DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel Tucson – Reid Park Welcomes New Executive Chef Barry Bennett
Bennett brings extensive experience and expertise in providing unremitting service in the hospitality industry
TUCSON, Ariz. - Chef Barry Bennett has been named executive chef of DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tucson – Reid Park, located in Tucson, Arizona.
Chef Bennett brings 34 years of culinary experience to his role, with training from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America and a wealth of hospitality expertise. He has served as an executive chef working with a number of leading hotel brands, including DoubleTree by Hilton, Radisson, Crowne Plaza and Hotel Indigo.
As an executive and corporate chef, Chef Bennett has catered for a star-studded list of political figures and celebrities, including former presidents, TV hosts and musicians.
On Oct. 4, Chef Bennett will debut menu items from Crystals, the newest dining experience at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tucson – Reid Park, at the 15th annual Flavors of Tucson culinary event. Chef Bennett will appear alongside 22 of Tucson’s premier chefs to create an evening of exquisite food and fine wines celebrating the city’s cuisine.
Crystals is one of many new additions to DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tucson – Reid Park, managed by California-based Marin Management, Inc. The hotel is currently undergoing a $16 million renovation to enhance the hotel’s lobby, bar, two restaurants, 400-person ballroom, meeting rooms and courtyards. The renovation expands to the exterior with plush new landscaping and features, a new porte-cochère, exterior paint and improvements to the hotel’s expansive pool area. Renovations to the hotel’s guest rooms will be completed in early 2019.
About Marin Management, Inc.
Founded in 1990, Marin Management, Inc. is a full-service hotel and restaurant management company headquartered in Sausalito, California. Marin Management provides a variety of full-service and limited-service management, consulting, development, and support services to upscale mid-market hotel franchises throughout California, Texas, Utah, Arizona and Internationally. National franchise brands include Hilton Hotels Corporation®, Wyndham International®, Choice Hotels International®, Carlson Hotels Worldwide®, Intercontinental Hotel Group® (IHG), and others. The company also operates independent hotels such as Bay Landing Hotel at San Francisco International Airport, MapleTree Inn in Silicon Valley and Vineyard Country Inn in St. Helena, California. and Noyo Harbor Inn, Fort Bragg.
About DoubleTree by Hilton
DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of more than 590 upscale hotels with more than 136,000 rooms across 48 countries. For more than 50 years, DoubleTree by Hilton has continued to be a symbol of comfort for business and leisure travelers around the world, from welcoming guests with its signature warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie, to serving the local community. DoubleTree by Hilton offers contemporary accommodations and amenities, including unique food and beverage experiences, state-of-the-art fitness offerings and meetings and events spaces. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. To make reservations, travelers may visit doubletree.com. Connect with DoubleTree by Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Learn about the latest brand news at newsroom.hilton.com/doubletree.
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