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LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. - Montage Laguna Beach announces the appointment of Jeffery Walter as resort executive chef.
Walter has served as executive chef at award-winning resorts in Las Vegas and San Diego for over 10 years. He will oversee all dining operations for Montage Laguna Beach.
"Jeffery's culinary credentials, experience and management skills fit perfectly with Montage Laguna Beach's commitment to providing guests with exceptional dining experiences," said resort manager Anne-Marie Houston. "We look forward to his contributions to our culinary teams and our resort's food and beverage program."
Walter will be responsible for ensuring continued excellence at casual all-day American cuisine dining venue, The Loft; California beach fare-inspired Mosaic Bar and Grille; the Lobby Lounge with its new menu; and in-room dining, banquets, weddings and special events. Additionally, he will provide support to Studio, the resort's signature Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star restaurant.
Most recently, Walter served as executive chef at AAA Five Diamond Bellagio, where he oversaw operations for 30 food and beverage outlets. Prior to that, he held the opening executive chef position at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. He also held executive chef positions at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego and Caesars Palace Las Vegas Resort and Casino.
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About Montage Laguna BeachMontage, set on a coastal bluff overlooking the Pacific in the heart of the vibrant arts community of Laguna Beach, offers 30 acres of oceanfront luxury. The 250-room craftsman-style resort features beachfront accommodations; a 20,000-square-foot spa; destination dining at Studio; a wealth of outdoor recreation, including three pools, beach and water sports; a fine art collection; and more than 20,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space. For information and reservations, please contact Montage, toll-free, at 1-888-715-6700; or visit www.montagehotels.com/lagunabeach.
About Montage Hotels & Resorts Montage Hotels & Resorts is the ultra-luxury hospitality management company founded by Alan J. Fuerstman. Designed to serve the affluent and discerning traveler and homeowner, the company features an artistic collection of distinctive hotels, resorts and residences in stunning settings. Each Montage property offers comfortable elegance, a unique sense of place and spirit, impeccable hospitality and memorable culinary, spa and lifestyle experiences. The portfolio of hotels, resorts and residences include: Montage Laguna Beach, Montage Beverly Hills, Montage Deer Valley, Montage Kapalua Bay, Montage Palmetto Bluff, Montage Los Cabos, opening in 2018, and Montage La Quinta and Montage Healdsburg opening in 2020. Montage Hotels & Resorts is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts. For more information, follow @montagehotels or visit www.montagehotels.com.