With a love of food and cooking as a youngster, Aric enrolled at Culinary Institute of America where he received a degree in Culinary Arts. Aric worked at restaurants and resorts around Lake George, New York, and Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key, Florida.With the arrival of a newborn baby girl, Aric and his growing family moved back to New England. In New England, Aric worked at The Woodstock Inn & Resort, Blake Hill Preserves, and the Salt Hill Pubs.
Aric enjoys sharing his passion for food with others and cooking for a purpose. Mountain Valley is the perfect setting for both of these.
Aric is originally from Lake George, New York, and has settled in Weathersfield, Vermont with his wife Tara, daughters Anna and Abigail, and dog Hazel. They enjoy walks and hikes around Woodstock and Mt Ascutney, kayaking, swimming, cookouts, and Red Sox games.Aric’s hobbies include property and vehicle maintenance.