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Baltimore (March 7, 2019) – Sagamore Pendry Baltimore, the latest Pendry Hotels property that sits atop the iconic Recreation Pier overlooking the Inner Harbor, is proud to announce the appointment of Robert McGrattan as executive chef.

McGrattan brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the 128-room luxury hotel and is responsible for overseeing Sagamore Pendry Baltimore’s culinary initiatives, including on-property restaurant Rec Pier Chop House, the Italian rosticceria, and The Cannon Room, an American whiskey bar, both by acclaimed Chef Andrew Carmellini and NoHo Hospitality Group. McGrattan’s extensive 14-year culinary career encompasses hotel F&B management at four- and five-star properties ranging from 250 to 700 guest rooms. Previous experience includes roles at The Peabody Memphis in Tennessee, Nashville’s Hutton Hotel and The Westin Charlotte in North Carolina. Additionally, he has participated in multiple James Beard House dinners in New York and cooked with numerous celebrity chefs, including Edward Lee, Lidia Bastianich, Ken Frank, Josiah Citrin, and Jean-George Vongerichten. McGrattan graduated magna cum laude in culinary arts from Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte, N.C., and brings tremendous culinary knowledge and technical skill to Sagamore Pendry Baltimore.

A symbol of Baltimore’s historic past, reimagined for its future, Sagamore Pendry Baltimore fuses sophistication from a bygone era with impeccable service and modern luxury, creating one of the region’s most storied properties. Perched on Recreation Pier in the center of the vibrant waterfront Fell’s Point neighborhood, the hotel features interiors by Patrick Sutton Design with a creative vision rooted in its historic significance and signature Charm City allure. The hotel combines an unspoken list of non-negotiables: simple luxury, clean design, well-crafted restaurant experiences, vibrant bars and that perfect balance of polished comfort and modern edge. Guests will find all the amenities, offerings and exclusive programming today’s traveler seeks, accompanied by the city’s most inspired new dining, developed in collaboration with acclaimed Chef Carmellini and NoHo Hospitality Group.

For more information, please visit www.pendryhotels/baltimore.

About Pendry Hotels

Pendry Hotels is a new luxury hospitality brand from Montage International. Pendry combines inspired design and authentic service tailored to today’s cultured world traveler. Founders Alan J. Fuerstman and Michael Fuerstman's well- seasoned experience in the hospitality industry serves as the foundation for the brand. Each property is injected with a unique perspective on contemporary style with an emphasis on the arts and local community in the city it calls home. Pendry San Diego, located in the historic Gaslamp Quarter of San Diego, California, opened in February 2017. Sagamore Pendry Baltimore opened in March 2017 and is located in the Fell’s Point neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland. Currently under development is Pendry La Quinta, opening in late 2019, and Pendry Manhattan West opening in 2021. Pendry Hotels is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts. For more information on Pendry Hotels, follow @pendryhotels or visit

Contact: Kacey Bruno / (949) 715-6117

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