(TRAVELERS REST, S.C.) – The Cliffs is pleased to announce Chef Corbett Rourk has been named executive chef of The Cliffs at Glassy, located just outside Greenville. In this role he leads the culinary program at Glassy and joins the ranks of six fellow executive Chefs across The Cliffs’ seven communities.
With more than 25 years of culinary experience, Rourk has worked with numerous restaurants, private clubs and resorts. A native of Charleston, South Carolina, Rourk discovered his passion for cooking at a young age. While in high school, he learned from Chef Mike Pappas, a renowned local restaurateur who opened the Colony House and Poogan’s Porch and worked for the Aristotle Onassis family.
Rourk is a graduate of the prestigious Greenbrier Culinary Apprentice Program at The Greenbrier in West Virginia. After graduating from the program, he worked in various roles at The Greenbrier, including banquet chef de cuisine from 2013 – 2015. Throughout his career he has worked with many notable establishments, such as The Landings Club in Savannah, Georgia; Palmetto Hall Plantation in Hilton Head, South Carolina; and the Dunes Golf and Beach Club in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Through the years Rourk has received several American Culinary Federation (ACF) awards and won the 2011 South Carolina Seafood Challenge. Rourk is also known for his artistic ice carving.
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About The Cliffs
The Cliffs is a collection of seven private, luxury residential mountain and lake club communities located in the Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains, between two of the nation’s top award-winning cities for quality of life — Greenville, S.C. and Asheville, N.C. — and Clemson, S.C., home to top-ranked Clemson University. The Cliffs’ suite of amenities for members includes seven clubs, seven nationally recognized golf courses, six wellness centers, boating, watersports, marina, beach club, cycling, paddle sports, tennis complexes, equestrian center, hiking trails, wakeboarding, wine clubs, more than a dozen restaurant and private event venues, an organic farm and over 2,000 year-round programs and social activities to create timeless experiences. Homes at The Cliffs range in price from $500,000 to $6 million+; homesites, from $125,000. The Cliffs also offers professional and national club memberships. For more information about The Cliffs, visit www.cliffsliving.com/buzz. Contact The Cliffs at 864-249-4364 to learn more about real estate, membership or to arrange a visit.