Loews Regency New York Hotel Announces New Exec. Chef Catherine Medrano


Loews Regency New York Hotel Announces New Exec. Chef Catherine MedranoLoews Regency New York Hotel is pleased to announce the appointment of Catherine Medrano as Executive Chef.  In her new role, Chef Medrano oversees daily operations for The Regency Bar & Grill, the hotel’s signature restaurant and home of the famed “Power Breakfast”, as well as In Room Dining. In addition, she is responsible for menu development, training staff, supervising culinary presentations and ensuring exceptional experiences for the restaurant and hotel guests.

“Catherine was carefully selected as Loews Regency New York’s new Executive Chef due to her extensive experience working in restaurants and luxury properties, as well as her proven leadership skills,” said Simon Mais, Managing Director of Loews Regency New York. “As the pinnacle of New York’s power dining scene, The Regency Bar & Grill needs a strong leader and her meticulous approach to exceptional dining will continue to enhance The Regency Bar & Grill’s legacy.”

Chef Medrano brings over 12 years of culinary experience from a variety of restaurants and luxury hotels to Loews Regency New York.  Most recently, she worked as the Executive Chef at The Hyatt Regency Jersey City On The Hudson. Chef Medrano previously held Executive Chef roles at the Park Hyatt in Chicago and Stanhope Park Hyatt in New York.

Born and raised in New Jersey into a large family, Medrano’s cooking style was heavily influenced by her family’s affinity for trying and introducing different cuisines at the dinner table. From the Hudson River Valley to the Garden State, Chef Medrano focuses on locality, seasonality and carbon foot print, which aligns well with the Regency Bar & Grill, known for its modern American fare that combines local New York produce with international flavors in a contemporary fine-dining setting. For more information about dining offerings at Loews Regency New York, visit www.loewshotels.com/Regency-Hotel.


About Loews Regency Hotel

Located on Park Avenue in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the iconic Loews Regency New York Hotel provides both business travelers and leisure guests with a bevy of luxurious amenities and exclusive offerings. The hotel boasts 379 well-appointed guest rooms including 58 suites, The Regency Bar & Grill, home of the “Power Breakfast,” and Julien Farel, the premier spa and flagship salon of famed hairstylist, providing an enhanced guest experience for the most discerning travelers. With exceptional service and world-class facilities, the hotel is optimal for conducting business or taking advantage of New York City’s best shopping, cultural experiences, and dining. For reservations or more information about Loews Regency New York Hotel, call 1-800-23-LOEWS or visit: www.loewshotels.com/Regency-Hotel.

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About Loews Hotels & Resorts

Headquartered in New York City, Loews Hotels & Resorts has three distinct brands, Loews Hotels & Resorts, Loews Regency and OE Collection. The company owns and/or operates 24 hotels and resorts across the U.S. and Canada, including the newly acquired Hotel 1000 in downtown Seattle that will be rebranded into a Loews Regency in 2017. Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando, the fifth hotel in partnership with Comcast NBC Universal, will open in summer 2016. Located in major city centers and resort destinations from coast to coast, the Loews portfolio features one-of-a-kind properties that go beyond Four Diamond standards to delight guests with exciting, approachable and local travel experiences. For reservations or more information about Loews Hotels & Resorts, call 1-800-23-LOEWS or visit: www.loewshotels.com.


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