Welcome Note

Executive Chef

With a culinary career spanning two decades and several continents, Shawn Armstrong brings a world of experience to his role as Executive Chef of Montage Deer Valley.

Most recently Executive Chef of the Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas, Armstrong has become widely recognized for his award-winning cuisine developed over a ten year span in high-profile venues in Asia, where he helmed the kitchens in Hong Kong’s Oyster & Wine Bar, Singapore’s Cliff Restaurant (Sentosa Resort and Spa) and the Maldives’ Coral Reef Resort (Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces).

While in Singapore, Chef Armstrong was named Global Chef of the Year by Singapore’s premiere culinary academy (At-sunrice).

He also went on to earn a Three-Chef-Hat rating for Cliff, ranking the restaurant one of the top five in Singapore – and recognition as New Restaurant of the Year by World Gourmet Summit. Chef Armstrong is an honors graduate of the School of Culinary Arts (Art Institute of Houston) and Texas A&M University.