Prescott’s Talking Rock Welcomes Award-Winning Master Chef

September 27, 2019

Talking Rock, a premier master-planned golf community 30 minutes from downtown Prescott, announced culinary industry veteran Peter Koryttko has joined the team. Koryttko serves in a new position, as Clubhouse Manager. With the substantial membership growth in 2019, Koryttko is a welcome addition in supporting the food and beverage team.

An award-winning European Master Chef, Koryttko has nearly two decades of experience in private club operations across the globe, most recently at Sarasota Bay Club in Florida and Lake Naomi Club in Pennsylvania. His operational management skills are complemented by extensive culinary knowledge including European Bachelor’s Degrees in Culinary Arts and Hospitality, Hotel and Restaurant Management.

“What a privilege it is to join the Talking Rock team,” commented Koryttko. “This is a premier community in one of the most unique locations on earth and I look forward to enhancing the experience for our members who have chosen to call Prescott home. From creating immersive new culinary experiences to highlighting members’ hometown or home country favorites on the menu, I’m thrilled to build on Talking Rock’s impeccable culinary reputation.”

“Here at Talking Rock we’re always looking for opportunities to enhance the member experience. We’ve had such an incredible year of membership growth, and with growth comes new opportunities to expand our premiere amenities,” stated Milward Bell-Bhatti, General Manager of Talking Rock. “We are thrilled to bring an individual of Peter’s level to Prescott. His combination of culinary prowess and extensive management experience at premier private clubs across the nation will elevate each of our dining opportunities including Morgan’s Bar and Grill, Coops and specialty catering and events.” Bell-Bhatti added “Peter has successfully integrated his unique skill set and training programs within many private clubs around the world and we look forward to the new culinary and service enrichments he’ll bring to Talking Rock.”

A quick 30 minutes from downtown Prescott, Talking Rock is a guard-gated community nestled in the rolling, high chaparral hills of northern Arizona. Designed to maximize Prescott’s mild four seasons and surrounding hills, trails, lakes and wildlife, this private community is ideal for those seeking an active retirement or second-home community. Home and ranch sites include custom builds, on-the-golf-course, two- to 10-acre lots, and ready-to-move-in home options. Members enjoy nearly 365 days of golf, hiking, biking, gardening and UTV adventures.

Talking Rock also features an 18-hole, Jay Morrish-designed Championship golf course, practice area, double-ended driving range and new nine-hole putting venue – Silent Moon Park. Members gather at a ranch-style clubhouse with a full-service bar, grill and restaurant, as well as a state-of-the-art fitness facility with spa services, locker rooms, instructors and fitness director. A pool and spa, tennis courts, bocce ball, garden, dog park, bass and bluegill-stocked pond, and miles of hiking and biking trails are also available to members.

Learn more about Prescott’s premier master-planned community and its available two-to 10-acre ranch sites at