Chef Santiago “Jimmy”
Da la Cruz


Chef De La Cruz has been overseeing the culinary department at The Woodlands Country Club Palmer Course for the LEGENDS Restaurant and LEGACY Event Center for the six-year before he directed the culinary brigade at The Club at Cimarron in Mission, TX from 2007 to 2015. Chef De La Cruz has over 36 years of culinary experience. He began his career at Oak Hills Country Club in San Antonio in 1985, where he started as a dishwasher.
He soon began to move into the culinary department and studied under the guidance of Paul Rossmeier, a Certified German Executive Chef. of the Year, Texas Chefs Association (TCA). “Mentoring and giving back to the community is all worth the time invested. “Cooking with Passion”

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