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Lenard Rubin

Executive Chef
Chef Rubin, brings over 32 years of experience and numerous awards to The Country Club at DC Ranch. Chef Rubin is highly regarded amongst culinary experts both on a local and national level, and he brings a wealth of talent to The Club.

His impressive career includes: Ritz Carlton Boston, Hotel Inter-Continental New Orleans, The Boulders Scottsdale, Ritz Carlton Phoenix, The Phoenician: Executive Chef, Mary Elaine’s, Nevsky Palace Hotel (St. Petersburg, Russia) & Rosinter Restaurants (Moscow, Russia), Executive Chef of Marquesa at The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort, Bi-Property Executive Chef and Director of Food and Beverage at The Pointe Hilton Tapatio & Squaw Peak Resorts and The Vig & The Vig Uptown: Executive Chef. 

Chef Rubin is probably best known as the Executive Chef and Owner of Medizona. Medizona was named one of Esquire Magazine’s Top 22 Best New Restaurants in America for 2000, as well as being selected as one of the top 10 restaurants for Phoenix/Scottsdale by Zagat in 2002.

 Rubin has been awarded the 2006 and 2013 American Culinary Federation Chef of the Year he is a two-time James Beard House invitee, and Chef Rubin was inducted into the Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame in 2001.

 Chef Rubin’s interest in cuisine began in college when he needed a job between semesters. His career started at The Ritz Boston when within 1 month he knew that he wanted to pursue becoming a chef. 

Chef Rubin enjoys cooking and eating all cuisines, but has an affinity to Southwestern Cuisine and the use of local products and indigenous ingredients. He plans to create dishes that are bold in flavor yet uncomplicated and easily approachable by all palates


Contact Lenard
  480.342.7234
  lrubin@ccdcranch.com