Meet the Culinary Team

Nourishing the body and soul.


Esteban Meza joined The Village at Orchard Ridge in January 2024.

With more than 20 years of extensive experience in business management within the hospitality industry, Esteban has spent the last eight years honing his expertise in food service. Most recently he served as a Sodexo retail manager at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia. His journey is marked by a commitment to excellence and a passion for driving operational efficiency and customer satisfaction.

A recipient of certifications in both Business Management and Operations Management from Cornell University, Esteban has continually enriched his skill set and knowledge base. These certifications underscore his commitment to continuous learning and professional growth, highlighting his dedication to mastering the intricacies of business management within the hospitality industry.

In recognition of his expertise and industry insights, Esteban serves on the advisory panel for digital marketing at Shenandoah University. This role underscores his standing as a thought leader in the ever-evolving landscape of digital marketing within the hospitality sector.

In addition to his impressive career in business management, Esteban has also made significant contributions to the non-profit sector. Through his leadership, he has successfully spearheaded projects and fostered cohesive teams, leaving a lasting impact on the organizations he has served.