Bennett brings extensive experience and expertise in providing unremitting service in the hospitality industry
TUCSON, Ariz. – Chef Barry Bennett has been named executive chef of DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tucson – Reid Park, located in Tucson, Arizona.
Chef Bennett brings 34 years of culinary experience to his role, with training from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America and a wealth of hospitality expertise. He has served as an executive chef working with a number of leading hotel brands, including DoubleTree by Hilton, Radisson, Crowne Plaza and Hotel Indigo.
As an executive and corporate chef, Chef Bennett has catered for a star-studded list of political figures and celebrities, including former presidents, TV hosts and musicians.
On Oct. 4, Chef Bennett will debut menu items from Crystals, the newest dining experience at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tucson – Reid Park, at the 15th annual Flavors of Tucson culinary event. Chef Bennett will appear alongside 22 of Tucson’s premier chefs to create an evening of exquisite food and fine wines celebrating the city’s cuisine.
Crystals is one of many new additions to DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tucson – Reid Park, managed by California-based Marin Management, Inc. The hotel is currently undergoing a $16 million renovation to enhance the hotel’s lobby, bar, two restaurants, 400-person ballroom, meeting rooms and courtyards. The renovation expands to the exterior with plush new landscaping and features, a new porte-cochère, exterior paint and improvements to the hotel’s expansive pool area. Renovations to the hotel’s guest rooms will be completed in early 2019.
About Marin Management, Inc.
Founded in 1990, Marin Management, Inc. is a full-service hotel and restaurant management company headquartered in Sausalito, California. Marin Management provides a variety of full-service and limited-service management, consulting, development, and support services to upscale mid-market hotel franchises throughout California, Texas, Utah, Arizona and Internationally. National franchise brands include Hilton Hotels Corporation®, Wyndham International®, Choice Hotels International®, Carlson Hotels Worldwide®, Intercontinental Hotel Group® (IHG), and others. The company also operates independent hotels such as Bay Landing Hotel at San Francisco International Airport, MapleTree Inn in Silicon Valley and Vineyard Country Inn in St. Helena, California. and Noyo Harbor Inn, Fort Bragg.
About DoubleTree by Hilton
DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of more than 535 upscale hotels with more than 127,000 rooms across six continents. DoubleTree by Hilton prides itself on paying attention to the little details that have a big impact, from welcoming guests with its signature warm DoubleTree Cookie, to serving the communities around them. DoubleTree by Hilton hotels offer contemporary accommodations and full-service facilities, including restaurants and lounges, room service, health clubs, business centers, and meeting and banquet spaces. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. To make reservations, travelers may visit doubletree.com. Connect with DoubleTree by Hilton on facebook.com/doubletree, twitter.com/doubletree and instagram.com/doubletree. Learn about the latest brand news at newsroom.hilton.com/doubletree.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,400 properties with nearly 880,000 rooms, in 106 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company’s portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.