Jorge’s Gutierrez’s first job was in 1991, working in the kitchen at Melvin’s Inn. After six years at Melvin’s, he accepted a position with the Desert Falls Country Club, which introduced him to many different types of cuisine. In 1999, Jorge moved on to Mission Hills Country Club where he began exploring new ways of cooking. Before joining Michael’s House in 2007, Jorge gained more experience in the kitchen at Chinese food eatery Wang’s in the Desert. He was married in 2000.