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Williamsburg Winery Welcomes New Chef

JAMES CITY-Chef Jake Wechsler has been tapped as the new Chef de Cuisine at The Williamsburg Winery at Wessex Hundred.

Wechsler is no stranger to the Williamsburg culinary scene. He completed Colonial Williamsburg’s apprenticeship program in culinary arts and later worked for the Williamsburg Inn and Williamsburg Lodge.

Wechsler most recently worked as Executive Sous Chef at the Columbia Country Club in Chevy Chase, MD. In his new position as Chef de Cuisine at The Williamsburg Winery at Wessex Hundred, he will oversee all aspects of The Gabriel Archer Tavern, which includes a new dinner menu with more seasonal options.  He will also be responsible for special events at the tavern as well as Wessex Hall and Westbury Hall.

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