The Beverly Hilton Announces New Executive Chef Alberico Nunziata

Executive Chef Alberico Nunziata Brings His Culinary Expertise to the Hotel’s Signature Restaurant, CIRCA 55, and Numerous Red Carpet Events

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May 31, 2016

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - The Beverly Hilton is pleased to announce the appointment of Chef Alberico Nunziata as executive chef. Nunziata will be responsible for overseeing the menus and staff of CIRCA 55, in addition to banquet operations, in-room dining and menus for the hotel's high-profile events and galas, including the Golden Globe® Awards, Academy Awards® Nominee Luncheon, Pre-Grammy Awards Gala® and the Milken Institute's Global Conference.

"We are excited to welcome Executive Chef Alberico to The Beverly Hilton," said Sandy Murphy, general manager, The Beverly Hilton. "Chef Alberico is extremely talented, with an impressive culinary background, and we are confident that guests and Los Angeles locals will love what he brings to the table."

Nunziata will also be updating the pool menu for The Beverly Hilton's famed Aqua Star Pool and introducing a poolside "Aperitivo Hour" menu of appetizers and light bites that will be available on weekdays.

Citing his mother as one of his main inspirations, Nunziata brings an Italian heritage and farm-to-table culinary philosophy to the hotel with a simple style of cooking that lets the food's true flavors shine through.

"I am truly thrilled to be taking the lead at this iconic Beverly Hills hotel," said Nunziata. "I am looking forward to combining the timeless elegance of The Beverly Hilton with my fresh take on Italian fare, to introduce guests to a totally unique eating experience."

Prior to joining The Beverly Hilton, Nunziata most recently acted as Executive Chef at Hotel Casa del Mar overseeing Catch restaurant and Terraza Lounge. Originally from Sorrento, Italy, Nunziata also spent 10 years cooking for the general manager of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the Italian Prime Minister.

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About The Beverly Hilton
Opened in 1955 by distinguished hotelier Conrad Hilton, The Beverly Hilton, a Forbes Four-Star hotel, is owned by the Los Angeles-based, Oasis West Realty, LLC and managed by Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT). Nestled at the crossroads of the iconic Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards, the hotel combines the excitement and entertainment of Hollywood with the prestige of Beverly Hills. The 569-room hotel features 101 suites including nine private luxury suites within The Penthouse Collection. With more than 60,000 square feet of indoor and open-air event space, The Beverly Hilton boasts the most technologically advanced meeting space of its kind in the country. The hotel's renowned International Ballroom plays host to glamorous annual events including the Golden Globe Awards Show, Oscar Nominee Luncheon, Pre-GRAMMYs Gala, and the Milken Institute's Global Conference. The legendary Aqua Star Pool is Beverly Hills' largest pool and is the setting for numerous recognizable photo shoots. The adjoining Aqua Star BABOR Beauty Spa offers red carpet-ready treatments from BABOR Beauty in a secluded setting. CIRCA 55 restaurant entices guests with locally-sourced cuisine in a stylish setting overlooking the pool, while Trader Vic's Lounge, a Hollywood staple for generations, offers a lively scene with Polynesian flair. For more information, please visit or call 310.274.7777.


Elizabeth Maxim
Murphy O'Brien Public Relations (For The Beverly Hilton)
+1 310 586 7188

Stephanie Senter
Murphy O’Brien Public Relations (For The Beverly Hilton)
+1 310 586 7102

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