Chef Doug Setniker
To lead the culinary program, Rocky Pond has hand-selected a veteran of the industry in Chef Douglas Setniker to be the new Director of Culinary Experiences. Chef Doug has been involved in the high-touch catering industry for nearly thirty years. Doug graduated first in his class from the American Culinary Institute in Hyde Park, NY. From there, his career included eight years as the Director of Catering at Microsoft and fourteen years at Guckenheimer as the Executive Chef for the Pacific Northwest.
The new Rocky Pond Tasting Room in Woodinville will feature a top-of-the-line commercial kitchen to support Chef Doug’s new culinary creations. Guests can expect a locally sourced, wine-first menu that is expertly crafted to accentuate and elevate each Rocky Pond wine through an array of rotating small bites, weekly chef specials, and regularly scheduled multi-course wine dinners that are open to wine club members and the public alike.