Sonesta Hilton Head Island Names Executive Chef

sonestahhiHILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.—Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island has announced the addition of Charles Pejeau as the new executive chef at the luxury beach resort. Pejeau will oversee all guest experiences at the resort’s four dining venues, placing particular emphasis on Sonesta’s ‘Food is Art’ and ‘Liquid is Art’ philosophies.

The resort is home to four on-site dining venues, including Heyward’s Restaurant. Additional dining venues at the resort include Bayley’s Bar and Terrace and Sweet Cane Bar and Grill.

Pejeau brings with him more than 10 years of fine dining experience, having served as the sous chef at The Inn at Palmetto Bluff, a five-star luxury hotel, and at celebrity chef Robert Irvine’s Eat! restaurant. Most recently, Pejeau held the positions of executive chef at Charbar Co. and Holy Tequila, helping both Hilton Head Island-based restaurants open and developing their menu offerings.

“We are pleased to welcome Charles to the team,” said Jay Wiendl, general manager of Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island. “With experience ranging from comfort foods to five-star destination dining and a celebrity chef restaurant, Charles is a well-rounded and talented chef to lead our food and beverage program.”

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