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The Kimpton Gray Hotel Names Luis Silva Executive Chef

The Kimpton Gray Hotel, a luxury lifestyle hotel in the heart of Chicago’s Loop neighborhood, announced the appointment of Executive Chef Luis Silva to the team. “We’re ecstatic to welcome Chef Silva to the food and beverage team at The Gray,” says General Manager Lisa Ares. “Under his leadership, we look forward to reaching new […]

Cameron Mitchell Restaurants Dishes Out Leadership Awards

Cameron Mitchell Restaurants recently recognized several outstanding general managers, executive chefs, senior leaders and restaurants at their annual Leadership Conference. The awards recognize extraordinary talent across the company, exemplifying the ideals of the CMR associates-first culture. This year’s conference was held in Las Vegas where the restaurant company recently opened its newest and most elaborate […]

Chicago’s Emily Hotel Hires Sergio Correa as Executive Chef

The Emily Hotel in Chicago has brought on Chef Sergio Correa to serve as the executive chef to the hotel’s two restaurants, Fora and Selva. Chef Correa brings with him a hands-on and team-oriented approach to develop new culinary adventures for guests at the restaurants. Latin American cuisine is one of Correa’s specialties, and he often finds himself exploring […]

The Williams Inn Names Ronald Reda Executive Chef

The Williams Inn, an upscale, boutique hotel in the heart of the Berkshires, welcomed Ronald Reda as Executive Chef. With Chef Reda’s arrival comes an exciting transformation to the inn’s culinary offerings, including revamped menus and bespoke programs at the signature restaurant, The Barn Kitchen & Bar. These fresh updates showcase Reda’s culinary vision and […]

Franke Foodservice Systems Appoints Toby Campbell to VP of Global Marketing

Franke Foodservice Systems, a leading provider of comprehensive equipment and facilities solutions, announced the appointment of Toby Campbell to Vice President of Global Marketing effective immediately. Ms. Campbell will report to Peter Revesz, CEO of Franke Foodservice Systems division of Franke Group. She will relocate to the vicinity of the Division’s global headquarters in Smyrna, […]

El Naranjo Names Ana Torrealba Chef de Cuisine

El Naranjo, Austin’s traditional Mexican restaurant, helmed by 2022 James Beard Award winning Chef Iliana de la Vega and her partner Ernesto Torrealba, announced their newest Chef de Cuisine, her daughter, Chef Ana Torrealba. Chef Ana Torrealba has been by Chef de la Vega’s side since the beginning; watching her open the original El Naranjo […]

Atomic Hospitality Names Alexander Quintero Executive Chef of Tabú in Chicago

Atomic Hospitality announced that Alexander Quintero has been hired as the new Executive Chef at Tabú in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood. Renowned as both the founder and Executive Chef of Aikana Chicago, as well as the featured Chef alongside Mario Rizzoti at the NRA, Chef Quintero brings a wealth of culinary expertise to the vibrant hub of […]

Moxies Hires Glenn Moon as VP of U.S Development

Moxies, the premium casual Canadian concept known for its signature ambiance and high-quality made-in-house food and drink paired with top tier service, announces Glenn Moon as Vice President, U.S. Development. Moon joins the team to lead real estate acquisitions and franchise growth as the concept prepares for significant expansion.   “We are ready for exponential […]

First Watch Names Matt Eisenacher Chief Brand Officer

First Watch Restaurant Group, Inc., the leading Daytime Dining concept serving breakfast, brunch and lunch, today announced the promotion of Matt Eisenacher to Chief Brand Officer. He previously served as Senior Vice President of Brand Strategy and Innovation at First Watch, spearheading a number of initiatives aimed at growing brand awareness, defining brand positioning and […]

Cotton Patch Cafe Hires Lisa Case as Marketing Director

Cotton Patch Cafe announces the latest addition to its team, Lisa Case.  As marketing director of the Texas-inspired restaurant and with over 18 years of experience, she brings creative vision and an inclusive approach that promises to drive growth and foster a strong community. Prior to joining Cotton Patch, she held positions at Drive Shack Inc., Dave […]

MFHA’s Gerry A. Fernandez to Retire After 27 Years

The Multicultural Foodservice & Hospitality Alliance (MFHA) announced that president and Founder Gerry A. Fernandez will be retiring effective December 31, 2023. Beginning next year, Gerry will support MFHA in an advisory role. After 27 years at the helm of MFHA and nearly 50 years in the restaurant and hospitality industry, Gerry leaves a legacy of […]

Andrew Zimmerman’s Proxi Restaurant Hires Jennifer Kim as Chef de Cuisine

The team at Proxi announced the appointment of Jennifer Kim as the new Chef De Cuisine to helm the kitchen alongside Executive Chef Andrew Zimmerman. Within their new role, Kim will develop new menu items and help oversee and manage kitchen staff. Kim will also serve as a key leader on the team and assist […]