Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort
39 BEACH LAGOON ROAD
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034

MEET OUR CHEF

The master artisan who defines the tastes of Amelia Island

Chef Todd in The Sprouting Project

CHEF TODD RUIZ

Executive Chef Ruiz brings more than twenty years of culinary experience to Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, having most recently served as executive chef at Omni New Haven Hotel and Omni Berkshire Place Hotel in New York City. Prior to joining Omni, Chef Ruiz held leadership positions at Hotel ZaZa in Houston, The Hotel Hershey in Pennsylvania, and with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. Chef Ruiz's culinary career started in the fields of south Texas, working alongside his father in his produce shipping and receiving business. Chef Ruiz looks forward to biking the tree-canopied trails on Amelia Island with his English bulldog Chefie.

Chef Todd
Sprouting Project Exterior

The Sprouting Project

“The Sprouting Project” consists of a state-of-the-art aquaponic greenhouse, an expansive organic garden, a large collection of beehives and a soon-to-be completed barrel room.

The Sprouting Project

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