With an impressive history of culinary excellence, he will continue to raise the culinary experience for our guests, wedding couples, and meeting clients at the Sheraton Cerritos.
Cerritos, Calif. (PRWEB) November 27, 2012
The Sheraton Cerritos Hotel, centrally located to both Los Angeles and Orange County, announced today that Theo Ioannou has joined the hotel to lead the culinary team, dining and banquet operations as executive chef.
“Chef Theo brings outstanding experience and a passion for reinvention,” said General Manager Cristina Riveroll. “With an impressive history of culinary excellence, he will continue to raise the culinary experience for our guests, wedding couples, and meeting clients at the Sheraton Cerritos.”
Prior to joining the Sheraton, Ioannou most recently served as executive chef for Sodexo in Southern California. He began his career in Europe and is Classically French Trained. Ioannou has held head chef and executive chef positions for 18 years, including seven years at several restaurants in London, England. He also served as chef de partie on board Cunard Lines’ Queen Elizabeth II (QE2).
“Wedding couples and banquet clients will also benefit from Chef Theo’s expertise, which complements our experienced team of wedding specialists at the Sheraton Cerritos,” said Riveroll.
Ioannou’s experience includes a decade as executive sous chef and executive chef at the Marriott Long Beach, Sutton Place Hotel and Atrium Hotel. He has a Diploma of Cookery from the International Hotel and Catering Institute, Limassol, Cyprus; and holds a Teaching Credential from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York.
About the Sheraton Cerritos Hotel
The recently renovated Sheraton Cerritos Hotel is located at 12725 Center Court Drive at Towne Center, ideally situated on the border of Los Angeles and Orange Counties in Southern California. The hotel’s central location provides easy access for group meeting attendees, wedding couples, business and leisure travelers to a number of Southern California attractions, shopping, dining, and entertainment venues. The hotel features over 15,000 square feet of newly refurbished meeting and event space; the Link@Sheraton offering complimentary Internet access; the Sheraton Fitness Programmed by Core® Performance; Grill 91 Restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner; and an outdoor heated pool and hot tub. For more information, please visit http://www.sheratoncerritos.com; for wedding and special event information, please visit http://www.sheratoncerritos.com/blog. The Sheraton Cerritos Hotel is operated by Interstate Hotels & Resorts (http://www.interstatehotels.com), the leading U.S.-based global hotel management company.