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Pastry Chef Ross Evans oversees all aspects of pastry operations at the resort. His career includes both ambitious hotel projects and more intimate fine dining restaurants. 

Prior, Chef Ross served as Pastry Chef for Kuro’s pre-opening team where his innovative dessert menu complements Executive Chef Alex Becker’s savory selections while embracing the technical precision and clean flavors Japanese cuisine is known for. Ross has been instrumental in helping the restaurant achieve numerous culinary awards and honors.

Ross’ career includes both ambitious hotel projects and more intimate fine dining restaurants. Prior to joining the Kuro team, Ross served as pastry chef for Stars Rooftop & Grill Room in Charleston, South Carolina and assistant pastry chef for the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale, Arizona. 

Ross’ training includes stages at Alinea in Chicago and at The Blackbird and The Inn on Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. He has been awarded more than 10 medals from the American Culinary Federation, including a gold medal for the Professional Chocolate Showpiece Culinary Masters in 2012. Ross was recently recognized with a Silver Medal in National Showpiece Championship at Pastry Live 2016.

More about Ross Evans

What is your ultimate comfort food?Macaroni and Cheese. In many variations, I have been enjoying it with mustard seeds lately.If you weren't a chef, what would you be?Marine Biologist; being on and around the water with its inhabitants is my other hobby.What three things are always in your pantry?Artisanal Coffee, Rice, Ground CornIf you could cook with anyone in the world, who would it be?I would enjoy cooking with Marcus Samuelsson and his team of chefs again. Everyone has a great attitude and they are all super approachable; plus they cook some bangin' food.