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Hyatt Centric Buckhead Atlanta Revamps F&B Leadership Team

Hyatt Centric Buckhead Atlanta, an upscale boutique hotel located steps from Lenox Square, has appointed Philipp Martens as director of restaurants, bars & events and Sergii Chepko as assistant director of food and beverage. In their roles, Martens and Chepko will manage the hotel’s food and beverage division including Spaceman, the rooftop bar and lounge, […]

Miramonte Resort & Spa Expands F&B Leadership

In the greater Palm Springs area, Miramonte Resort & Spa announced two new culinary leaders who are introducing a new perspective to the desert hotel’s food and beverage program. William Withrow has been appointed as executive chef and Chad Storms as director of food & beverage, overseeing the resort’s two signature dining outlets, Citrus & […]

Wynn Las Vegas Names Christopher Lee VP of Culinary Operations and Restaurant Development

Wynn Las Vegas announced award-winning food and beverage leader Christopher Lee as the resort’s new vice president of culinary operations and restaurant development. With more than two decades of experience in large-scale food and beverage management, Lee will oversee all aspects of the culinary programs across Wynn Las Vegas and Encore. “I’m thrilled to be […]

Chatham Bars Inn Appoints Andrew Chadwick Executive Chef

Chatham Bars Inn, Cape Cod’s storied oceanfront luxury resort, announces the appointment of Andrew Chadwick as Executive Chef. A proverbial homecoming, Chef Chadwick returns to Chatham Bars Inn, where he held the title of Executive Sous Chef from 2012 to 2016, to lead The Inn’s restaurants and award-winning culinary programming. “We are thrilled to welcome […]

Alex Stratta to Lead Culinary Program at Fairmont Phoenix Hotel

Alessandro “Alex” Stratta, a two-Michelin star and James Beard Award-winning chef, has been selected to lead the culinary program at Fairmont Phoenix hotel and residences, the highly anticipated new luxury destination in downtown Phoenix, which is scheduled to open in early 2025. In his role as chief culinary director, Stratta is creating the overall vision […]

Seafood-Focused Fora to Open in Chicago’s Emily Hotel

Fora (311 N Morgan St.) – a new seafood-driven restaurant in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood – will come to life at The Emily Hotel this Thursday, August 11. Offering its own handcrafted version of eclectic Mexican food, Fora will have a focus on seafood, raw plates and its masa program. The team has prioritized fresh, […]

Stray Horse Taps Julio Cesar Valdivia as Executive Chef

Stray Horse, a newly revamped restaurant serving upscale Texan cuisine, has hired Executive Chef Julio Cesar Valdivia and released a new menu featuring the rich and wild flavors of Texas. The restaurant, located on the lobby-level of the JW Marriott Houston by The Galleria offers breakfast, lunch and dinner, in a warm, neighborly, and elegant […]

Lido House Hotel Unveils New Culinary Programming

Lido House, Marriott’s boutique Autograph Collection hotel nestled on the Balboa Peninsula, enters into summer with all-new culinary programming. To celebrate their busiest season, Executive Chef-Partner Riley Huddleston has introduced a reinvigorated culinary program, complete with new menus across each of the boutique hotel’s dining outlets, including The Mayor’s Table, Topside Roof Deck, Crew Coffee […]

Toast Launches Solution for Hotel Restaurants

Toast, an all-in-one digital platform built for restaurants, announced Toast for Hotel Restaurants, a new solution designed to meet the unique needs of hotel restaurant operators. Through robust integrations with leading hotel property management systems (PMS), including direct integrations with Stayntouch and Barefoot PMS as well as integrations with ClockPMS, Guesty, Infor Hospitality Management Solution, […]

Hilton Anaheim Promotes Juan M. Lopez to Executive Chef

Orange County’s largest property, Hilton Anaheim, announce the promotion of chef Juan M. Lopez to executive chef. Building upon his 36-year tenure at the 1,572 room property, chef Lopez will continue to oversee all culinary operations for Hilton Anaheim’s 3 restaurants and catering services. “We are delighted to announce chef Lopez’s well-deserved promotion to executive […]

Property Group Adds Robots to All Hotels

Savioke, a leader in providing secure, contact-free service robots for room service and other deliveries to the hospitality industry, announced that Seaview Investors LLC has added a Relay Service Robot to each of its hotels. Savioke’s service robots are installed in hundreds of hotels and have made more than 1,000,000 deliveries worldwide. For this hotel […]

NFL Legend Opens Restaurant on Las Vegas Strip

Working toward providing a world-class culinary experience, Emmitt’s Las Vegas announced Rainer Schwarz as the head chef of the restaurant and venue. Combining his unique Austrian roots with his classical training, chef Rainer will be sure to bring his Southern California expertise to the Entertainment Capital of the World. “I am beyond thrilled to join […]

Musician Eric Church Teams Up with Hotelier Ben Weprin and Pitmaster Rodney Scott

Multi-platinum superstar Eric Church has partnered with real estate and hospitality entrepreneur Ben Weprin as co-owners of new six-story property Chief’s at the corner of 2nd Avenue and Broadway in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, with plans to begin renovating the food, beverage, and live entertainment space this year. “I remember driving through downtown Nashville over 20 […]

St. Regis San Francisco Welcomes New Director of Restaurant Ops

The St. Regis San Francisco appointed Christopher Williams to the position of director of restaurant operations. A certified sommelier and accomplished restaurant industry veteran, Williams joins the property with over a decade of experience in the industry. Williams is a native of Georgia and began his career waiting tables at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Atlanta. […]

LAX Hotels Welcome 2 Upscale Restaurants

The popular Los Angeles–based Greenleaf Kitchen & Cocktails has debuted two destination-worthy dining concepts at the newly opened, mid-century inspired Hyatt Place LAX / Century Blvd and Hyatt House LAX / Century Blvd. The new restaurants aim to bring chef-driven, locally inspired dining experiences to the LAX market. When developer Aaron Schock first had the […]

Baltimore’s Revival Bolsters Bar Team

The award-winning Revival, a JdV by Hyatt Hotel, has promoted Anna Welker to bar manager and announced the addition of Kendra Copeland to the bar team. Both will be supported by Achraf Iraqui, Revival’s interim food and beverage director and a certified level two wine sommelier. With these additions to the team, Revival has also […]

Club Med Québec Unveils Food & Beverage Offerings

Club Med, the pioneer of the all-inclusive concept, and global leader in ski and mountain vacations, shared details regarding the culinary experiences available at Club Med Québec, the brand’s newest resort opening December 3, 2021. Guests can look forward to three outstanding restaurants that offer seasonal menus curated with the finest local products available by […]

Kimpton Marlowe Hotel Names Adam Resnick Executive Chef

Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, an award-wining, recently renovated hotel located at the entryway to Cambridge and just over the Charles River from Boston, announced that Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants’ veteran Adam Resnick has been appointed new Executive Chef. In this role, Chef Resnick will oversee all of the hotel’s food and beverage programming including menu creation […]

Café Allegro Reopens at Musical Instrument Museum on November 1

Today, April Salomon, executive director of the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM), announced the November 1 reopening of award-winning Café Allegro in partnership with hospitality management company Guest Services, Inc. (GSI). Executive Chef James Moran will introduce an inspired new menu of seasonal dishes and drinks to mark the reopening. The reimagined menu will offer guests […]