Industry Update
Appointment 6 November 2020

Garrison Price

Appointed Executive Chef
At Daxton Hotel in Birmingham - MI, USA

Garrison Price

Renowned chef Garrison Price serves as executive chef for Daxton Hotel, which will stand as the most luxurious property in Aparium's portfolio. Price will oversee the hotel's fine dining restaurant, Madam, featuring enlightened American fare with an ever-evolving menu focusing on seasonality and the freshness emblematic of California cuisine. Price has more than 20 years of culinary experience, most recently as the executive chef and culinary director of New York City's Il Fiorista. He also served as executive chef for three years at Manhattan's iconic il Buco Alimentari e Vineria and culinary director for Jean-Georges Vongerichten, overseeing 17 of his acclaimed restaurants around the globe.

Aparium Hotel Group

Aparium Hotel Group is a company founded and controlled by experienced professionals in hotel development, management, and marketing who hold the belief that great hotels are a destination sought out by travelers and a favorite place for locals - a philosophy Aparium calls Translocal Hospitality.
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