Jarred LaPlante
General Manager

Jarred has been a Rhode Island native all his life and started in the restaurant business at 14 years old. Most recently, Jarred spent the last 6+ years with Newport Restaurant Group. Working at both Hemenway’s and Waterman Grille in Providence, Rhode Island as well as Boat House in Tiverton, Rhode Island. Jarred’s time spent managing operations at various high-end restaurants throughout Rhode Island has given him extensive experience in hospitality and restaurant operations. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his wife Olivia, their 2 children, Brady and Sloane and their 2 dogs. 

Derrick Marquiss
Executive Chef

Chef Derrick Marquiss was born and raised in northern Michigan, he realized his passion for cooking while helping his grandfather cook on Sundays for their family. His enjoyment of cooking for family led him to pursuing a degree at Johnson and Wales University in Denver,CO where he focused on local sustainability. Executive Chef Derrick enjoys sourcing only the best local provisions, changing his menu frequently based on seasonal ingredients. In many cases, his dishes pay homage to the farms and fisherman that provided the fare.


The White Horse Tavern is always interested in having professional career-minded individuals join our family.

For interest in Joining Our Talented Service Team, Please Email Tavern HR.


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