San Antonio Marriott Hotels Appoints Chris Stanley as New Executive Chef
The recently rebranded 30-year-old hotel, San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter on the River Walk, and its connected property, San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk, announces the appointment of Chris Stanley as Executive Chef.
In his new capacity as Executive Chef, Stanley assumes the reins of all food and beverage operations at the hotels' five exceptional dining outlets, including the renowned Tributary. Prior to this role, Chef Stanley served as the Executive Chef at the Westin Dallas Downtown Hotel since 2019, where his unwavering dedication and unparalleled talent allowed him to navigate the challenges posed by the pandemic successfully. Under his leadership, the North Texas hotel witnessed a substantial increase in revenue.
Chef Stanley's culinary journey boasts an impressive array of positions, having previously held pivotal roles at acclaimed establishments such as the W Chicago City and the Sheraton Grand in Chicago. During his tenure as Executive Banquet Chef at the Sheraton Grand, he expertly managed food and beverage revenues exceeding $50 million. In 2016, he ventured to Texas to serve as the Executive Sous Chef at the Sheraton Dallas, marking the beginning of his culinary footprint in the Lone Star State.
"I am looking forward to working with the Marriott River Walk hotels as their Executive Chef," said Stanley. "Together with the talented team at San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter on the River Walk and San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk, I am committed to continuing to grow the food and beverage operations, as well as deliver an unparalleled dining experience to our cherished guests."
With over a decade of exceptional leadership experience in both banquets and high-volume restaurants, Chef Stanley brings a blend of creativity, precision and innovation to the San Antonio hotels' culinary team. His exceptional expertise and dedication to crafting extraordinary dining experiences make him a valuable addition to the vibrant and dynamic culinary landscape of San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter on the River Walk and San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk.