CULINARY STAFF

Ryan Corbin
Ryan Corbin

Executive Chef

561.487.2800 Ext:127

Chef Corbin joined Boca Woods in July 2019. He was the executive chef at Lago Mar for two years, five years at Boca West and seven years at Hunters Run Golf & Racquet Club as executive sous chef. Chef Corbin grew up in Stillwater, Minnesota and has lived in Florida since 2003. He earned an associate degree in Culinary Arts at the Minneapolis Art Institute and interned at Charlie Trotters in Chicago for six months. He has been an active member of the American Culinary Federation (ACF) since 2005.

Rowan Newman
Rowan Newman

Chef de Cuisine

561.487.2800 Ext:126

Rowan Newman joined Boca Woods in 2021. He has almost 20 years of experience working in Palm Beach County Country Clubs. He started his career at Boca West Country Club as an international employee from Capetown, South Africa. This is where he worked his way into a management training program that allowed him to stay on staff year-round. He remained at Boca West for nearly ten years, where he gained the knowledge to work every outlet of the seven fullservice restaurants on site, his favorite being the fine dining steak house. When given the opportunity to further his career, Rowan moved to Hunters Run Country Club in Boynton Beach in 2013. This is where he began broadening his knowledge of food, menu writing, and teamwork as a Sous Chef. He remained at Hunters Run until now, and he is excited to be a part of such a talented management team that is so passionate about their crafts. He looks forward to adding his expertise to the group. Rowan is a Boca Raton resident where he lives with his wife and children.

F&B MANAGER

Jimmy Sta Rosa
Jimmy Sta Rosa

Food & Beverage Manager

561.487.2800 Ext:136

Jimmy was born and raised in the Philippines, he moved to the United States at age 21. He began his career with country clubs at age 23 working as a bus boy at High Ridge Country Club in Lake Worth, Florida. After gaining years of experience in the hospitality industry, he excelled by quickly moving up through different positions within Food & Beverage.

He particularly enjoys planning layouts for events and adding his touch to dining occasions and private functions. He loves working with his team of employees and keeping Boca Woods a fun and welcoming place to work.

Jimmy has been with us since 2001 as a Food & Beverage Manager, he loves getting to know the membership and their extended families throughout the years, as well as welcoming new members into our Club.

Roger Edwards

Country Club Manager

561.487.2800 Ext:136

Roger Edwards joined Boca Woods with over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry under his belt. His expertise ranges from managing fine dining restaurants to overseeing the operations of private clubs and country clubs. Roger comes recently from Delaire Country Club in Delray Beach, where, as the Clubhouse Manager was responsible for the day-to-day Club operations, including managing the F&B, maintenance, housekeeping, valet, and the reservations departments.

Roger is a native of Brazil who moved to the US in 2001. That is when he joined the Bova Group and their team at Mario’s Tuscan Grill in Boca, where he worked for over ten years as a General Manager. Eventually, Roger moved to Miami as the General Manager of the Versace Mansion located in South Beach. Roger also gained experience in maintenance at The Breakers Resort, where he worked for six years as well as in the F&B Department. In his free time Roger loves to spend his time with his wife, Sireena, and their two sons, Andrew & Matthew.

 

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