Grand Hyatt Washington Pronounces New Govt Chef, Eric Damidot


Grand Hyatt Washington is happy to announce the appointment of Eric Damidot as Govt Chef. Chef Damidot is becoming a member of the Grand Hyatt Washington from Miraval Berkshires, the place he held the title of Director of Culinary Experiences. 

Born and raised in France, Chef Damidot has all the time had a ardour for cooking. He attended Golf Lodge Culinary College in France on the age of 16 and went on to have apprenticeships with Gilbert Mallet and Jacques Chibois. When he got here to America, Chef Damidot labored at Ritz-Carlton Palm Seaside’s Grill Room and Ritz Carlton San Francisco till he discovered himself in Las Vegas because the Govt Banquet Chef on the Bellagio. As govt chef for Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Eric Damidot labored with a few of the world’s best-known culinary abilities: Bobby Flay, Francois Payard, Man Savoy, Bradley Ogden, and extra.

Captivated with working within the Hyatt Household, in 2011, Chef Damidot grew to become Govt Chef at Hyatt Regency New Orleans. In New Orleans, Damidot and staff received a number of awards on the New Orleans Meals and Wine Expertise and the United Manner Gumbo Cook dinner-Off in 2017.  Chef Damidot joined the Park Hyatt Chicago as Govt Chef of NoMI in 2018 earlier than transferring to Miraval Berkshires in 2020. 

Throughout his time at Park Hyatt Chicago, Damidot took to the nationwide stage by competing in two Meals Community sequence: “Beat Bobby Flay” and “Man’s Grocery Video games.” Victorious in his episode of “Man’s Grocery Video games,” Damidot hopes for the chance to defend his title in one other episode.

“We’re excited to welcome Govt Chef Damidot to Grand Hyatt Washington,” mentioned Majed Dawood-Farah, Normal Supervisor of Grand Hyatt Washington. “Chef Damidot is extraordinarily gifted, with a formidable culinary background, and we’re assured that visitors and locals can be captivated by his contemporary method.”

Chef Eric is able to delight the District by way of his signature mix of wealthy flavors with conventional methods. Damidot appears to be like to create reminiscences for patrons, saying, “Cook dinner along with your coronary heart. Properly-executed and easy dishes create the very best reminiscences.” As Govt Chef at Grand Hyatt Washington, Damidot is raring to infuse his type within the re-concepting of Treatment Bar & Bistro and oversee all on-property banquet features and in-room eating.

About Grand Hyatt Washington

Grand Hyatt Washington is the quintessential downtown D.C. resort to the globetrotting enterprise traveler, connecting them to the historical past, buying, and websites of the nation’s capital whereas offering entry to wholesome native delicacies. The placing structure and gorgeous entrance of the foyer creates an city forest really feel as we deliver the tradition of Washington, D.C., to our visitors by way of meals and unparalleled experiences. Grand Hyatt exists to raise the enduring and ship the daring, vibrant experiences visitors dream of and Grand Hyatt Washington does that within the coronary heart of America’s capital metropolis.

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