The Patio Group, a division of hospitality and lifestyle San Diego-based company American National Investments (ANI), has hired a new corporate executive chef. Jarrod Moiles, previously executive chef at the Forbes Five-Star-rated Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa in Rancho Santa Fe, will lead the culinary team for Patio, according to a press release.

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Chef Jarrod Moiles

Moiles grew up in Massachusetts and received his culinary training at Johnson & Wales University in Rhode Island. At the age of 23, he got his first job as executive chef and in his mid-30s and after working the Massachusetts restaurant scene for over a decade, he relocated to San Diego for more opportunities.

The Patio Group was founded by business woman Gina Champion Cain and includes restaurants like Fireside by the Patio, The Patio on Goldfinch, The Patio on Lamont and The Patio Marketplaces, among others.

Travel & hospitality reporter Mariel Concepcion can be reached at mconcepcion@sdbj.com or 858-634-4625.