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GREEN LAKE, Wis. – May 06, 2013 – Heidel House Resort & Spa is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Cummings to the position of executive chef. Cummings, previously the executive sous chef, will now lead all culinary outlets and private events at the lakeside resort, recently awarded Wisconsin’s Best Lakeshore Resort by Wisconsin Meetings magazine.

Chef Cummings’ background includes over 20 years of kitchen experience, fueled by a lifelong love of cooking. He began his professional career as a corporate trainer for the Applebee’s franchise, assisting in the opening of restaurants in the Milwaukee, Wis. area. Cummings attended culinary school in Pittsburgh, Penn., gaining additional experience in area restaurants, and then completed his externship at Heidel House Resort under the guidance of Chef Larry London. Following his externship, Cummings became the executive chef of Mimi’s in nearby Princeton and later Rita’s in Ripon. After a year off to marry and begin a family, Cummings returned to Heidel House Resort in 2009 as executive sous chef. He recently received the ‘Best Use of Soy’ award at the Wisconsin Pork Association’s 2013 Taste of Elegance competition.

“We have enjoyed watching Chef Paul’s skills and passion develop throughout his years at Heidel House Resort,” said Scott Krause, general manager. “He has a proven track record of food quality and innovation, and I look forward to seeing him continue to grow and lead our culinary teams in the executive chef position.”

Chef Paul Cummings

Heidel House Resort includes four restaurants as well as banquet facilities. The bistro-style Sunroom, BoatHouse Pub and fine dining Grey Rock boast incredible views of Green Lake, each with their own distinct menu. The Spa Café offers lunch with a floor-to-ceiling view of Tuscumbia Country Club for Evensong Spa guests. In addition to the 18,000 square feet of indoor meeting space, private events with catering are held in the outdoor Carriage Tent and 60-foot Escapade yacht.

Learn more about Heidel House Resort & Spa at www.heidelhouse.com or by calling 800-444-2812.

About Heidel House Resort & Spa
Heidel House Resort has built on the lakeside getaway tradition since welcoming its first guests on a snowy New Year's Eve in 1945. Nestled on 20 wooded acres on the shores of Wisconsin's deepest inland lake, the full-service resort offers numerous amenities including 190 guest rooms, 18,000 square feet of indoor meeting space and a luxurious spa. Heidel House Resort has become a favorite Midwestern destination for friends, families, businesses and social groups to enjoy a tranquil environment, year-round recreation and first class service. www.heidelhouse.com


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