Our Exquisite Chef and Restaurateur, Hans J. Schadler, CEC, AAC, has had an illustrious 45-year culinary career.
He received his culinary training in Frankfurt, Germany and received his Doctorate of Culinary Arts from Johnson and Wales University in providence, Rhode Island. Chef Schadler served as Chairman of the Resort Food Executive Committee (RFEC) for over two decades.
His career can be highlighted by multiple accolades including cooking for several presidents of the United States and even being responsible for coordinating all meal functions during the Queen of England’s visitation to the Williamsburg Inn in 2007. Additionally, he has appeared on several television programs including the Today Show, Good Morning America, Great Chefs of the East series, the Farm to Tables series, and Family Holiday Table show. Although Chef Schadler planned on retiring after an incredible career filled with many accomplishments, his infinite passion for food and serving patrons motivated him to conquer a new endeavor. He decided to open a fine dining restaurant called Waypoint with his wife Liv and daughter Tina Schadler-Phillips. His idea was to incorporate a theme featuring a menu “where tradition intersects creativity”. Chef Schadlers impeccable talent for creating an elegant menu and atmosphere designed to meet any guest’s expectation proves to provide Waypoint the perfect ingredient to be successful.