Patrick Newman Appointed Executive Chef at
InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, Austin, Texas
| Austin, Texas---Sharon Kilmartin, general manager at the
InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, has announced the appointment of
Patrick Newman as the hotels’ new Executive Chef.
Raised in Louisiana, Chef Newman will oversee the culinary direction of the hotel and its centerpiece venue the Stephen F’s Bar & Terrace, a club-style bar with a wrap around terrace showcasing spectacular views of the Capitol providing guests with upscale appetizers, an extensive tequila menu and a variety of wine selections; Café Julienne, a casual breakfast restaurant and in-room dining.
In his new role, Chef Newman will begin creating for the hotel a menu to showcase market-driven, seasonal fare.
“Chef Newman is an extraordinary talent and we are extremely pleased to have him onboard. We believe that with his help, the InterContinental Stephen F. Austin will raise the bar for great food,” said Kilmartin.
Prior to his appointment, Chef Newman was the Executive Sous Chef at the 485-room InterContinental Houston at the Galleria. In addition, he’s held a variety of culinary positions including Chef de Cuisine to open the Hilton America in Houston, Texas; Executive Sous Chef at the Hotel Monteleone in the French Quarter of New Orleans, and the Executive Sous Chef at the Four Diamond Mills House Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina.
Chef Newman graduated from Johnson & Wales University in 1999 with an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Culinary Arts.
About InterContinental Stephen F. Austin:
Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin features 189 modern and spacious deluxe guestrooms and suites with spectacular city views. The hotel offers sophisticated dining at the Stephen F’s Bar and Terrace and casual breakfast at Café Julienne. Recreational activities and amenities include a heated indoor lap pool, a Health Club with state-of-the-art exercise equipment, sauna and whirlpool. The hotel features 6,000 square feet of meeting space for up to 400 and fully-equipped Business Center. Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin is located four blocks from the Austin State Capitol and puts you within walking distance of the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, the University of Texas and the Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail and is an AAA Four-Diamond resort. For further information and reservations, visit www.austin.intercontinental.com.
About Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts:
With a worldwide portfolio of over 150 hotels in 65 countries, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has been welcoming frequent international travelers for more than half a century. A pioneer in the development of the hotel industry, InterContinental properties successfully blend consistent global standards with the distinctive cultures of their locations to deliver a truly authentic and local experience. For further information and reservations, visit www.ichotelsgroup.com.
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