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Brian McDonough Appointed as Restaurant and Wine Manager for the
106-room Tides Inn on the Chesapeake Bay in Irvington, Virginia

August 28, 2012 (Irvington, Virginia) - Tides Inn on the banks of the Chesapeake Bay in Irvington, Virginia, has appointed Brian McDonough as Restaurant and Wine Manager. Arriving with a decade of food and beverage management experience, McDonough works closely with Executive Chef TV Flynn and his culinary team while overseeing food and wine for four onsite restaurants as well as in-room dining, banqueting and special events.

"The Tides Inn is delighted to welcome Brian," said Gordon Slatford, General Manager of Tides Inn. "His passion and knowledge will greatly assist the Tides Inn in its continued commitment to high-end service for all guests."

McDonough's main focus is on delighting diners with a dynamic wine-pairing menu featuring domestic, international, and regional Virginia wines. His goal will also be to introduce uncommon wines that are a good or better alternative to some premium wines. The creation of a continually updated wine list and pairing menu will include constant tastings and assessments.

McDonough arrived at Tides Inn following a two-year run as Director of Outlets at Omni Richmond Hotel. Previously he was Outlets Manager at Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel.

Born and raised in Boston, MA, McDonough currently resides in Richmond, VA.

About Tides Inn
The intimate 106-room Tides Inn is set on its own waterfront peninsula in the charming town of Irvington, VA. A preferred mid-Atlantic getaway, the resort's facilities include a full service spa, 18-hole championship Golden Eagle golf course, an award-winning 60-slip marina, state-of-the-art conference services and signature Chesapeake Bay cuisine available in four unique dining facilities. Additional amenities include a professional sailing school, swimming pool, a nine-hole par 3 golf course, tennis, croquet and volleyball. A member of The Leading Hotels of the World, the Chesapeake Bay resort is part of the Enchantment Group portfolio of award-winning properties. Based in Scottsdale, AZ the spa and resort development and management firm also operates Mii amo, a destination spa, and Enchantment Resort located in Sedona, AZ. For more information about Tides Inn, please visit or call 800.843.3746.


Corey Finjer
Hawkins International PR
(212) 255- 6541

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