After a month-long national search, Salish Lodge & Spa has announced the selection of Roy Breiman as executive chef.Ê Breiman will join the Salish Lodge & Spa team on Tuesday, October 21st.“Roy has had the opportunity to work with some of the world’s best chefs during the course of his career,” said Sam Johnson, general manager. “As a chef at several world-famous French Michelin restaurants, we are excited to bring someone with his extensive experience and conceptual creativity to the culinary team at Salish Lodge & Spa.”
Since 1999, Breiman has served as the executive chef at Winnetu Inn and Resort on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts and oversaw the resort’s award-winning restaurant, Opus.Ê Prior to moving to New England, Breiman was based on the West Coast, with executive chef positions at Avalon Restaurant in Portland, Oregon (1997-1999) and at Meadowood in Napa Valley, California (1993-1997).
A graduate of Le Cordon Rouge in Sausalito, Breiman honed his skills at the Two-Star Michelin restaurant, Chantecler at the Hotel Negresco in Nice; the One-Star Michelin restaurant, Le Ch‰teau Eza in Eze Village, France; Restaurant Antoine at the Le Meridien in Newport Beach, California; Restaurant Maurice at the Le Meridien in New York City; and Restaurant Ernie’s, a Mobil Five-Star restaurant, in San Francisco.
Breiman’s award-winning creativity has been showcased in the national and regional press.Ê He was previously named one of PBS’s “Rising Star Chefs.”
“After four years on Martha’s Vineyard, I am very pleased to return home to the Northwest where the outstanding products of the local farmers and wineries have achieved such great recognition,” said Breiman.Ê “The heritage of the Northwest’s cuisine paired with an outstanding platform like Salish Lodge & Spa will be a perfect match for our guests’ enjoyment.”
Consistently ranked among the best small resorts in the world, the AAA Four Diamond Salish Lodge & Spa overlooks the 268-foot Snoqualmie Falls.Ê Each of the 91 guest rooms has a bedside wood-burning fireplace, two-person whirlpool tub, goose down comforter, feather bed and balcony or window seat.Ê The resort offers a variety of recreational activities, treatments at the award-winning Spa, “neoclassic cuisine with a Northwest flair,” an award-winning wine list and personalized service.ÊÊ The resort is located 35 minutes east of downtown Seattle and the Snoqualmie Pass summit, within 40 minutes from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and three hours from Vancouver, B.C. and Portland, Oregon.Ê For more information or reservations, please call 1-800-2-SALISH, a travel professional or visit the Salish Lodge & Spa website at www.salishlodge.com.