Thank you for your interest in having Oronoque Country Club host your upcoming celebration.  Hosting a special occasion for family, friends and associates takes time, effort and commitment. Our Team of Catering and Food and Beverage experts are here to guide you throughout the entire process. From creating the event concept to implementing the tiniest detail, we attend to every need with style and efficiency. We offer expert service in each area of production and planning, executing every detail of your event with professionalism, grace and industry knowhow.


Thomas Kelly
Executive Chef 

Thomas Kelly is no stranger to the food service industry, having spent 19 years as a Chef, where he has grown to be a respected name in the industry. Mr. Kelly has more than 15 years of culinary experience in both the hands on and financial aspects. Starting his journey to Oronoque, Mr. Kelly spent 2 year s studying at Johnson & Wales University where he achieved his Associates Degree in Culinary Arts. Before joining CBIGG in 2015, Mr. Kelly worked for 17 years for a diverse range of organizations, including Walt Disney World, Arnold Palmer Golf Management, and Century Golf Management. In his role as Executive Chef, Mr. Kelly is responsible for building exquisite menus, keeping your food consistent and quality, and making all aspects of your culinary experience exceptional.


Nels Nelson
Food and Beverage Director

Nels Nelson is a customer service based professional with over 20 years in the hospitality industry. Mr. Nelson is well respected in the hospitality community as a leader with a proven track record for excelling in customer service. The past 8 years he worked for Starwood Hotels & Resorts leading his team in several customer service based awards. Several being Best In Class for overall Banquet & Catering service for all Sheratons in North America and the Hotel being in the top 10 of all Sheraton Hotels in North America in guest service. Throughout his career Mr. Nelson has always focused on the latest food & beverage trends which brings excitement to his team & cliental. Mr. Nelson has traveled all over the Northeast from Maine to New York assisting Hotels & Catering facilities with training, menu development & presentation. Along with his passion for food & beverage, Nels’ other passions are his beautiful family, gardening, fishing & life.