Christopher Lee / Photograph credit score: Eric Jamison
Celebrated chef Christopher Lee has been named VP of culinary operations and restaurant improvement for the Wynn and Encore hotel-casino complicated in Las Vegas.
Lee is accountable for the sister properties’ 21 eating places, 11 bars and in depth catering and banquet operations. He will even oversee improvement of any new meals and beverage operations within the dual-brand operation, which includes 4,748 visitor rooms and 513,000 sq. toes of conferences and conference area.
He involves Wynn Las Vegas from Accor, the place he oversaw 275 eating venues in 125 accommodations as director of culinary and meals and beverage for North and Central America. Accor’s lodging manufacturers embody Fairmont, Sofitel, Swissotel and Adagio.
Earlier, Lee ran the kitchens of two Michelin-starred fine-dining eating places in New York Metropolis, Gilt and Aureole.
He was named Greatest New Chef of 2006 by Meals & Wine. The prior yr, he gained a James Beard Award for Rising Star Chef of the 12 months.
Lee has spent 20 years in foodservice.
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