The Grill Room at Windsor Court is pleased to appoint Daniel Causgrove as the new Chef de Cuisine. The Grill Room is one of New Orleans’ premier dining venues and one of the only restaurants in the city to hold both Forbes Four Star and AAA Four Diamond dining awards. Chef Causgrove brings to The Grill Room extensive knowledge of fine dining and French, Louisiana and southern cuisines.
Daniel Causgrove began his career in New York City at restaurants such as Le Cirque and Café des Artistes. Moving to New Orleans in 2007, he has since worked at Cochon and La Petite Grocery. During his time as Sous Chef at La Petite Grocery, the restaurant was awarded four beans and named a top ten restaurant in New Orleans from The Times-Picayune. Most recently, Chef Causgrove served as the Executive Chef at Dijon where he was named a Chef to Watch by Louisiana Cookin’ Magazine for 2013.
“The Grill Room is a New Orleans tradition known for its exceptional and refined cuisine,” said Chef Causgrove, “I’m proud to be a part of such a quality-driven team and excited to create the style of southern cuisine that guests of The Grill Room know and love.” Focusing on locally sourced, seasonal ingredients, chef’s influence to The Grill Room’s menu will be in keeping with contemporary southern dishes with farm to table freshness.
“We are extremely delighted to name Daniel to the Windsor Court team,” said Skip Adams, Windsor Court Food and Beverage Director. “Daniel knows The Grill Room and New Orleans well. He’s a leader among our local culinary community and creates delicious dishes we’ll be eager to share.”
Causgrove joins a team of innovative professionals on The Grill Room culinary team including Executive Chef Vlad Ahmadyarov, Pastry Chef Shun Li and Sommelier Sara Kavanaugh. As Chef de Cuisine, Causgrove will concentrate on the menus of The Grill Room and Polo Club Lounge. Windsor Court Executive Chef Vlad Ahmadyarov will continue to oversee the hotel’s culinary program.
About Windsor Court Hotel
Located in the heart of the Central Business District steps from the French Quarter, the 23-story
Windsor Court has long been the choice for discerning travelers to New Orleans. The award-winning luxury hotel features 316 oversized guestrooms and suites, the acclaimed Grill Room Restaurant, the storied Polo Club Lounge, the celebrated Le Salon for afternoon tea and an extensive art collection with mostly works of British origin, among other amenities and services. In January 2012 the Windsor Court completed a $22 million restoration to all its guestrooms, suites, and public spaces, including the Club Level Lounge, the pool, addition of the lobby Cocktail Bar and Spa at Windsor Court. The hotel was purchased in October 2009 by a new ownership team led by The Berger Company of New Orleans and the Dallas-based Crow Family Holdings. Windsor Court is a member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts and is a member of the Southern Living Hotel Collection, an invitation-only group of four- and five-star hotels that represent the best in authentic Southern hospitality. For more information, please visit www.windsorcourthotel.com.