Lou Ann Dorney

Lou Ann Dorney

Food & Beverage Director at Chester Valley Golf Club

The joy of providing genuine hospitality to my guests no matter where I am or what type of restaurant I am working in has fueled my love for the industry for all these years.

At age 18, I did an internship at a Country Club and became a banquet captain. I fell in love with the people, and got hooked on the hospitality industry.
I knew this was right the right industry for me when it did not feel like a job or a chore anymore. It was fun, satisfying and fulfilling.
I keep up with what’s new and upcoming in the industry whether it’s concepts, cuisines, or beverages.
Two things I just can’t live without: a comfortable pair of shoes and some lip gloss.
During my 20’s I was the Food and Beverage Director at a Country Club. My General Manager had a great way of helping me understand that you only have one chance to create a lasting memory for a guest, so always make sure the first time counts.

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