Jason Cote has been a member of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s food & beverage team since 2008. After completing his AAS in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, Chef Jason took his knowledge and passion for cooking on the road. He spent sixteen years traveling the country honing his skills and gaining experience. Cote gained a wealth of experience that has made him a strong and versatile chef, through cooking for seaside resorts on the rocky coast of his hometown, Kennebunkport Maine, catering for big budget movies in California, and working as a personal chef on a yacht off the coast of Florida. During his time at KIGR, he has been instrumental in the transformation of a lunch only burger restaurant, into the very popular, Cherrywood BBQ & Ale House. He has also held a position as Chef de Cuisine of Jasmine Porch at The Sanctuary and Executive Sous of the Villa Resort. When not working, you can find Jason on the golf course or at home cooking for friends and family.