White Plains, NY (PRWEB) October 10, 2007
Jean-Claude Lanchais, new Executive Chef of the Renaissance Westchester Hotel, brings a wealth of worldwide culinary experience to the hotel's food and beverage operations, including the newly opened 80 West Restaurant and stylish new banquet space.
Chef Lanchais has over 35 years of culinary experience from around the globe including, Paris, St. Martin, Korea, Guam, Jamaica, Long Beach, Washington DC, and most recently the Doral Golf Resort & Spa in Miami.
He is known throughout the industry as a culinary innovator with cutting edge creativity and quality. It's no wonder that Chef Lanchais was named the "Renaissance Chef of the Year Worldwide," which is Marriott's most prestigious culinary award.
The Renaissance Westchester, New York Hotel is fortunate to have a world class culinary talent to compliment the recent multi-million dollar renovations. Chef Lanchais has been recognized by industry professionals and meeting planners alike with numerous awards; M&C Gold Platter Award as selected by Corporate and Association Executive Meeting Planners for Creativity and Ambience, 5 Gold and 7 Silver Medals for Best Tables Food Competition, and Gold Medal Winner at the "Annual American Food & Beverage Awards" in New York.
The hotel's acclaimed new Westchester restaurant, 80 West, boasts floor to ceiling windows overlooking the wooded estate, providing the backdrop for an enchanted meal. Culinary artisans at this authentic Seafood Grill have created a menu that infuses the distinctive tastes of the sea and prime grilled meats, inspired by regional flavors. A wide range of vintage wines available from the impressive wine list will complement any dining experience remarkably. A lively atmosphere with impeccable service makes any occasion at 80 West a meal to remember.
This sophisticated White Plains, NY restaurant features intimate seating and explores seafood in a vibrant, New York atmoshpere. The private dining room is ideal for special gatherings, from corporate events to rehearsal dinners. Enjoy delightfully delicious dining with menus customizable for special occasions. Whatever the occasion, 80 West and Renaissance Westchester are the ideal backdrop for any evening or event.
Please join the Renaissance Westchester and 80 West in welcoming Chef Jean-Claude Lanchais as the newest member of the already superb staff.
About the Renaissance Westchester Hotel
Delight in the resort atmosphere of the Renaissance Westchester Hotel in White Plains, NY nestled on 30 acres of scenic countryside in Westchester County. Situated only 35 minutes from New York City, this luxurious White Plains hotel in Hudson Valley is conveniently located near the Westchester County Airport, historic Hudson Valley attractions, world-class shopping, and challenging golf courses. Enjoy newly renovated rooms, as well as amenities for various recreational activities, such as an indoor heated pool, indoor tennis courts, volleyball courts, horseshoes, bocce ball, and a nature trail. Indulge in award-winning culinary delights and panoramic views of the surrounding nature at the newly renovated 80 West Restaurant. The beautiful setting at this Westchester County hotel presents a picturesque backdrop for a number of events, including business meetings, social gatherings, and wedding receptions. Experience a White Plains, NY hotel that expertly combines luxury and nature at the Renaissance Westchester, New York Hotel. For more information or to make a reservation, call 914-694-5400 or visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/hpnsh-renaissance-westchester-hotel/.