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The Holiday Inn on The Hill Appoints Bobby Brandt
New Executive Chef
Award-Winning Brandt Will Help Enhance the Hotel's
"Restyled, Redesigned, Remembered" Experience
WASHINGTON, DC  (January 5, 2006)  The recently renovated Holiday Inn on the Hill, Washington DC's premier hotel for the Capitol Hill area, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bobby Brandt as executive chef.  Mr. Brandtís appointment is made following an extensive $10 million upgrade and renovation to the hotelís 343 guest rooms and public spaces.  Mr. Brandt joins The Holiday Inn on the Hill from the renowned Gabriel Restaurant at Dupont Circle in Washington, DC. 

Brandt will head up the hotel's food and beverage department, and will also serve as Executive Chef for the hotelís marquee restaurant, Senators Grill.  The hotel's popular contemporary sports themed restaurant takes its name from the old Washington Senators baseball team.  The Grill offers a robust and creative menu of casual American fare. 

Chef Brandt is a native of Kingston, NY and is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY.   He began his culinary career at the Orlando World Center in Orlando, FL, and then the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort.  He served in the US Navy prior to beginning his career as a chef.  A master of savory cuisine, Chef Brandt has been honored with Marriott's Culinary Salon "Best of Show Dessert Category" and the Culinary Institute of America's "High Pass Award." 

"Chef Brandt brings a distinctly innovative style to our food and beverage offerings," said Terri Ryan, General Manager for The Holiday Inn on the Hill.  "With his focus on dining as a sensory experience -- from seasonal presentations to regional tastes -- he will help elevate the guest experience for which our hotel has become renowned.  We are thrilled to have him on our all-star culinary team." 

About The Holiday Inn on the Hill

Located two blocks from the U.S. Capitol in downtown Washington, DC, the Holiday Inn on The Hill is a full-service, deluxe hotel.  It offers 343 guest rooms, 10,000 square feet of conference and meeting rooms, catering services, recreational facilities, and delicious dining.  The Holiday Inn On the Hill is recognized for its up-to-the-minute style, comfort, and technology-along with its friendly, multilingual staff. 
The hotel was recently restyled and renovated to create a new look that is at once contemporary, playful, and sophisticated.   Functionality was at the forefront of the design concept helping to ensure that guests are as productive as they would be in their own offices, and as comfortable as they would be at home.   For its fresh design innovations, the hotel received the prestigious InterContinental Hotels Group, "Design Award" of the year.  For more information and reservations, visit:, or call 1-800-638-1116.


 Phil Saims
  Director of Sales & Marketing
  The Holiday Inn on the Hill


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