ANAHEIM, Calif. – (October 14, 2011) – Hilton Anaheim today announced the appointment of Chef Kyung Soo Carroll as the hotel’s executive chef. The young and extremely talented Chef Carroll joins the Hilton family in Southern California after eighteen years of chopping, slicing and sautéing with the best on the East Coast and Southeast Asia, working alongside culinary greats including Brian McBride, Jeff Buben, Michel Richard and Todd Grey to name a few. Chef brings his fusion of flavors – Classical French cuisine and Nuevo American Fusion – to Hilton Anaheim in a fresh farm-to-table style that will undoubtedly establish his career on the West Coast.
“Joining the Hilton family is both an honor and a privilege,” said Chef Kyung Soo Carroll. “It is with pride that I take on the role of executive chef and hope to use my passion for the culinary arts to bring new and exciting flavors to the guests of the Hilton Anaheim,” he added.
Chef Carroll found his passion early in life while cooking in the test kitchen of his high school. After realizing that he belonged in the kitchen, Chef went on to study the art of cuisine at Johnson and Wales: College of Culinary Arts in Charleston, S.C. and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Soon after graduation, Chef Carroll started his professional career in the hotel industry mastering his skills while winning the titles of chef de cuisine, banquet chef, executive sous chef and complex chef in the Washington DC area.
As the new executive chef of Hilton Anaheim, Carroll will oversee the menus for the hotel’s popular Mix Restaurant and Lounge featuring an extensive variety of imaginative dishes created from some of the finest organic and natural ingredients available in the region. He will also supervise the in-suite dining offerings and Hilton Anaheim’s vast catering and banquet kitchen that can feed over 2,500 people per meal period, serving the hotel’s 120,000 square-feet of meeting and event space.
For more information about Hilton Anaheim and to book a stay, call 1-714-750-4321 or visit www.hiltonanaheimhotel.com.