QUEBEC CITY — A new toque has taken the helm of the Hilton Quebec. Simon Renaud is now in charge of the Quebec City-based hotel’s culinary offerings, including banqueting services and its two restaurants, Allegro and Resto Le23.
“With all of his talent and innovative creativity, we are confident that Simon will take Hilton Quebec’s food-and-beverage services to a whole new level,” says Gina Cuglietta, director of Sales and Marketing, Hilton Quebec. “We feel that Simon’s innovative approach of utilizing and bringing local products into the kitchen will appeal not only to hotel guests seeking authentic regional flavours but the local community as well.”
With more than 20 years of experience, chef Renaud has worked at several major hotels in the Quebec City and Montreal area, including the Hyatt Regency Montreal, Château Mont-Sainte-Anne and the Delta Hotel in Montreal. He has also worked closely with the Canadian Culinary Federation (Quebec chapter), the Société des chefs, cuisiniers et pâtissiers du Québec (SCCPQ) and Slow Food Canada.