Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd., a resort possession and control institution with an upscale portfolio of 20 wonderful and visually charming houses, is pleased to announce it has promoted Troy Batten to government chef for Hotel Terra Jackson Hole and Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa’s Spur Catering, as well as the government chef for Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa’s Spur Restaurant & Bar. As govt chef, Batten will decorate the enormously-seemed eating program at Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa, as well as the two resorts’ catering software, both of which might be described by using Chef Batten’s contemporary mountain delicacies, which combines European Alpine techniques with American West ingredients.
Batten ascended to his dream job after operating at Spur as a lead cook with preceding govt chef, Kevin Humphreys, who he had labored together within view that 2005 at Snake River Lodge & Spa in Jackson Hole. Both doves headfirst into modern mountain cuisine and were excited to deliver this new concept to Spur Restaurant & Bar that is the ideal placing for visitors to mingle with fellow travelers and the many locals who flock to its slopeside allure and lively atmosphere. After a year as a lead line cook, he was promoted to the night sous chef and once more to chef de delicacies in 2017.
“My motto is ‘forever optimistic and for all time, grateful.’ With the opportunity to take at the mantle of executive chef of now, not best Spur, but also of Spur Catering, I became capable of secure the only government chef role inside the valley I wanted,” said Batten. “I am thrilled I can preserve serving our super guests increased mountain cuisine.”
A local of Pocatello, Idaho, Batten attended Boise State University for one semester but dropped out to assist open a mom and pop restaurant in the North cease of Boise, Idaho, wherein he commenced his culinary profession. After operating at the extraordinarily successful eating place as manager and head cook, he left to pursue his goals of residing near big mountain snowboarding, and, hence, he relocated to Jackson Hole, Wyoming in 2001. He obtained a function at Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park. Over the subsequent five years, he bounced across the West running in a variety of restaurants and hotels, along with Lake Tahoe for four winters at Northstar and Resort at Squaw Creek, in addition to Beaver Creek in Colorado, in which he changed into capable of examining from a ramification of American and European cooks. He continued to spend summers at Jackson Lake Lodge, even though, and he became the sous chef all through his 1/3 season at the lodge.
Under Batten’s leadership, Spur will continue to visit top-notch lengths to limit restaurant waste, artfully combining great dining with the Western lifestyle of respect for the land. Spur’s award-prevailing fare and carrier plus hand made cocktails, nearby beers on tap, and mountainside putting integrates to offer the appropriate stability of a primary magnificence eating experience with a casual Teton Village vibe. Open day by day and providing out of doors patio eating, Spur sets the same old for real Jackson Hole cuisine and carrier.
About Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa
Nestled at the base of the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa is the vacation spot’s vital ski lodge epitomizing Wyoming’ conventional Western spirit. Offering a roster of yr-round sports, the AAA Four-Diamond lodge’s mountainside placing additionally offers smooth slopeside get entry to for skiers and snowboarders at the famed terrain. Located among of America’s maximum celebrated national parks — Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park — the lodge serves as a great access factor to these renowned mountain escapes. The motel’s Spur Restaurant & Bar units the same old for actual Jackson Hole delicacies through crafting regionally sourced ingredients into home-fashion signature dishes with hand made cocktails, many nearby brews on a faucet and a famous après ski scene. SpaTerre, the signature spa of Noble House Hotels & Resorts, features Indonesian spa treatments and Thai body rituals with natural elements and indigenous influences. The 12,000-square-foot vacation spot spa also features indoor and out of doors swimming pools and hot tubs consisting of a 22-individual rooftop hot bath with breathtaking perspectives. Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa received a 2018 Bronze Stella Award for Best Décor/Design inside the Far West from Northstar Meetings Group and Gold in the 2017 Best of Jackson Hole Awards for Best Full-Service Spa, Best Chef and Best Place to Après. Jackson Hole Mountain Resort was named #7 within the West of the Top 50 Ski Resorts in North America with the aid of SKI magazine in 2017