THE RITZ-CARLTON, WESTCHESTER

3 Renaissance Square, White Plains, New York 10601 USA
Phone:  +1 (914) 946-5500   •  Map & Directions
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The Culinary Team



Chef Kennardo Holder, Executive Chef 


Chef Kennardo Holder began his career in 2000 at The Ritz-Carlton Rose Hall Golf & Spa in Jamaica as Chef De Partie for four years. A veteran of Ritz-Carlton hotels, Chef Holder worked for three years at The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel as a Sous Chef, two years at The Abaco Club, a Ritz-Carlton managed club in The Bahamas as Chef De Cuisine, and two years at The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel as Executive Sous Chef. Holder is a member of the American Culinary Federation, the Bahrain Red Crescent and the Chef Congress of America. He received Middle East Magazine’s “True Human Asset” award in 2005. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management from the University of Phoenix and a diploma in Food and Beverage Management from the American Hotel Lodging & Educational Institute. With his many years of experience and his unparalleled talent, he is sure to bring only the finest cuisine and beautifully executed culinary masterpieces to The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester.
 


Be amongst the first to taste the 2009 Grange and a selection of other rare and highly awarded Penfold wines. The Hotel will host a spectacular event on May 1, 2014, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tickets are $200 per person and include wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres.

**Reservations must be made in advance. For questions or to make a reservation, please call (914) 467-5826.


Farmers Market with Chef

Join Executive Chef, Kennardo Holder for a culinary excursion to the White Plains Farmers Market. Chef Holder will meet guests in the lobby at 2 p.m. prompt, the first Wednesday of every month beginning May through October. The market is a two-minute walk, across the street from the hotel.

**Reservations must be made in advance. For questions or to make a reservation, please call (914) 467-5826.