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Sage Hospitality Names Dean Gress as Executive Chef
& Matthew Rosenberg as Front Office Manager
for The Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel

Pittsburgh, PA (Nov. 3, 2010) – The Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel is pleased to announce it has hired two new key staff members – Matthew Rosenberg to serve as Front Office Manager and Dean Gress to serves as Executive Chef.
A graduate of the University of Delaware, Mr. Rosenberg most recently served as the Assistant Front Office Manager at the Renaissance Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. Prior to that, he held management-level positions at the Georgetown University Conference Center Hotel, also in Washington, D.C., the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown in Philadelphia and the Marriott Beach and Golf Resort in Hilton Head, South Carolina.
A graduate of Johnson & Wales University, Executive Chef Gress brings more than 20 years of culinary experience to the table. He most recently worked with Sage Restaurant Group in Pittsburgh, where he served as a Task Force Executive Chef, designing and implementing new banquet menus as well as implementing new standard operating procedures. Prior to that, he served as the Food and Beverage Director at The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport in Irving, Texas, the Executive Chef and Restaurant and Beverage Manager at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Dallas Market Center in Dallas and as the Executive Chef for Culinnaire International, a Dallas food service company.

The Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel, a magnificent landmark located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh, features 296 luxurious guest rooms and four suites, 10,000 square feet of meeting space overlooking the Allegheny River and a delicious restaurant and bar, Braddock’s American Brasserie and Braddock’s Street Side. Managed by Denver-based Sage Hospitality, the AAA Four Diamond hotel recently completed a major $5 million renovation of its of lobby, restaurant, bar and guest rooms and plans a complete meeting space overhaul in spring 2011.

For more information, please visit the hotel online or call 1-800-468-3571.

About the Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel
Discover Pittsburgh’s only AAA Four Diamond downtown hotel, the Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel. Housed in the landmark Fulton Building, the boutique Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania hotel blends iconic architecture with modern sophistication.  This stylish and chic hotel features 296 plush guest rooms and four suites that combine contemporary design and classic elegance. Located in the heart of Pittsburgh’s Cultural District, the hotel is surrounded by world-renowned theaters, museums and numerous entertainment options, including Heinz Field, PNC Park, Mellon Arena and the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.  At Braddock’s American Brasserie, European comfort foods blend with local flavors to create a neighborhood gathering place. Braddock’s Street Side pairs an extensive list of handmade cocktails and whiskey offerings with delectable nibbles. For more information or for reservations at the Renaissance Pittsburgh, please call (412) 562-1200 or visit

About Sage Hospitality

Sage Hospitality is one of the largest privately-held hotel management and development companies in the nation, operating 64 hotels in 26 states with a total of 13,118 guest rooms. Sage owns and/or operates full service, boutique and select service hotels, representing a broad array of major international brands, including Marriot, Renaissance, JW Marriott, Autograph Collection, Westin, Luxury Collection, Sheraton, Hilton, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inns, Courtyard by Marriott and Hilton Garden Inns.  Sage is a leader in sustainability, developing both LEED Gold and LEED Silver certified hotels. Founded in 1984, Sage Hospitality is based in Denver with offices in New York City.  For more information on Sage Hospitality, please visit

Julie Dunn

Also See: Sage Hospitality Continues as Manager of the Hilton College Station & Conference Center in College Station, Texas and Assumes Management of 5 Additional Encore Owned Hotels / October 2010

Molinaro Koger Structures Sale of Hilton College Station & Conference Center / January 2005

JER Partners Sells the 303-room Hilton College Station in College Station, Texas, to an Affiliate of Encore Enterprises / September 2010

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