The People of TVR

660 Hooves and 26 Boots – Meet Head Wrangler, Hope

660 Hooves and 26 Boots – Meet Head Wrangler, Hope

660 Hooves and 26 Boots – Meet Head Wrangler, Hope We would like you to meet TVR’s Head Wrangler, Hope Christianson. She has been with Tanque Verde Ranch since June of 2016.  From Sherwood, Oregon, Hope found herself adventuring to Learn more
New Employees to the TVR Crew

New Employees to the TVR Crew

New Employees Left to Right ( Kyle, Michelle, and Terry) As Tanque Verde Ranch grows, we have brought some new employees on board we’d like you to meet! We are excited for what is to come with such a great Learn more
Owner Bob Cote of Tanque Verde Ranch Passes Away

Owner Bob Cote of Tanque Verde Ranch Passes Away

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Cote Elected President of the Dude Ranch Association

Cote Elected President of the Dude Ranch Association

Our very own Rita Cote, general manager at Tanque Verde Ranch, has been elected President of the Dude Ranch Association (DRA). The DRA represents over 100 of the best Dude Ranch and Guest Ranch vacations in the West. It was Learn more
Hello to our Returning General Manager: Rita Cote

Hello to our Returning General Manager: Rita Cote

We are saying farewell to our former General Manager, Jim Bankson, as he moves on to greener pastures, or in his case, bluer waters. After four years at Tanque Verde Ranch and twenty-eight years in the hospitality industry, Jim and Learn more
New Executive Chef in Town: Justin Macy

New Executive Chef in Town: Justin Macy

This February, we are welcoming our new executive chef, Justin Macy. Macy comes from a former position in spa cuisine putting a healthier spin on the traditional western foods served at Tanque Verde Ranch. He will be overseeing the three Learn more
Arrivals and Departures

Arrivals and Departures

Each year we are welcoming new faces to the ranch. But this year, we had to say Adios to The Tanque Verde Sweetheart, LeighAnn Kindberg. LeighAnn found a great opportunity out west, and took the reins and rode. If you Learn more
In Memoriam: Mary Cote Boos

In Memoriam: Mary Cote Boos

With a saddened heart, we are mourning the loss of our beloved Mary Cote Boos.  Mary and her husband, Fred, managed the Cote Family Companies’ resort in Minnesota, Grand View Lodge, from the early sixties through 1986.  But, the couple Learn more
Sergio Rocha: TVR’s Master Chef

Sergio Rocha: TVR’s Master Chef

Ever wonder who’s the mastermind behind the delicious food at Tanque Verde Ranch? Meet Sergio Rocha, the Executive Chef at the ranch. After working as the Sous Chef for two year, he was promoted to Executive Chef and has held Learn more

From Nanny to Lead Reservationist

“Tanque Verde is like an extended family,” exclaimed Bea Labrada when asked about why she enjoys working for Tanque Verde Ranch. Bea has been an employee at The Ranch for 28 years. Born and raised in Mexico, Bea moved to Learn more

The Best in The West – Planners and Events!

Nina Baird, Group Sales Manager, is the new friendly face behind Tanque Verde Ranch corporate events. She has built her reputation providing not only a memorable guest experience, but also creative corporate, social and non-profit event planning solutions with imaginative Learn more