The kitchen brigade at Dubh Linn Gate Irish Pub and the team at Pan Pacific Whistler are delighted to welcome Chef Michael Guy to the skier-favourite, mountainside Whistler location. Chef Guy joins the hotel and pub team as the Executive Chef for all food service in Dubh Linn Gate Irish Pub, Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside and Pan Pacific Whistler Village Centre.
Chef Guy started his culinary career by attending Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA) in Vancouver. His early career was spent as a key member of the kitchen teams at Vancouver’s Blue Water Café and West Restaurant. After cooking stints in both Ontario and Italy, Guy and his family returned to Whistler, BC in 2008. Since his return, Guy has enjoyed working in the world-class restaurant, Araxi followed by 2 years as the Executive Chef at Nita Lake Lodge. During his time in Whistler, Guy further rounded out his culinary diversity when running his own catering business in Pemberton.
Chef Guy is very pleased to be joining the crew in the lively pub located at the base of both Whistler and Blackcomb’s mountains in Whistler Village. Leading the food scene in Pan Pacific Hotels allows him to bring his catering expertise to meetings and events in both Pan Pacific Whistler locations.
”Many things have drawn me to the Chef’s position at Pan Pacific Whistler. Most importantly, I find the management’s vision for the pub and the hotels exciting and very progressive.” says Guy. “Being surrounded by people with happy, smiling faces rubs off on me, making this a fabulous place to come to work every day. “
Guy has lived in the area since 2008 and is addicted to the “Sea to Sky lifestyle” full of outdoor adventure and bustling fun for his young family.
“We run a fun public house for our guests, filled with good drink, great food and a charming atmosphere. Our crew understands the fine art of gracious hospitality.” says Evan Wilkin, Dubh Linn Gate Irish Pub Manager. “Michael exemplifies the level of professionalism we are looking for at Dubh Linn Gate. His humour and dedication to creating fabulous food will be reflected in every meal he creates for our guests.”
Michael Guy will started his role on December 12, 2013. He is replacing Chef Dave Currie who has decided to take time for himself, enjoying some travel with his family. Chef Currie led the kitchen team at Dubh Linn Gate for the last 15 years. Chef Guy knows many of the dishes created by his predecessor are visitor favourites and part of Currie’s legacy. Since the hearty meals continue to be crowd-pleasers, no major changes are expected on the menus in the short term.
About Dubh Linn Gate Irish Pub: Dubh Linn Gate Pub, located in Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside at the base of both Whistler and Blackcomb lifts, is known for its’ authentic Irish charm and for featuring live music each après and evening. Information on entertainers, special events and Dubh Linn Gate Irish Pub can be found here.
About Pan Pacific Whistler: Pan Pacific Associates, dubbed the “Service One” team for a reason, are available 24 hours each day at Pan Pacific Whistler’s two award-winning properties, Whistler Village and Mountainside, named Canada’s Best Ski Hotel in the inaugural and prestigious World Ski Awards. This team takes pride in ensuring each guest finds his or her way into the most suitable suite in the two hotels, offering that guest the best choice and value in Whistler. Spacious all-suite accommodations at Pan Pacific Whistler properties offer in-suite gas fireplaces, private balconies, full-size kitchens, alpine views and soaker tubs with Aveda salon amenities. Complimentary perks include daily breakfast (Village Centre location only), wireless Internet and local calls, in-resort shuttle and slope-side valet ski/bike/golf storage.