She Has Chocolate Covered: Kohler Co. Designates Lead Chocolatier

Chef Anette Righi Oversees Production & Development of Kohler Original Recipe Chocolates, the definitive chocolate experience

KOHLER, Wis. – April 4, 2013 – The Kohler Co. Global Hospitality Group announces the promotion of Chef Anette Rose Righi to Kohler Original Recipe Chocolates Lead Chocolatier. In this role, Chef Righi develops and produces the Kohler Original Recipe Chocolates at Craverie Chocolatier Café, the home of the Kohler Original Recipe Chocolates. The artfully handmade chocolates are created in an open-air production kitchen at the French café-style restaurant serving fresh soups, breakfast items, sandwiches, salads, ice cream, sorbets and other fine desserts.

Righi joined the Kohler Co. as in June of 2011 as a cook for the Craverie Chocolatier Café. Originally from Grafton, Wis., located 30 miles South of Kohler, Wis., Righi graduated in December 2010 from The French Pastry School in Chicago, Ill., with a degree in L’Art de la Pâtisserie Program. Righi garnered hands-on experience at several delectable Midwestern restaurants and establishments including the Lovely Bake Shop (Chicago), Union League Club of Chicago (Chicago), Chocolate Gourmet (Chicago) and Chocolate Chisel (Port Washington, Wis.). Prior to exploring a culinary profession, Righi received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism/Mass Communications from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities in May 2003 and worked in communications roles at Harley-Davidson Financial Services and Coldwell Banker Burnett.

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About Kohler Co. Hospitality & Real Estate Group
The Kohler Co. Hospitality & Real Estate profile includes The American Club, boasting the first and only Forbes Five-Star hotel property in Wisconsin, and world-renowned championship golf courses Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run. Acquired in 2004, its sister property, The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in the birthplace of golf, St Andrews, Scotland, is a AA Five Red Star property and recognized as one of the most luxurious resorts in the world.

About The American Club resort
The American Club resort, a 2013 Forbes Five-Star Recipient and the Midwest’s only AAA Five Diamond resort-hotel was named #3 Golf Resort in North America, by Golf Digest Magazine. The resort is one of only 45 hotels with both the Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond distinction. Kohler Waters Spa in Kohler, Wisconsin is the first and only Forbes Five-Star spa in Wisconsin and one of 35 spas worldwide to hold this distinction. The resort features 11 dining establishments from the Forbes Four-Star Immigrant Restaurant to traditional pub fare at Horse & Plow and rustic Italian at Cucina. The resort is located in the Village of Kohler, Wisconsin, one hour north of Milwaukee and two and a half hours north of Chicago.

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