Station, Dan Grunbeck moves over to Kimball’s Kitchen for the 2016 season. After growing up near the coast of Long Island, Chef Grunbeck bounced around soaking up all the culinary talent he could through numerous top notch kitchens in the US before he landed on our island. His […]

Every year we celebrate the amazing staff we have around the holidays, showing our appreciation for the effort and dedication we see throughout the entire year. Take a look at who will be a part of the team that makes Sanderling so special. STACI HATHAWAY ASSOCIATE OF THE YEAR 2014 Congratulations to Staci Hathaway, Bartender at […]

Sarka Martin, Night Auditor – July Associate of the Month

Sarka has been a part of the Sanderling family since January of 2014. She was nominated for always being pleasant and positive and covering guest and property issues for all. Being our Night Auditor, Sarka doesn’t get the same guest interaction as our daytime associates, but nevertheless does an amazing job with those she does get to meet as well as our other associates. Continue reading

The newest addition to Sanderling’s culinary team, Chef de Cuisine John Botkin, came to us from an extensive background in the restaurant industry. The graduate of the Culinary Institute of New England’s industry experience includes Clyde’s of Tysons in Virginia, McCormick & Shmicks, as well as holding the title of Executive Chef in the Bellagio of Las Vegas. Continue reading

Sanderling’s renovation brought about a reconstruction of our wine collection with the creative and inspiring mind of Matt Jones, Sanderling’s Certified level 2 Sommelier and Manager of Kimball’s Kitchen. Boasting over 200 wines on Kimball’s list, you won’t be left wanting with the carefully selected and maintained, Wine Spectators Award Winning wine list you’ll be presented during your dining experience with us. Continue reading

We’d like to take the opportunity to introduce to you an integral part of the Sanderling Culinary Team. He’s an exceptional chef, an amazing leader, and most of all, one of the most genuinely caring people you could meet. Tom Stagikas has been a part of Sanderling since August of 2011, and continually strives for excellence in our culinary ventures. Continue reading