Shane Arnold has been appointed as the Executive Chef for the 237-room Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley Airport in Windsor Locks, CT. As Executive Chef, Arnold’s responsibilities include menu creation and management of all food departments throughout the Sheraton, including the hotel’s restaurant, Concorde’s. Waterford Hotel Group, Inc. professionally manages the Sheraton Hartford.
Chef Arnold joins the Sheraton team from his most recent position as Executive Sous Chef and Assistant Restaurant Manager for the 409-room Marriott Hartford Downtown, a role he held for nearly 10 years. Arnold had also previously serviced as a Task Force Chef for Waterford Hotel Group, lending his culinary management expertise to several properties in the company’s portfolio including the Gettysburg Hotel and the Andover Inn. In 2011, he was awarded the Outstanding Manager of the Year recognition by the CT Lodging Association.
“We are pleased to welcome Chef Arnold to the Sheraton Hartford,” commented Chris Allen, General Manager of the hotel. “His culinary experience and familiarity with the day to day operations of a large hotel make him a welcome addition to the Sheraton’s food and beverage team,” added Allen.
Chef Arnold holds an Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts from Johnson & Wales University in Charleston, SC. He currently resides in Rocky Hill, CT.
About the Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley Airport
The Sheraton Hartford Hotel is located inside the Bradley airport complex, with an elevator from the indoor, underground 300-car parking garage providing direct access to the hotel and Bradley International Airport terminals. The Sheraton has been renovated to include new bedding, bathrooms and amenities. On-site amenities of the 10-story hotel include a Concierge Floor and lounge, an indoor swimming pool and complete exercise facility, high speed Internet access, fifteen meeting rooms, a full-service restaurant, lounge, Starbucks Cafe and grand ballroom to accommodate meeting and banquet functions up to 400 people. For more information, visit http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=19&language=en_US.
About Waterford Hotel Group
Waterford Hotel Group has experience operating virtually every type of hotel property, including select service properties, all-suite hotels, conference centers, and large full service and resort properties. The company's approach to hotel development and operations is hands-on, and features frequent site visits and constant communication with customers and partners. Additionally, Waterford Hotel Group offers centralized accounting, financial reporting, strategic marketing, human resources, and day-to-day operations management systems to increase market share and profitability at all properties. For more information, visit the company's website at www.waterfordhotelgroup.com.