Executive Chef, Justin Fields
As Executive Chef, Justin Fields oversees all culinary operations for the hotel, including the property’s signature restaurant, ELWAY’S Downtown. Fields has been an integral part of the hotel’s culinary success for over three years; he was part of the pre-opening lineup as Executive Sous Chef. Justin is recognized by executive leadership for inspiring his team with his passion and vision. He actively seeks new and innovative ways to elevate the food and beverage experience for the guests of the hotel, in addition to citizens of the local community. Since arriving in Denver, Justin has been able to establish the property as a culinary destination and the premiere location for catering events in the Mile-High City.
Prior to his tenure at The Ritz-Carlton, Denver, Justin worked at two Ritz-Carlton resorts – first in Amelia Island, Florida followed by Half Moon Bay, California. Chef Justin began his career with Ritz-Carlton as a line cook in 2002 and has quickly risen through all levels of management to his current position. Before joining Ritz-Carlton, Fields held several positions in the Florida Keys, Atlanta, Leeds (U.K) and served as Executive Sous Chef under esteemed Chef Hubert Keller at his Las Vegas outpost of Fleur De Lys. Originally from the Atlanta area, Chef Justin earned a degree in Culinary Arts from the School of Culinary Arts in Atlanta, Georgia. When Justin is not in the kitchen, he enjoys spending time with his girlfriend, also a chef, sampling the local dining scene and lists music, playing guitar and college football as equal passions to his love of food.