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Woodloch: HOME EDITION: "Gingerbread Wars!"

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~shared by J. Ranner

In case you didn't get the hint from the displays at your local Wal Mart (mine since August!), it is certainly beginning to look A LOT like Christmas round these parts!  

For many of us, that means shopping, wrapping, decorating, cooking, cleaning, traveling and other things... all in preperation to spend time with family, friends and loved ones. Which hopefully will be a fun thing for you.

But maybe holidays aren't always so kind to you. What's the PG solution to the holiday blues? Some of my fondest family memories all came from us playing games together (who could forget the legendary Monopoly riot of '96?). As "The Gurus of Family Fun," we here at Woodloch Pines Resort in the picturesque Pocono Mountains sincerely believe that a great game can spice up even the most tepid of family affairs. 

A few months back, we gave you a step-by-step guide on how to create your own Scavenger Hunt.  In the spirit of the holidays, we thought we'd coach you along on how to also host your own "Gingerbread Wars"- our most popular holiday event. Tis' the season of giving, and this one's for you guys!  



PLACE: With family gatherings... any old house will do. Try to give yourselves a little bit of space (good fences make good neighbors, and the last thing you want is a REAL war).

TIME: Our contests usually last about an hour (10 minutes of rules, 40 minutes to build and 10 minutes of "judging") but adjust based on your participants.


  • Gingerbread - (cupcakes, sheet cakes, and krispie treats can be substituted... or used in addition)
  • Frosting (you can make different colors with food coloring)
  • Candy - we use dozens of different varieties but you a decent assortment will get you through.
  • The "secret" ingredient (kept confidential, and must be incorporated into the final design. We've used oranges, donut holes, waffles etc. - use your imagination. 
  • A "base" to build upon. Cardboard squares work well, but a large platter or plate will serve as well.
  • Some type of "currency" for your store. We use tickets, but coins or even slips of paper will serve. Every team starts off with the same amount of "currency"- we typically give you 10 tickets. 

GO: Gametime... have a "neutral third party" start the show as an MC of sorts, explaining the game rules and starting the clock. You will need to "staff" the candy store- teams will exchange a number of tickets for certain ingredients to enhance their creations.  For example, a single candy cane might cost you 1 ticket, while a bag of orange frosting will cost you 3 tickets. Adjust based on your needs. Once the clock starts, your "store" might decide to run "specials"- 1/2 off, "buy one, get one" etc. This adds to the fun!

When time has expired, GAME OVER. The team needs to safely transport their structure to a "Judging Circle" where voting will occur. Points are awarded for originality, overall design, and the incorporation of your "secret ingredient." 


Nothing beats a "Woodloch Medal"- even if you decide to make your own! Bottles of wine and champagne are great if you have an all adult contest. But remember, every team gets to keep their structure (for better or worse) at game's end, and the real reward is going to be having fun with friends and family this holiday season. 

So that's it. Rage your very own "Gingerbread Wars" this holiday season. It should tide you over until your next visit to Woodloch!  


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Operation Christmas Child Returns to Woodloch

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Power gliders, cop cars and rescue cruisers "Hot Wheels" style, and "Toothless" the Night Fury flying on the cover of an activity book - those are just some of the things 4-year-old Savannah chose to fill her shoebox. Great toys for a little boy somewhere in the world -- possibly the first gift he's ever been given.


Operation Christmas Child, a division of Samaritan's Purse, is the chance to share God's love with children in war-torn and poverty stricken countries. Shoeboxes, packed with school supplies, hygiene items, t-shirts and toys, hats and scarves and so much more, are tenderly placed in the hands of children eager to receive them.


November 17 to the 22, 2014 marks Operation Christmas Child collection week. Woodloch Pines employees have pledged 50 boxes- including help from the resort's owners, the Kiesendahl family. 


Jackie Krewson, Samaritan's Purse/ Operation Christmas Child NEPA Area Coordinator/ Volunteer writes, "There is still time to pack one (or two or three :) more). Your group makes a difference like this one: Nebojsa had epilepsy and often went to the hospital for treatment. When he received his box in the hospital, he opened it impatiently. Inside, he found a hat and gloves, candies and a school set including a compass and ruler. When he saw this, Nebojsa started crying. His mother explained that he was failing math class because he told the teacher he forgot his supplies, but the truth was that his family didn’t have the money to buy them. He held the supplies in his arms for a long time, with tears in his eyes."


A note placed atop the toys in Savannah's box also makes the eyes mist. It's a letter dictated by a little girl to her daddy -- a note sharing one child's heart with another. "Dear Boy, This is a present just for you," she said. "Merry Christmas. Wishing you a cheerful week. Love Savannah."


Rory O'Fee, Marketing Director at Woodloch Pines Resort, says, "I would have written whatever she said." Like father, like daughter. Savannah's willingness to share doesn't surprise Rory in the least. "I believe it is part nature and part nurture. I have control of the nurture and it's incredibly important for me to teach my child the importance of selflessness, the rewards of giving, sharing and understanding the true meaning of holidays like Christmas, let alone just good manners," he says.


Savannah's cheerful giving is far from isolated. "Thankfully it’s a constant in my home, but just as recently as Halloween, Savannah said to my wife, 'Mommy, I don’t want to go trick or treating, I’d rather walk in the parade and give other kids candy.' True story. She ended up doing both," the proud dad explains.


Melissa Latsch, Human Resources, couldn't be prouder of her two boys who gave up their Halloween money to pick out and purchase gifts for O.C.C. Christopher, 7, and Joseph, 4, are just soft-hearted kids. "Christopher is always wanting to buy Joseph something with his own birthday money. I catch them both in tears when the ASPCA commercial is on with all the sad animals," she says.


Asked if there's ever been a time in her life when someone reached out and made a difference for her family, Melissa said, "Yes! My husband was ill for months. The doctors didn't know what was wrong with him. We spent countless hours, days in emergency rooms away from our children. Finally after almost a year we found out what was wrong and he needed to have brain surgery. I cannot express the amount of love and help we received during that difficult time. I will remember it forever!" Melissa explains.


"I always like to help and give back to people/children who need it the most; and now I'm so happy my children are feeling the same way," Melissa says.


"I was lucky to grow up and have wonderful holidays with my family; and now my children are sharing the same great memories. My mom was always adopting a family at the church helping them have a great Christmas like my brother and myself had. The first year I adopted a family it was the best experience for me. I received a letter from the mom thanking me countless times and called me her daughters angel! The letter made me happy knowing the child was happy! I still continue to help a child each christmas and now my children will help me help others!" Melissa exclaimed. 


Did they pray about the items to place within their box? Rory shares, "I can’t say that we prayed about the box specifically, but the importance of God and bringing Christ to others was a topic. Veggietales definitely helped inspire the act. We wanted to be both fun and useful, so a few toys and some school supplies made it in the box."


"I let my child be my guide," says Brooke James, Woodloch Family Member and owner. A giving heart is just a big part of whom her 4-year-old daughter Annie is. "Annie's always thinking about getting things for her sister, not just herself," she says.


"Operation Christmas Child is a wonderful opportunity to give to those who are in need," she says. Brooke's family wants every child who receives a box to know just how much they're loved and cared about.


Jessica Brasile, Special Events at Woodloch, couldn't wait to include her son in Operation Christmas Child. "For me it is an amazing feeling to make a small difference in a childs life. When I brought home the boxes, my son Dominic was excited as well. He wanted to get these children everything. When I explained to him that there are children in the world that dont have 'things' he was upset. We both picked things that we thought would bring a smile to their faces. That is what we want --children to smile and know that they matter. They do matter and we love them," she said. Dominic, age 7, is in second grade.


Krewson invites participants: "Be sure to add a note to your shoe box gifts to let the child know you love them and prayed for them. A picture is one of the most liked gifts in their box many children say. It will be a lovely addition. As a result of the note, a child may write back to you," Krewson said. "Several churches that we visited in our area report that they have received notes and sometimes pictures as a result of this. Mehoopany Baptist Church in Mehoopany, PA, have had two donors who received letters. One was an eight-year-old girl who has corresponded several times with her shoe box recipient.


"Ready for another story that was told to us by the National Leadership manager in the Phillippines? young boy packed and sent a box that was distributed in the Philippines and a little girl received it. You guessed it, he got a response from a note he added to the box. It was from a young girl and they became pen pals. When he grew up, he had the opportunity to go to her country and meet her and did this several times. They are getting married! That is not to say, 'This is a way to meet your child's future spouse.' But, hey, God works in mysterious ways. He has plans for us. It all started with a simple shoebox."


Woodloch Flood Clean-Up: Day 65

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~ shared by J. Ranner

"If there is no struggle, there is no progress."

-Frederick Douglass


It's been a little bit over 2 months since severe flash flooding has rocked Woodloch, but as we close in towards the holiday season, we are happy to share with you some progress!  



Ever since the storm, crews have been very hard at work to repair accommodations so we're able to meet demand, and we're happy to say their efforts are paying off.  Construction workers have been at it around the clock to repair affected rooms in the lower levels of both of these buildings.

Carpet has been laid down in the Mountain Laurel facilities and brand new furniture is soon to follow... and Springbrook is very close as well!  We are hoping to have all of our rooms available by November 14th, just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. 



Things are slowly yet surely coming along with repairs to our indoor pool- all for the better. First and foremost, our lobby will no longer feature the Pool Shop (items will be available elsewhere) to provide 2 much-needed family changing facilities.  Our indoor pool bar is in the midst of a redesign while we are soon going to be laying new concrete and tile for the pool. Very exciting for all of us- the pool is tentatively rescheduled for a "re-opening" on December 26th. 

Though this flood has challenged us, we are very excited for the changes to come to our resort! We think you should be too!


Stay tuned for more updates!  


Woodloch Flood Clean-Up: Day 29

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~shared by J. Ranner

I'm a dedicated child of the 90's- in many ways, it was a decade of good times, great movies, classic sitcoms and simply fanstastic music. I'll never forget my first summer of work here and the accompanying soundtrack was something that I'm going to remember for the rest of my life.

One of my favorite tunes STILL to this day was "Closing Time" by Semisonic- it's the source of one of my favorite lyrics and life mottos: 

"Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end."  

Although lyricist Dan Wilson had intended those words to be for his daughter, I think all of us can apply this mentality to something in our own lives. If certain things never ended, we would never get the opportunity to start other endeavors. 

It's been just about a month since the record-breaking rainfall led to a damaging flash flood of part of our property.  In just a few minutes, swift moving waters rushed the bottom level of our Springbrook and Mountain Laurel accommodations, as well as the indoor pool and sports complex. Nobody was hurt and everyone was safely evacuated, but we had our work cut out for us.


The cleanup itself was an extensive procedure. Yards and yards of carpet, blocks of wall, and all sorts of equipment needed to be scrapped due to water damage. Concrete needed to be scrubbed and sterilized, and large industrial fans needed to be running 24/7. It was definitely an involved ordeal, to say the least.

On this lovely fall morning though, there was a trumpteting grinding screech of hope: a buzz saw. We are now to the point where cleanup is completed, and we are on the road to REBUILDING. The enchanting aroma of sawdust is wafting through the air, while the booming sound of classic rock is echoing throughout our ground level, helping the construction crew whistle while they work.  

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It's been a long month for the resort, and this is a more than welcome beacon of hope for all of us.  The symphony of power tools and reconstruction is much like the return of sunlight to the Antarctic- good things are on the horizon for both the march of the penguins AND us.


Not only are we pushing to get things re-opened, but we're going to be doing it in style. In the meantime, check out a few photos of our work in progress! 


Stay tuned for more details!


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Woodloch Flood Clean-Up: Day 10

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~shared by J. Ranner

"The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love."

-Hubert H. Humphrey


I was listening to one of my favorite Grateful Dead tunes the other day, and one of the lyrics just keeps resonating in my mind:


"Once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places, if you look at it right..."

It's been over a week since Woodloch was bombarded with record-breaking rainfall that led to severe flash flooding and, consequently, damage to our indoor pool facilities and 20 guests accommodations.  Yet as the old adage goes... "when the going gets tough, the tough get going." 


In immediate response to the flooding, firefighters arrived on the scene to help pump thousands of gallons of water out of the building.  And from that point on, considering the circumstances, things were cleared out at blurring speed. 


Day in and day out, relief workers worked hand in hand with Woodloch staff to start the long road to rebuilding.  Piece by piece, remnants of what was our ground level of the Springbrook complex were scrapped. Industrial fans have been drying out the ground 24 hours a day while giant pieces of wall are removed.


While many of us are pained to see this happening, I can't help but notice the new blank canvas that has presented itself.  When all is said and done, things will not only be back to "The Woodloch Standard" that we've all become accustomed with over the years but will exceed them.  


But perhaps most heartwarming of all throughout the darkness was the response from our guests.  We honestly lost count of all the phone calls received- a good portion of them from guests that were concerned not with the availability of the pool, but with the genuine well-being of everyone involved in the disaster.  Even if vacation time was far off on the horizon, we genuinely felt the love pour in from all directions. 

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We will continue to clean and rebuild at full-throttle speed, and hope to have our sports complex and adjoining rooms back in operation as soon as possible.

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Woodloch Flood Clean-Up: Day 3

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~shared by J. Ranner

"While natural disasters capture headlines and national attention short-term, the work of recovery and rebuilding is long-term."

-Sylvia Mathews Burwell


In the early evening of August 21st, what had started off as a typical hot and sunny summer day in the Pocono Mountains transitioned into one of the worst natural disasters in Woodloch history.

Isolated, yet incredibly powerful torrential downpours soaked our property with over 10 inches of rain in less than an hour. Flood waters breached our lower Springbrook and Mountain Laurel areas, causing severe damage to 28 guest accommodations, as well as the Indoor Pool and Kiddie Splash area. describe the image

Nobody was hurt. Emergency personnel and staff were able to relocate all guests as well as themselves into safe zones as the waters broke through.  

Almost immediately, we began our clean-up efforts.  Thousands of gallons of flood water were pumped out of the buildings.  Soiled furniture was promptly removed from rooms.  Dry wall and carpets were ripped out.  Supplies, equipment and even gift shop merchandise were simply thrown out. Needless to say, the entire complex was essentially gutted. 

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Disaster workers, as well as our own staff, worked around the clock to get our resort on the path to recovery.  Perhaps the most promising event of the day was the outdoor pool opening that morning- less than 96 hours after the flash flooding.  Guests used makeshift changing facilities (converted tractor trailers), but other than that... it was business as usual at our outdoor pool.  

From the outside looking in, I have to share my own thoughts on this unfortunate situation. While I truly am saddened by seeing the great pool facility and Springbrook / Mountain Laurel accommodations in the shape they are in, I'm concurrently beaming with Woodloch pride.  

The spirit of our guests, company and so many of the employees that I have the pleasure to work with clearly shines in this situation.  Almost immediately, we had guests kindly offering their accommodations to those displaced. The big Woodloch games that you all know and love went on as scheduled the next day with the same vigor and smiles that always accompany them. As the saying goes:

"Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about learning to dance in the rain." 

This clean-up will not be easy. We have a tremendous amount of work ahead of us.  But as long as we keep that Woodloch competitive spirit alive, I have no doubts that we will emerge from the other side of this bigger and better than ever. 

Check back with us as we keep you updated! 

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Flash Flood in the Pocono Mountains, Back to Business as Usual

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Flash Flood Causes Substantial Damage to Woodloch Pines Resort

Resort is Business as Usual, Guests Still Having Fun Despite Setback

As you’ve probably heard already, on Thursday August 21, 2014, Woodloch experienced an intense flash flood causing substantial damage to the indoor pool, kiddie splash zone, gift shop, bar, locker rooms, hallways and 28 guest accommodations. 

While the damage was extensive to the areas affected, those areas are just a small piece of the Woodloch experience.  While the cleanup and reconstruction project is already underway and moving at a breakneck speed the rest of Woodloch’s facilities are all running business as usual.  The outdoor pool, kiddie pool, hot tub and bar are open and being enjoyed without interruption and will remain so as long as the season will last, in addition to the dozens of activities, amenities and entertainment offered daily.  The immaculate waveless indoor pool, outdoor pool and kiddie pool at Woodloch Springs are open and available to all Woodloch guests.

“We’ve never experienced anything like this in our 56 year history.  Thankfully no one was hurt and our staff did a great job getting everyone to safety quickly” said John Kiesendahl, owner and CEO. 

The flood waters from the storm raged within minutes and thankfully everyone was evacuated safely and expeditiously. Guests displaced by the flooding have been relocated to our Woodloch Springs guest homes and other facilities on property. It’s business as usual across the resort.  Repair work to the damaged area has already begun, and Woodloch plans to reopen the building as soon as possible, bigger and better than before. 

Woodloch extends a tremendous thank you to the team for their extraordinary efforts and all Woodloch guests, family and friends for their concern, understanding and assistance through this unprecedented event.

Here’s some of the press clippings from the coverage of the storm in our area: 


Aid Woodloch in its "Operation Christmas Child" Efforts

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Nothing beats a favorite pair of slippers, that "ahhhhh" feeling of weary feet sliding into memory foam following a hard day's work. Paints a satisfying picture, right?

Now picture a rough, rock-strewn road and a weary child walking miles to attend school or fetch clean water for his or her family, tired feet encased in worn sandals with holes in the soles that offer little or no protection. Or worse yet, no shoes at all.

That's the true story I heard of a child in an impoverished country, asking his mom once again for a new pair of sandals. The old were worn out, you see, and stones were poking through the soles as he walked. Why couldn't they get new shoes? His mom, aching for a need that she had no money to meet, assured him she was praying every day for an answer.

That answer came in the form of a gift-filled shoebox from Operation Christmas Child (OCC). Run by Samaritan's Purse, OCC spreads joy to kids around the world, those living in third-world countries, war-torn areas and towns wracked by disease or natural disaster. They send gift-filled shoeboxes to young chldren -- from babies to teenagers -- filled with things we might take for granted, like pens or pencils, crayons allowing them to paint thier imaginations on paper, a simple bar of soap and a washcloth to clean off the dust of the day, or a small toy or stuffed animals to cuddle with in the dark. It doesn't cost a lot -- just your heart.

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Your gift filled shoebox may be just what that child needs. That's what happened in the above true story. That little boy's box held a simple pair of flip-flops --something that costs mere dollars -- but was priceless to a child in need.

This is Woodloch's second year in helping out the worthy cause. Last year, more than 30 boxes and monetary donations were collected. What if that could triple this year? What if everyone brought something: a few dollars here, a pack of pencils there, a pack of markers or washcloths, toothbrushes and toothpaste, or like new stuffed animals from childhood that could use a new home. It doesn't have to cost a lot, but what a difference it could make. It's a chance to change a life. Will you take it?

Please drop off all donations in the Reservations Department at Woodloch Pines Resort. To learn more, please visit Checks may be made Payable to Samaritans Purse with Operation Christmas Child in the memo section.

P.S. OCC is unable to accept any form of liquids such as shampoo, lotion, bubble stuff, etc. They also ask that no war-related toys such as tanks or toy soldiers be placed in the boxes.



Where Nine-Inning's Meet 18-Holes: The 6th Annual Pinstripe Golf Classic at Woodloch Springs

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I’ve often heard the game of baseball described as a, “nine- inning vacation complete with a ball park hotdog.”

What if I told you that Woodloch, with the help of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, have up their sleeves the ability to turn that “nine- inning vacation,” complete with the professionals themselves, and team them up with YOU on a spectacular 18-hole golf course to play a round for a great cause!?  Now, that there sounds like a vacation!

Yes.. let that sink in, YOU, can play with a future New York Yankee’s player!RailRiders

On August 6, 2014, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, the Triple-A affiliate of major league baseball's New York Yankees, will be at The Country Club at Woodloch Springs for the 6th Annual Pinstripe Golf Classic, the ultimate pro-am golf tournament. There will be a shot gun start at noon! All proceeds will go to benefit the Cody Miley Memorial Art Scholarship Fund that has been established for Cody Miley, the 17-year-old son of Railriders manager, David Miley, who died in a car accident in 2008.  Each foursome will pair up with a player or manager from the RailRiders.

There will be snack stations along the course featuring peanuts, cracker jacks, and jumbo franks, all the baseball go-to food provided to you on the golf course. A “beer tasting” tee and “Moon Shot” hole will be just some of the unique perks to your day of golf. There will be gift bags, raffles, silent auctions, and presentations from the RailRiders organization and Woodloch. Upon completion of the tournament there will be a cocktail hour featuring an open- bar, hors d’oeuvres, and crudité. A four-course dinner will be served featuring delicious foods such as  chicken, beef and fish entrees, as well as pasta, salads, and tournamenent 2013

Now, I know what you might be thinking…you’re either “team golf” or “team baseball,” and can’t quite see the lines that connect both sports. Well, with the help of an extensive google search, here is a list of the top three similarities between baseball and golf that I came up with…

1.) Most people don’t realize that baseball and golf swings are basically the same, they’re just on different planes. A baseball bat is swung on a very “flat” plane because the ball is in the air, and a golf club is swung on a more tilted plane because the ball is on the ground. Regardless of where the ball is, both swings demand a similar sequence of events to ensure solid contact.

2.) In baseball, before you swing the bat forward and hit the ball, you have to get all your momentum on your back leg, you shift your weight onto your back leg before the pitcher throws. Once the ball is on its way, you move that weight and momentum forward into the ball. In the golf swing, this same process is accomplished with the backswing then you are now ready to come forward with your club and hit the ball.

And last, but not least…

golf 3.) Most golfers have serious problems with proper athletic sequencing, the ability to start the forward motion of the golf swing from the ground. Most people start the forward motion of the golf swing from the “top”, their hands. In a baseball swing, at the top of the backswing your upper body is still moving backwards for a short period as the lower body is moving forward. This sets the bat in a “lagging” position where the bat trails the forward motion and power is stored in the hands and wrists waiting to where it is needed most, at impact. In the golf swing this ability is the single greatest separation of the “haves” and “have-nots” when it comes to striking the golf ball well.



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So, everything’s set up... the vacation that lasts longer than nine-innings, the cocktails, the 18-holes of golf with a professional baseball player, AND the tips to help, the only thing that’s waiting is you!

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On the Path to an Exceptional Poconos Dining Experience: Meet Stevan Sundberg

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Did you know that Woodloch is home to 9 dining facilities?  With the opening of The Market at Woodloch, let’s make that 10.  From our family-style, country-comfort cuisine in the main dining room at Woodloch Pines, to the epicurean inspired “farm to fork” spa gastronomy at The Lodge at Woodloch, we have to up our game to ensure a quality dining experience is had by all.  Enter corporate executive chef, Stevan Sundberg.

R  Marketing sara.coons food 1 When Stevan started here in the beginning of the year   he came with lofty goals in mind for the all-inclusive Woodloch Resort nestled in the Pocono Mountains.  One of these goals is love, a little TLC, “I think the food at Woodloch needs inspiration.  I want every plate that runs out of any Woodloch kitchen to exude passion and heart.”

 Just beyond the entrance to The Lodge at Woodloch is a dirt road that leads to a lush garden where the concept of “farm to fork” comes from. Growing freshly there is everything from baby kale to fresh peas nestled in their pods. In the midst of getting to know what Steven brings to the table, I was able to step into his element where he is most inspired to do what he does best. Steven thrives off the ability to give guests quality, inspired, fresh cuisine. He wants to leave each plate with something scratch prepared, not necessarily out of a can. One of the many unique elements of Woodloch culinary arts is the new ability to be able to give our guests healthy, well-balanced options that could easily have been picked fresh from the garden the day their plate hits the table; which will continue to grow, figuratively and literally.

Stevan comes to Woodloch with 29 years of service and experience as the former executive chef at Skytop Lodge. He brought with him an exuberant ambition to keep dining options here at Woodloch trendy, unique, and to create consistency within each menu. There will always be room for improvement, but when it comes to our food options here we must always aim high and raise the bar.

R  Marketing sara.coons food 2Another great asset the Stevan brings to the table is an externship development program. Giving externs an environment in which they can grow to become a key player and eventually a long-term teammate in the kitchens here at Woodloch.  The short-term benefit to this program is giving Woodloch extremely talented chefs during the most peak season when demand is high.  The externs always seem to bring in passion, positive attitudes, and professional pride to our culinary and pastry teams.

 “At the end of their visit, I want guests to leave Woodloch saying, ‘Wow! This place was great. It had great activities, and fantastic entertainment, BUT the food was out of this world!’”

Cheers to the future of Woodloch dining, welcome aboard Chef Sundberg!

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