Chef Tyler Krost
Executive Chef Tyler Krost was born in Eugene Oregon and raised in Hibbing Minnesota. He began his career at the young age of 14 as the night butcher at his family owned mom and pop grocery store and full service catering business.
While going to Business College Tyler worked as a line cook at a restaurant in Alexandria Minnesota when he realized his real passion was in the culinary field. Following that passion he signed on at the Western Culinary Institute in Portland Oregon.
In 2000 Tyler started his Internship at the Hyatt Regency in Incline Village Nevada where he stayed for a year. Returning to Portland Tyler went to work for Il Fornaio Italian Restaurant where he developed his passion for Italian cuisine.
In 2004, Tyler then transferred to Il Fornaio Italian Restaurant Seattle, WA as Senior Sous Chef and then Executive Chef Assistant. While there he participated in various large and small scale events, Guest Chef on the Waterfront, Festival of the Fountains, Seattle International Film Festival, and Sunset Supper to name a few.
When the opportunity to expand his career presented itself, Tyler accepted an Executive Chef position at Compass Group America, Eurest Dining Division, supporting Microsoft dining, but before long Tyler missed the excitement of being part of a fine dining establishment, so he jumped at the chance to come to Eastern Washington as the Executive Chef at Cave B Inn & Spa.
In 2017 Tyler fell in love with the Methow Valley and came to Sun Mountian Lodge as Executive Chef. Tyler is dedicated to excellence, creativity and innovation. He enjoys working in an agriculture region and appreciates the opportunity to use the freshest local and regional ingredients.