Scott Uehlein '85

Scott Uehlein

Scott Uehlein recently left Canyon Ranch, where he had served as corporate chef for 17 years, to take the title of vice president of product innovation and development at Sonic Drive-In. A visionary in his field, Scott is consistently recognized for his creativity and expertise in the development and preparation of healthy cuisine. He is the author of Canyon Ranch Nourish: Indulgently Healthy Cuisine (Viking Press, 2009) and co-author of Canyon Ranch Cooks (Rodale Books, October 2003). He received his culinary training at The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. Prior to joining Canyon Ranch, he studied with famed chef Madeleine Kamman at her school for American chefs located at the Beringer Vineyards in Napa Valley, CA, and served as executive chef at Los Abrigados Resort in Sedona, AZ. Under his direction, Canyon Ranch cuisine was given top honors by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler as well as Gourmet magazine, which stated that Scott and his staff “brought Canyon Ranch cuisine into a new dimension.”

Scott has made guest appearances on a variety of network and cable TV shows, including NBC’s Today Show, QVC, The Food Network’s Sara’s Secrets, Into the Fire, and Best Of with Jill Cordes. He has also been featured on E! Entertainment Television and Canada’s Vicki Gabereau Show, in addition to numerous local and regional cooking programs. For two years, he hosted a weekly cooking segment on KGUN 9 News at Noon, a Tucson ABC affiliate. He is credited as a contributor to the May 2009 edition of Shape magazine, and has been highlighted in national and international newspapers and magazines such as Bon Appétit, Self, Fitness, Food Arts, Esquire, Nation’s Restaurant News, Chef Magazine,and Health & Fitness UK. (Oklahoma City, OK)