Stonebridge Companies’ Embassy Suites by Hilton Anchorage Appoints New Executive Chef

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The Embassy Suites hotel in Anchorage, Alaska Welcomes New Chef to Its Outstanding Team

Embassy Suites Anchorage Alaska

Embassy Suites Anchorage, Alaska adds esteemed Chef, Jay Mendoza, to exceptional team.

The Embassy Suites by Hilton hotel in Anchorage, Alaska has appointed Jay Mendoza as Executive Chef/Director of Food and Beverage. Chef Jay brings with him years of experience as Executive Sous Chef, Executive Pastry Chef, and most recently held the role of Executive Chef at fellow Anchorage hotels.

Chef Jay moved to Alaska from California, where he attended the Kitchen Academy of Hollywood and Le Cordon Bleu Hollywood. Prior to his move to Anchorage, Jay worked his way up from Stagier to Pastry Sous Chef, followed by Executive Chef and Sous Chef positions at popular restaurants in the Hollywood, California area, including Ortolan, The Churchill, The Hudson and Anchor Woodfire Kitchen.

In his new role, Chef Jay will be tasked with overseeing all food and beverage activities for the Embassy Suites Anchorage hotel, including the on-site restaurant, Pi Kitchen + Bar. Chef Jay will focus on menu development for both banquets and the restaurant, delivering outstanding food quality, overseeing the food and beverage team and ultimately delivering an outstanding guest experience.

About the Embassy Suites Anchorage

The Embassy Suites by Hilton Anchorage hotel is centrally located in Midtown Anchorage, near the city’s most popular attractions like the Alaska Zoo, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage Gulf Course and many local businesses. The hotel has 169 comfortable, roomy hotel suites with generous amenities such as two flat-screen HD televisions with premium channels per room, high-speed Internet access and in-room refrigerator and microwave. Additionally, guests have access to the hotel’s state-of-the-art fitness center with an indoor pool and whirlpool, full-service business center, flexible meeting spaces, full-service onsite restaurant and room service. Embassy Suites by Hilton Anchorage hotel is proudly managed by Stonebridge Companies in Denver, CO.

Founded in 1991 by Navin C. Dimond, Stonebridge Companies is a privately owned, innovative hotel owner, operator and developer headquartered near Denver, Colorado. The company’s current portfolio entails 45 hotels with over 7,000 rooms nationwide. This diverse listing of properties includes select-service, extended-stay, mid-scale and full-service hotels in markets throughout the U.S. For detailed information, visit our website at

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Merideth Milliner
Embassy Suites Anchorage
since: 01/2013
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