WHO: InterContinental Tampa is situated in the city’s Tampa’s thriving Westshore business and shopping district. Located just 3 miles from Tampa International Airport and 5 miles from downtown, the hotel offers 17,000 square feet of flexible meeting space to accommodate groups of 5 to 700.
InterContinental Tampa recently named Alexander Reyes as the new
chef. In this position, Chef Reyes’s responsibilities include
daily operations at the award-winning Shula’s Steak House along with
properties other food and beverage outlets. Chef Reyes will also be
for providing food and beverage offerings to InterContinental Tampa’s
square feet of meeting space for group meetings, corporate parties,
catering events, and special occasions.
With a history of working at luxury resorts and
restaurants, Chef Reyes came to the InterContinental Tampa from his
position as executive sous chef of the AAA Four-Diamond Loews Portofino
Hotel in Orlando. Prior to that, he worked as a restaurant chef and
chef for the Portofino’s sister-resort, the Loews Royal Pacific Resort.
more than 15 years in the industry, Chef Reyes has also honed his craft
Hyatt Regency Orlando International and Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress and
well-known restaurants including Annabelle’s in Naples, Florida as well
Norman’s in Coral Gables, Florida. Chef Reyes is a native of Havana,
moving to the United States when he was young. He was raised in the
area and graduated with a degree in culinary arts from the Florida
Institute in West Palm Beach.
contemporary comfort in the heart of Tampa Bay, InterContinental Tampa
located right in the middle of a vibrant city and offers exciting
experiences for all occasions ranging from lavish affairs and corporate
meetings to intimate dining and lively cocktails. The hotel’s signature
restaurant, Shula’s Steak House, offers its award winning Premium Black
Beef, fresh seafood and heavenly desserts. Servers provide each guest
personal experience by rolling out the freshest cuts of meats and sides
to the table for diners to choose from.
HOW: For more
information on planning your next event at InterContinental Tampa,
(866) 915-1558 or visit www.intercontampa.com.