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Kohler Co. Appoints Richard Boyer as Executive Chef of
The American Club Resort in Kohler, Wisconsin

KOHLER, Wis.-April 25, 2012
- Kohler Co. is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Boyer as Executive Chef of The American Club Resort. Located in Kohler, Wisconsin, the resort is one of only 36 hotels in the world to hold both Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond distinctions, and is also internationally-known for its Championship golf at Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run.

Chef Boyer brings more than 20 years of experience on all levels of kitchen management and culinary arts, in both casual and upscale fine dining restaurants. He will apply his culinary and management expertise at all 11 dining establishments throughout The American Club Resort, which include the Forbes Four-Star Immigrant Restaurant, The Wisconsin Room, Horse & Plow and Cucina Italian Restaurant.

Prior to joining The American Club Resort, Chef Boyer has a long history of experience at top-rated resorts and restaurants including the Five-Star Boca Raton Resort and Club and Five-Diamond Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa. Additionally, he has been part of the talented teams at The Royal Palms Resort and Spa, The Phoenician Resort, The Broadmoor Hotel and highly decorated Chef Eric Ripert’s Le Bernadin in New York City. Most recently he was Executive Chef at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina, where he created a farm to table restaurant concept.

“Chef Boyer joins us at a most exciting time at the resort. Fresh off the heels of our Forbes Five-Star award, Rick’s reputation for creativity and leadership will ensure an outstanding five star culinary experience across the Resort,” said Debbie Taylor, Group President-Hospitality & Real Estate for Kohler Co.

Chef Boyer received his education at the New England Culinary Institute in Montpelier, Vermont and is a native of Massachusetts.

Learn more about The American Club Resort at or 800-344-2838. Stay up to date on resort happenings on Facebook, and on Twitter,

About Kohler Co. Hospitality & Real Estate Group
The Kohler Co. Hospitality & Real Estate profile includes The American Club, boasting the first and only Forbes Five-Star hotel property in Wisconsin, and world-renowned championship golf courses Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run. Acquired in 2004, its sister property, The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in the birthplace of golf, St Andrews, Scotland, is a AA Five Red Star property and recognized as one of the most luxurious resorts in the world.

About The American Club Resort
The American Club Resort is in a select group being one of only 36 hotels worldwide to be rated both Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond, while the Kohler Waters Spa is one of just 30 spas worldwide to earn the Five-Star – both firsts in the State of Wisconsin. Additionally, it was named #3 Golf Resort in North America, by Golf Digest Magazine. The resort features 11 dining establishments from the Forbes Four-Star Immigrant Restaurant to traditional pub fare at Horse & Plow and rustic Italian at Cucina. The resort is located in the Village of Kohler, Wisconsin, one hour north of Milwaukee and two and a half hours north of Chicago.

Kohler Co.
Leslie Stachowiak
920-457-4441 x 70468

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Also See: Kohler Co. Acquires Historic Hamilton Hall in St Andrews; Landmark Building Adjacent to the Royal & Ancient Golf Club Overlooks the 18th Green of the Old Coursel / December 2009

Kohler Co. Makeover of Scotland's Old Course Hotel Features First Kohler Waters Spa Outside America / July 2006

Kohler Co. Acuires the Old Course Hotel Golf Resort and Spa in St. Andrews, Scotland from the Kosaido Company of Japan / October 2004

The American Club, Owned by Kohler Co., Building an Onsite Spa Showcasing the Kohler Brand / Mar 2000

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