Signia by Hilton Atlanta, one of Georgia’s most anticipated hotel openings for 2024, officially announces its renowned food and beverage leadership team and their respective positions.
Chef Christian Quiñones has been appointed executive chef at Signia by Hilton Atlanta. From Hilton Atlanta to W Hotel Brickell in Miami, he’s been recognized as a top young chef of Puerto Rico. In this position, he will oversee all daily functions for eight food and beverage experiences and will oversee service, menu concepts, training, programming, and community engagement.
Jacob Linzey has been appointed director of food and beverage. Linzey is an award-winning hotel and restaurant specialist with extensive experience in overseeing multi-unit F&B operations in high volume, luxury, and full-service hotels. Previously, he worked in a similar capacity with Marriott Marquis, Doha, Qatar and Ritz Carlton, St. Thomas, USVI. In this position, Linzey will be responsible for the strategy and operations of all eight food and beverage experiences at Signia by Hilton Atlanta.
Chef Daniella Lea Rada has been appointed executive pastry chef at Signia by Hilton Atlanta. She was trained under world-class chefs like Thierry Bamas and Pierre Mirgalet and her pastries at other venues in Atlanta like Four Seasons, St. Regis, and Le Bon Nosh have been termed legendary. Chef Daniella and her team will conceptualize and prepare all house-made desserts, pastries, and chocolates for all of the property’s eight food and beverage experiences.
Expected to open in January 2024, the 976-room hotel will offer direct access to the Georgia World Congress Center via a pedestrian walkway and is located steps from Mercedes-Benz Stadium and State Farm Arena, perfect for sports and entertainment fans. Guests and locals alike will enjoy the hotel’s eight signature food and beverage experiences, including three full-service restaurants and three bars. Additional hotel amenities include a spa, beauty bar and fitness center with yoga stations, Peloton bikes and more. Signia by Hilton Atlanta will offer more than 100,000 square feet of meeting space, including the largest hotel ballroom in Georgia, an outdoor event deck and an outdoor event lawn.
Together, the culinary leadership team brings decades of global experience and are poised to revitalize the downtown Atlanta dining scene when Signia by Hilton Atlanta opens its doors.