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The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge Welcomes Tim Toohey as Executive Chef
Tim Toohey has joined The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge as Executive Chef. With 20 years of culinary experience, Toohey has an extensive background ranging from luxury hotels to global corporate dining.
“Tim brings a global perspective and valued expertise to our team, and we look forward to further enhancing our culinary offerings under his leadership,”
Prior to joining The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge, Toohey served as Group Executive Chef for UK and Ireland Restaurant Associates (a division of Compass Group) at Bank of America – Merrill Lynch in London. Before that, Toohey worked as an Executive Chef in Charlotte for Bank of America and Microsoft Corporation.
Toohey has held culinary positions all over the world, including Five-Star hotels such as the Hyatt Hotel Canberra and Fairmont Resort in Australia.
Originally from Australia, Toohey received his certificate in professional cookery from the New South Wales Government School. Toohey and his family reside in Huntersville, NC.
About The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge
The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge, part of Starwood’s The Luxury Collection, is a Forbes Four-Star and AAA Four-Diamond award-wining hotel located in Charlotte, NC. Featuring 214 elegant guest rooms, The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge also offers a four-bedroom Cottage and a Lodge group retreat with 35 spacious guest rooms. Guests can enjoy meeting and event facilities, spa, fitness, indoor and outdoor pools, golf, Dana Rader Golf School, tennis and dining at Gallery Restaurant. The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge is a two-time winner of the Tiffany Trophy, an annual award presented by The Luxury Collection to the hotel or resort with the highest overall guest satisfaction score in North America. The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge is owned by Bissell. For information and reservations, please contact The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge toll-free at 866-248-4824, or visit http://www.theballantynehotel.com. Like The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge at www.facebook.com/
About The Luxury Collection
The Luxury Collection® is a selection of hotels and resorts offering unique, authentic experiences that evoke lasting, treasured memories. For the global explorer, The Luxury Collection offers a gateway to the world’s most exciting and desirable destinations. Each hotel and resort is a unique and cherished expression of its location; a portal to the destination’
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Bissell, located in Charlotte, NC, is a collection of organizations that engage in development of office, medical, flex and hotel product, office leasing and management, hotel management, golf management and instruction, and spa services. For more information, please visit www.bissellcompanies.com.