Hyatt Regency Sarasota Hotel Announces New Executive Chef, Kory Foltz

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Chef Foltz brings extensive culinary experience to the Sarasota, Florida hotel.

Hyatt Regency Sarasota Hotel Announces New Executive Chef

Hyatt is dedicated to preparing food that is thoughtfully sourced and carefully served with fresh, sustainable ingredients that appeal to a wide array of palates.

Hyatt Regency Sarasota appoints Chef Kory Foltz as Executive Chef at the iconic Sarasota hotel. Chef Foltz has held positions with Hyatt for eight years, and most recently was based at nearby Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay.

Chef Foltz’s culinary background includes a degree from Florida Culinary Institute in West Palm Beach, where he concentrated on Culinary Arts and International Baking and Pastry. While at Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, Chef Foltz held positions as Culinary Team Lead, Culinary Supervisor, Chef de Cuisine and Executive Sous Chef.

“We are excited to have Chef Foltz lead our culinary team and bring his unique talents to the property,” said Hyatt Regency Sarasota’s Bruce McDonald, General Manager. “Hyatt is dedicated to preparing food that is thoughtfully sourced and carefully served with fresh, sustainable ingredients that appeal to a wide array of palates. Chef Foltz continues that great tradition with his own innovative take on classic and regional dishes.”

Signature items on Chef Foltz’ menu include Florida Blue Crab Cake with sweet corn salad and cherry pepper aioli, Gulf Shrimp with sweet corn pudding, hickory smoked bacon and seafood dashi, perfectly portioned dishes like the restaurant’s Quinoa Black Bean Cake, and Create-Your-Own options from Currents’ Healthy Balance menu.

For more information on new amenities and services at Hyatt Regency Sarasota, and to learn more about Hyatt’s new Executive Chef, visit

About Hyatt Regency Sarasota
Hyatt Regency Sarasota, 1000 Blvd of the Arts, is Sarasota’s only AAA 4 Diamond hotel and is the perfect blend of setting, service and comfort. With a stunning bayside location and modern amenities, this eco-friendly hotel invites you to uncover the best of Florida. The property features 294 rooms, 20,000 square feet of flexible function space, a full service business center, Wi-Fi Internet access, and health club. The hotel’s prime location allows guests to easily explore an incredible array of Sarasota’s attractions from shopping to restaurants and anything in between. To book, call 800.233.1234 or visit

About Hyatt Regency
Hyatt Regency offers a full range of services and facilities tailored to serve the needs of meeting planners, business travelers and leisure guests. Properties range in size from 180 to over 2,000 rooms and are conveniently located in urban, suburban, airport, convention and resort destinations around the world. Hyatt Regency convention hotels feature spacious meeting and conference facilities designed to provide a productive environment allowing guests to convene and connect. Hyatt Regency hotels in resort locations cater to couples seeking a getaway, families enjoying a vacation together and corporate groups seeking a functional and relaxed atmosphere in which to conduct business and meetings.

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