The I.A.C.C.-certified Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center has named Kevin Palm executive chef for the historic North Shore, Gold Coast property. Ata Kashanian, vice president and general manager, made the announcement.
“It is with the greatest pleasure that I welcome Chef Palm to The Mansion,” said Mr. Kashanian. “He comes to us with a remarkable culinary background spanning important assignments and training in the United States and internationally. Having worked with both freestanding restaurants and in the luxury hotel setting, he brings a unique understanding of the culinary arts that will benefit our guests significantly.”
Kevin Palm is an award-winning chef with a 20-year record of international culinary service for such noted properties as the Omni Hotel at CNN Center, the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, the Stouffer Waverly Hotel Atlanta, New York Marriott Marquis, the Opryland Hotel, and Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort.
Most recently Chef Palm operated his own highly successful food and beverage consulting business in Houston, serving Specialty Restaurant Corporation, Lakewood Yacht Club, San Jacinto North Campus, and a number of upscale restaurants. Previous to this he was corporate executive chef for Damian Demimeals, an exclusive and high-end healthy lifestyle home meal deliver service based in Tampa. Earlier in his career, Chef Palm held executive chef positions at Sandals Resort, Nassau, Bahamas, and the Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta.
A member of the American Culinary Federation , Chef Palm has appeared in cooking segments on CNN, Fox, CBS and been featured in publications such as Food Arts, Nation’s Restaurant News and Culinary Trends Magazine. He cooked at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta and was Chef of the Turner Trumpet Awards.