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Sage Hospitality Promotes Exexutive Chef Kurt Zuger to Also Serve as
Director of Food & Beverage for Colorado's Westin Westminister

WESTMINSTER, Colo. (January 21, 2010) – The Westin Westminster is pleased to announce that it has promoted Executive Chef Kurt Zuger to also serve as Director of Food & Beverage, making him responsible for all food and beverage operations at the 369-room hotel.

Before joining The Westin Westminster in Spring 2009, Mr. Zuger was the Executive Chef at The Wigwam Golf Resort & Spa in Litchfield Park. He previously worked at The Buttes, A Marriott Resort in Tempe, Arizona, the Scottsdale Princess Hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona and the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix.

“Kurt is a tremendous leader and has already had great success in finding synergies in the hotel’s dining and banquet operations,” said Westin Westminster General Manager Dani Stern. “We’re looking forward to raising the bar even higher in 2010.”

Chef Zuger oversees the menus and operations at The Westin Westminster’s more than 30,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting and banquet space, as well as the hotel’s highly acclaimed restaurant, O’s Steak & Seafood. With a contemporary elegant décor, O’s features exceptional cuisine - including Certified Angus Beef and fresh fish flown in daily from both coasts - served in a beautiful airy space that includes a large outdoor patio complete with a fire pit and gorgeous views of the majestic Rocky Mountains.

In early February, O’s will introduce a new menu that includes several delicious additions, including crispy striped bass, roasted cauliflower and mushroom ravioli and zuppa di pesce.

Ideally situated halfway between Denver and Boulder, the AAA Four Diamond Westin Westminster showcases Westin’s premier amenities - including the Westin Heavenly Bed and Westin Heavenly Bath. Managed by Denver-based Sage Hospitality Resources, the hotel recently completed a $9 million renovation, with upgrades including a refreshed contemporary Colorado décor and the installation of wireless high speed Internet throughout the hotel. Amenities at The Westin Westminster include an indoor heated lap pool, an outdoor spa, a fully equipped fitness center and O’s Steak & Seafood Restaurant.

The Westin Westminster is located at 10600 Westminster Boulevard in Westminster, Colorado.  For reservations, please visit or call 303.410.5000.

About Sage Hospitality
Founded in 1984, Sage Hospitality has strategically grown into one of the largest privately held hotel management and development companies in the nation operating a variety of large, full-service hotels and extended stay and select-service properties. Sage Hospitality's comprehensive management portfolio includes major international brands for Marriott, Starwood, Hilton and IHG as well as the independent boutique hotels the Oxford and the Curtis in Denver. Sage Hospitality has further differentiated with the creation of the Sage Restaurant Group, which has created and is managing 5 unique restaurant concepts.

The company developed the innovative CoCo Key water resort brand with 8 destination properties currently opened and 3 additional resorts opening soon. For more information, please visit 
Julie Dunn

Also See: Sage Restaurant Group Names Dave Hoemann as Corporate Vice President of Food & Beverage Operations / November 2009

Sage Hospitality Names Ted Watson Vice President of Marketing & Sales for CoCo Key Water Resort / October 2009

Sage Hospitality Names Ed Baklor to Divisional Vice President Over the CoCo Key Brand / May 2009

Sage Hospitality Appoints Robert Cartwright General Manager at The Blackstone- A Renaissance Hotel, Chicago / April 2009

Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina Appoints Robert Cartwright as General Manager / March 2007

Sage Hospitality Names Dani Stern General Manager at the Westin Westminster in Colorado / December 2008

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