News for the Hospitality Executive
Harold Beltran Appointed Executive Chef and Dietrich Chillous
Beverage Manager at the Outrigger Reef on the Beach
HONOLULU, OAHU, HAWAII ó December 18, 2009 - Bill Comstock, general manager for Outrigger Reef on the Beach, is pleased to introduce two key personnel in the hotelís new food & beverage department -- Harold Beltran, executive chef and Dietrich Chillous, food and beverage manager.
In his position, Harold Beltran is responsible for all food preparation,
production and control for Kani Ka Pila Grille, the hotelís banquet facilities,
special events and room service operations. Chef Beltran is a 12-year
food operation veteran having prepared a wide variety of unique appetizers,
soups, entrees, sauces, specialty items and desserts. He is proficient
in numerous cooking techniques and cuisines with talent for working with
ingredients from various countries around the world.
Prior to joining Outrigger, Chef Beltran held key positions at several award winning restaurants in Honolulu including Ryanís Grill and Palomino Euro Bistro. Most recently, he was the executive chef for BluWater Grill, an upscale Pacific Rim cuisine restaurant. Chef Beltran received his education and certification from Kapiolani Health System Food Service. He is also a very active member of the community providing services through various charities such as Hawaii Kai Retirement Community, Adult Friends For Youth, Muscular Dystrophy Association, and March of Dimes just to name a few.
Dietrich Chillous joins the Outrigger Reef on the Beach in the newly-created position of food and beverage manager. As such, he is responsible for the hotelís overall food & beverage operations including the day to day food and bar operations at Kani Ka Pila Grille, as well as the hotelís room service, catering, banquet functions and special events operations.
Chillous is no stranger to Outrigger having worked as a banquet captain for the former Outrigger Prince Kuhio hotel in 1979. Other career highlights include food & beverage positions at the Waialae Country Club, Royal Hawaiian Cruises, Alana Waikiki Hotel, and Padovaniís Bistro & Wine Bar. In 1999, he returned to the then renamed Radisson Waikiki Prince Kuhio to serve as the banquet and beverage manager before becoming the food & beverage manager for the Honolulu Country Club, a position he most recently held prior to joining the Outrigger Reef on the Beach.
Located poolside at the Outrigger Reef on the Beach, Kani Ka Pila Grille serves casual island cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Live entertainment is offered nightly from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. nightly and showcases some of Hawaiiís most well-known island musicians as well as fresh new local talent. Validated valet parking is available at $6 for up to 4 hours with any same day purchase at Kani Ka Pila Grille. Currently, complimentary lunch parking for up to 4 hours is available daily from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. when dining at Kani Ka Pila. Please call (808) 924-4990 for reservation.
About Outrigger Reef on the Beach
Outrigger Enterprises Group is one of the largest and fastest growing privately-held leisure lodging and hospitality companies in the Asia Pacific and Oceania regions and continues to expand its presence throughout the area.
A family-owned company with more than 60 years of hospitality experience, Outrigger runs a highly-successful, multi-branded line of hotels, condominiums and vacation resort properties, including Outrigger® Hotels & Resorts, OHANA® Hotels & Resorts, Outrigger Condominium Collection®, Embassy Suites®, Best Western®, Courtyard®, and Wyndham Vacation Ownership®. Currently, Outrigger operates and/or has under development nearly 50 properties with close to 12,000 rooms located in Hawaii, Australia, Guam, Fiji, Palau, Bali and Phuket, Thailand.
Outrigger Enterprises Group also operates and develops hotel properties
and hospitality-related retail and real estate opportunities for partners
in Hawaii, the Pacific, the mainland USA and Asia. For on-line information,
log on at www.outriggerenterprisesgroup.com and www.outrigger.com.
Nancy Daniels, APR, PR Director
|Also See:||William (Bill) T. Comstock is named General Manager of the Outrigger Reef on the Beach, Honolulu / May 2008|