Hotel Jerome, Auberge Resorts Collection, Aspen’s luxurious mountainside retreat and most storied hotel, today announces Marlon Rambaran as executive chef. Rambaran brings more than 20 years of culinary experience at some of the nation’s top kitchens to his new role. Classically trained with a focus on French, Italian, Mediterranean and Japanese cuisines, he presents a new and dynamic perspective to the property’s beloved dining outlets. In addition to helping the resort’s signature mountain restaurant Prospect, Rambaran will oversee all food and beverage operations for the resort, including J-Bar, The Living Room, The Garden, the soon-to-open speakeasy Bad Harriet, as well as in-room dining, catering and creative pop-up culinary activations.
Rambaran joins Hotel Jerome from L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon,the Michelin star-rated restaurant in the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Prior to that, he held several senior leadership positions, including consultant executive chef at The Dupont Circle Hotel in Washington D.C., overseeing a seven million dollar relaunch of the entire food and beverage program, and executive chef at Le Bilboquet in Sag Harbor, N.Y., handling all aspects of the restaurant’s operations since its opening.
A Trinidad native raised in New Jersey, Rambaran earned his culinary degree from the Academy of Culinary Arts in Mays Landing, N.J. An alum of the legendary Le Bec Fin, Philadelphia he owes this honor to the discipline and focus Chef George Perrier instilled in him. In his free time, he enjoys reading, playing chess, hiking, fishing, and traveling to new areas to discover the latest restaurants and cuisines.