• New Executive Chef Appointed at Omni Fort Worth

     
    POSTED October 16, 2016
     

Omni Fort Worth Hotel has appointed Amol Agarwal as their new executive chef. Having more than 20 years of experience, the seasoned chef will oversee Bob’s Steak & Chop House, Cast Iron Restaurant, Wine Thief, Whiskey & Rye, and Water Horse Pool Bar.

Agarwal studied cuisine at the Institute of Hotel management in Chennai, India. He started his career as the chef de partie at the Four Seasons in Goa, India. Since then he has worked all over the world, including China, Jamaica and the Maldives.

Most recently, he was the executive chef and director of food and beverage at Loews Regency Hotel in San Francisco. He’s also worked for The Ritz Carlton in South Beach, Fla, the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Straits Restaurants in San Francisco.

Omni Hotels & Resorts seeks to create unique and genuine experiences for their guests. Agarwal’s authentic style of cooking, using local ingredients for flavorful dishes, will be a great fit for the Fort Worth-based property. For more information, visit omnihotels.com.

League City CVB manager Stephanie Polk shares her career journey.

Originally from Kentwood, Louisiana, Stephanie Polk, TDM, CTE, first made her mark on the travel and tourism industry as director of marketing for the Beaumont Convention & Visitors Bureau. There, she helped to elevate the city as a destination for recreation travelers and business groups. Wowed by her accomplishments, in 2020, League City brought her on board to lead its marketing efforts. She shares with us highlights and advice from her experience in the industry. 

 

The “Hub City’s” dynamic approach to downtown revitalization, coupled with a community that fosters an environment conducive to growth and progress, paved the way for new developments in the shape of a world-class performing arts theater, luxury stays and a Michelin star-worthy restaurant.

 

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