ALBANY, NY (May 8, 2013) – Jeremy Kane, the acclaimed chef at the Hilton Garden Inn Troy, was recently promoted to corporate executive chef at BBL Hospitality. In this new role, he will continue to oversee the food and beverage operation at the hotel, while taking on the added responsibilities of overseeing the culinary teams in West Virginia, Saratoga, and all other new BBL properties.
Last year, chef Kane was hired as the executive chef at the BBL-owned Hilton Garden Inn Troy and the Rensselaer Banquet & Conference Facility.
“In that short time he has proven he has the skills and experience to lead the culinary team at BBL Hospitality,” said Carrie Hillenbrandt, corporate director of sales at BBL Hospitality.
Prior to joining BBL Hospitality, Kane was the executive chef at Classé Catering in Albany. His résumé also includes sous chef at the award-winning Ashleys at the Albany Marriott, and executive chef at the esteemed Albany Country Club. Chef Kane has competed in numerous American Culinary Federation competitions. Along the way he has earned several awards, most recently winning the cornucopia grand award in 2005, 2008 and 2009.
“Jeremy’s work ethic, skill set, and passion are unmatched, and we are looking forward to sharing his expertise with our other properties,” said Hillenbrandt.
BBL Hospitality is part of the BBL Family of Companies, which includes the Albany-based BBL Construction Services. The company was founded in 1973, and has since grown to a nationally recognized company.
The newest branch of the BBL Family of Companies, BBL Hospitality was founded in 2000. Currently, BBL Hospitality owns 14 hotels, 10 of which the company actively manages.
Additionally, the company owns and operates 12 sports-themed restaurants throughout New York, New Jersey, Virginia, and West Virginia. For more information please visit: http://www.bblhospitality.com.