Royal Hideaway Playacar, one of Barceló Hotel Group’s star properties and a longtime leader of the Riviera Maya’s hotel industry, announced that Chef Alejandro Sánchez has joined its team as the Gastronomic Director of the luxury resort.
The new Sheraton Los Angeles San Gabriel Hotel welcomed a familiar face to the incredibly diverse Los Angeles culinary scene, adding Joseph Mills as Executive Chef. Most recently as Executive Chef of Westin Bonaventure, Joseph brings a focus in creating modern menus, sourcing local ingredients, and southern California-style cooking to the food and beverage programs at Sheraton Los Angeles San Gabriel, set to open in January 2018.
Hotel Republic San Diego officially opened its doors on November 8 in downtown San Diego as part of Autograph Collection Hotels’ diverse portfolio of more than 125 hotels around the world—all one-of-a-kind-properties that champion values of vision, design and craft.
The award-winning Kimpton Nine Zero, located at the crossroads of Beacon Hill, Downtown Crossing and the Financial District in Boston, announced it will undergo a bold, top-to-bottom transformation. As of this month, the hotel is transforming its 190 guest rooms and suites, the living room lobby, and 2,400 square feet of private event and workspace.
A Virginia Beach icon since 1927, the Cavalier Hotel is about to reopen following a $75 million restoration, which will include three exciting new dining destinations. Today, the Cavalier announced the appointment of Dan Elinan as the hotel’s Executive Chef.
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) is working with the nation’s leading online and mobile food-ordering company Grubhub, and the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations, OpenTable, to offer members a unique takeout and dining out point earning benefit for using either service via IHG channels.
Hogsalt Hospitality’s Bavette’s Steakhouse & Bar has debuted as part of the rebirth of Monte Carlo into Park MGM.The new steakhouse is the sibling of Bavette's in Chicago — anointed by Andrew Harper as one of the best steakhouses in the world and lauded by Esquire, Food & Wine, and Zagat — and looks to capture the same quality and atmosphere.
Santa Ynez Valley native Anthony Endy returns home to join the Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort team as the new executive chef. Endy brings his extensive list of California eatery experience, ranging from local Central Coast cafes to a regional franchise, to prepare him for his new role uniting local sensibilities with elevated culinary approaches.
“We wanted to try something different,” explains Vern Lakusta about a new offering to wine-enthused guests at The Royce, a steakhouse inside The Langham Huntington in Pasadena, California. The first wine-blending seminar was held in mid-July, a new angle to its monthly wine dinners.
Hyatt Regency Austin, located on the shores of Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin, has announced Reese Hay as its new executive chef. Hay joins the hotel from Hyatt Regency Columbus in Ohio.“I’m very excited to join the Hyatt Regency Austin team,” says Reese Hay, executive chef at Hyatt Regency Austin.
Chef Vitaly Paley doesn’t get to pick when most of his restaurants open—that’s because three of his four restaurants are located in hotels.His staff has to serve three meals per day, and holidays are often the busiest time.
Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center announced the appointment of Patrick Taylor as executive chef. Chef Taylor will be responsible for the culinary direction of all food and beverage outlets for the hotel including the signature restaurant Brix And Ale, Jack’s Lounge, banquets and catering.