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 Christopher Meyers Named Executive at Chef Glen Cove Mansion
Hotel and Conference Center, Glen Cove, New York
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Glen Cove, New York, December 2008 … Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center has announced the appointment of Christopher Meyers as executive chef for the award-winning property. Ata Kashanian, general manager, made the announcement.  
 
“I am so pleased to welcome Christopher to Glen Cove Mansion,” said Mr. Kashanian.  “An award-winning chef, he brings significant culinary talent to our property and extensive experience within the New York market.”
 
Christopher Meyers is a Culinary Institute of America and French Culinary Institute-trained chef.  He was previously executive chef for the Doubletree Guest Suites Hotel, located in Times Square in Manhattan.  
 
Chef Meyers has vast experience working for landmark properties within New York.  He has served as banquet chef for The Roosevelt Hotel and as sous chef for the Marriott Marquis.  Meyers also invested three years of his culinary career as chef tournant at the Five Star, Five Diamond Four Seasons Hotel in New York.    His first position within the hotel industry was chef tournant for the signature Plaza Hotel, with culinary responsibilities in the property’s renowned Edwardian Room.
 
Christopher Meyers has also served as chef for a number of independent restaurants in the New York area, including Henry’s Restaurant, Iridium Restaurant, and Trio Café.  He launched his career at the New York Athletic Club, serving as saucier.
 
Chef Meyers attended the Culinary Institute of America and received his diploma from the French Culinary Institute.  He received expertise in wine from the Windows on the World Wine School.  Meyers has been recognized multiple times by the Societe Culinaire Philanthropique’s Annual Salon of Culinary Arts & Exhibition of New York.   He resides in Sunnyside, New York.
 
The award-winning Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center is situated on 55 secluded and landscaped acres on Long Island's historic Gold Coast, 30 minutes from New York City, JFK International and LaGuardia Airports.  The spacious Georgian-style mansion features stunning vistas of Long Island Sound and was once part of a prestigious collection of gracious country estates, later becoming one of the nation's first dedicated conference center hotels.  Today the elegant property features 196 richly appointed guestrooms, including four suites, the Garden Room Restaurant with magnificent views of the terraces, a large and comfortable Manor House Pub, private dining rooms ideal for social and corporate occasions, as well as vast outdoor reception areas overlooking the mansion's Gilded Age gardens.  The property offers 25,000 square feet of event and meeting space, with 27 dedicated conference rooms accommodating from 10 to 280 guests, advanced meeting technology, an executive business center and conference concierge services.  Wireless Internet access is available throughout.  Also provided are complete fitness and recreational facilities, including a sauna, steam and massage rooms, indoor swimming pool and whirlpool, garden swimming pool, racquetball courts, bowling alley, lighted tennis courts, jogging trail and a sports field.  Golf is available nearby.  Ideal for executive retreats, corporate meetings and social gathering, the Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center is masterfully designed to integrate gracious accommodations, superb cuisine and attentive service with contemporary comforts and the latest technology.  For more information on the Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center, visit www.glencovemansion.com.  
 
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Contact:

Contact: Ken Ellens
Ken Ellens Communications 
201-758-2864 / 201-758-2865-Fax
KenEllens@aol.com

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Also See: Benchmark Hospitality Appoints Robert Villalta General Manager of Glen Cove Mansion in Glen Cove, New York / April 2007
Benchmark Appoints Todd Wolfson Executive Chef for Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center / October 2006
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