General Manager, The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards
Caitlin Mackey joined The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards as the restaurant and bar manager in 2015. After a year, she was promoted to assistant general manager, and was recently promoted to general manager.
Caitlin earned her degree in culinary arts and chef training from The Culinary Institute of America. She worked as a sous chef at a wine bar in Napa before taking a position as sous chef at Bardessono Hotel & Spa in 2013. Caitlin left Bardessono Hotel & Spa as the Assistant Food and Beverage Manager to join the team at Wente Vineyards. Caitlin’s experience both in the front of house and back of house makes her a dynamic and strategic manager.
Caitlin developed a cocktail program that focuses on creative, seasonal and clean ingredients, harvested from Wente Vineyards’ on-site organic garden whenever possible. Caitlin gives each cocktail a fun and thoughtful name, sometimes with an even better story.