Joining us in a new position as the Assistant Food and Beverage Director, Landry Brown spent the last 10 years at the Five Star and Five Diamond Inn at Little Washington as the dining room manager.  Trained at the Culinary Institute of America,  he was the executive chef at several North Carolina resorts and clubs, prior to […]

In this 12-part spotlight we will be highlighting one of our talented spa therapists who will be giving out helpful tips and product recommendations. Topic #1: Blushing Bride! Employee: Viviana Saenz Viviana loves the spa industry, allowing her to express her creative side, “it’s a perfect fit to who I am” she says. After moving from […]

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