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Andrew Helliwell Appointed Executive Chef at the Glen Cove Mansion
Hotel and Conference Center, Glen Cove, NY

Glen Cove, New York, October 2009 … Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center has named Andrew Helliwell executive chef for the award-winning and historic Long Island Gold Coast property.   Ata Kashanian, general manager, made the announcement.  

“I am so pleased to welcome Andrew to Glen Cove Mansion,” said Mr. Kashanian.  “A highly respected chef, he brings significant culinary talent to our property and extensive experience within the New York and Long Island markets.”

Andrew Helliwell received his culinary education in England and is a graduate of Granville College, located in Sheffield, England, as well as Commis de Cuisine, a special culinary apprenticeship of the landmark Savoy Hotel in London.  Chef Helliwell was previously executive chef for Floral Terrace Caterers of Floral Park, New York.  He has also served as executive chef for Harbor Links Country Club of Port Washington, New York, and Morell’s of Woodbury, located in Woodbury, New York.  

For nearly a decade, Mr. Helliwell was executive chef for the Port Jefferson Country Club of Port Jefferson, New York.  Prior to this, he served in the same role for Thatched Cottage Caterers in Centerport, New York.

Earlier in his career, Chef Helliwell was employed as sous chef by the Rhiga Hotel in Manhattan.  His first professional culinary position was as executive garde manger for Huntington Town House in Huntington, New York.

Andrew Helliwell has received first place honors with Societe Culinaire Philantropique.  He is a recipient of the New York Guild of Chefs Medal of Honor.  Chef Helliwell resides in Commack, New York.

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: Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center Names Alfred Leuthold Director of Sales & Marketing / September 2009

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