Fairmont Hot Springs Resort enhances culinary offering with new executive chef and director of food & beverage
Food and beverage duo bring over 50 combined years of hospitality and culinary excellence to Fairmont Hot Springs Resort
CALGARY – November 22, 2019 – Fairmont Hot Springs Resort is pleased to announce the addition of two food and beverage industry leaders to its culinary team. Adrian Beers joins Fairmont Hot Springs Resort as Director of Food and Beverage and Kay Bonsu as Executive Chef to elevate the year-round destination’s comprehensive dining offering.
“We are thrilled to welcome Adrian and Chef Kay to the team and look forward to their guidance of the Resort in its food and beverage offerings,” says Fairmont Hot Springs Resort CEO Vivek Sharma. “Both power-house professionals bring decades of experience with food and beverage in the resort hospitality industry.”
Beers joins the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort most recently from The Lake Louise Ski Resort, where he served as food and beverage manager for over a decade. He possesses over 35 years of experience in food and beverage and has hosted royalty, celebrities and prominent government figures under his management. Beers will oversee the destination’s unique dining experiences, which include seven distinct restaurant and café concepts as well as banquet and wedding facilities for guests to enjoy.
Bonsu also comes to the Resort following a long history in the culinary arts. Prior to his new role, Bonsu held chef positions with Killarney Mountain Lodge & Conference Centre, Arthurs Landing, Rawley Resort, Spa & Marina and The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto. Bonsu was also part of the culinary leadership team during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, BC, where over 77,000 meals were served to athletes and staff.
“I’m thrilled to support the rejuvenation of several of the Resort’s restaurant and banquet concepts,” says Bonsu. “Guests can expect an even greater selection of offerings and new, exciting flavors in the coming menu changes to be launched at the end of November.”
The current roster of food and beverage experiences at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort include Bear’s Paw Bar & Grill, Antlers at the lodge, Steamers Café, Desperados, Poolside Snack Bar, Mountainside Grille and Dapper’s Landing and several special event venues and banquet facilities.
“Our new direction with food and beverage ensures that guests can find a great meal onsite at the resort, from poolside to Mountain Chalet to Lodge,” says Beers. “As director of these operations, I’m really looking forward to helping make the vision come to life.”
Fairmont Hot Springs Resort’s dining experiences are open for guests to test their taste buds. For more information, please visit www.fairmonthotsprings.com.
About Fairmont Hot Springs Resort
Fairmont Hot Springs Resort, home to Canada’s largest natural mineral hot springs, is a year-round destination nestled in the heart of the British Columbia Rocky Mountains and the stunning Columbia Valley. Guests and day visitors can enjoy everything one of Canada’s most all-encompassing
experiences has to offer including the legendary natural mineral hot springs pools, 45 holes of golf across three courses, a stunning RV resort and a campground, the Natural Springs Spa, our family-friendly ski area, and a variety of outdoor experiences and activities.
Our full-service destination resort promises to create memories and to connect people through the wonder of nature.
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