Snake River Sporting Club Mountain Lodge at Teton Village Welcomes Executive Chef Bernie McDonough



    JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Feb. 21 /CNW/ -- Snake River Sporting Club in Jackson
Hole, WY, is pleased to announce its new Executive Chef, Bernie McDonough.
Bernie joins the Snake River Sporting Club from two sister properties, the
Ford Plantation in Savannah, GA, and most recently, Turks & Caicos Sporting
Club at Ambergris Cay, BWI, where he has served as Opening and Executive Chef
since 1998.
    Bernie will act as the new Executive Chef at the restaurant in the 2,600-
square-foot Snake River Sporting Club Mountain Lodge at Teton Village, a ski-
in/ski-out Members' Club just steps away from the mountain's tram and gondola.
The Mountain Lodge provides full concierge service, such as valet parking,
boot warming and ski-tuning, as well as fine-dining -- all in a personalized
intimate setting.
    "Bernie joins Snake River Sporting Club with a wealth of knowledge,
incredible depth of innovative experience, a great attitude and energy," says
Peter Pollak, Managing Partner, DPS Sporting Club Development. "His extensive
culinary training is showcased time and again through his dynamic American
flavors and global market basket of ingredients."
    Trained under the prestigious Brennan family, and having had short-term
apprenticeships with numerous certified master chefs and James Beard award
winners, Bernie is an invaluable addition to Snake River Sporting Club. Bernie
began his culinary career as a prep cook at 45 South in Savannah, GA. By the
age of 23, he was named Executive Chef and has since been awarded one Mondavi
Lifetime Achievement Award and a place on the medal-winning U.S. Culinary
Olympic Team. Bernie has been featured alongside celebrity chefs, Emeril
Lagasse and Gunter Seeger, on the PBS Holiday Special, Wining and Dining with
Yves Durand -- A Southern Holiday Celebration. More recently, Bernie's breadth
of culinary skills can be viewed in his new collaborative cookbook with 10
Speed Press, Savoring Savannah, distributed internationally worldwide.
    "Teton Village is a hub for outdoor enthusiasts providing myriad
activities year-round; and the Mountain Lodge is a perfect oasis for our
members," says Neal Vohr, General Manager, Snake River Sporting Club. "This
lodge raises the bar for Jackson Hole and Bernie's addition to the culinary
team further guarantees its place as a world-class ski and outdoor
destination."
    Snake River Sporting Club will release thirty Mountain Lodge memberships
(sixteen of which have already been sold pre-season). The luxury lodge will
offer full access to members during the winter and will host private parties
and special events throughout the rest of the year.
    Visit Snake River Sporting Club at www.snakeriversportingclub.com and DPS
Sporting Club Development at www.dpsdevelopment.com.




For further information:

For further information: Elyse Heckman, +1-646-291-8762, 
eheckman@dpsdevelopment.com, for Snake River Sporting Club Web Site:
http://www.snakeriversportingclub.com                 
http://www.dpsdevelopment.com

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