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Ken Butler, Executive Chef

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Executive Chef Ken Butler
Taryn Milleti
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Ken Butler, Executive Chef

Known for his passion for food, fresh ingredients and commitment to sourcing the best products, Executive Chef Kenneth Butler brings his knowledge and creativity to Manor Vail Lodge and The Fitz Bar & Restaurant in Vail, Colorado.

Chef Ken developed his culinary skills and love for wine and spirits by working at some of the best mountain resorts in Colorado. Prior to Manor Vail Lodge, he was a Sous chef for the Andaz Maui, at Wailea Resort. In 2013, Chef Ken won his region for Cochon 555 and became an accredited level one sommelier by the Court of master sommeliers. The creative freedom to go beyond in the kitchen results in his unique modern American cuisine. 

Taryn Milleti, Mixologist 

Taryn is the mind behind one of the most creative cocktail menus in Vail. Throughout her 3+ years at The Fitz Bar & Restaurant, Taryn has reinvented the beverage program by bringing in local Colorado drafts & spirits in addition to creating distinctive cocktails with the fleshiest ingredients from the restaurant garden, house made syrups, local brewers, and sous vide spirits. Taryn’s attention to detail, modern taste and playful cocktail presentations are symbols of Taryn’s distinctive approach to creating a successful beverage program at our Vail Village restaurant.

The Fitz Bar & Restaurant is a place that is friendly, inviting, and familiar where the team learns your name and remembers it every time you come in. In a world of seasonal transitions, Taryn has created a long-standing team that continues to come back year after year

When Taryn is not at the bar, she is out on the mountain skiing and part-time coaching as a free-style ski coach for Ski & Snowboard Ski Club Vail.

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