Tilman Fertitta Names Jean Luc Royere as Executive Chef at The Post Oak in Houston
October 5, 2017 12:33pm
HOUSTON, TX. – Tilman Fertitta today announced Jean Luc Royere as the Executive Chef at The Post Oak, the luxury mixed-use high rise located in Houston’s Uptown district. In this role, he will oversee all aspects of The Post Oak’s food and beverage offerings, including the property’s multiple restaurants and banquet halls.
“The Post Oak is a premier, one-of-a-kind property that demands management with the highest-level of expertise, said Tilman Fertitta, owner of the Post Oak. “I’m confident that Chef Royere will play a crucial role in The Post Oak’s success.”
Chef Royere has a vast breadth of culinary experience as a classically trained chef, as well as the distinction of being inducted to the renowned society of “Maîtres Cuisiniers de France” (Master Chef of France Association) in 2016. He has 10 years of experience working exclusively at Forbes Five-Star luxury properties across the country.
He most recently served as the Executive Chef of the Mandarin Oriental in Miami where he successfully managed a culinary team of more than 80 sous chefs, spanning numerous kitchens. Chef Royere’s gastronomic repertoire includes experiences at some of the best hotels and resorts in North America such as the Ritz Carlton Naples Beach Resort, The Lowes Hotel in Miami Beach, The Lodge at Sea Island on Saint Simons Island and Le Bouchon du Grove in Coconut Grove.
Royere is fluent in both French and English, and speaks intermediate level Spanish.
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Slated to open early 2018, the stylish 10-acre development will feature a 38-story tower with an adjacent elegant and expansive 16,000 square-foot ballroom, the largest in the Galleria and Uptown area. The 700,000-square-foot tower embraces every desire of savvy business and leisure travelers alike and will accommodate 250-luxury hotel rooms, more than 150,000 square feet of boutique office space, and 20 executive residences, all with dramatic interior finishes and unobstructed views of the surrounding neighborhoods and Downtown. Upon entering the tower, a captivating open plaza greets guests with a grand chandelier, extravagant artwork and a plush living area. The tower’s lobby will be designed with exquisite finishes and furnishings, custom lighting, and views overlooking a stunning pool. The Post Oak complex is awash in greenery, mature oak trees and tranquil water fountains – a true vision while dining al fresco at one of the many outdoor patios including the celebrity acclaimed and Texas’ first Mastro’s Steakhouse and the new Willie G’s Seafood. Walkable thoroughfares lined with even more luscious oak trees offer guests an enchanting path while making their way to the surrounding district. Unique amenities will include the world’s first two-story Rolls-Royce, Bentley and Bugatti showroom; a designer boutique; a one-of-a-kind spa and salon experience with exclusive products and treatments; over 1,000 parking spaces, and more.
Contact: Colleen Wagner
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