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Treetops Resort Welcomes New Food and Beverage Director Scott Rutter

Michigan Business Network
September 5, 2018 5:00 PM


Gaylord, MI – Treetops Resort is proud to announce that they have hired Scott Rutter as their new Food & Beverage Director. Scott hails from Colorado bringing the resort 30 years of industry experience from some of the finest luxury hotels, restaurants, and resorts in the country, including the acclaimed St. Regis Resort in Aspen, the Vail Cascade Resort & Spa, and Condé Nast #1 boutique hotel in Jackson Hole - the Wort Hotel. He apprenticed under Chef Jesse Lapitan of the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, worked with Food & Wine magazine, and was an assistant producer for Bravo's Emmy Award–winning “Top Chef.”


“We are thrilled to welcome Scott and are looking forward to expanding and elevating the guest experience at Treetops. We have always been known for our world-class golf and winter adventure, so we are excited to see how he will transform our resort into a true culinary destination,” says Barry Owens, GM. “He’s creative, passionate, well-rounded, and he understands resort and mountain operations.” When asked what his vision is for the trio of year-round restaurants, seasonal outlets, and vast banquet facilities, Scott “envisions bringing the level of cuisine up to casual excellence, providing luxury service, and maintaining a family-comfortable environment.” 

About Treetops Resort
Treetops Resort is truly the Midwest’s “Must Play” resort and arguably the best collection of golf anywhere in the country, boasting five different courses from renowned designers Robert Trent Jones, Sr. and Tom Fazio. Treetops Resort is also proudly recognized as having the # 1 Par 3 Course in America: Threetops. Guests can also experience world-class instruction, a spectacular spa, downhill skiing, meetings & conventions, and a fairytale setting for weddings. Treetops Resorts’ winter offerings include some of the finest terrain and winter adventures perfect for families of all ages. Treetops Resort boasts 23 ski runs, a terrain park, cross-country skiing, extreme tubing and its signature Culinary Adventure Series that features a Farm 2 Fork seasonal series; a Skiable Feast and Wilderness Sleigh Ride Dinner series in the winter months.

Treetops Resort is conveniently located on I-75 north just three hours north of Detroit and within one hour of the Straights of Mackinac. 

To reserve a Treetops Resort Getaway any time of year, visit www.treetops.com or call 888-Treetops.

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