Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino announces the promotion of Shane Hammett as the new chef de cuisine of Lone Eagle Grille. Prior to his appointment Hammett served as sous chef at Lone Eagle Grille since April 2012.
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“Chef Hammett embraces the change of seasons and local products, setting out each day to find the best and freshest ingredients possible on his menus. We look forward to his contributions in guiding our exquisite restaurant into 2014 while spearheading new and exciting culinary events for our guests at Lone Eagle Grille,” said director of food and beverage David Lockard.
Prior to joining the culinary team at Lone Eagle Grille, Hammett assisted Chef Sean O’Brien with the 2008 opening of Zinnia in San Francisco. Hammett also served as sous chef of Blackhawk Grille in Danville and worked at the Michelin-starred Etoîle Restaurant at Chandon winery in Yountville.
Hammett completed an externship at Napa Valley Grille in Yountville, where he was quickly offered a permanent position. At the age of 22, Hammett was promoted, becoming the youngest sous chef in Napa Valley Grille’s history.
Hammett was born and raised in Sacramento and graduated from Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Program at the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco.
To make a reservation at Lone Eagle Grille call 755-886-6899 or visit the Lone Eagle Grille Website.
Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino is located at County Club Drive at Lakeshore in Incline Village, Nev. The hotel can be reached at 775-832-1234 or laketahoe.hyatt.com.