Benchmark Hospitality International, a leading U.S.-based hospitality management company, has named Brother Luck executive chef for Hotel Contessa, located on the Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas. Jeff Wardlaw, Benchmark Hospitality’s general manager at the hotel, made the announcement.
"I am so pleased to welcome Brother to Hotel Contessa,” said Mr. Wardlaw. “A gifted young chef, Brother brings broad culinary experience and immense talent to his new position, and a solid track record as an inspirational leader in the kitchen.”
Brother Luck has previously served as executive chef for Benchmark Hospitality’s Cheyenne Mountain Resort of Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was initially executive sous chef for the property. Luck has also served as chef for World of Whirlpool, a private corporate conference center in Chicago, which is operated by Benchmark Hospitality International.
Prior to joining Benchmark, Chef Luck served as chef de cuisine with a major hotel company at properties in Arizona and Texas, garnering awards for culinary excellence.
Brother Luck has been honored with an invitation to cook at the renowned James Beard House in New York City. He and his family have relocated to the San Antonio area.
About Hotel Contessa
Celebrating the region’s unmatched storied heritage as a fusion of cultures, Hotel Contessa pays homage to the best of San Antonio, incorporating modern interpretations of its unique architecture, hospitality, cuisine and lifestyle. The 12-story hotel features 10,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting and event facilities, a dedicated fitness center, full-service spa and rooftop swimming pool, as well as a gourmet restaurant and lounge that give leisure and business travelers a true taste of the new San Antonio. Hotel Contessa embodies Benchmark Hospitality’s nearly thirty years of innovation and excellence in the operation and development of premium hotels, resorts and conference centers. The property is located at 306 W. Market Street. For more information or to make your reservation, please call 210-229-9222 or log onto www.thehotelcontessa.com.
About Benchmark Hospitality International
Benchmark Hospitality International is a leader in the management and marketing of resorts, conference centers, hotels, and Personal Luxury Resorts & HotelsSM. The independent company, launched in 1980, is a worldwide organization operating properties in major metropolitan and resort destinations. Benchmark's international headquarters is located in The Woodlands, Texas, near Houston. Benchmark Hospitality is also a founding member of the International Association of Conference Centers. The company's eastern regional office is in New Jersey, western regional office is in Washington, with international offices in Tokyo, Japan, and Santiago, Chile. For the location of Benchmark's properties and additional information, visit www.benchmarkhospitality.com.