Kevin Blake named Director of Food and Beverage

Kevin Blake, has been appointed Director of Food and Beverage for Lansdowne Resort located in Leesburg, Virginia. Blake is an accomplished chef, certified sommelier, and food and beverage executive with demonstrated success managing high level operations at world class destinations. Blake, a seasoned hospitality veteran, has over 30 years of experience joining most recently from Creighton Farms in Middleburg, VA. His extensive career includes back of the house experience as Chef with Congressional Country Club and front of the house as Director of Food and Beverage with Fairmont Hotels, Destination Hotels, Lansdowne Resort, Salamander Resort and Spa, Boar’s Head Inn, Wild Dunes Resort and Fairmont Hotels.

“We are so happy to welcome Kevin back to Lansdowne Resort,” said Managing Director Kevin Carter. “Kevin’s vast hospitality experience brings fresh energy to the property and team and we are excited to see how he will influence the success of Lansdowne Resort.”

“I am thrilled to join the team of Lansdowne Resort,” said Blake. “I’m excited to return home to Lansdowne and work with the talented team here at the resort. I see myself as the conductor of this magnificent team. My mission aligns with a quote from St. Francis Assisi, “Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”

Blakes education includes executive courses from Cornell University and the Darden School of Business. Blake and his wife currently live in Ashburn, where they are empty nesters after raising seven children.

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. For more information visit