Adam Smith is a classically trained French chef. He has devoted the last 20 years of his life to honing his skills as a “chef of all trades.”
After apprenticing a French master chef for 4 years, Adam spent the next year living in Grenoble, France. While there he worked at Chez le Per’ Gras, a family-owned bistro in operation for more than 100 years, learning, exploring, and falling in love with the pastry kitchen. Before returning to the Vail Valley, Adam attended pastry classes at Ecole Le Nôtre, continuing to develop his craft.
Since Adam has returned to the United States in 2010, he has worked diligently to continue his mastery of all aspects of the culinary arts as a pastry chef, restaurant chef, and banquet and catering chef for large resorts and smaller boutique & luxury hotels; Most notably at the Gateway Canyon Resort in 2016 which was named the #1 resort in Colorado, #3 resort in the U.S by Conde Nast Traveler, and #1 resort hotel in the West by Travel & Leisure.