The Umstead

Umstead Hotel's Sommelier Receives Advanced Certificate

Hai Tran, sommelier of the Forbes Five Star, AAA Five Diamond The Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary, North Carolina, has received his Advanced Sommelier certificate by the Court of Master Sommeliers, one of only 13 individuals nationwide to pass the notoriously difficult exam this July.

The Umstead Welcomes Pastry Chef

The Umstead Hotel and Spa is pleased to welcome Evan Sheridan as pastry chef of the Forbes Five Star, AAA Five Diamond hotel and its signature restaurant, Herons. Chicago-trained, Sheridan most recently served as pastry chef at the award-winning Inn at Little Washington in Virginia.