staff

Chris Schultz

General Manager

Chris returns to Cape Cod after serving for several years as the events director for Bobby Rodriguez Productions and the Florida Renaissance Festival in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Prior to that Chris was a co-founder of Cambridge Historical Tours and worked with the Boston Freedom Trail Foundation. Chris began his hospitality career years ago as a Concierge at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut. He moved to Boston and then Providence where he developed a Guest Services Program for the new Crowne Plaza, and started the Rhode Island Concierge Association. Chris then became an instructor at Johnson and Wales University in their practicum program, developing and training the hospitality leaders of tomorrow. From there, he entered into the property level management serving as a General manager and then an area General Manager for Extended Stay America, serving as the head of the regional opening team and on their troubleshooting task force. In 2003, Chris became the Director of Operations for Sagamore Hospitality, a Cape Cod based hospitality company that offered retail lodging as well as operated a commercial laundry service cape-wide. This “wash-ashore” has washed ashore again on Cape to bring his talents and experience to Sage.

Dan Vanwaus

Assistant General Manager

Raised in Iowa, Dan has over 25 years of hospitality industry experience having worked in all aspects of management and operations. His career in the luxury hospitality industry started in the 80’s when he relocated to California and worked for Relais & Chateaux hotels, 4-star restaurants and luxury boutique properties, including The San Ysidro Ranch, The Simpson House Inn, The Riviera Hotel and Circa 59. Eventually, Dan was drawn to the East Coast after vacationing here for many years, having accepted a management position with The Hotel Viking in Newport, RI and later, their renowned One Bellevue Restaurant, both in Newport, RI.

Fulfilling a dream to make the Provincetown area his home, Dan is thrilled to bring vast experience and a passion for making everyone’s experience at Sage Inn & Lounge a memorable one. In his free time, he loves watching movies, spending time at the beach, eating fantastic food and discovering new wines.

Lucio Garnica

Head Chef

Rising rock star chef, Lucio Garnica, literally grew up in the kitchen and took his first steps surrounded by food as the son of a butcher, USDA meat inspector and baker. His passion for ethnic food was fueled by his Mexican father and has taken him from a small town Michigan upbringing all over the U.S. and internationally, including Paris, Malta, Oregon and later, Massachusetts.

After attending the Gregoire Ferrandi School of French Cuisine in Paris and completing hospitality classes on the island of Malta, he returned to the states to be the Banquet Chef at the 4-star Sunriver Resort in Oregon where he worked under Chef Joseph Lee, a food and beverage hospitality executive who has managed top luxury properties, including Fairmont and St. Regis hotels, across the globe. Following a long-held desire to work in New England, he later accepted a Chef position at the Wequassett Resort in Chatham, Massachusetts.

In 2013, he accepted the position of Head Chef at Sage. Since then, he has not only cooked alongside many other great chefs including Tiffani Faison and Mary Dumont, but he’s been featured in a number of publications, has earned an impressive number of accolades, including TrueCooks AllStar Chef, and been the driving force behind Sage’s popular Cooking School. Despite being a vegetarian, he is passionate about nose to tail cooking and is known for his globally inspired small plates.

Cory Sievers

Bartender/Mixologist

Corey Sievers uses his creative flair, international experience and appreciation for fresh ingredients to craft Sage’s sought-after cocktails. His inspiration began at an early age having been raised on an Iowa farm. After studying Food Science and Hospitality at Iowa State University, his travels led him to the three Michelin star Jean-Georges restaurant in New York, where he refined his craft in multiple areas and became inspired to travel throughout Europe. Eventually, Corey landed at one of Richard Branson’s Mega Euro clubs where he began to appreciate craft bartending. He later moved to Provincetown craving a slower paced life, it’s unique culture and seaside location.

 
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