Chris Ferrier named Executive Chef

Chris Ferrier, has been appointed Executive Chef of Lansdowne Resort located in Leesburg, Virginia. Ferrier is an accomplished food and beverage hospitality executive with a successful history of leading profitable Food & Beverage operations in large hotels, resorts and inclusive outlets and meeting space. Ferrier joins Lansdowne most recently from the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center where he oversaw in room dining, ala carte dining (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) catering/banquets as well as University driven specialty events, including graduation and meals for athletes. Ferrier’s background includes experience in high-volume kitchens and 4-star resorts, banquets and fine dining. His resume includes various Hyatt Hotels and resorts, Airlie Resort, Boar’s Head Inn, National Conference Center and the Lodge at Pebble Beach.

“We are so happy to welcome Chris to Lansdowne Resort,” said Managing Director Kevin Carter. “He is a highly talented chef and better yet, an amazing and inclusive leader. He is known for his hands-on style with all levels of the kitchen staff and a keen teaching style that encourages creativity from the entire culinary team.”

“I am thrilled to join the team of Lansdowne Resort,” said Ferrier. “Lansdowne has an amazing history and I look forward to adding to the culinary memories. I’m especially excited to bring back the organic garden and Bee Apiary to provide the freshest flavors to our food presentations.”

Ferrier is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. Ferrier currently resides in South Riding, Virginia with his wife and daughter.

About Lansdowne Resort
Lansdowne Resort is a coveted wellness destination with environments created to promote the synergy of Mind, Body and Spirit. Nestled into 500 bucolic acres overlooking the picturesque Potomac River, guests are invited to disconnect from the world and reconnect with themselves through experiences that encourage self-discovery. Players find their haven on 45 holes of challenging championship golf designed by Greg Norman and Robert Trent Jones Jr. Travelers enjoy an idyllic escape in the AAA Four Diamond award-winning resort’s myriad outdoor activities and state-of-the-art spa. Groups discover an oasis for productive meetings with innovative conference facilities and world-class dining and amenities. Located 30 miles outside Washington, D.C. and 12 miles from Washington Dulles International Airport.