Wes Tyler, CEC, CCA, WCMC, CCCD, Executive Chef of The Club at Carlton Woods (The Woodlands, Texas) is an accomplished culinary professional from the heart of Kentucky’s bourbon country. Raised in a family with deep farming roots, Tyler learned the values of hard work and dedication early in life. His journey into the culinary world began at 17 when he started working in a local pizza shop, setting the stage for a remarkable career. After initially exploring college and various restaurant roles, he discovered his true passion for food and hospitality. Tyler attended culinary school and never looked back, embarking on a path that would lead him to become an Executive Chef known for his commitment to excellence, dedication to his team, and his unwavering pursuit of culinary innovation.
As the Executive Chef at The Club at Carlton Woods, Tyler has elevated the dining experience and built a powerhouse culinary team known for its creativity and dedication. Tyler’s passion extends beyond the kitchen, as he’s an advocate for artisan bourbons, a talented writer, and a mentor to the next generation of chefs. His remarkable journey from farm to fine dining exemplifies the spirit of a modern chef changing the landscape of the private golf and country club industry.