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Emory Conference Center Hotel Welcomes Award Winning Chef, Marc Suennemann

ATLANTA, Feb. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Emory Conference Center Hotel announced today the appointment of Marc Suennemann as Executive Chef. The award winning Chef Suennemann will add his creative touch to Emory Conference Center Hotel’s Dining Room and Club Room, as well as all banquet and catering services.

“Chef Suennemann is recognized internationally for his innovative style of crafting menus that incorporate local flavors and ingredients with a creative touch,” said Emory Conference Center Hotel General Manager, Kathryn Johnson. “Our hotel is a dining destination for the community, as well as for our guests, and we know that Chef’s personal touch will delight all of our diners, especially the many guests who come to celebrate special occasions such as weddings,” added Johnson.

Chef Suennemann is a native of Hamburg, Germany. He began his culinary career apprenticing in five-star hotels throughout Germany and Switzerland. In 1992 he graduated from the College of Gastronomy and Food in Hamburg. In 1996 he came to the U.S. for Chateau Elan where he ultimately became executive chef for the entire resort. Most recently Chef was executive chef for the Sheraton Atlanta. In 2008, Chef Suennemann won the renowned title of The Copper Skillet World Champion, after winning The Copper Skillet U.S. Championship and then competing against chefs from around the world. (To download an image of Chef Suennemann please follow this link: http://bit.ly/1KHqUHw).

Emory Conference Center Hotel serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in The Dining Room where guests may choose a la carte service or a sumptuous buffet service. For casual dining and light fare guests may also dine in The Club Room which features a large selection of craft beer, wines and cocktails.

About Emory Conference Center Hotel

Emory Conference Center Hotel, Atlanta’s first LEED-Silver Certified sustainable Conference Center Hotel, offers 325 guest rooms and suites, as well as the recently upgraded 32,000 square feet meeting facility that includes the 240 seat Emory auditorium/amphitheater and the 74 seat Oak amphitheater. The hotel also recently completed a renovation of its North Wing, which includes 198 stylishly appointed guest rooms and two suites. Additional amenities of the hotel include the Wisteria Lanes Bowling Alley & Pub, as well as an indoor swimming pool and whirlpool, fitness center and outdoor fire pit.

Inspired by the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, The Emory Conference Center Hotel is nestled in a forest preserve on the Campus of Emory University and adjacent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, yet only minutes from Atlanta’s major attractions and businesses. The hotel is LEED Certified and committed to preserving the environment and practices sustainability in all facets of its operation. It employs a single-stream recycling unit, which centralizes all recycling and waste oils from the kitchens. The waste oils are converted in bio-diesel and then used as fuel for transportation at Emory University.

The Emory Conference Center Hotel is owned by Emory University and managed by Crestline Hotels & Resorts, L.L.C. The hotel is located at 1615 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA, 30329. For more information or to make reservations visit www.emoryconferencecenter.com or call 404-712-6000 or 800-933-6679.

Media Contact: Gayle MacIntyre Global Ink Communications 404-643-8222 gaylemacintyre@bellsouth.net

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