Orlando Rodriguez, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, has presided over Veraisons Restaurant as Executive Chef since 2007. Orlando is a Connecticut native of Dominican heritage and speaks Spanish fluently. Over the years, he has established a strong rapport with area farmers, asking them to cultivate the finest and freshest ingredients for Veraisons. Bringing with him a passion for fine dining with an added casual flair, Orlando creates menus that are unique, colorful, and full of flavor and texture. His knowledge, excitement, and experience together with his incredibly calm and witty demeanor, make all of us at Glenora Wine Cellars honored to have him leading our culinary team!