Meet Josh Winslow, New Executive Chef at Hilton Lexington/Downtown

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Lexington Hilton Downtown announces Joshua Winslow’s appointment to Executive Chef.

Josh Winslow

Josh Winslow

We are delighted to elevate Josh Winslow to the position of Executive Chef. Josh has worked with many of the top chefs on the East Coast, and will bring this level of talent to our guests." said General Manager, Marty Rothchild.

The Hilton Downtown hotel in Lexington announced Joshua Winslow’s promotion to Executive Chef. He will now use his skills to enhance the guest experience both in the Triangle Grille and the entire catering service.

“We are delighted to elevate Josh Winslow to the position of Executive Chef. He has a perfect combination of local knowledge and large market experience. Josh has worked with many of the top chefs on the East Coast, and will bring this level of talent to our guests at the Hilton Lexington / Downtown.” said General Manager Marty Rothchild.

Executive Chef Joshua Winslow said “I’m very proud to receive this honor to advance my skills and take our culinary team into the future.”

The Hilton Lexington Downtown is close to a multitude of attractions that appeal to visitors of all ages. Whether your interest is art, history, music, sports, dining, shopping, or Lexington Kentucky horse farms and Bluegrass tours, Lexington is sure to please. These exciting attractions, and a number of attractive shopping and dining venues make the hotel an idyllic destination for a Lexington, KY wedding.

Lexington-born Joshua Winslow began his culinary career in 1992 as a line cook at Lexington’s Merrick Inn. After he graduated from high school, Joshua moved to Charleston, S.C., where he received a degree in culinary arts from Johnson & Wales University and cooked under the guidance of Donald Barickman, one of the South's most prominent chefs. He moved to Philadelphia after graduation and worked for world renowned chef Georges Perrier at five-star restaurants Le Bec Fin and Brasserie Perrier. Joshua’s culinary skills continued to develop while working in Manhattan at some of the city’s most esteemed fine dining establishments including L'Absinthe Brasserie and Gramercy Tavern. He returned to the Bluegrass in 2005 and has been at the Lexington Hilton Downtown since 2009.

About the Hilton Lexington/Downtown
Located in the heart of beautiful Downtown Lexington, the Hilton Lexington / Downtown Hotel is the ideal destination for all vacation and business pursuits and is only 6 miles from the Blue Grass Airport. The world-class hotel is central to scores of exciting Lexington attractions, restaurants, shopping, museums, historic landmarks, performing arts and entertainment venues. To learn more about Lexington Kentucky getaways featuring attractive hotel packages at the Hilton Lexington/Downtown, visit

About New Castle Hotels & Resorts

Hilton Lexington / Downtown is owned and operated by Shelton Conn. based New Castle Hotels & Resorts, an award-winning independent third-party hotel manager, owner and developer with more than 29 hotels and resorts and nearly 5,000 rooms under contract or in development. New Castle’s growing portfolio of hotels spans 10 states and three Canadian provinces and includes several of Canada’s historic landmark resorts. The privately-held company was established by CEO, David Buffam in 1980 and consistently ranks among the top hotel management and development companies in North America, serving the United States and Canada. New Castle is a preferred operator for diverse brands within the Marriott, Hilton and Starwood families. For additional information, please go to

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