Chef Savors Achievement Award
Regional Executive Chef at the Grand Hyatt New York since 1999, Anthony Arbeeny of Cobble Hill has been awarded the 2005 Operations Recognition and Achievement Award in the department of Culinary for being a "remarkable culinary role model within this hotel and within this company".
"He truly represents the commitment, quality, and talent that make this a top hotel," said Vice President and Managing Director Richard Morgan.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation Executive Chef
Anthony Arbeeny of Cobble Hill has been awarded the 2005 Operations
Regional Executive Chef at the Grand Hyatt New York since 1999, Chef Arbeeny is internationally renowned for his cuisine and extensive experience in the culinary industry. "Chef Arbeeny is a remarkable culinary role model within this hotel and within this company," stated Vice President and Managing Directory, Richard Morgan. "He truly represents the commitment, quality, and talent that make this a top hotel. We are honored to have him as head of our culinary department and congratulate him on this prestigious award."
Company-wide nominees in the departments of Food and Beverage, Culinary, Rooms, and Engineering are judged on the following criteria:
"I am extremely privileged to receive this award." said Chef Arbeeny. " It is such an achievement to be recognized and honored among the many talented chefs within our hotels. I appreciated the acknowledgment, and I am excited to be part of Hyatt as we move forward in a positive, creative culinary direction."
Prior to arriving at the Grand Hyatt, Arbeeny held positions as the Executive Chef for the Park Hyatt Philadelphia at the Bellevue, the Hyatt Grand Champions in Indian Wells, California, as well as the Grand Hyatt in Hawaii and Florida.
Chef Arbeeny is the recipient of numerous industry awards, including a silver medal in both the 1984 and 1988 International Culinary Olympics in Frankfurt, Germany, gold medals in both 1990 and 1991 in the American Culinary Federation Food Show, and a silver medal in the 6th Annual Sebastian Kneip Dietetic Competition in Germany in 1985.
In addition, "Awards of the Americas" named him Chef of the Year for 2000. A Brooklyn native, Arbeeny is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in New York.