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The Hotel Hershey Appoints New Executive Chef

Chef Nicholas Arnold, CEC, Leads Award-Winning Team

The Hotel Hershey announced today the appointment of Nicholas Arnold as executive chef, effective Sept. 16, 2019. In this role, Arnold will oversee the culinary operation of the entire Forbes Four-Star and AAA Four-Diamond property, including its three full-service restaurants, coffee shop, room service, banquet and event space, spa restaurant and seasonal poolside café. 

Arnold, a certified executive chef (CEC), joins The Hotel Hershey culinary team from Columbia Country Club in Chevy Chase, Md., where he worked as executive chef for two years. He earned his CEC designation from American Culinary Federation in 2010.

John Daly, food and beverage director of The Hotel Hershey
We are very pleased to welcome Chef Nicholas Arnold to The Hotel Hershey. His leadership with top-tier resorts and country clubs will strengthen our team and culinary program. We are excited to see how our guests enjoy his influence on our culinary offerings.
John Daly, food and beverage director of The Hotel Hershey

Arnold is a Wisconsin native and holds an honors culinary arts degree from Moraine Park Technical College (Fond du Lac, Wis.). He boasts more than 20 years of culinary experience at resorts and country clubs throughout the U.S. and U.S. Virgin Islands, including Caneel Bay Resort (St. John), New Albany Country Club (New Albany, Ohio), Garden of the Gods Resort (Colorado Springs, Colo.), Boulder Country Club (Boulder, Colo.), The Broadmoor (Colorado Springs, Colo.) and The American Club (Kohler, Wis.).



Interview and photo opportunities are available.
Photos of Chef Nicholas Arnold can be found via this link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/luvzf756dgytak1/AADVYCrJFR0B0CZAS2si2vCfa?dl=0

The Hotel Hershey is a one-of-a-kind resort complete with 276 guest rooms and 25,000 square feet of meeting and function space. The 1930s hotel is known for its refined elegance, signature service, and abundant amenities. The Hotel Hershey is situated high atop the town of Hershey and features a Mediterranean design, The Spa At The Hotel Hershey, majestic formal gardens, fountains, reflecting pools and terraces. The property is also a member of Historic Hotels of America. Opened in 1934 by Milton S. Hershey, The Circular is The Hotel Hershey’s flagship restaurant. The Circular serves upscale casual cuisine and innovative cocktails in a unique atmosphere. For additional information about The Hotel Hershey, visit www.TheHotelHershey.com or follow www.Facebook.com/TheHotelHershey.

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