HUTTON HOTEL NAMES KERRI ROACH EXECUTIVE CHEF AT 1808 GRILLE
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — (Nov. 14, 2016) – Hutton Hotel is pleased to announce the appointment of Kerri Roach as the new Executive Chef of 1808 Grille. Prior to joining the award winning team at 1808 Grille, Chef Roach served as the Executive Chef at BOKA Restaurant + Bar at the Hotel 1000 in Seattle. Chef Roach was born and raised in Crozet, Virginia.
“Kerri brings to 1808 Grille a wealth of dining experience after fifteen years in the culinary industry,” said Jonathan Bartlett, General Manager. “Kerri’s eager to return to her southern roots as she blends a myriad of cooking techniques and cuisines that reflect her experience and travel.” Chef Roach earned her culinary degree from the Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute, and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from James Madison University.
“I am thrilled to be joining the distinctive Hutton Hotel and 1808 Grille team in Nashville,” said Roach. “The food scene here is so vibrant and inspiring and I am excited to get to know local farms and purveyors to build a new and authentic menu of fresh southern-inspired flavors at 1808.”
Over the next eight weeks, Chef Roach will be meeting with and learning about local partners and purveyors in the surrounding Nashville area as she prepares to launch her new menu at 1808 Grille using locally-sourced ingredients.
ABOUT 1808 GRILLE
1808 Grille, located within the Hutton Hotel, fuses traditional southern dishes with global flavors. Reclaimed wood décor and a warm, organic color palate form the backdrop for a refined, yet casual atmosphere in which to experience the award-winning farm to table cuisine. 1808 Grille is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with brunch served on weekends.
In 2016, 1808 Grille earned the prestigious Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence.
This is the first Best of Award of Excellence honor for 1808 Grille; the restaurant has earned the Award of Excellence for the past seven years. 1808 Grille is one of only three Tennessee restaurants earning the award in 2016. For more information, visit www.1808grille.com or call 615.340.0012.
ABOUT HUTTON HOTEL
As the premier boutique hotel in Nashville, Hutton Hotel’s sleek and contemporary design paired with warm and welcoming service give new meaning to the term “southern hospitality.” Located in Nashville’s midtown area, the Hutton Hotel offers guests a refined stay with convenient access to some of the city’s most sought after attractions. In 2016, Hutton Hotel was recognized as the #5 Top Hotel in the South by Condé Nast Traveler’s 29th annual Readers’ Choice Awards. The Hutton Hotel is located at 1808 West End Ave., Nashville, Tenn., 37203. For more information please visit www.huttonhotel.com or call 615.340.9333.