Industry Update
Appointment23 February 2012

Brother Luck

Appointed Executive Chef
At Hotel Contessa in San Antonio - TX, USA

Brother LuckBenchmark Hospitality International, a leading U.S.-based hospitality management company, has named Brother Luck executive chef for Hotel Contessa, located on the Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas. Jeff Wardlaw, Benchmark Hospitality’s general manager at the hotel, made the announcement. Brother Luck has previously served as executive chef for Benchmark Hospitality’s Cheyenne Mountain Resort of Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was initially executive sous chef for the property. Luck has also served as chef for World of Whirlpool, a private corporate conference center in Chicago, which is operated by Benchmark Hospitality International. Prior to joining Benchmark, Chef Luck served as chef de cuisine with a major hotel company at properties in Arizona and Texas, garnering awards for culinary excellence. Brother Luck has been honored with an invitation to cook at the renowned James Beard House in New York City. He and his family have relocated to the San Antonio area.


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