Hotel EMC2 | August 21, 2018
Chicago, IL (August 2018) –SMASHotels is thrilled to announce the appointment of Mark Shouger as General Manager of Hotel EMC2. With over three decades of experience working in the hospitality industry, most recently as Managing Director of Ronald McDonald House, Shouger will lead the operation of the 195-room property located in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood. As the first property of its kind to celebrate the convergence of art and science, Hotel EMC2 strives to provide an experience for its guests that is exactly like nothing else and Shouger's addition to the executive team plays an integral role in this. "We are elated ...
the Albert | June 18, 2018
Chicago, IL – (June 2018) The Albert, located at 228 E Ontario, is taking the Chicago culinary scene by storm with the appointment of Executive Chef Larry Feldmeier. Bringing over 12 years of experience to Hotel EMC2's contemporary restaurant, Chef Larry will combine technique and style to create a detailed, yet approachable menu for all guests to enjoy. "We are ecstatic to welcome Chef Larry to the Albert family," says Hotel EMC2 General Manager Christine Wechter Menzel. "Chef brings with him a fresh perspective and a new pedigree of culinary excellence, and we can't wait for our guests to see, and taste, what he has in store." W...
Hotel EMC2 | May 25, 2017
Chicago – May 25, 2017 – Autograph Collection Hotels and SMASHotels, an award-winning hospitality management company, today announced the official opening of Hotel EMC2 in downtown Chicago. Hotel EMC2 joins the diverse and dynamic portfolio of more than one hundred Autograph Collection Hotels around the world that are independent, one-of-a-kind and share the brand's values of vision, design and craft. Driven by the vision and passion of local real estate developer, leader and disruptor Scott Greenberg, President & CEO of SMASHotels, the innovative hotel, led by General Manager Christine Wechter, celebrates the convergenc...
Hotel EMC2 | April 26, 2017
Chicago – April 26, 2017 – Hotel EMC2, part of Autograph Collection Hotels, is thrilled to welcome its executive team ahead of its highly anticipated opening in May 2017. The boutique hotel is the first of its kind and will celebrate the convergence of art and science through its design, cuisine, and guest experience. The team of seasoned industry veterans has been thoughtfully selected to be a driving force in delivering on the brand's promise of providing exactly like nothing else experiences for guests. The team includes: Christine Wechter, General Manager; Brandon Brumback, Executive Chef; Rebecca Royster, Director of Fo...
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