The Portland Harbor Hotel recently hired Timothy Pierre Labonte as the new Executive Chef for its award-winning restaurant, Eve’s at the Garden. Labonte was most recently Executive Chef at the Pier House Resort & Spa in Key West, Florida.
Labonte earned a culinary arts degree from Johnson & Wales University in 1999 before beginning his career as a sous chef at the Key West Hilton Resort & Marina in Key West, Florida. The following year, he worked as Executive Chef for Bagatelle restaurant in Key West, and in 2003, he moved to Maine, where he spent the next four years serving as Executive Chef for three different restaurants, including the Bradley Inn in New Harbor. After a four-year stint back in Key West, where Labonte served as Executive Chef for two different resorts, he returned to Maine to work with the Portland Harbor Hotel, where he has already drafted completely new summer lunch, dinner and bar bites menus for Eve’s at the Garden.
New menu items at Eve’s at the Garden include two different tempeh dishes, an all-natural beef tri-tip steak, New England scallops, mini lobster rolls, a lamb kebab, garbanzo fries, and two daily soups of the seasons with a tasting duo option.
About Eve’s at the Garden:
Eve’s at the Garden is located inside the Portland Harbor Hotel, facing the courtyard garden. The restaurant is open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant also offers a special Bar Bites menu and Happy Hour from 4-7 pm Monday through Friday. During the warmer months meals are served in the garden. Special annual events include the Caviar Dinner and the Ice Bar. Indoor complimentary valet parking is offered year-round for the restaurant’s guests.
About the Portland Harbor Hotel:
Located at 468 Fore Street in the heart of Portland’s historic Old Port district, the Portland Harbor Hotel’s old world charm, distinctive design, and top-notch to to receive the honor in Portland. The Hotel’s deluxe guest rooms and suites offer views of the Portland cityscape, Casco Bay, or the hotel garden. The Hotel also offers four luxury suites as well as top-of-the-line new fitness facilities.
On-site services and amenities include complimentary Lincoln Towncar service, valet parking, 24-hour room service and certified concierge services, nightly turndown service, meeting and banquet facilities, and wireless high speed Internet access throughout the Hotel. Contact Portland Harbor Hotel by calling (207) 775-9090 or toll free, (888) 798-9090, or visit www.portlandharborhotel.com.