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Kal Darres

General Manager

Kal Darres has been Kahkwa's General Manager for almost four years. He has over 33 years of cumulative experience in Club and Hospitality management, including 10 years as a Business Owner/Consultant. He graduated from Texas State University with a degree in Business Management and Finance. He earned a Certificate in Comprehensive Strategic Club Management from Cornell University and a Certificate in Culinary Arts from The Culinary Institute of America. He also has a Certificate from Michigan State University in The Chief Operating Officer Concept.

His professional experience includes the following: President/Owner of Tamburello-Darres, Inc. DBA Petra Restaurant/Sunset Cafe, Restaurant Manager at Sheraton Hotels, Director of Food and Beverage at DoubleTree Hotels, Director of Operations at Manor Country Club, and General Manager of the Aviation Club of Erie. His Honors and Awards include Manager of the Year, Outstanding Young Men of America and Certified Club Manager. Kal, his wife, and daughter reside in Erie.

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  • General Club Inquiries
  • Community Relations
  • Reciprocal Opportunities