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Benchmark Hospitality Appoints Kenneth Gerhardt
Director of Food & Beverage for The Georgian
Terrace Hotel, Atlanta


THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS, April 2004 ... Benchmark Hospitality has appointed Kenneth Owen Gerhardt director of food & beverage for The Georgian Terrace Hotel, an historic property featuring 319 suites, located in the heart of Atlanta's burgeoning Midtown district.  Roy Young, managing director, made the announcement.
An experienced hotelier, Mr. Gerhardt brings two decades of food & beverage expertise  to his new role at the landmark Georgian Terrace Hotel.  Previously, he was director of food & beverage at Bald Head Island Resort, Bald Head Island, North Carolina, which was at the time managed by Benchmark.  While on Bald Head Island, Gerhardt also managed a 14,000-square-foot full service grocery store operation, in addition to his food & beverage responsibilities.

Prior to this, Ken Gerhardt was director of operations at the signature Kiawah Island Resort off the coast of South Carolina, which included overseeing the food & 

Kenneth Gerhardt
beverage department.  Gerhardt also served in positions of increasing responsibility at The American Club of Kohler, Wisconsin, as well as Westin and Inter-Continental Hotels, located in Hilton Head and San Diego.
Built in 1911 at the corner of Peachtree Street and Ponce de Leon Avenue in Midtown Atlanta, The Georgian Terrace ( ) is one of the city's most distinguished hotels, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  The property features 319 suites, a state-of-the-art conference center, stunning rooftop pool, health club, and two restaurants.   The spacious guest suites are elegantly furnished with mahogany vanities and fully equipped kitchens.  In the hotel's magnificent public areas, guests can walk amongst history with classically proportioned hallways and parlors accented with vaulted ceilings, marble and wood columns, intricate plaster moldings, crystal chandeliers and spiral staircases.  The Georgian Terrace Hotel is managed by Benchmark Hospitality.

Benchmark Hospitality, an independent hospitality management company based in The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, operates resorts, conference centers and hotels both domestically and internationally.  


The Woodlands (Houston), Texas

Ken Ellens
(201) 758-2864

Also See: Benchmark Hospitality Appoints Gregory D. Fulton as Director of Sales & Marketing for The Georgian Terrace Hotel, Atlanta / April 2004
Roy A. Young Appointed Managing Director for The Georgian Terrace Hotel, Atlanta / Sept 2003

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