VANCOUVER — The Fairmont Waterfront hotel and Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has named Dana Hauser as the brand’s first female executive chef.
“While Fairmont has had and continues to have many excellent female chefs in the kitchen, we’re very excited to announce our first executive chef position to be filled by a woman,” said Jean Michel Offe, vice-president, Food & Beverage for the hotel company. “Dana has proven herself time and again to be a culinary master, and her appointment is very well deserved. She is a very passionate culinarian, and I’m confident she’ll wow guests with her incredible culinary creations.”
Hauser discovered her enthusiasm for cooking while studying psychology at Memorial University of Newfoundland. She apprenticed at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge and has had an extensive career with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. She will oversee Herons West Coast Kitchen + Bar and all the food and beverage operations at the hotel.