Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort Names New Executive Chef

Chef Andrew Morrison to Lead Culinary Team at the Award-Winning, 25-Story, All-Suite Flagship Property and Resort

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October 13, 2015

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort today announced that Andrew Morrison has joined the property as executive chef. In his role, Morrison will be responsible for overseeing all culinary operations and developing new dining concepts for the restaurants, in-room dining, banquets, catering and events at the award-winning, 25-story, all-suite flagship property and resort.

Morrison brings over 25 years of culinary hospitality experience to Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort as executive chef. He began his career in 1990 as sous chef at Maison Blanche restaurant in Washington D.C., before heading west to serve as a chef at the gourmet Italian restaurant Lampreia in Seattle, Washington and later as chef at The Biltmore Room in New York, New York, where he was part of the opening team.

Early on, Morrison was executive chef of the contemporary French restaurant Le Mistral in Washington D.C. and executive sous chef at the Four Seasons Atlanta hotel where he was responsible for multiple food-service operations that generated more than $18 million in revenue.  He also served as executive chef of the Fairmont Pittsburgh hotel in Pennsylvania, as well as executive chef of The Mayflower Hotel in Washington D.C., where he managed all culinary operations and created menus and new restaurant concepts for the 695-room luxury hotel.
More recently, Morrison held the position of executive chef at the four-star, 400-room Fairmont Hamilton Princess resort in Bermuda.

"Andrew brings an impressive, wide-ranging culinary background that includes experience working at some of the most well-known hotels and restaurants in America," said John Allan, general manager, Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. "We are pleased to have him as part of our team."

Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort is a 25-story, all-suite flagship luxury residential resort featuring 374-elegantly appointed studios, one, two and three-bedroom residences and ideally situated on the world-acclaimed shoreline of Fort Lauderdale beach. Guests of the resort experience extreme indulgence with European spa treatments, world-class cuisine and poolside activities at the property's 25,000 square foot tropical enclave overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort is located at 505 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For reservations or more information call 1-800-HILTONS (1-800-445-8667) or visit www.fortlauderdalebeachresort.hilton.com.


Lisa Cole
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Mallory McQuail
For Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort
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