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Degrees: Culinary Team

  Executive Sous Chef Kristy Cleaveland

Executive Sous Chef Kristy Cleaveland

Chef Kristy Cleaveland is the Executive Sous Chef for The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington, D.C., where she oversees all culinary operations for the AAA five diamond luxury hotel.

Chef Cleaveland joins the hotel’s food and beverage team with over fifteen years of professional cooking and kitchen management experience. Most recently, she was the Sous Chef and Stewarding Manager at the five star, five diamond Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park, where she was responsible for all operations within the kitchen and stewarding departments. Prior to her time in New York, Chef Kristy was the Specialty Chef at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe and the Kitchen Supervisor at the Renaissance Historic Downtown Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina. She was also the chef of several leading restaurants in North Carolina such as The Highlands Country Club, Oak Street Café and Frog & Owl.

Chef Cleaveland is a graduate of Appalachian State University and the Culinary Institute of America. When not in the kitchen, Chef Cleaveland enjoys volunteering at community service organizations such as Cardozo Middle School and Georgetown Ministries. A self-proclaimed dog lover, Cleaveland has an English Bulldog named Parker that she cooks for daily.

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