Chef Richard Crisanti CEC, CCA, ACE
Executive Chef, Shadow Wood Country Club
Chef Richard Crisanti joined the Shadow Wood Country Club team in 2013. He has over 20 years of experience in the Country Club industry, most recently as the Executive Chef at the Bay Colony Beach Club in Naples, FL.
Chef Richard graduated with honors from Johnson & Wales University with a degree in Culinary Arts and Food Service Management. He began his career with Wyndham Garden Hotels & Resorts before moving into the Country Club arena. He is a Certified Executive Chef (CEC), a Certified Culinary Administrator (CCA), and a Certified Culinary Evaluator (ACE).
He serves as the Vice President for the Southwest Florida Chapter of the American Culinary Federation. He was voted Chef of the Year in 2014 and 2013 by the Caxambas Chapter of the American Culinary Federation; the first time a Chef has one back-to-back years in the Chapter's history.
Chef Richard is originally from Connecticut and lives in Naples with his wife Marisa, and their two daughters, Samantha & Cristina.
Shadow Wood Country Club's Richard Crisanti named 2013 Chef of the Year - Naples Daily News, January 2014