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Oak Brook Hills Resort Welcomes New Team Members

Oak Brook Hills Resort, a Chicago resort known for events and golf, announced the hire of new executive chef, Carol Buckantz, as well as conference services and banquet team members. 

"Under Executive Chef Carol, this property will continue to delight and impress the community, guests and event planners while bringing back many of the treasured traditions Oak Brook Hills Resort has been known for in its rich history," said Dennis Marcinilk, director of operations for Oak Brook Hills Resort.

Chicago Introduces New Events and Openings in 2014

Chicago rang in the New Year with new openings and events throughout the city, from award-winning performances and exhibits, to world-class restaurants and thrilling festivals.

Chicago, the Tony Award-winning musical, premiered in Chicago at the Bank of America Theater on Feb. 25, while Peter and the Starcatcher, a grown-up’s prequel to Peter Pan, is scheduled to show on April 2. Other musicals that are making their appearance in Chicago this year include Motown The Musical, The Last Ship and The Newsies.

Marcus Hotels to Convert Four Points by Sheraton into AC Hotel by Marriott in Chicago

Marcus Hotels & Resorts announced their plans to convert its Four Points by Sheraton Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile hotel into an AC Hotel by Marriott. Chicago will see one of the first AC Hotels, a brand of stylish and cosmopolitan hotels by Marriott, in the United Statess. The hotel is set to open in the spring of 2015.

Hyatt Regency Chicago Receives Outstanding Rankings in Zagat Survey

Every year Zagat, a restaurant and hotel guide and rating consortium, releases their Chicago Hotel survey ratings based on the opinions of thousands of avid travelers. This year, Hyatt Regency Chicago received outstanding ratings for quality, facilities and service.

The hotel received a score of 24 out of 30 across the board and travelers that took the survey noted the wonderful views from the rooms, comfortable beds, modern bathrooms and a proffesional and helpful staff. 

Oak Brook Hills Resort Hires Three New Employees

Oak Brook Hills Resort recently appointed Carol Buckantz as executive chef, where she will oversee all food and beverage operations for the resort, including their five restaurants. Buckantz plans to incorporate more farm-to-table menu items, a weekly Farmers Market to the property, and culinary classes and team building sessions for organizations.

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