Industry Update
Appointment14 March 2019

Eric Cousin

Appointed Executive Chef
At Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington - DC, USA

Eric Cousin

Omni Shoreham Hotel is thrilled to announce the appointment of Eric Cousin to the position of executive chef. A dynamic hospitality veteran with years of experience and a proven track record of professional success in providing superior culinary service, chef Cousin will oversee the hotel's banquet and restaurant kitchens, which execute hundreds of events each year.

Executive chef Eric Cousin was born into the restaurant life. As a boy in France he worked in his family restaurant, learning the joys and challenges of the business. His great grandmother was a Flemish chef from Belgium who established Les Buffet de la Gare, an upscale brasserie in a train station in the north of France.

Cousin has prepared meals at some of the most distinguished places in the world. His extensive resume includes serving as executive chef at The Plaza Hotel, The Essex House/St. Regis Club Hotel in New York, The Beau Rivage Casino & Resort in Mississippi, Beaux Rivage Casino, Beaches Resort in Turks & Caicos Island and Qatar Foundation in Doha.

Cousin studied at the École Hôtelière de Montpellier in France. Cousin also holds a degree in hotel and restaurant management that he earned in the United States.

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Omni Hotels & Resorts creates genuine, authentic guest experiences at 45 distinct luxury hotels and resorts in leading business gateways and leisure destinations across North America. From exceptional golf and spa retreats to dynamic business settings, each Omni showcases the local flavor of the destination while featuring four-diamond services, signature restaurants, Wi-Fi connectivity and unique wellness options.
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