In 2016, Dillport took on the role of executive sous chef at the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain, Southern Arizona’s only Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond hotel. On April 9, 2019, she became executive chef. Now, she leads the teams behind CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar, Ignite, Cayton’s Burger Bistro, Turquesa Latin Grill, TO|GO, in-room dining, and resort banquets.
“I would like to continue introducing our guests to what can be foraged locally , and to different ways to enjoy these delicacies,” Dillport said in a press release. “From local pistachios to Cholla buds, I think Arizona has so much to offer that many people aren’t aware of… and there is a magic about this area that is unexplainable.”