Hotel Granduca Austin Appoints Miguel Ortiz as Executive Chef

USA, Austin, Texas. November 07, 2018

Hotel Granduca Austin is pleased to announce the appointment of Miguel Ortiz as Executive Chef, where he will oversee all culinary operations of the property.

“We are very pleased to have Chef Ortiz join the Granduca family,” said General Manager Olivier Glattfelder. “He brings many years of experience and we look forward to showcasing his culinary talent.”

Chef Ortiz joins Hotel Granduca Austin with nearly 20 years of hospitality and culinary experience. His most recent position was as Executive Sous Chef at the Escondido Golf & Lake Club in Horseshoe Bay, TX. He has held Chef and Executive Chef positions, and received multiple industry awards and accolades, at a number of US properties, including: Marriott Denver Tech Center, The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts in San Antonio, TX (where he was also the personal Chef for all the talent and high profile entertainment artists), Marriott Horseshoe Bay Resort, Minneapolis Marriott City Center, New York Marriott Marquis, and San Antonio Rivercenter Marriott. Chef Ortiz also acted as a culinary consultant for the Tiger Woods' Bluejack Golf Course openings in Conroe, TX and Jack's Bay in the Bahamas.

Related News

Choose a Social Network!

The social network you are looking for is not available.

Close
Coming up in December 2018...

Hotel Law: New Administration - New Policies

In a business as large as a hotel and in a field as broad as the law, there are innumerable legal issues which affect every area of a hotel's operation. For a hotel, the primary legal focus includes their restaurant, bar, meeting, convention and spa areas of their business, as well as employee relations. Hotels are also expected to protect their guests from criminal harm and to ensure the confidentiality of their personal identity information. These are a few of the daily legal matters hotels are concerned with, but on a national scale, there are also a number of pressing issues that the industry at large must address. For example, with a new presidential administration, there could be new policies on minimum wage and overtime rules, and a revised standard for determining joint employer status. There could also be legal issues surrounding new immigration policies like the H-2B guest-worker program (used by some hotels and resorts for seasonal staffing), as well as the uncertain legal status of some employees who fall under the DACA program. There are also major legal implications surrounding the online gaming industry. With the growing popularity of internet gambling and daily fantasy sports betting, more traditional resort casinos are also seeking the legal right to offer online gambling. Finally, the legal status of home-sharing companies like Airbnb continues to make news. Local jurisdictions are still trying to determine how to regulate the short-term apartment rental market, and the outcome will have consequences for the hotel industry. The December issue of Hotel Business Review will examine these and other critical issues pertaining to hotel law and how some companies are adapting to them.