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Loews Vanderbilt Names Executive Chef
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Loews Vanderbilt Names Executive Chef

Midtown hotel welcomes former Olympic cyclist, ex-Four Seasons professional

Executive Chef Charly Houegban | Loews Vanderbilt Hotel

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel has named Charly Houegban — a former Olympic cyclist — its executive chef.

According to a release, Houegban will oversee menu development and implementation for the hotel’s three dining outlets (Mason’s Restaurant, Mason Bar and POD Market), banquet functions and the facility’s overall culinary programming.

Houegban replaces Patrick Gossett.

Born in Strasbourg, France, Houegban graduated from the University of Vincennes in France and later studied at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris and Los Angeles. He has held positions in the kitchens of the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills, London, Hong Kong and Singapore, in addition to roles at the Renaissance Hotel in Palm Springs, among other notable hotel brands.

Read the full story in the Nashville Post