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Crowne Plaza Princeton Welcomes New Executive Chef

PLAINSBORO, N.J., May 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Crowne Plaza Princeton is pleased to announce that Joseph Voller has been named Executive Chef of the hotel. Chef Voller is an experienced Food and Beverage professional with experience in upscale restaurants and luxury hotels. He comes to the Crowne Plaza Princeton with the intention of producing cuisine with an emphasis on flavor, consistency, and appearance.

Boasting spacious accommodations and an impressive list of services, the Crowne Plaza Princeton is one of the top-rated hotels in Princeton, NJ for both business and leisure travelers. The property's on-site restaurant, the Forrestal Grille, offers traditional American Grille fare utilizing local and fresh ingredients. During recent renovations, the Crowne Plaza Princeton also added Flight Martini & Wine Lounge, Princeton's trendiest new bar. Flight serves smart cocktails, a progressive pairing wine and martini list and eclectic center of the plate cuisine. The property is confident that Chef Voller will only enhance the dining experience at the Forrestal Grille and Flight Martini & Wine Lounge for guests and locals alike.

Chef Voller's remarkable resume includes most recently Executive Sous Chef for David Burke Fromagerie, a perennial NJ Monthly favorite, and Top 25 restaurant in the state of New Jersey. Chef Voller also brings to the Crowne Plaza Princeton over fifteen years of experience training under some of the country's best chefs, including four James Beard Award winners: Jose Garces, Guillermo Pernot, Douglass Rodriguez and Jean Marie Lacroix.

Previously, Chef Voller worked for Daddy O Boutique Hotel in Long Beach Island, NJ as the Executive Chef. It was here that Chef Voller impressively mentored a staff of more than 40. He also created new restaurant menu concepts and received rave reviews.

Chef Voller's resume boasts numerous experiences that make him a more than qualified fit for the Crowne Plaza Princeton. Both the hotel and its management company, GF Management, are pleased with the addition of Chef Voller to the Crowne Plaza Princeton staff. General Manager Dan Santiago added, "We are excited to welcome Chef Voller to our team. We are confident he will use his creativity and knowledge to breathe new life into the menus of Forrestal Grille and Flight Martini and Wine Lounge."

The Forrestal Grille is open seven days a week and provides the perfect blend of casual dining in a comfortable environment. Flight - Martini & Wine Lounge, the coolest lounge in the Princeton area, is also open seven days a week, from 4 PM—12 AM, with happy hour specials from 4—7 PM.

To learn more about Chef Joseph Voller and the Crowne Plaza Princeton, call (609) 936-4200 or visit http://bit.ly/1o3umuL.

About the Crowne Plaza Princeton

Nestled on 27 acres of beautiful wooded grounds with an idyllic lakefront, just minutes from Princeton University, the Crowne Plaza Princeton is a premier choice for all travelers. Situated halfway between New York and Philadelphia, this Princeton, NJ, hotel is the ideal venue to enjoy a relaxing and productive business retreat or meeting. The Crowne Plaza Princeton hotel is one of the largest and most accommodating hotels in the New Jersey area. The hotel boasts more than 37,000 square feet of IACC certified meeting space split among 40 conference rooms, including a 360-seat tiered amphitheater. This hotel boasts many amenities, including a heated indoor pool and whirlpool where guests can relax after a productive day. Those who like to stay fit have an array of options and can enjoy a workout in the best hotel fitness facility in the market or a morning run on the scenic jogging paths.

About GF Management

GF Management is an award-winning, full-service hospitality ownership, management and advisory company founded in 1988 and based in Center City Philadelphia. With more than 130 hospitality assets under management, including hotels, resorts, conference centers, catering facilities, waterparks, casinos and golf courses in 34 states, GF Management specializes in third-party management, asset management and advisory services for a variety of individual, private, institutional and financial clients. Many of GF's core hospitality assets within the portfolio are owned by its principals and therein provide the strength and balance of ownership and management. The Company is currently seeking to expand its portfolio of full-service ownership and management assignments through long-term contracts and joint-venture investment opportunities. For more information about GF Management call 215-972-2222 or visit www.GFHotels.com.

CONTACT: Richard Cimilluca Tel: 609-936-6509 Email: richard.cimilluca@crowneplazaprinceton.com

Source: Crowne Plaza Princeton