Here’s a tip for your trip: don’t tip.
On April 1st, Viamede is going tip-free. The reasons for this are many and various, from fairness across departments to a more consistent and transparent price for our guests.
When we get great service at the dentist, the mechanic’s shop, or from an accountant, we don’t tip. We tell our friends and use that business again and again in the future. We think the same should be true of hotels and restaurants – we […]
The final part of the “Who is Chef Jay?” puzzle is right here, folks. Read on for the little details that round out the man behind the food.
Get to Know Chef Jay: For Fun
What do you do for fun?
I have 2 dogs that require lots of exercise. One is a 3 year old beagle who is like the energizer bunny and the other is a rescue dog who loves to participate but due to medical conditions can’t be as active as […]
Here’s part 3 of our blog series introducing Chef Jay Nutt. This is your inside peak into the industry!
Get to Know Chef Jay: The Industry
What is an average day like for you?
An average day at the resort would start with me coming in through the kitchen door and saying hello to the staff already on. I first double check that everything on the board is accounted for, in process or in prep. Then I check clipboards, emails, voicemails, and the schedule so […]
Welcome to part 2 of our blog series introducing Chef Jay Nutt. If you already know Jay, you’ll probably learn something new here, and if you don’t know Jay, well, you’re in for a treat! Today’s questions are all about the food!
Get to Know Chef Jay: The Food
What’s the most rewarding thing for you to cook these days?
I’m a big fan of comfort food. If I can do comfort food in a fine dining style, particularly in the winter time, […]
We are so excited to welcome Executive Chef Jay Nutt to the Viamede Resort and Mount Julian team! We’re big fans of Jay, but we thought you might like the inside scoop on who he is, what he’s all about, and what he’s going to be cooking.
This is the first installment in our four-part interview series with Chef Jay. Stay tuned here for the sizzling details each Friday.
Get to Know Chef Jay: The Man
Where did you learn to cook?
I went […]
Chef Kevin McKenna has decided to venture out, launching a project of his own. We are proud of the great work we have accomplished together at Viamede Resort and wish him all the best.
In the interim we welcome Jay Nutt as Executive Chef. Jay is a long-standing friend of the resort and the recently retired chef and former owner of Nuttshell Next Door Café. Jay has cooked in hotels and resorts across Canada, focusing on local foods and building community partnerships. […]
It’s been another fantastic year here and the memories just wouldn’t be the same without all of you in them! From hitting the trails, to walking the golden retrievers, and opening the doors to our brand new pool, this has been a year to remember. Cheers to you and yours!
Sometimes Tobi’s ears turn off. Enjoy this snippet of our big day out after a huge storm. It reminds us to take joy in the simple pleasures. Bring on the snow!
Chef Kevin McKenna shows how we prepare delicious Peking Duck for a holiday party at Viamede Resort.
In this video, Ben Samann introduces a Prince Edward County delight. The pairings at Mount Julian are always artfully selected – take a peek and see what you can learn.