VIP Treatment is standard at OCEAN PRIME.
We pride ourselves on providing exceptional service. Our team members are “great people delivering genuine hospitality,” and it’s no accident that we put “people” first in our company motto. Heartfelt hospitality is our key to the consistently exceptional service you can expect at OCEAN PRIME. Our team will do everything possible to ensure our guests have a truly amazing experience.
Executive Chef Roman Rodriguez
Roman Rodriguez strives to go above and beyond in the kitchen and continually educate himself on the latest culinary trends and techniques.
Rodriguez decided he wanted to pursue cooking at a professional level after starting his first job in the restaurant industry in 2003. He attended the Arizona Culinary Institute before joining the Cameron Mitchell Restaurants team in 2009.
Rodriguez began as a sous chef at Ocean Prime Scottsdale. He then served as the lead trainer on the opening team of the Beverly Hills location. In 2014, Rodriguez moved to Denver to become the sous chef before his current position as executive chef.
The most valuable lesson Rodriguez has learned in his professional career is to always take responsibility for one’s work. He advises those who want to go into the restaurant industry to continue learning and to always keep an open mind.
His favorite dish at Ocean Prime is the Sonoma Goat Cheese Ravioli. Outside of the kitchen, Rodriguez enjoys fishing, hiking and snow sports. He resides in Denver.
General Manager Aaron Wesley
Aaron Wesley has been with Cameron Mitchell Restaurants since 2008 and won the 2017 Ocean Prime Dining Room Manager of the Year Award. He’s worked at Ocean Prime in Orlando, Florida; Indianapolis, Indiana; Beverly Hills, California and was the opening general manager at Ocean Prime Denver Tech Center before transferring to Denver's Larimer Square. His favorite part of working at Ocean Prime is taking part in a culture that promotes growth, communication, teamwork, creativity, and fun.
Before his current position, Aaron held almost every position in the dining room: server, expeditor, bartender, dining room manager, beverage manager, and assistant general manager. His advice for those interested in pursuing a career in restaurants is to be selfless, passionate, consistent, nice, and smile as much as possible.
Sales & Event Manager Alex Carsonie
Alex Carsonie has been with Cameron Mitchell Restaurants since 2013, starting her career has an Intern with our catering department, Cameron Mitchell Premier Events out of Columbus, Ohio. She moved through the ranks up to Sales & Event Manager before taking her career out west at the beginning of 2020. Alex graduated with a degree in Hospitality Management from The Ohio State University in 2014, but hospitality was always in her blood. Her family continues to own and operate 2 restaurants in Columbus, Ohio, where she began her career in the industry back in 2010.
Alex says the best part about working for Cameron Mitchell Restaurants is how genuine the people are. For anyone considering a career in the hospitality industry, Alex advises that you invest in comfortable shoes but never get too comfortable in your day-to-day. She says one of the best parts about working in this industry is that no two days are ever the same.
In her spare time, Alex enjoys going to concerts, hiking, and spending time with her friends and family.