Scott Uehlein '85

Scott Uehlein

Scott Uehlein ’85 is vice president of product innovation and development for Sonic Drive-In, based at the Oklahoma City national headquarters. He oversees the Sonic team of culinary experts, managing the development of innovative menu items—a role to which he brings over three decades of experience in the restaurant industry. Previously, Scott served as vice president of food and beverage at the renowned Canyon Ranch Resorts based in Tucson, AZ. Prior to Canyon Ranch Resorts, he was corporate chef at ILX Resorts, now a wholly owned division of Diamond Resorts International, where he was responsible for all menu development and implementation. He serves as a member of the Menus of Change Business Leadership Council, the national advisory board for the culinary mentoring program Careers Through Culinary Arts Program, as well as the advisory board for the Lake Nona Institute’s annual health innovation conference, the Lake Nona Impact Forum. Scott received his degree from The Culinary Institute of America and did additional studies at The School for American Chefs at Beringer Vineyards in California. (Oklahoma City, OK)