We are excited to announce that Philippe Olivier Robles has joined The Resort Collection of Panama City Beach as their new resort executive chef. In this position, Robles will be responsible for enhancing the food product that is presented to guests, ensuring consistency in food delivery and maintaining the highest standards of food preparation.
â€œI am aware of the excellent culinary standards by which The Resort Collection has always set itself, and I look forward to adding my own strengths to this qualified team,â€ said Robles.
Robles, a graduate of Morlass Villas Haute-Vue Culinary School in France, brings more than twenty-five years of experience at highly respected dining establishments.
Before joining The Resort Collection, Robles was executive chef for Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, and, prior to his tenure at that resort, he held the position of chef de cuisine at Criollaâ€™s Restaurant on Highway 30A in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. Roblesâ€™ talent has carried him to positions in France, Switzerland, and Hawaii. Robles has worked for five-star fine dining restaurants such as the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Buckhead, Atlanta and the Ritz Carlton Hotel Maui, Hawaii. In France, the prestigious Restaurant Gerardâ€™s employed Roblesâ€™ talent as did Hotel Du Bearn, Restaurant La Marmite, Hotel Du Palais, and Hotel Chiberta. His skills were further honed during his work at Noga Hilton in Geneva, Switzerland.
â€œWe feel privileged to have someone with such refined culinary skill joining our talented team,â€ said Tom Sparks, general manager for The Resort Collection. â€œWe have always strived to provide delicious, quality food service to our guests, and I feel certain that we will continue to excel in this arena with Philippe in the kitchen.â€