SAN ANTONIO, TX., August 1, 2006 -- Jeffrey Foresman, a 19-year veteran
with Hyatt Hotels Corporation, has been appointed executive chef of Hyatt
Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa. In his new position, Foresman
will oversee the operations of three restaurants, the pool bar and grille,
room service, convention services, and a staff of 70 culinary employees.
Additionally, Foresman will be responsible for off-premise catered events
and for special events that take place at the resort.
"Jeffrey's extensive experience and knowledge of international and regional
cuisine make him a welcomed addition to our staff. We look forward
to experiencing his expertise, personality and flair in the menus of our
restaurants," commented General Manager, Thomas D. Smith.
As a graduate of Johnson & Wales Universityís College of Culinary
Arts in Providence, Rhode Island, Jeffery has worked for seven Hyatt Hotels
across the United States, including:
"I am thrilled to get back to the resort atmosphere where attention to
detail and impeccable service is essential", said Foresman. "My culinary
focus is to use the freshest ingredients available in the local marketplace
and allowing those ingredients speak for themselves. I donít believe in
masking natural flavors with excess butter, cream or fat."
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, Fl
Hyatt Regency Waikoloa, Waikoloa, HI
Hyatt Regency Irvine, Irvine, CA
Grand Hyatt Washington, DC, Washington, DC
Hyatt Regency Arlington, Arlington, VA
Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Crystal City, VA
And most recently, the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, Burlingame,
Foresman, originally from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is an Eagle
Scout and enjoys all the great outdoors has to offer, including gardening.
Jeffrey, his wife Hannah and children Stephanie (12) and Christopher (4)
have recently moved to San Antonio.
About the Hyatt Hill Country
The Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa is located on 200-scenic
acres in the heart of San Antonio. The 500-room resort features 33,000
square feet of flexible meeting space. Resort amenities include the full-service
Windflower-The Hill Country Spa featuring 21-treatment rooms with world-class
services, four swimming pools and our signature 950 foot Rambliní River.
With four restaurants, a lounge and coffee bar, guests can enjoy superb
epicurean dining or cocktails with colleagues overlooking a lushly landscaped
27-hole Arthur Hills-designed golf course. For reservations or information
contact The Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa at 210.647.1234 or
visit us at www.hillcountry.hyatt.com. The Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort
and Spa is honored to be a Virtuoso recognized property.
About Global Hyatt Corporation
There are 215 Hyatt branded hotels and resorts (over 90,000 rooms)
in 43 countries around the world, operating under the Hyatt, Hyatt Regency,
Grand Hyatt and Park Hyatt brands. Currently, there are an additional 30
Hyatt hotels and resorts under development, including 11 new hotels in
China. Hyatt Corporation (domestic U.S., Canada and Caribbean
hotels) and Hyatt International Corporation (international properties)
are subsidiaries of Chicago-based Global Hyatt Corporation. Global
Hyatt Corporation is also the owner of Hyatt Vacation Ownership, Inc. operators
of the Hyatt Vacation Club (timeshare and fractional residential product),
Hyatt Equities, L.L.C. (hotel ownership), Select Hotel Group L.L.C. (which
owns, operates and franchises AmeriSuites hotels, Hyatt Place and Summerfield
Suites hotels) and U.S. Franchise Systems, Inc. (which franchises Hawthorn
Suites, and Microtel Inns and Suites). From the U.S. and Canada.
Calling 1-800-233-1234 or logging onto www.hyatt.com may obtain reservations
for any Hyatt hotel, worldwide.