Close

Cart

Total $0.00

Checkout

For over two decades, Antrim 1844's Smokehouse Restaurant has maintained its legacy as a culinary destination with exquisite ingredient-driven cuisine. Our menu highlights the finest and freshest ingredients through a sophisticated interpretation of contemporary American cuisine to the delight of novice epicureans and gourmands alike. To continue surpassing guest expectations and providing the finest dining experience, Antrim 1844 announces the appointment of new Executive Chef, Ilhan Erkek.

With over 15 years of culinary experience Executive Chef, Ilhan Erkek holds a Hotel Management degree from Istanbul University, one of the world’s most renowned schools for culinary arts and a vocational diploma from M.I.M in Hotel Management and Tourism.

Before coming to Antrim 1844's Smokehouse Restaurant, he served as Executive Chef for the 4th Street Dining Corporation's Ottoman Taverna - a Michelin Guide, Bib Gourmand awardee and and Alba Osteria. Earning "Best Hotels in Europe" and a 2017 Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Award, Erkek began his culinary career at five-star rated Ritz Carlton, Istanbul. From there, he continued up the ranks with some of the world’s most prestigious establishments including Ritz Carlton's Grand Lakes Vineyard Grill serving as Restaurant Supervisor to its Gold Badge "Best Hotels in the USA" property.

Florida's St. Petersburg awarding-winning eclectic dining destination, Tryst Gastro Lounge welcomed Erkek as its Executive Chef in 2011, and from there he went on to Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Awardee, Ritz Carlton, Naples owning the role as Chef Specialty Garde Manger. During his tenure Erkek continued to hone his skills as a modernist chef, creating his masterpieces based on seasonal selections while crafting new and innovative ways to bring locavore to the table with the freshest of ingredients. It is this style of constructing culinary experiences - often with a Mediterranean nod - that has helped Erkek become a master chef with the philosophy of always surprising and engaging diners with food that defies their expectations.

We look forward to what Erkek's talents will bring to Antrim 1844's Smokehouse Restaurant and hope you will join us in welcoming him to our team.

About Antrim 1844

Nestled at the foot of the breathtaking Catoctin Mountains in Central Maryland, this beautiful 24-acre estate is renowned for its superb cuisine and upscale accommodations. Owners Richard and Dorothy Mollett have masterfully restored the property to reflect its original splendor of 1844. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, visitors can experience the rich history with touches of modern elegance. Located just 15 minutes from Gettysburg, Antrim 1844 is the perfect location for romantic getaways, exquisite fine dining, elegant weddings, family reunions, corporate meetings, retreats, and much more. https://www.antrim1844.com/.

Contact: Cara Paige, Marketing Manager

(410) 756-6812 x 116

Related News

Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile Appoints Kathy Heneghan as General Manager

Cape Cod’s Chatham Bars Inn Promotes Simon Rodrigues to Director of Sales & Marketing

Choice Hotels Appoints Jason Simpson as Vice President of Engineering

RLH Corporation Appoints Julie Shiflett as Chief Financial Officer

Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort Appoints Aaron Weegar as New Director of Sales & Marketing

The Dow Hotel Company Promotes Steve Griffin to EVP & Chief Financial Officer and Randall King to EVP & Chief Operating Officer

Arthur Keith Joins Kalahari Resorts and Conventions as General Manager of Pocono Mountains Resort

HRI Lodging Appoints Molly Nelson-Sundermann as Director of Sales & Marketing of Holston House Nashville

Hilton Miami Dadeland Names Rosa Albert as Director of Sales and Marketing

Hyatt Regency Maui Appoints David MacLean as Director of Sales and Marketing

PM Hotel Group Appoints Lance Mion as Executive Chef for Canopy by Hilton Washington, DC Bethesda North

White Lodging Appoints Michael Marquez-Thompson as Executive Chef at Le Méridien Denver Downtown + AC Hotel Denver Downtown

Amber Brask Takes the Reins as General Manager at Montana’s Historic 320 Guest Ranch

Pacifica Hotels Promotes Adam Marquis to President

Timber Cove Resort Appoints David Ahern as General Manager

Sigrid Köntopp Appointed Senior Director Operations at IntercityHotel GmbH

Omni Oklahoma City Hotel, Opening in 2021, Appoints Dan Boyer to Director of Sales and Marketing

Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago Appoints Gabriel Soanca as Hotel Manager

Royal Palms Resort and Spa Appoints Carlos Morales as General Manager and Alex Robinson as Executive Chef

Kokua Hospitality Appoints Ihab Kherati as General Manager at Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach

All News »

Please login or register to post a comment.