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Chef Derek Gallegos
Sun Valley, Idaho
In the heart of the Idaho Rockies. Chef. Family man.
Interests: Camping with my family. Playing with my kids. Dining. Wine. Mountain biking, snowboarding.
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Posted 5 days ago at Sun Valley Lodge Kitchen
Watch the videos below before you start working in the Sun Valley Lodge kitchen. Total viewing time is approximately 30 minutes. I cannot stress enough how important it is to follow proper food sanitation and handling procedures. Culinary Excellence, Hospitality towards our Team-Mates and a Focus on Food safety are... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at Sun Valley Lodge Kitchen
I look forward to working with my crew this summer! I love this place and I hope you do too!!! Take care and see you soon, Chef Derek Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2017 at Sun Valley Lodge Kitchen
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A BIG WELCOME to all Lodge Kitchen team members! Here you will find video instruction, recipes, menus, SOP's, history, current events and other items of pertinent interest concerning your role as a member of the the Sun Valley Lodge team. I look forward to learning along with you during our... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2017 at Sun Valley Lodge Kitchen
Expectations Welcome to the Sun Valley Lodge kitchen. Below you will find my six core expectations. Thank you for joining us. Sincerely, Derek Gallegos Sun Valley Lodge Chef “perfection is a lot of little things done well” Fernand Point #1 ⦁ PUT YOUR TEAMMATES FIRST “It’s nice to be important,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2017 at Sun Valley Lodge Kitchen
LAWS OF THE KITCHEN You are now at the point of your life when you are developing your professional reputation. You are doing so at one of the top-tier destination resorts in the country — make it count. Only your work ethic will speak for you, not past chefs or... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2017 at Sun Valley Lodge Kitchen
Jon Mancuso showed up at the Roundhouse and the Sun Valley Lodge this past December and got some great footage of me and my crews hard at work and having a great time. I hope you enjoy the video. Cheers! Chef Derek Based out of Sun Valley, ID, Jon specializes... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2017 at Sun Valley Chef
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Chef Derek Gallegos and Sun Valley Resort Raise the Game for the Opus One Dinner Opus is a term that often refers to a musical composer’s first masterwork. Opus One is, therefore, aptly named, as it’s considered the first true masterwork in American wine making. Born from a marriage between... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2017 at Sun Valley Chef
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Gretchen’s is the new go-to restaurant for a business breakfast or lunch. “Where else can you impress a client with valet parking, enjoy a delicious meal in a spacious atmosphere – there’s plenty of room to spread out and talk shop. If it’s a late lunch, perhaps it makes sense to keep things going at the Duchin Lounge over a five-star cocktail,” Derek said. Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2016 at Sun Valley Chef
At Gretchen’s at the Sun Valley Lodge, late autumn is a feast for the taste buds. With Chef Derek Gallegos at the helm, Gretchen’s fare incorporates only the finest ingredients, sourced locally whenever possible, and seasonally spot on. Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2016 at Sun Valley Chef
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Derek Gallegos’ Gretchen’s Restaurant: Fresh, Sustainable, Local, Delicious! From the Sun Valley Blog Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2016 at Sun Valley Chef
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Local food grounded in the classics, Chef Derek Gallegos of the Sun Valley Lodge creates with the great bounty of the Rockies and Pacific Northwest. Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2016 at Sun Valley Chef
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Vail travel feature: Sun Valley, Idaho, stirs the soul Betty Ann Woodland | Special to the Daily | "Sun Valley Lodge’s Gretchen’s restaurant was simply divine; loved the Maine lobster Caesar salad and the chef brought us specialty dishes that wowed the crowd … there were remembrances of Ernest Hemingway... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2016 at Sun Valley Chef
Gretchen's of Sun Valley Lodge Winter Dinner Menu January 2016 by Chef Derek Gallegos Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2016 at Sun Valley Chef
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Chef Derek Gallegos of Gretchen's Restaurant serves up New Vegertarian Entree on Winter Menu: "Forbidden Rice Risotto" Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2016 at Sun Valley Chef
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I have made many versions of this classic French country bread over the years and I wanted to perfect it for Gretchen's. So, I collaborated with our Executive Bakery Chef at Sun Valley, Florence Pittsley - who hails from Alsace, France, BTW - to make a supremely tasty version. We... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2016 at Sun Valley Chef
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Chef Derek's Famous three TEN main Chocolate Cake now served at Gretchen's in The Lodge Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2016 at Sun Valley Chef
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My supremely talented crew of chefs at Gretchen's bring another dish to the table, destined for a spot on our new fall/winter menu due to roll out in early October: Roast Autumn Chicken. Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2015 at Sun Valley Chef
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Summer season is winding down at the resort, which gives me and my crew to time to brainstorm on new dishes for the fall/winter menu and start experimenting. Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2015 at Sun Valley Chef
updated 2-4-15, sample menu subject to change Roundhouse Dinner 2.1 2 2 15 by dguyeggos Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2015 at Sun Valley Chef