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Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center
Appoints Adam Portnoff Director of Catering

Glen Cove, New York, February 2009 … Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center has announced the appointment of Adam Portnoff as director of catering for the historic and award-winning property.   Scott Becque, director of sales and marketing, made the announcement.  

“I am so pleased that Adam has joined our team of sales professionals here at Glen Cove Mansion,” said Mr. Becque.  “He brings over 20 years of experience to his new role and we look forward to his leadership in our catering department.”

During the two decades that Adam Portnoff invested within the hospitality industry, he gained extensive operational and sales experience working in positions of increasing responsibility both front of house and back of house.  Mr. Portnoff was employed for several years at properties in New York City, and was most recently with the New York Hilton Hotel.  Earlier in his career, he worked within the gaming industry at properties in Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe, and Atlantic City.  

Adam Portnoff is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America at Hyde Park, New York, and Berkeley College.  He and his family reside in Manhattan.

About Glen Cove Mansion
The award-winning Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center is situated on 55 secluded and landscaped acres on Long Island's historic Gold Coast, 30 minutes from New York City, JFK International and LaGuardia Airports.  The spacious Georgian-style mansion features stunning vistas of Long Island Sound and was once part of a prestigious collection of gracious country estates, later becoming one of the nation's first dedicated conference center hotels.  Today the elegant property features 187 richly appointed guestrooms, including four suites, the Garden Room Restaurant with magnificent views of the terraces, the large and comfortable Pub 1910, private dining rooms ideal for social and corporate occasions, as well as vast outdoor reception areas overlooking the mansion's Gilded Age gardens.  The property offers 25,000 square feet of event and meeting space, with 27 dedicated conference rooms accommodating from 10 to 280 guests, advanced meeting technology, an executive business center and conference concierge services.  Wireless Internet access is available throughout.  Also provided are complete fitness and recreational facilities, including a sauna, steam and massage rooms, indoor swimming pool and whirlpool, garden swimming pool, racquetball courts, lighted tennis courts, jogging trail and a sports field.  Golf is available nearby.  Ideal for executive retreats, corporate meetings and social gathering, the Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center is masterfully designed to integrate gracious accommodations, superb cuisine and attentive service with contemporary comforts and the latest technology.  For more information on the Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center, visit  


Ken Ellens
Ken Ellens Communications 
201-758-2864 / 201-758-2865-Fax

Also See: Christopher Meyers Named Executive at Chef Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center, Glen Cove, New York / December 2008



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