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Hershey Country Club Appoints New Executive Chef

Chef Tim Cook to Lead Culinary Team

Chef Tim Cook, Executive Chef Hershey Country Club
“I am pleased to continue my career within Hershey Entertainment & Resorts and have been working towards a role like this one.”
Chef Tim Cook, Executive Chef Hershey Country Club

(Hershey, Pa - August 1, 2019) - Hershey Country Club (HCC) is proud to announce the appointment of Tim Cook to Executive Chef. In this position, Chef Cook will oversee operations at Hogan Grill, the Club’s banquet department and the pool restaurant, Splashes.

“I am extremely excited to have been named the new executive chef at Hershey Country Club,” said Chef Cook. “I am also pleased to continue my career within Hershey Entertainment & Resorts and have been working towards a role like this one.” 

Chef Cook began his career at Hershey Entertainment & Resorts (HE&R) a decade ago working at The Hotel Hershey. Throughout his time at the historic resort, he held various positions including the Sous Chef role at Harvest, The Circular, Trevi 5, Chef of banquets and Sous Chef Tournant.

In this new position, Chef Cook is looking forward to expanding the menus and culinary offerings at HCC while continuing with guest favorites. He is eager to help grow his new team members, meet Club members and build on an already strong culinary department. 

“After an extensive search, we were pleased to have found our new executive chef within the company,” said Jon Gehman, general manager, Hershey Country Club. “Our team is looking forward to seeing what Chef Cook does to enhance our culinary offerings.” 

Prior to joining HE&R’s culinary team, Chef Cook served as Sous Chef at The American Hotel in Sag Harbor, New York. He graduated from HACC’s Culinary Arts and Hotel Restaurant Management program.


About HE&R: Hershey Entertainment & Resorts (HE&R) is a world-class entertainment and hospitality company dedicated to preserving the legacy of Milton S. Hershey. Founded in 1927 by Milton S. Hershey, HE&R and its subsidiaries own and/or operate the Hersheypark amusement park, Hersheypark Arena & Stadium, ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, Hershey Bears AHL Hockey Club, GIANT Center arena, The Hotel Hershey luxury resort, Hershey Lodge resort and convention center, Hersheypark Camping Resort campground, The Spa At The Hotel Hershey resort spa, MeltSpa by Hershey day spa, Hershey Country Club and Hershey Golf Collection, Hershey Nursery, and Hershey Laundry & Dry Cleaning. For additional information about HE&R, visit www.HersheyPA.com.

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